Boy, 15, charged in shooting girl, 7, while she was trick-or-treating in Chicago

U.S. 11/03/19, 07:06

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a 7-year-old girl who was trick-or-treating on Halloween in Little Village, Chicago police said. He is facing two felony counts of attempted first-degree murder and two felony counts of aggravated battery/discharge of a firearm, WLS-TV reported. The juvenile was ...

Airbnb bans ‘party houses’ after California shooting kills 5

U.S. 11/02/19, 22:56

Airbnb's CEO said the company was taking actions against unauthorized parties in the wake of a deadly shooting at a Halloween party held at an Airbnb rental home in California. In a series of tweets, Brian Chesky said Saturday the San Francisco-based company is expanding manual screening of "high risk" reservations ...

In photos: Trumps hand out Halloween candy, greet kids at White House

Politics 10/28/19, 18:48

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have handed out candy to hundreds of military families and local schoolchildren as the White House got a head start on Halloween. The children dressed up as astronauts, military officers, pirates and dinosaurs as they greeted the president and first lady one-by-one Monday. ...

When parents die, 4 children comforted by state trooper

U.S. 09/14/19, 12:31

It always amazes us just how much our police do for us every day. In the line of duty they protect, guide, and serve, but one Trooper Bradley also comforts with fries and milkshakes. It was Halloween for siblings Trayvion, 6, Daimean, 8, Amiah, 10, and Justin, 13. Their parents, Donald ...

Trick or treat? EU, UK agree to delay Brexit until Halloween

Europe 04/11/19, 01:16

As if Brexit hadn't spooked Britain and the European Union enough over the past three years, the two sides agreed early Thursday to extend the deadline to Halloween.The new, Oct. 31 cutoff date averts a precipitous and potentially calamitous Brexit that had been scheduled for Friday."Please, do not waste this ...

Halloween can be deadly for pedestrians, traffic study says

U.S. 10/30/18, 11:07

Trick-or-treaters beware: Halloween can be deadly for pedestrians and children face the greatest danger. Research published Tuesday found a 43 percent higher risk of pedestrian deaths on Halloween night than on other nights near that date. The study was based on four decades of U.S. traffic data, including 608 pedestrian deaths on ...

7 shot, hurt at California nightclub holding Halloween party

U.S. 10/29/18, 13:36

Seven people were shot and wounded early Monday during a Halloween party at a Southern California nightclub, police said.The shooting was reported at a nightclub called Sevilla in the city of Riverside that had promoted a weekend of Halloween-themed events, including a Sunday night rap show billed as "The First ...

Students combine Halloween with spooky science and fun

Science 10/29/18, 00:50

HUNTINGTON — Science can be scary, area youth learned Saturday, but the students faced their fears to get to the sweet candy prize by the day's end.Children celebrated at the second annual Science Bash, a Halloween-themed science festival at Marshall University on Saturday, which featured haunted houses, Marshall's planetarium, slime ...

Kelly’s ‘Blackface’ remarks amplify Halloween costume debate

Entertainment 10/26/18, 11:24

NBC talk show host Megyn Kelly's comments about blackface on Halloween have reinvigorated a debate over costumes that cross racial lines and what's appropriate at a time when diverse movie and TV characters like "Black Panther" have become hugely popular.The issue has reverberated across social media, from magazine articles about ...

Broadway musical ‘Wicked’ turns 15 with a party

Entertainment 10/25/18, 11:14

Fifteen years ago, one of the top films in the land was "Finding Nemo" and Shania Twain played the Super Bowl halftime show. 50 Cent's "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" was a hit album and a couple of witches-to-be took over Broadway.This image released by NBC shows singer Ariana Grande ...

Megyn Kelly apologizes for suggesting blackface OK

Entertainment 10/23/18, 17:13

NBC's Megyn Kelly swiftly apologized Tuesday for a morning show segment that questioned why dressing up in blackface for a Halloween costume is wrong. Following a social media backlash, Kelly wrote in an email to NBC News colleagues that she realized such behavior is wrong, that the history of blackface in ...

5 tips on saving money and time on Halloween costumes.

Business 10/03/18, 15:56

Shopping for Halloween costumes doesn't have to be scary.This year, shoppers can find more ways to save time and money. Discounters like Walmart and Target are expanding their costume offerings and creating designated sections where customers can find more of their Halloween needs in one place. And for the first ...

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