CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 4, 2013 |
A detective investigating the gruesome burning death of a man on Halloween night said Monday that it appears the man may have accidentally started the fire himself while trying to light a cigarette. According to Los Angeles County Sheriff's Det. Richard Biddle, a bystander recounted seeing the victim, Gilbert Estrada, accidentally ignite the hood of his Halloween costume with a cigarette lighter. When Estrada pulled the hood off his head, the flames spread to his back, eventually engulfing his whole body, the bystander said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 2, 2013 |
A 21-year-old man was arrested Friday in connection with the death of a woman who Santa Ana detectives believe may have been pushed from a truck on Halloween night. Francisco Montano was booked into Santa Ana jail on suspicion of felony hit-and-run, "for now, pending further investigation," the Santa Ana Police Department said in a statement. On Thursday, officers responded about 8 p.m. to the 1600 block of West Edinger Avenue, where they reported finding a young girl and the woman, with major injuries, on the roadway.
October 24, 2013 |
Princesses and zombies will mingle peacefully during Halloween In Las Vegas in an array of costume parties and even a parade. Here are five of our favorite happenings: • Marilyn Manson hosts an irreverent “Halloween Horror Bash” at Hyde Bellagio . One of the hippest nightclubs in Las Vegas will be transformed into a house of horrors on Tuesday evening. Guests are encouraged to party in their scariest costumes. Cover is $30. • Kick off Halloween night (Oct.
September 12, 2013 |
Universal Studios Hollywood will be inundated with zombies as "The Walking Dead" takes over a haunted maze, a scare zone and the terror tram during Halloween Horror Nights 2013. Photos: Halloween Horror Nights 2013 at Universal Studios Hollywood I recently got a behind-the-scenes walk-through preview of "The Walking Dead" maze from Halloween Horror Nights creative director John Murdy and the hit AMC show's executive producer and makeup designer Greg Nicotero. After taking visitors through the zombie-infested streets of Atlanta last year, the all-new Walking Dead maze returns this year with scenes from the show's third season set in an abandoned prison and its rural Georgia surroundings.
September 9, 2013 |
Universal Studios Hollywood has announced plans for haunted mazes based on "The Walking Dead" hit TV show, "Evil Dead" film franchise and heavy metal trailblazers Black Sabbath for Halloween Horror Nights 2013. Photos: Halloween Horror Nights 2013 at Universal Studios Hollywood Doubling down on the success of "The Walking Dead" zombie juggernaut, Horror Nights will add a scare zone this season to the haunted maze and terror tram attractions returning from last Halloween. The 2013 version of the Walking Dead: No Safe Haven maze takes visitors inside the walls of the zombie-infested Georgia prison featured in the Emmy Award-winning show's third season.
HOME & GARDEN
October 27, 2012 |
One of the first things you have to realize about zombies is that they drool blood, which must be hell on the dry cleaning. Never date a zombie, not even over a cup of coffee, unless you're one of those women with a bad boy/blood complex, in which case there's probably no helping you. That's just one of the takeaways from attending Halloween Horror Nights, currently playing at Universal Studios. Widely regarded as the best Halloween attraction in the area, Horror Nights features a half-dozen haunted house mazes.