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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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  • Mensa members pick their favorite Halloween movies (really)

    Mensa members pick their favorite Halloween movies (really)
    Fall prestige pics, maybe. A Shane Carruth Sundance puzzler, sure. Halloween? It's not the holiday one immediately thinks of for movies that tickle the noggin. That hasn’t stopped members of Mensa from choosing their favorite movies themed to...
  • Man in Boy Scout costume arrested for resisting officer

    This Halloween night performance by this "Boy Scout" certainly won't earn him any badges. Twenty-four-year-old Eric P Fagan, dressed as a Boy Scout for Halloween, was arrested for resisting an officer without violence early Saturday morning, according...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Tis the season ... all year long

    Merry Christmas, everyone! I say that not because I've lost my calendar -- or my mind -- but for the simple fact that the week of Halloween is now, effectively, the beginning of Christmas. The elongation of what was once quaintly known as "Dec. 25"...
  • Box Office: 'Nightcrawler,' 'Ouija' Tied for First in Deadly Halloween Weekend

    "Ouija" and "Nightcrawler" are effectively tied for first place at the box office, providing a little excitement in an otherwise deadly Halloween weekend at the multiplexes. Both films picked up roughly $10.9 million, but a clear leader will only be...
  • Several arrested in fatal Halloween hit-and-run in Santa Ana

    Several arrested in fatal Halloween hit-and-run in Santa Ana
    Santa Ana police arrested several people Sunday in connection with a fatal hit-and-run car crash that claimed the lives of three teenage trick-or-treaters on Halloween night. The arrests were made at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, but investigators declined to...
  • Eyewitnesses to Halloween hit-and-run describe violent collision

    Eyewitnesses to Halloween hit-and-run describe violent collision
    Neighbors who witnessed three 13-year-old trick-or-treaters being killed by a hit-and-run driver in Santa Ana on Halloween described a collision so violent that they initially thought it was staged. Police are looking for the driver and a passenger...
  • Father killed, son injured when car hits them in Irvine on Halloween

    An Irvine man was killed Friday night when he and his 4-year-old son were struck by a car while trick-or-treating, the second fatal Halloween-related incident to occur in Orange County, police said. John Roger Alcorn, 65, was struck by the vehicle about...
  • Willimantic celebrates Halloween on Main Street

    Willimantic has a long history of offering local children a safe option for Halloween trick-or-treating. The year 2014 marks the 28th year for the town's annual Trick or Treat on Main Street. This year's event closed off a portion of Main Street so that...