Halloween

A group of children view a crime scene, where a seven-year-old girl was shot while trick-or-treating Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, in Chicago. The girl, who was shot in the upper chest area, was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, according to Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP)
AP News
November 01, 2019 - 11:40 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A 15-year-old boy was charged Friday night with attempted murder in the suspected gang-related shooting of two people on Chicago's West Side, including a 7-year-old girl out trick-or-treating in a bumblebee costume when she was shot in the neck and critically injured. The shooting...
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Jacquie Cadorette
November 01, 2019 - 9:26 am
Halloween may be over, but if you’ve got a trick-or-treater in the family, it’s the gift that keeps on giving. The candy earnings will stick around for weeks after the holiday has ended. So what happens if you eat too much of it at once? According to TODAY , the average trick-or-treater gathers...
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Julia LeDoux
November 01, 2019 - 7:43 am
It’s the day after Halloween, and if you’ve got too many sweet treats on your hands, there is a national program that will send your excess candy to both service members overseas and Veterans Affairs centers. The Soldiers' Angels Treats for Troops Halloween Candy Drive is working with businesses...
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Eldis Sula
October 31, 2019 - 11:11 am
Forget the candy, where's the boorito deals? You're no doubt prepared for Halloween today. You've done your homework and your safety checks . Now it's time to put on your costume and paint the town orange. To make sure your wallet doesn't give you a scare tomorrow morning, we've put together some...
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October 30, 2019 - 8:03 am
(KMOX) - As Halloween approaches, more people are craving their fair share of candy corn. However, not many know that this iconic, controversial candy originated in Belleville, Illinois. Did you know that the recipe for the delicious Candy Corn we know and love today, originated in Belleville?...
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Susan Richard
October 30, 2019 - 5:00 am
Halloween may be scary fun for people, but it can be just plain scary for pets. And not only that. It can actually be dangerous. Between unfamiliar noises including strangers coming to the door, even the most chilled out of animals can become frightened and behave atypically. In fact, both...
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Tarrah Gibbons
October 24, 2019 - 1:15 pm
Kmart Australia just removed a children’s Halloween costume from its shelves. This decision happened after a concerned parent put together a petition and called the outfit "beyond inappropriate." Australia’s 7 News spoke to the mother, who said she noticed the costume while she was shopping with...
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Johnny Lopez
October 24, 2019 - 9:43 am
You can make some serious coin being terrified this Halloween. A haunted house in Tennessee is offering $20K to anyone who can complete its bone-chilling torture tour, according to Fast Company . It includes a rather convincing impression of trying to drown you. -- https://t.co/0RKjDlnsSw — Fast...
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Tarrah Gibbons
October 22, 2019 - 9:30 am
It may be a trick or treat for you, but Burger King is ready for you to be spooked! The restaurant chain just announced a limited edition whopper. Boo! Are you scared? Burger King announced that their Halloween burger will be "The Ghost Whopper." the Ghost Whopper is the only burger approved by 11...
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October 21, 2019 - 12:00 am
Halloween is a ghoulishly fun holiday. People of all ages dress up in costumes, pass out treats, throw parties, and put up all kinds of decorations to celebrate the scariest night of the year. Unfortunately, Halloween is also filled with lots of harmful plastic items that can bog down landfills,...
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