Tag: Halloween

How Early Is Too Early to Put Up Holiday Decorations?

’Twas the night after Halloween, and all round the block, a big light-up snowman had stirred neighborhood talk. When Nick Simonis Jr. of San Antonio put the smiling snowman in his front yard on Nov. 1, the homeowners’ association for his neighborhood noticed and demanded he remove it because it was too soon for holiday […]

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She Hung Nooses on Halloween. What Happened Next Was Surprising.

The display appeared in the windows of Daniela Rose’s townhouse in Clinton Hill before Halloween. Four cartoon figures, made of brown craft paper, were taped to the glass. Three wore nooses. For residents of the historically black neighborhood, there was no mistaking the symbol, and as photos of the display spread on Instagram, people came […]

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Off-duty Chicago cop accused of hitting fellow on-duty officer on Halloween

Please enable Javascript to watch this video CHICAGO — An off-duty Chicago police officer is facing several charges, including striking another officer on Halloween night. Police said Karina Salgado, 30, was charged with criminal trespass, battery and resisting a peace officer, according to WGN. Just after 1 a.m. on Nov. 1, Salgado, who was dressed […]

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Airbnb Is Banning Party Houses After A Deadly Halloween Shooting: An Explainer

Airbnb will now ban “party houses” and double their efforts to crack down on unauthorized parties held at properties on their platform after a deadly shooting at one such house party on Halloween left five dead and many injured. The incident took place at a four-bedroom property in the Contra Costa County suburb of Orinda […]

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Mother Dies After Halloween Crash That Killed Husband and Toddler

Raihan Awaida, her husband, Joseph, and their 3-year-old son, Omar, went out Thursday night in Long Beach, Calif., to enjoy the Halloween festivities. When they were walking back home, a sport utility vehicle drove onto the sidewalk and struck the entire family. Her husband died shortly after the crash. Their son died Saturday. And on […]

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Like Whiteness for Chocolate: Teacher Suspended for Dressing Up as Rapper Common, Complete With Blackface

Just when you thought blackface had been relegated to old college yearbooks, a California teacher provided the latest proof of white superiority—at least in the field of “trying it”—after he wore blackface in the classroom to buttress the bona fides of his Halloween costume. On Oct. 31, Milpitas High School teacher David Carter decided to […]

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Reese Witherspoon & Jennifer Aniston Praise Kim Kardashian for Legally Blonde Halloween Costume

Reese Witherspoon Reacts to Kim Kardashian Legally Blonde Costume | PEOPLE.com Top Navigation Close Explore PEOPLE.com Profile Menu Follow us Close Share options Close View image Reese Witherspoon & Jennifer Aniston Praise Kim Kardashian for Legally Blonde Halloween Costume this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.

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These Photos From Escape: Psycho Circus Capture All The Energy And Style Of Halloween Weekend

“What makes me most happy about capturing moments is the people,” says photographer Magic Barkan. “I never force anybody to pose for a picture. I try to keep it as organic and as candid as possible… Don’t worry, just you do your thing, just be in the moment, and I will be in the area, […]

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California woman loses her mother’s wedding ring while passing out Halloween candy

Please enable Javascript to watch this video EAST SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Brynie Voiles said she had fun on Halloween passing out chips and candy to hundreds of kids in East Sacramento but when she woke up the next morning to realize her mother’s wedding ring was missing from her finger. “I happened to look at […]

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Beto Is Out and Warren’s Way to Pay: This Week in the 2020 Race

For one day this week, the 2020 Democratic primary included “Gory BOOker,” “Steve BOO-lock” and “BoOOLián Castro.” How’s that for Halloween spirit? We’ll return to the holiday later. For now, here’s a look at the more substantive things that happened in the race this week. Beto O’Rourke is out Former Representative Beto O’Rourke of Texas […]

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The Best Mezcals For Your Día De Muertos Parties This Weekend

With Halloween and Día De Muertos basically falling on a weekend this year, parties abound. That means it’s time to stock up on some mezcals (and a few Irish whiskeys) for your days and nights of reveling. Día De Muertos is about celebrating the lives of those who’ve passed on, keeping their memories alive generation […]

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Utah principal, teacher on leave after student permitted to wear Hitler costume in school parade

× Utah principal, teacher on leave after student permitted to wear Hitler costume in school parade DAVIS Co., Utah — A principal and a teacher at a Davis County school are on leave for allowing a boy dressed as Adolf Hitler to march in a Halloween parade. A photo obtained by KSTU shows the boy participating […]

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She Was Trick-or-Treating in a Tiny Bumblebee Costume. Then the Shooting Started.

CHICAGO — The gunman was wearing the menacing hockey mask of Jason, the killer from the 1980s horror movies. The 7-year-old girl was a bumblebee. Their paths violently intersected on Thursday afternoon. As Chicago children fanned out across the city in search of candy on an oddly snowy Halloween, the masked gunman fired a spray […]

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Halloween Shooting at Airbnb in Orinda, California, Leaves 4 Dead

ORINDA, Calif. — Four people were killed after a shooting broke out at a crowded Halloween party in Orinda, Calif., on Thursday night, according to the police and local news reports. The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office did not immediately respond to requests for information on Friday, but it said on Twitter early Friday that […]

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The Coolest, Weirdest, Most Disturbing Costumes Of Halloween 2019

Here we are, the day after Halloween. A day reserved for scouring the internet in search of the night’s best costumes for those unwilling to accept that Halloween is indeed over. This Halloween carried more weight than usual, it’s the last one of the decade and next year we’ll officially be mining 2020s culture for […]

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Everything To Know About The Halloween Mass Shooting In Orinda, California

Last night, on Halloween, there was reportedly a horrific shooting that has left at least four people dead and several others injured. The suspect is reportedly still at large. See Also: Everything To Know About Bryon Allen’s $20 Billion Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Against Comcast The shooting allegedly took place at a Halloween party in Orinda, […]

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Halloween just ended. Mariah Carey says ‘It’s time’ for Christmas

That escalated quickly. Popstar Mariah Carey posted a video to social media early Friday that showed her falling asleep in her Halloween costume. In the video, which she captioned simply “Breaking News,” she dozed off just before the time changed to midnight and it officially became Nov. 1. The phone rings, and Carey is suddenly […]

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7-year-old girl dressed as a bumblebee shot while trick-or-treating

Please enable Javascript to watch this video CHICAGO (WGN) — A 7-year-old girl is in critical condition after she was shot while trick-or-treating in the city’s Little Village neighborhood on Halloween. The girl was shot twice near 26th Street and Lawndale Avenue around 5:30 p.m. Thursday while she was trick-or-treating with her family. Chicago Police […]

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Michigan’s Donovan Peoples-Jones Has The Best Halloween Costume And Everyone Else Is Fighting For Second

Halloween is a pretty polarizing holiday. While it’s not for everyone, those who love it really get into it, dressing up in costumes that they can usually only get away with wearing once a year. In our industry, it serves as an opportunity to highlight what athletes do, as they will oftentimes go all-in on […]

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