Halloween

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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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Community Activist Warns About Paintball Attacks On Halloween

Community activist Andrew Holmes said the people who fire paintball guns at trick-or-treaters think it’s funny, but the victims often end up in the hospital, because of injuries.

10/30/2013

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Police Chief: Don’t Let Smart Phone Track Trick-Or-Treaters; Do It Yourself

A suburban police chief said Tuesday that smart phone apps allowing parents to track their kids as they go trick-or-treating is all well and good, but the best way to keep kids safe is a lot simpler: go with them.

10/29/2013

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Halloween Trick-Or-Treating Times For Lake County, Ill. 2013

Halloween Trick or Treating is being held in communities throughout Lake County, Ill. in 2013. Most of the communities are holding Trick or Treat hours on the day of Halloween itself. Oct. 31, 2013, but several are having the Trick or Treat on the Sun. before Halloween, on Oct. 27.

10/29/2013

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Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s Tips For A Safe Halloween

Going trick-or-treating with the kids this Halloween? Elizabeth Bailey RN and Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s have some helpful tips for ensuring a safe and fun night out in the neighborhood.

10/24/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is The Best Halloween Candy?

Choose your favorite Halloween candy!

10/21/2013

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2 Investigators: Halloween Decorations Could Be Health Hazard

Halloween is known for kids in costumes and scary decorations. But the 2 Investigators found some decorations that could actually be hazardous to your health. Pam Zekman reports on this Halloween scare.

10/16/2013

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Best Haunted Places In Chicago

Here are five places within Metropolitan Chicago that lie outside the city’s limits but are worth a visit. Check them out and see if you feel or see something unexplainable.

10/07/2013

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5 Must Haves for Your Haunted House

The fall season brings us the three-month stretch of holiday celebrations and to kick it all is the spookiest of them all – Halloween. Here are the five must-haves for your haunted house.

10/07/2013

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The Art to Carving the Best Pumpkin

You can’t celebrate Halloween without carving a pumpkin! Whether you decide to use stencils or carve your pumpkin free hand– make yours the star of the neighborhood by following these must-do tips.

10/07/2013

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5 Halloween Decorations for Outside

Witch’s and ghouls and spiders – oh my! It’s time for Halloween! Here are five DIY decoration projects for your outdoor space.

10/07/2013

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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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5 Halloween Themed Cocktails

Warm up to these Halloween inspired cocktails!

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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