| Nov 13, 2014
| 10:24 AM
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...
| 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.
| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:22 PM
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...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 6:14 AM
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...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 6:45 AM
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...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 6:27 AM
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...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 12:36 PM
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...
| 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 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...