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Halloween

Halloween
A collection of news and information related to Halloween published by this site and its partners.

Top Halloween Articles

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  • Strategies to attract or deter trick-or-treaters

    Strategies to attract or deter trick-or-treaters
    Seasoned trick-or-treaters in Coppell, Texas, already have Jeff Logan's house on their route. To lure the uninitiated, Logan flashes a strobe light down the street and uses a boombox to emit groans and screams. Count Logan and his wife, Linda, among the...
  • Palos Park police promote safe driving on Halloween

    Palos Park police promote safe driving on Halloween
    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...
  • Twins among 3 teen girls killed in Halloween hit-and-run

    Twins among 3 teen girls killed in Halloween hit-and-run
    They couldn't afford costumes, so 13-year-old Lexandra Perez wore only face paint and her twin sister Lexi wore regular clothes when they dashed out the front door of the Fairhaven Apartments on Halloween. They carried orange plastic pumpkins. They soon...
  • Trick-or-treaters return wedding ring found in Halloween candy

    Trick-or-treaters return wedding ring found in Halloween candy
    Halloween spirits may have been at play last week when an unusual set of circumstances and the act of some good Samaritans brought a lost wedding ring back to its owner. After a night of trick-or-treating last Friday, some Naperville children dumped...
  • Brownie troop provides 950 pounds of candy for military troops

    Brownie troop provides 950 pounds of candy for military troops
    The third-grade girls in Brownie Troop 41167 aren't just good with cookies. They're rather impressive when it comes to Halloween candy, too. The 22 girls at Horace Mann School in Oak Park decided to send their leftover Halloween candy to troops...
  • Spooky boogies, sea-worthy ceramics and orchestral tunes

    Spooky boogies, sea-worthy ceramics and orchestral tunes
    Events in Highland Park and Deerfield for the week of Oct. 30 to Nov. 1: Spooky boogie Stop by Sachs Recreation Center in Deerfield for its Halloween Night Club Dance Party. Put the candy down and come dance the night away from 9:30 to 10:45 p.m. Oct....
  • Halloween used to be more trick than treat

    Halloween used to be more trick than treat
    Historical images abound of artfully costumed people of all ages in Highland Park for all sorts of parties, pageants, plays at school, at Ravinia. The list is long. Pictures of Halloween trick-or-treaters are less plentiful. The first documented use...
  • Haunted houses, hay and hoopla

    Haunted houses, hay and hoopla
    Halloween Hoopla The Jewett Park Community Center will host its Halloween Hoopla from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24 and from 3 to 9 p.m. Oct. 25. Enjoy haunted houses, bonfires, hayrides, games and much more. General admission for Saturday festivities is $5 for...
  • Christmas-themed haunted house faces resistance in Lombard

    Christmas-themed haunted house faces resistance in Lombard
    Blood-stained elves jumping out to scare visitors with their piercing screams might not be everyone's idea of the way to celebrate Christmas, but it is the way a community group in Lombard hopes to keep teens engaged leading up to the holiday. Lombard...
  • A look at origins of Halloween

    What are some of the first things that come to mind when you think about Halloween? I think of witches. Not only because so many children dress in pointy hats and carry brooms when they trick-or-treat, but because witches are a bridge between the original...
  • Stephanopoulos finds his balance on 'Good Morning America,' ABC News

    Every Halloween the anchors on ABC's "Good Morning America" come out from the behind their desk and try to outdo each other with wild costumes straight from the pop culture zeitgeist. This past year Robin Roberts dressed as an elegant Elsa from "Frozen....