May 20, 2022

ISIS Halloween scare: Northern Virginia police increase security at shopping malls amid potential threat

Police in Northern Virginia are ramping up security in public spaces such as malls and shopping centers this weekend after receiving information about a potential ISIS terrorist threat over Halloween weekend, officials said on Friday. Law enforcement officials have not provided details about the exact nature of the threat. However, multiple outlets, including FOX 5 […]

Halloween weekend violence: At least 64 wounded in mass shootings, 12 killed nationwide, statistics show

Dozens of people were wounded in Halloween weekend mass shootings nationwide, with at least 12 people killed on Saturday and Sunday, statistics show.  The 12 victims died as a result of mass shootings in Florida, California, Kentucky, Texas, Colorado and Illinois on Saturday and Sunday, according to data compiled by the Gun Violence Archive (GVA). […]

Kourtney Kardashian, Travis Barker dress up as iconic punk-rock couple Sid and Nancy for Halloween

Leave it to Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker to get a head start on Halloween. While the newly engaged couple has been attending (and making out at) spooky-season events since September, they took things a step further on Tuesday by dressing up as another iconic couple: Sid and Nancy. Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian made their red carpet […]

‘Queen of Halloween’ celebrates the holiday every day: ‘Be anything you like’

Have you ever wished you could celebrate Halloween every day? Michelle Carlbert has, and she’s actually made her childhood dream come true with elaborate costumes or themed attire, spooky décor, music and more. Carlbert, 50, started gathering Halloween collectibles at the age of 14, and she’s kept her hobby going for more than three decades, […]

Attorneys General: Beware of Cannabis Edibles Resembling Halloween Snacks

Attorneys general in several states have issued warnings about cannabis products that resemble standard snacks and candies, CBS News reported Thursday. “These look-alike cannabis products are unregulated, unsafe, and illegal,” Connecticut Attorney General William Tong explained in a recent statement. “Accidental cannabis overdoses by children are increasing nationwide, and these products will only make this…

Report: Joe Manchin Reveals Democrats Will Likely Miss Reconciliation’s Halloween Deadline

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) on Monday told reporters Democrats will likely miss the Halloween deadline for passing the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package. “There is an awful lot going on. I don’t know how that would happen,” Manchin said in relation to the reconciliation package. Manchin also suggested Democrats should have a “meeting of the minds.”   Manchin did meet with socialist…

Americans Bouncing Back: Majority Say They Will Celebrate Halloween, Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels

The majority of Americans say they will engage in Halloween festivities this year, nearly matching the percentage of those who said the same in 2019, prior to the Chinese coronavirus pandemic, a Morning Consult survey released this week found. The survey asked respondents how if they planned to celebrate Halloween this year, and 56 percent…

NY Judge Resigns, Apologizes For Wearing A Halloween Costume In 1988 Of ‘A Well-Known Public Figure Of Color’

A former New York administrative judge resigned and apologized Friday over a Halloween costume he wore in 1988 of “a well-known public figure of color,” according to a press release. Former administrative judge Craig Doran said he resigned as administrative judge for the Rochester region when a photo from a Halloween party reportedly was circulated.…