Halloween

FILE - In this July 23, 2008, file photo, Justin Gimelstob, then a member of Kastles' World Team Tennis, smiles during a match in Washington. Now a tennis broadcaster and coach, Gimelstob pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking a former friend in Los Angeles on Halloween 2017. The district attorney's office says the 42-year-old former pro player was sentenced Monday, April 22, 2019, to three years of probation, 60 days of community service and a year's worth of anger management classes. (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson, File)
April 22, 2019 - 9:28 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors say tennis broadcaster and coach Justin Gimelstob pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking a former friend in Los Angeles on Halloween 2017. The district attorney's office says the 42-year-old former pro player was sentenced Monday to three years of...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during a media conference at the conclusion of an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, April 11, 2019. European Union leaders on Thursday offered Britain an extension to Brexit that would allow the country to delay its EU departure date until Oct. 31. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
April 10, 2019 - 10:30 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — 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...
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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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FILE- In this Oct. 31, 2017 file photo, a reveler gets his picture taken by a friend in front of heavily armed police during the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade in New York. The NYPD says thousands of uniformed and plainclothes officers will patrol the 2018 parade in Greenwich Village. They'll be joined by counterterrorism units, police dogs and helicopters. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki, File)
October 31, 2018 - 7:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Halloween security a year after a deadly truck attack in New York City (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Throngs of costumed revelers kicked off New York City's big Halloween parade amid tight security after last year's holiday was marred by a deadly truck attack. The NYPD...
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Halloween display.
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October 31, 2018 - 9:45 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The National Retail Federation says retail spending for Halloween is estimated to be $9 billion. That's nearly $87 per person. The Halloween and Costume Association sees room to grow. They're lobbying the White House to change the date of Halloween to make sure it always...
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Kids dressed for Halloween
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October 30, 2018 - 3:47 pm
By Alaina Brandenburger Halloween is just around the corner, and if you're like many parents, you may be scrambling for a costume for an indecisive kid. Thankfully, there are plenty of quick and easy costume ideas available that you can assemble without spending a ton of money. With a fast trip to...
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A closeup of a bowl of Skittles.
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October 30, 2018 - 12:11 pm
By Mark G. McLaughlin Anyone who has ever gone trick or treating has participated in the most hallowed of all Halloween rituals – dumping out their haul on the table and sorting out the good candy from the cheap stuff. The next part of that ritual is just as important – trading for the “good stuff...
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Parade participants during the 43rd Annual Village Halloween Parade on October 31, 2016 in New York City.
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October 30, 2018 - 11:16 am
By Mark G. McLaughlin New York City's annual Village Halloween Parade is a unique, joyous and very artsy party in motion. There are marching bands and musical acts of many types, along with giant puppets, local celebrities and thousands of average citizens dressed up costume. It is a parade unlike...
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Smashed Pumpkin.
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Mike Montone
October 30, 2018 - 10:47 am
HACKENSACK, NJ (1010 WINS) -- October 30 goes by a bunch of different names; Mischief Night, Cabbage Night, Goosey Night, and others. The night before Halloween is known for all sorts of mayhem including people throwing eggs, spraying silly string, and smearing soap on cars. What do you call the...
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