| Dec 19, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Is it us or was 2012 the year of streaming music? It seems like most everyone we know is now listening to music — new music, old music, super-obscure music, pop bubble gum, the latest releases, old-school hip-hop, brutal metal, avant classical,...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 10:58 AM
When author Margaret Meacham was a little girl, she let her imagination soar while perched high in the branches of a buckeye tree in her family's Pittsburgh backyard.
Now, half a century after those leafy daydreams, the 60-year-old Meacham is a popular...
| Oct 1, 2012
OREGON, Ill. — Steve Gecan emerged from the VFW post and eased his 88-year-old frame into his pickup. He still remembers the murders — and all the theories.
"Everybody had an idea" about who killed two people on a lovers lane here in 1948,...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 6:20 AM
The Ghosts of Kalamazoo Historic Tour added extra tours to its 2012 schedule.
The tour offers a historic account of Kalamazoo County and adds in a little bit of the strange and haunted just in time for Halloween.
The tours will take place on Oct. 12,...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Two of the most popular family Halloween attractions in Central Indiana are kicking off this weekend!
The Annual Boo at the Zoo begins Friday and runs from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. each Friday, Saturday and Sunday for the rest of the month.
The event features...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 5:07 PM
The East Coast offers unique hot spots for Halloween chills:
Philadelphia's Eastern State Penitentiary — What began as a one-night haunted house in the ruins of the Eastern State Penitentiary at 22nd Street and Fairmount Avenue in 1991 has 29...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:11 PM
It’s Halloween time again which means several special events such as haunted houses pop up. The best event in terms of value, professionalism, and family-friendly (five years and older), is the Ghost Train produced by Los Angeles Live Steamers...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:23 PM
Russ Noratel is the first to say that his paranormal investigators aren't anything like the Ghostbusters of movie fame.
The Elkridge resident and author of "Ghosts of Ellicott City" wants to make clear that there are no such things as proton packs or...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:02 PM
In the crisp autumn wind, as leaves fill gutters and darkness falls ever earlier on the Colonial-era streets of Maryland's capital city, ghost season arrives in Annapolis.
"Dying trees, boy, that's the good stuff," folklorist Ed Okonowicz said....
| Oct 24, 2012
| 9:09 AM
On tonight's WGN News at Five, I'll be talking about Halloween-themed apps you can download to your smartphone or tablet. Here they are...
Costumes HD (FREE, iPad/iPhone)
For the record, I've never ordered a costume through this app. But with 5,000...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 2:10 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — A close encounter with a spirit from another world would send most people scurrying for dear life.
Not Todd Spangler. As a leader of Southeast Virginia Paranormal Investigations, he wants to be frightened as often and as severely...