Halloween

February 12, 2019 - 12:05 pm
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia city's penalty of jail time for teenage trick-or-treaters has scared up some ridicule and a possible policy change. The Chesapeake City Council is set to vote Tuesday on an amendment to a 50-year-old law that threatens teens with up to six months in jail if they go...
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February 06, 2019 - 9:33 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who was choked unconscious by an off-duty Los Angeles firefighter who saw him handing out Halloween candy to children will receive $7.4 million to settle a lawsuit, his attorney announced Wednesday. Samuel Chang suffered a traumatic brain injury, nearly died and still has...
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October 30, 2018 - 7:32 pm
A Long Island town is changing its name to “Hauntington” for Halloween at the urging of a 7-year-old resident.
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Halloween Parade Security
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October 30, 2018 - 4:00 pm
The annual Village Halloween Parade is set to hit the streets of Manhattan Wednesday and the NYPD is already stepping up security.
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Native American protesters stand outside the Phoenix office of Yandy.com, a retailer of "sexy Native American" costumes on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. For some ethnic and racial groups, Halloween has long been haunted by costumes that perpetuate stereotypes and instances of cultural appropriation. (AP Photo/Terry Tang)
October 26, 2018 - 5:40 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — 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...
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This image released by NBC shows Kristin Chenoweth, left, and Idina Menzel from the Halloween-themed TV special "A Very Wicked Halloween: Celebrating 15 Years On Broadway," airing on NBC on Oct. 29 at 10pm ET. Chenoweth and Menzel were original stars of the Broadway production. (Eric Liebowitz/NBC via AP)
October 25, 2018 - 11:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — 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. The musical "Wicked" shook off some tepid reviews to roar...
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Denver Broncos backup quarterback Chad Kelly leaves after a hearing in the Arapahoe County Courthouse, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Centennial, Colo. Kelly was arrested early Tuesday, Oct. 23, on suspicion of criminal trespass in Englewood, Colo. The Broncos waived Kelly on Wednesday. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, Pool)
October 24, 2018 - 6:24 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Chad Kelly's short stint as the Denver Broncos' backup quarterback is over, and his former teammates and ex-coaches are trying to ignore the distraction of his dismissal while keeping him in their thoughts. The Broncos waived the second-year pro Wednesday, a day after he was...
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FILE - This Sept. 21, 2017 file photo shows Megyn Kelly on the set of her show, "Megyn Kelly Today" at NBC Studios in New York. Kelly is apologizing to her NBC News colleagues for questioning why dressing up in blackface for a Halloween costume is wrong. She faced a swift backlash for her morning show segment on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, and wrote later that she realized that such behavior is wrong. She says she’s never been a “PC” kind of person, but does understand that she needs to be more sensitive on issues of race and ethnicity. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
October 23, 2018 - 5:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — 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...
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows Jamie Lee Curtis in a scene from "Halloween," in theaters nationwide on Oct. 19. (Ryan Green/Universal Pictures via AP)
October 21, 2018 - 2:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forty years after he first appeared in theaters, Michael Myers is still drawing huge audiences for a good scare. Universal Pictures said Sunday that "Halloween" took in an estimated $77.5 million in ticket sales from North American theaters. It captured first place at the box...
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October 10, 2018 - 2:46 pm
Halloween is just around the corner, which means it’s time to have some spooky fun. Before you plan your festivities, you may want to consider these simple, eco-conscious ways to go green for Halloween.
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