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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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  • Murderous Santa kills Halloween (in a video game)

    First, it created nauseating holiday pants. Now, clothing company Betabrand is marking the early onslaught of holiday promotions by sending a murderous Santa Claus on a Halloween killing spree. In the online video game Santa Sleighs Halloween, free on...
  • Halloween is on a lavish scale on Balboa Island

    Halloween is on a lavish scale on Balboa Island
    Three trips to the store and $600 later, Balboa Island resident Peggy Rich has finally stockpiled her Halloween candy supply. Plastic containers in Rich's living room are brimming with 2,900 packages of candy corn, fun dip and sugary bracelets. It's 200...
  • Trick out that pumpkin without a carving knife

    Trick out that pumpkin without a carving knife
    What’s more terrifying: Handing a child a knife to plunge into a pumpkin, or wielding a hot glue gun yourself? For us at Just Kidding, it’s a draw. But this Halloween, we decided to set aside our irrational fears of crafting — along with...
  • Teal pumpkins signal safe Halloween treats for kids with allergies

     Teal pumpkins signal safe Halloween treats for kids with allergies
    Halloween can be scary for children with severe food allergies. But this year families in Chicago and beyond are reaching out to kids who can't eat peanuts, milk or other common allergens by putting a teal-colored pumpkin on their front porches as a...
  • Halloween costumes that work for couples, families

    Halloween costumes that work for couples, families
    It's easy and fun to knock out your entire family's Halloween ensemble with one great idea. Go with a theme and you'll look organized and connected without being too matchy-matchy. "We are increasingly seeing Halloween transition to a traditional family...
  • Last-minute Halloween costume ideas

     Last-minute Halloween costume ideas
    Twas the week before Halloween, when all through the house, not a costume could be found, not even a mouse. Let's say you've suddenly decided you want to go to that Halloween party after all, or your kids don't like the costume they originally chose. No...
  • Looking for love at a Halloween party? Consider your costume

     Looking for love at a Halloween party? Consider your costume
    Halloween isn't traditionally thought of as a romantic holiday. Sure, some people use it as an excuse to wear skimpy outfits, but many others opt for costumes that are humorous, puzzling or utterly terrifying — sometimes a mix of all three. Most...
  • Strategies to attract or deter trick-or-treaters

    Strategies to attract or deter trick-or-treaters
    Seasoned trick-or-treaters in Coppell, Texas, already have Jeff Logan's house on their route. To lure the uninitiated, Logan flashes a strobe light down the street and uses a boombox to emit groans and screams. Count Logan and his wife, Linda, among the...
  • What's that teal pumpkin? Trick-or-treating can be free of allergens, calories

    For parents of children with food allergies, trick-or-treating can feel like bringing home a little basket of horrors. Enter the Teal Pumpkin Project, an effort to ensure that stress-free, non-food treats are available for children who can’t partake...
  • L.A. sex offenders living with children arrested in Halloween sweep

    L.A. sex offenders living with children arrested in Halloween sweep
    Law enforcement officers checked the homes of dozens of L.A. County sex offenders on Friday in a predawn Halloween compliance sweep that led to the arrest of several people, including one offender found living at a day-care center, authorities said. InĀ ...
  • In Barrett Township, Frein-free and open for business

    In Barrett Township, Frein-free and open for business
    Heather Schratt approached the state trooper who stood with a bucket in Barrett Township on Friday night, handing out Halloween candy. "Thank you so much for what you did," she said, tears welling in her eyes. Schratt, of Mountainhome, was among the...