Halloween

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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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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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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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