| Jan 13, 2015
| 4:15 AM
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....
| Nov 1, 2014
| 10:29 PM
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.
| Dec 4, 2014
| 12:02 PM
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...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 12:05 PM
It’s probably just me, but has it occurred to anyone else how much Halloween and election day, both of which will occur in the next week, have in common? For example, they both involve people asking you to do something and promising that something...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 2:08 PM
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.
| Oct 25, 2014
| 9:16 AM
With Halloween fast approaching, I’ve been thinking back to the sacks overflowing with chocolates and candies that were filled by hours of house-to-house extortion. While I’m too old to properly trick-or-treat these days, I still enjoy the...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 3:02 PM
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...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 10:56 AM
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...