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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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  • Donald Duck traffic trap sparks criticism

    Donald Duck traffic trap sparks criticism
    A crackdown on pedestrian safety in a New Jersey town is drawing criticism after police used a Donald Duck costume to ticket motorists for not yielding, WABC reports.  The costumed cop was part of a decoy program on Halloween to catch drivers who are...
  • 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...
  • Former Orlando TV reporters channel Snoop Dogg for parody video

    Former Orlando TV reporters channel Snoop Dogg for parody video
    The family that brought you the viral hits "Christmas Jammies" and "Baby Got Class" are at it again just in time for Halloween.  Former WOFL Fox 35 sports anchor Penn Holderness and his wife, Kim Dean, a former television news reporter in West Palm...
  • Florida man accused of opening door naked on Halloween

    Florida man accused of opening door naked on Halloween
    A Vero Beach man accused of opening the door naked to trick-or-treaters on Halloween night is contesting the charge, VeroNews.com reports.  Frank Rosado, Jr., 42, told VeroNews.com he was not naked when opening the door, but rather wearing a pair of...
  • Dad builds elaborate costumes for son in wheelchair

    Dad builds elaborate costumes for son in wheelchair
    One Colorado father is unintentionally making his bid of "Father of the Year" by designing custom Halloween costumes every year for his wheelchair bound son.  Jake Schell, 6, suffered a brain bleed days after his birth in Denver and now lives with...
  • Check sex offender registry to keep your children safe on Halloween

    Check sex offender registry to keep your children safe on Halloween
    Anyone planning to take their children trick-or-treating for Halloween should consider checking the Florida sex offender registry so they know which houses to avoid. All sex offenders in Florida are required to register their home addresses and that...
  • Ebola hazmat suits becoming popular Halloween costumes

    Ebola hazmat suits becoming popular Halloween costumes
    Halloween costumes based on newsworthy current events are as common as dressing up as a ghost or witch, but the latest costume to have sales spike this year brings new meaning to the phrase "going viral." Hazmat costumes, similar to the ones worn by...
  • 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...
  • 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...