Halloween

The rate of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias is falling in the United States and some other rich countries — good news about an epidemic that is still growing simply because more people are living to an old age, new studies show.  (MAURICIO LIMA/AFP/Getty Images)

Teen Beaten at Six Flags Undergoes Skull Surgery

A 15-year-old boy critically injured at Six Flags America during the first night of its Halloween event, Fright Fest, has undergone surgery on his skull and is in a coma.

10/01/2014

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Top Spooky Vacation Destinations for Halloween

Make plans this Halloween to take a vacation and visit some of the spookiest destinations in the country. Many of these areas have a tragic past, which adds to the chances of them being haunted and creating a spooky feeling among those who tour the area.

09/30/2014

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Va. Mom Let Her Son Wear KKK Halloween Costume

The mother of a 7-year-old Virginia boy who dressed as a Ku Klux Klan member for Halloween is defending her decision to let her son don the hooded white robe.

11/04/2013

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Md. Pumpkin Smash Ends Halloween With a Splat

The Maryland Science Center in Baltimore invites you to punctuate the end of Halloween with a Pumpkin Smash.

11/01/2013

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8-Year-Old Trick-or-Treater Hit By Car in Alexandria

Police say an 8-year-old boy was injured when he was hit by a car while trick-or-treating in Alexandria.

11/01/2013

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Sex Offenders Will Be Monitored On Halloween In Va.

Virginia authorities are planning to monitor sex offenders while children are out trick-or-treating.

10/31/2013

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Scholars, Horror Buffs Still Fascinated by Events that Inspired ‘The Exorcist’

Saint Louis University hosted a panel discussion Tuesday on the exorcism, which involved the treatment of an unidentified suburban Washington, D.C., boy.

10/30/2013

A sign posted on the front steps of a family's home after a thief made off with a 2-year-old's pumpkin. (credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Mom Calls Out Pumpkin Thief With Profanity Laced Sign

Becky Reina was irate after discovering a thief had made off with a pumpkin carved by her 2-year-old son.

10/29/2013

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Miner’s Union: Va. Theme Park Attraction an Insult

The union representing America’s mine workers is speaking out against a Virginia theme park’s Halloween attraction that depicts an underground mine disaster.

10/27/2013

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Horrifying Halloween Movies Playing for Free in D.C.

What’s your favorite scary movie of all time? With Halloween just a few days away, chances may be pretty good that one of your favorite spooky cinematic experiences is playing for free in DC this week.

10/25/2013

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