Christmas Eve

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Tick, Tock! Time Is Running Out For Last Minute Shoppers

The clock is ticking down to Christmas day. With just a few hours left until midnight, shopping centers and malls across North Texas have been filled to the brim today.

CBS 11–12/24/2013

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Omni Hotel Opening Its Doors To Homeless

The Omni Hotel in Dallas is decked out for 500 special guests who will stay there this Christmas Eve. For the 9th year, the hotel will serve as a warm place to stay for people who don’t have a home.

CBS 11–12/24/2013


Stores Extend Hours For Last Minute Holiday Shoppers

Stores are offering extended hours as they try to make up for lost time leading up to the Christmas shopping deadline.


A U.S. Army carry team transfers the remains of Army Sgt. Enrique Mondragon, of The Colony, Texas, at Dover Air Force Base, Del., Dec. 25, 2012. (U.S. Air Force photo/Roland Balik)

Fallen Soldier’s Remains Return To North Texas

The remains of fallen U.S. Army Sergeant Enrique Mondragon were flown to North Texas on Sunday. Mondragon died on Christmas Eve while defending his country.



Donations Accepted For Victims Of Christmas Eve Fire

Neighbors and friends are doing everything they can to help a Plano family recover from a deadly Christmas Eve fire. Jeff Neary and his family lost everything when their Christmas tree caught on fire on Christmas Eve.



Christmas Tree Fire Kills Elderly Plano Man

A heart-breaking scene in Plano Monday night. Firefighters say an 87-year-old man died in a Christmas Eve house fire.


A Palestinian Muslim woman takes pictures in Manger Square, the central plaza next to the Church of the Nativity, as people ready to celebrate Christmas in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. (credit: Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands Enjoy Merry Christmas In Bethlehem

Tourists and Christian pilgrims packed Bethlehem for Christmas celebrations, bringing warm holiday cheer to the traditional birthplace of Jesus.


Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys runs the ball past Nate Allen #29 of the Philadelphia Eagles at Cowboys Stadium on December 24, 2011. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Eagles Beat Cowboys 20-7 In Christmas Eve Snoozer

Michael Vick lead the Eagles to a 20-7 victory over the Cowboys on Saturday in a game that had all the intensity of a preseason dress rehearsal.


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NORAD Santa Trackers Stand By For Another Big Day

Santa already is piling up big numbers on social networking sites this season, so the volunteer Santa-trackers at NORAD are bracing for tens of thousands of calls and emails when their operations center goes live on Christmas Eve.


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Celebrating Jesus By Serving The Least Of These

At the Hyatt Regency in downtown Dallas, volunteers rolled out the red carpet for 500 guests. Among them, Sharon Ammons. “It was great. I felt like a celebrity.”


Cop Killer Seeks Change in Death Penalty Sentence

One of the men on death row for the 2000 Christmas Eve murder of an Irving policeman thinks he got a raw deal at sentencing.