Oct 24, 6:59 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By Suman Varandani @suman09 10/24/18 AT 6:28 AM The creepy "killer clowns" phenomenon that took over the United States and Europe during the Halloween time in the last few years is likely to return next week, the Daily Mail reported. The "killer clowns" were allegedly planning to wreak havoc and terrify innocent people on the streets in the United Kingdom and Australia.The group Clown Purge Sydney took to Facebook to announce their plans to scare people living in Sydney on Oct. 31. They recently asked on Facebook: "Who's going trick or treating?" This group became famous in 2016 and attracted a social media following as people would make requests for their own homes to be targeted.Meanwhile, a town in Lincolnshire -- a county in the East Midlands of England - already was gripped by early Halloween horror after a killer clown … [Read more...] about Are ‘Killer Clowns’ Back? Creepy Halloween Threats Likely Planned To Scare People
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SNOW could reach the fringes of London this weekend, with the freezing UK weather predicted to bed in until next month. Some forecasters claim this could be the coldest Halloween in almost a century, as temperatures drop dramatically. The mercury could plummet as low as -5C - and feel even colder when wind chill is factored in - in some remote Scottish spots, with lows hovering around 0C in the South. Cold Arctic air is set to sweep across the UK from Friday, bringing a much more wintry feel and forcing trick-or-treaters to wrap up warm over the Halloween weekend. Snowfall is expected to come with this plume of freezing air - and although mainly restricted to mountainous areas, some southern parts of England could see some flurries. As temperatures fall in the coming days there is some suggestion this weekend may rival the coldest Halloween on record, when -8.10C was recorded in Braemar in the Scottish Highlands in 1922. North London, Cambridge and parts of Surrey and Kent may see … [Read more...] about ‘Coldest Halloween weather for a CENTURY’ forecast – will snow will hit YOUR area this weekend?
"Michael Myers doesn't scare me, crazy nutbags like Maxine do," conservative street artist Sabo says Sean Burch, provided by Published 10:57 am PDT, Friday, October 19, 2018 Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 ‘Halloween’ Billboard Sabotaged to Show Maxine Waters as Michael Myers 1 / 1 Back to Gallery It appears that the only thing scarier than Michael Myers for California conservatives is Rep. Maxine Waters. A giant “Halloween” billboard in West Hollywood has been altered on Friday to show the longtime Democratic representative in the slasher movie’s starring role. The latest work from conservative street artist Sabo shows Waters, mouth agape, wielding a knife, with the tagline #UncivilDemocrats” added for good measure. Read the full article on The Wrap … [Read more...] about ‘Halloween’ Billboard Sabotaged to Show Maxine Waters as Michael Myers
Halloween can be fertile ground for lawsuits.There have been suits over neighbors’ Halloween displays, suits over haunted house injuries, and suits claiming sexual harassment due to remarks about Halloween costumes, according to an article in the New York State Bar Association Journal (PDF).Cases from the last several years include:• A Florida woman sued her neighbor for defamation, harassment and emotional distress because of Halloween decorations that included an insane asylum sign that pointed to her yard and a fake tombstone with an inscription she viewed as a reference to her single status. It read, “At 48 she had no mate no date/ It’s no debate she looks 88.”• A man who created tombstones lampooning his neighbors filed a First Amendment suit against police for asking him to take them down. One of the tombstones read: “Bette wasn’t ready, but here she lies ever since that night she died, 12 feet deep in this trench, still … [Read more...] about Neighbors’ Tombstones and Haunted Houses Scare Up Halloween Lawsuits
Clowns are no laughing matter.With reports — both real and fake — of clowns terrorizing people all over the country, a New Jersey school district is assuring parents that they’re taking action.Ron Bolandi, interim Superintendent of Montclair Public Schools, wrote a letter saying that schools are working to maintain school safety. “Please note we are being diligent and proactive working with the Montclair Police Department to ensure security throughout our buildings and grounds,” Bolandi wrote.So what’s Bolandi’s latest strategy for combating the circus scourge? He’s banning students from dressing up as clown on Halloween, out of concern that it will spawn more trouble. That’s right, a government official has given in to fear of makeup and bright clothing by abolishing the costumes from school grounds. In his letter, he wrote: With Halloween just a few weeks away, I am asking for your cooperation in not allowing your children to … [Read more...] about School District Bans Clown Costumes for Halloween Due to Nationwide Scare