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How To Dress Like Nicki Minaj For Halloween

If channeling your inner pop diva is a look you want to create this Halloween, Nicki Minaj is your best bet. The singer rocks neons and wigs like nobody’s business so dig through your closet for the brightest colors you have before taking a trip to the mall.


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The 10 Best Halloween Movies Of All Time

It’s the season for scary movies, so gather the family and be prepared for some terror. Here are the choices for the 10 best Halloween movies of all time.



Chicago Pumpkin Patches & Events Guide

Halloween in Chicago is in full swing. Get in the spirit with all things pumpkin in Chicago! Below you’ll find pumpkin patch guides, pumpkin carving parties and plenty of other pumpkin themed events to keep you busy…


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Best Halloween Costumes Of 2012

Step away from the prepackaged Halloween costumes in a box. Get a bit creative and find some inspiration from today’s pop culture. Here are a few great costume ideas to get your Halloween creativity going.


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Best Haunted Bars In Chicago

Looking for some spirits to go with your spirits? Check out the following bars in the Chicagoland area that are said to have a few ghosts on tap.



Haunted Houses Around The U.S.

Tour the country visiting some terrifying real life haunted houses. These spots all have mysterious and dark histories, which lead to a lot of unexplained activity. Decide for yourself if these are truly the most haunted houses in the United States.


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Pick-a-Side: What Is Your Favorite Halloween Candy?

Halloween is all about candy. And we all have our favorites. Tell us yours!


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Decorate Your Home For Halloween Without Breaking The Bank

Halloween is almost here, which means it’s time to begin decorating your home.



Best Fall Family Activities In Naperville

Finding new and exciting things to do with the family can be difficult. Naperville shows you that activities don’t have to be far away or cost a lot of money. There is a little bit of relaxation, exploration and learning for everyone.



Guide: Pumpkin Fest At Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm

Pumpkin Fest kicks off September 22nd at Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm. With over 20 unlimited attractions and free admission for kids under 2, there’s a lot of affordable family fun happening on this farm.


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Six Flags’ Giant Inflatable Spider Found ‘Deflated, Unresponsive’ By Roller Coaster

The 40-foot, 200-pound inflatable black spider that has been the symbol of Great America’s Halloween celebrations for 21 years has “died.”


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Lawsuit: Girl Tripped At Great America As Halloween Character Chased Her

The father of a girl who was chased by a Halloween character at Six Flags Great America last year has filed a lawsuit against the park.

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Tow Trucks Targeted By Robbers In Michael Myers Masks

Police are warning residents of the Englewood neighborhood to be aware of masked robbers targeting tow truck drivers.

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Police Investigate Report Of Nail Found In Halloween Candy Bar

Police are investigating after a nail was found in a candy bar given to a child on Halloween in west suburban Wheaton.


Ledell Peoples, 55, is accused of stabbing Maria Adams, 49, on Halloween over a missing bag of Halloween Candy. Adams died nearly a week later. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Woman Dies After Gruesome Halloween Stabbing

A man was so enraged over a missing bag of candy he plunged a knife into a woman multiples times on Halloween. He was arrested and charges are expeced to be upgraded for him after her death Saturday night.


Cruz Perez (left) and Steven Figueroa (right) are charged with shooting a 10-year-old boy on Halloween while the boy was trick-or-treating. They allegedly mistook the boy for a rival gang member. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

No Bail For Men Charged With Halloween Shooting Of 10-Year-Old

Bond was denied Wednesday for two street gang members from the Albany Park neighborhood, accused of shooting a 10-year-old boy on Halloween after chasing and shooting at a group of trick-or-treaters they thought were rival gang members.


Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office posted a photo on Facebook showing him riding a CTA train with people dressed up as zombies. It was just a Photoshopped Halloween joke. (Credit: Facebook)

Mayor’s Halloween Trick: Photoshop Fun With Zombies

A Halloween trick from Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proven to be a real treat for the national media. A photo released on Facebook by the Mayor’s office over the weekend showed Emanuel riding a CTA train, as he often does, but surrounded by people dressed up as zombies.

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Sexual Predator On The Lam After Stabbing In Valparaiso

Police in Valparaiso, Ind., are asking for help finding a fugitive who is accused of stabbing and critically injuring a man who had taken him into his home on Halloween night.

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Raffi Torres and his wife at Sunday's Halloween party. (Photo courtesy Paul Bissonnette Twitter page)

Did Hockey Player’s Halloween Costume Cross The Line?

On Sunday night, the Phoenix Coyotes hosted their annual Halloween party, and winger Raffi Torres showed up covered in blackface — a traditional makeup applied to make one appear to be African American.


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Halloween Protest Demands Trauma Center At U Of C

Youth activists and University of Chicago students marched to the U of C Medical Center to demand that the hospital reopen its trauma center.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011