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Best Halloween Costumes of 2013

Halloween is right around the corner! Have you thought of your costume yet? We list the top costumes of 2013 that are sure to be hit.

10/07/2013

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Not-So-Scary Picture Books for Halloween

Halloween is a night of mischief and laughs, tricks and treats, and disguises galore. Our sister company Simon & Schuster recommends reading these not-so-scary picture books with your kids in the coming weeks to give them a little fright and get them excited for the holiday.

10/07/2013

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Best Halloween Books For Adults

You’re never too old for a good fright. From a group of evil paranormals to an uprising of serial killer clones to a chilling love affair, these new releases from our sister company Simon & Schuster have you covered with these creepy reads this Halloween!

10/07/2013

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Best Neighborhoods For Trick-Or-Treating In Chicago

Are you looking for a new neighborhood to check out for trick-or-treating? Take this list of the following five Chicago neighborhoods and explore a new area this Halloween.

10/04/2013

Antonio Lewis, 18, is accused of killing 31-year-old Chavonne Brown and her 5-year-old son, Sterling Sims. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Facing Double Murder Charged With Third Slaying

Antonio Lewis, charged with killing a mother and her 5-year-old son in June, has been charged with a third unrelated murder that occurred on Halloween last year.

08/30/2013

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Police Looking For Teen Missing Since Halloween

Chicago police are looking for a 15-year old girl who hasn’t been seen since Halloween.

11/09/2012

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Costume Shop Finds Romney Holds Slight Edge Over Obama

Who’s going to win the presidential election? Sources say the winner will be…

11/01/2012

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Chicago On YouTube: Happy Halloween, Suckers

And the music! It’s got a classic pop beat that makes forces you to tap your foot, whether you want to or not. Yet, at the same time, its repetitious beats also make you want to hit the streets and attack every person who comes near you — scratching at faces, kicking groins, biting people if you need to. This is the perfect feeling for a Halloween song.

10/31/2012

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Sheriff’s Police Keeping Tabs On Sex Offenders On Halloween

The Cook County Sheriff’s Office is going to try to have sex offenders under its watch when most kids will be out trick-or-treating today.

WBBM Newsradio–10/31/2012

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Healthy Candy Guide For Halloween

Despite having been exposed to delicious, healthy foods for almost their entire lives, my kids would still choose to swim in a vat of M&M candy and eat their weight in those little colorful bites were they given the opportunity (which is something nightmares are made of for this health-conscious mama)…

10/30/2012

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Pick-A-Side: What’s Your Favorite Halloween Candy?

10/29/2012

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The Best Haunted Graveyard Tours In Chicago

The Halloween Spirit is upon us and what is more ghostly than a visit to a cemetery? In the spirit of the season, take a step closer to the end and tour one of Chicagoland’s famously haunted cemeteries.

10/27/2012

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Activists To Help Protect Trick-Or-Treaters From Egg-Throwers

Some Chicago neighborhood activists will be out on Halloween night, trying to protect trick-or-treaters from egg-throwers.

WBBM Newsradio–10/26/2012

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Best Haunted Houses For Adults Near Chicago

These are the best haunted houses for adults in Chicago to get your adrenaline pumping and your heartbeat racing.

10/25/2012

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Chicago’s Most Haunted Places

Ghost tours become a fun excursion as Halloween nears, but some haunted places are easy to visit on your own any time of year.

10/22/2012

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Chicago Botanic Garden: HallowFest

Looking for the perfect Halloween celebration for the kids? Check out what Chicago Botanic Garden has to offer…

10/18/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Best Celebrity Halloween Costume 2012

What Celeb would you rather dress like this Halloween?

10/18/2012

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Spooky Guide To Transylvania

Take a trip to Transylvania and visit the legendary Castle Bran, or as you may know it, Dracula’s Castle.

10/18/2012

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Best Healthy Treats (That Won’t Get You Egged)

This Halloween, take a healthier approach by offering something tasty with a nutritional benefit.

10/17/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Worst Items To Find In A Halloween Goodie Bag

We all remember going to that one house on the block and not only being tricked of a treat but going home with a bag full of pennies, apples, or even a tube of toothpaste from your family dentist. Now you have the option to pick which out of the two evils you would rather go home with. Choose wisely!

10/15/2012

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