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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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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Funny how much Halloween, election day have in common

    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...
  • 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...
  • Halloween for grownups: candy-flavored brews

    Halloween for grownups: candy-flavored brews
    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...
  • 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...
  • Riley's Trick Shop closing after 77 years

    Riley's Trick Shop closing after 77 years
    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...
  • Halloween a "boo-tiful" time of fall

     Halloween a "boo-tiful" time of fall
    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...
  • 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...