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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...
  • Fast, fabulous Christmas gift-wrapping

    When December 25 looks like an approaching train, you know it's because you're overloaded with things to do. Just shopping for gifts can be a monumental task, much less wrapping them attractively. What you need is a fast-wrapping strategy that will reduce...
  • 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...
  • When corporate grinches dress up as Santa: A holiday peeve

    'Tis the season when consumer companies fall all over each other trying to show their charitable sides. No one should have anything against that. What's irksome, however, is when they try to enlist us, the customers, in their marketing efforts, as...
  • Uber spooky, uber fast: Create clever Halloween décor using simple household props

    Uber spooky, uber fast: Create clever Halloween décor using simple household props
    Instead of just tossing candy to trick-or-treaters on Halloween this year, send them home with something to talk about. Using simple props around your home and yard, items, you can create a mini haunted house right on the front porch or some spooky...