Halloween

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Costume Store Manager Says Customers Using ‘Breaking Bad’ Haz Mat Suits To Design Ebola Costumes

What do you get when you cross the TV show “Breaking Bad” with current events? The answer is: one of this year’s most popular – and perhaps most tasteless – Halloween costumes.

10/15/2014

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Tips On Safely Trick Or Treating This Halloween

Keep your kids safe this Halloween night by going over some trick-or-treating safety tips with them.

10/07/2014

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Five Creepy Historical Sites In The Midwest

Looking for something spooky this Halloween? Check out the five creepiest historical sites in the midwest.

10/07/2014

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Best Trendy Halloween Costumes Of 2014

Need some inspiration for this season’s Halloween costume? Check out these trendy Halloween costumes inspired by pop culture.

10/06/2014

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Halloween Inspired Treats To Make At Home

Get creative in the kitchen this Halloween. These fun recipes are sure to be a hit at your next Halloween party or other spooky event.

10/06/2014

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Classic Halloween Villain Costumes For Kids

Let your kids plot world domination this Halloween with these classic villain costumes.

10/03/2014

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How To Make DIY Halloween Masks

Use everyday materials to design your own Halloween masks in just a few hours.

10/03/2014

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Set Up A Haunted Maze In Your Own Backyard

Your own backyard is the perfect setting for a creepy haunted maze that will give your friends a delightful fright.

10/03/2014

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5 Kid-Friendly Halloween Movies To Watch This October

Don’t leave the kids out of all your Halloween fun. Here are five fun Halloween flicks that the whole family can enjoy together.

10/03/2014

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Best Creative Couples Costumes For Adults

Want the world to know you two are tight as Batman and Robin? Check out these dynamic duo, Halloween twosomes.

10/03/2014

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Top Spooky Vacation Destinations For Halloween

Make plans this Halloween to take a vacation and visit some of the spookiest destinations in the country. Many of these areas have a tragic past, which adds to the chances of them being haunted and creating a spooky feeling among those who tour the area.

09/30/2014

Mark Williams and Anthony Wilson have been charged with murder in the Halloween stabbing deaths of a husband and wife in Gary, Ind. (Booking photos)

Two Men Charged In Halloween Stabbing Deaths In Gary

One suspect was on parole for another murder he committed in 1995, on the same block where he and an accomplice allegedly killed a husband and wife on Oct. 31.

11/13/2013

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Grayslake Kids Donate 300 Pounds Of Extra Halloween Candy To Troops

When two suburban teachers put out a call to their students for leftover trick-or-treat candy, they never expected what they got.

11/06/2013

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Sex Offender Caught Giving Out Halloween Candy: Prosecutors

Keith Carnes, 61, was charged with violation of the sex offender registration act.

11/01/2013

A creature from "Statesville Haunted House" mugs for the camera. (CBS)

When Times Are Tough, We Crave Scares

With Halloween upon us, CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole looks at the role horror plays in our everyday lives.

10/31/2013

This is the Jesus costume that fell afoul with school officials Thursday. (Angenetta Frison)

School Officials Do About-Face, Allow Student’s Jesus Costume

A north suburban high school student was pulled from classes on Halloween after dressing like Jesus, but officials later reconsidered.

10/31/2013

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Chicago Police Get In The Halloween Spirit, Offer Safe Alternatives To Trick-Or-Treaters

Half a dozen Chicago police stations will offer trick-or-treaters a safe alternative to going door-to-door today.

10/31/2013

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Madigan: Parents Should Check Sex Offender Registries Before Kids’ Trick-Or-Treating

Illinois law bars sex offenders under court supervision from handing out Halloween candy to children.

10/31/2013

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Glow Sticks Top Worry For Parents Calling Poison Control On Halloween

Many of our neighborhoods will be filled with trick-or-treaters on Thursday and at about the same time the phones at the state’s poison control center will start ringing off the hook.

10/30/2013

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Northwestern Library Acquires Horror Writer’s ‘Death Collection’ For Halloween

Just in time for Halloween, Northwestern University’s library in Evanston has amassed a macabre collection of items.

10/30/2013

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