Aurora, Elgin Named Best Cities To Go Trick-Or-Treating"Illinois has three cities in our top 10. In fact, the whole Midwest around Illinois is pretty good when it comes to trick-or-treating."
Be Mine: Maker Of Candy Hearts, Necco Wafers Sold At AuctionNecco, which calls itself the oldest continuously operating candy company in the U.S., couldn't keep pace with multinational competitors.
Police: Man Offered Candy To 2 Boys In Glendale HeightsPolice are looking for a man who allegedly offered candy to two boys as they walked home from a bus stop Tuesday afternoon in west suburban Glendale Heights.
Sour Patch Kids Reigns As Illinois Most Popular Halloween CandyAccording to data collected by CandyStore.com, Illinois most popular candy this year is Sour Patch Kids, which is a change from years past.
'Sweet Home Chicago' Tells History Of Chicago's Candy IndustryIf you’re a history buff, or a candy lover, or both, you might want to check out a new exhibit at the Niles Public Library.
Dentist Offers To Buy Leftover Halloween CandyA local dentist is trying to save children's teeth, and provide some treats to members of the U.S. military for the fifth year in a row.
Made In Chicago: Vintage ConfectionsTucked away inside a small store front in Clarendon Hills is a place Willy Wonka could be proud of.
Some Will Consider New Candy's Name A Little TastelessLeaf Brands, the company that invented Jolly Ranchers and Whoppers, just walked away with the most Innovative Product Award at this year's National Sweets and Snacks Show in Chicago.
Man Tries To Lure Girl, 9, Into SUV With Promise Of Candy: PoliceA man approached the child in a red or maroon SUV and told her, “I have candy. If you want some, get in,” according to a Chicago Police Department community alert issued Friday.
Grayslake Kids Donate 300 Pounds Of Extra Halloween Candy To TroopsWhen two suburban teachers put out a call to their students for leftover trick-or-treat candy, they never expected what they got.
Best Places To Buy Mother's Day Gifts In ChicagoTime's ticking until Mother's Day on May 12. Do you need help finding a gift? Check out the following independent stores for tips on what to get mom.
Elmhurst Man Arrested For Selling Candy-Laced Cannabis An Elmhurst man has been arrested for selling cannabis, some laced with candy, to customers in the western suburb.
Ten Foot Mailbag: Bears O, Obama, And Oh, Paterno EmailsWhen you have a Jay Cutler and a Brandon Marshall, an offensive coordinator can be—hell, probably should be—aggressive.
Healthy Candy Guide For HalloweenDespite 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)...
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