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Holidays

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  • Crowd dances, cheers as man burns during Halloween carnival

    Crowd dances, cheers as man burns during Halloween carnival
    Festival-goers can be seen on a video dancing to electronic music and cheering as a man becomes engulfed in flames during West Hollywood's annual Halloween carnival. Gilbert Estrada, 51, later died. The video posted on YouTube shows him lying...
  • Homicide detectives study grisly video in Halloween burn death

    Homicide detectives study grisly video in Halloween burn death
    Homicide detectives investigating the burning death of a man at a popular West Hollywood Halloween carnival are studying a graphic video of the incident to determine whether foul play may have been involved. A video posted on YouTube shows a man...
  • West Hollywood burn victim may have accidentally started the fire

    A detective investigating the gruesome burning death of a man on Halloween night said Monday that it appears the man may have accidentally started the fire himself while trying to light a cigarette. According to Los Angeles County Sheriff's Det. Richard...
  • Santa Claus lands at Patrick Henry Mall on Friday

    Santa Claus is coming to town, and he's headed for the mall. On Friday, the jolly old elf makes his first appearance of the season, taking up residence at Patrick Henry Mall in Newport News, among other shopping centers in Hampton Roads. From 6 to 8 p.m.,...
  • 12 cocktail dresses to get you through the holidays

    12 cocktail dresses to get you through the holidays
    A girl can never own too many pairs of shoes, lipsticks or dresses. But out of the three, dresses rate as more of an investment, particularly when it comes to special occasions. There's the little black dress (amped up with the right accessories, of...
  • Talking turkey: Try some new tricks to cook and serve your Thanksgiving bird beautifully

    Thanksgiving conjures images of family feasts, and the star of this annual holiday is always the turkey. Whether you're most concerned about cooking or serving your bird, there are plenty of ways to make these time-honored chores easier and more fun....
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Holiday blues The Department of Health's website offers information on the holiday blues and healthy ways to cope with them. Visit aahealth.org and click on "holiday blues" under hot topics. Information: 410-222-6785. Holiday food safety The...
  • Zombie-eyed woman dressed as pig in bathing suit busted for DUI

    Zombie-eyed woman dressed as pig in bathing suit busted for DUI
    If you get busted for DUI on Halloween, you'll likely experience the Night of Living Hell... in jail. Possibly like this this boarder, who looked as though she was headed for a different sort of wake scene. Wakeskater Kristine M. Gagnier, 26, was...
  • Anne Arundel County Digest

    Y facility open The Y of Central Maryland celebrated the opening of the Greater Annapolis Family Center Y with a ribbon cutting Nov. 1 at the center, 1209 Ritchie Hwy., Arnold. Formerly Big Vanilla Athletic Club in Arnold, the facility became the Y of...
  • Holiday safety tips for pets

    Here are 12 safety tips to insure your pets enjoy a safe and healthy holiday season: 12) Candles Burn: Curiosity can kill a cat. If a candle is knocked over, a house fire may start. A pet can get singed brushing against a candle. Scented candles can be...
  • Boo! On Halloween, real stories of the afterlife in Central Florida

    In Mount Dora, two doomed lovers from the 1930s are still seen strolling arm in arm through the halls — and straight through the doors — of the Lakeside Inn. In Orlando, an 8-year-old girl plays with visiting schoolchildren while she waits...