| Oct 3, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Whatever happened to homemade Halloween costumes? A ghost (bedsheet) or the best one of all: a towel with an attached shower hose and soap and a sign reading “going to a shower.” That got a laugh out of the male gym teacher watching the...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Zoe Saldana has finally addressed reports that she's pregnant with twins.
Yeah, because sooner or later, that belly's gonna give.
Still, the once-slender and ultra-private "Guardians of the Galaxy" star didn't outright say, hey, guys, yeah, I'm having...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 2:29 PM
A 31-year-old man arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run driving in the Halloween collision in Santa Ana that left three girls dead has a years-long criminal history and was driving on a suspended license, court records show.
| Oct 7, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Area park districts and other groups are offering a variety of Halloween activities in coming weeks.
Options for tots to teens and adults and even the family pooch include costume parties, pumpkin carving, scarecrow-building and coloring contests, a...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Palos Park police will be out targeting speeding and alcohol-related violations for Halloween, officials said in a press release.
The department reminds residents to be extra careful on the roads as trick-or-treaters head out. Police will be enforcing a...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 4:25 PM
The jokes are coming to an end at Riley's Trick Shop in Palos Hills, which will likely sell its last gags, pranks and Halloween costumes this fall.
After 77 years employing five generations of Rileys, the shop — one of the area's few remaining...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Building your perfect Khaleesi or King Joffrey ensemble just got a whole lot easier—the racks at Saturday’s Lyric Opera costume sale will be fully stocked with doublets and regal gowns for purchase, as well more than 3,000 other Halloween-...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 5:41 AM
AVON — The Avon Volunteer Fire Department has announced that it will run a children's parade and open the doors of one of its fire houses for Halloween.
The parade will be Oct. 25 at Pine Grove School from 10 a.m. to noon and there will be...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 6:39 AM
I went into my local wholesale club the other day, and I couldn't believe what I saw.
Rows upon rows of fake trees, lights, ornaments, inflatable lawn decorations. I did a double take, then checked the calendar. It was still...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:48 AM
The outfits worn by characters Anna and Elsa in Disney's "Frozen" are sure to be best-selling Halloween costumes this fall.
But thanks to lingerie costume website Yandy.com, you can now dress as a sexy version of the sisters, and even a sexy version...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 11:38 AM
Police in the San Francisco Bay area were seeking clues on Tuesday as to how a plastic bag of methamphetamine turned up in the Halloween candy of an 8-year-old girl.
The girl's father found a pinkish-colored Ziploc pouch containing a powdery substance...