A not-so happy Halloween for Maryland’s struggling bat population

Halloween is known as one of the spookiest times of the year, filled with witches, ghosts, and scattering bats. But Maryland’s flapping, black creatures may be less prevalent this year, like years in the recent past.

Find fall fun at Maryland pumpkin patches, apple orchards, corn mazes

It’s October and fall is officially here! Use this map to find pumpkin patches, apple orchards and corn mazes near you.

Maryland Zoo elephants celebrate Halloween with a tasty tradition

The 35th annual “Zoo Boo” Halloween event at the Maryland Zoo brought the return of the Elephant Pumpkin Smash. The Pumpkin Smash was fun for the audience and delicious for the elephants.

Prince George’s County Police offer “trunk or treat” as a safe trick-or-treating alternative

Despite the scary costumes and sugary candy, trick or treating is major concern to parents.The Prince George’s County Police Department worked to create a safer alternative this year.

Nationals prep for the playoffs with a spirited rally

The Nationals faced the Cubs Friday night in game one of the National League Division Series playoffs. Earlier in the week the team sponsored a haunted fan rally at the ballpark to scare up support for a winning series.

Mike Pence has a double, only he wears short-shorts

WASHINGTON — On inauguration weekend, there were two Mike Pences in the nation’s capital. One celebrated his swearing-in as the new vice president with supporters at three official inaugural balls. The other didn’t wear pants. He wore short-shorts. Meet the…

DOG COSTUMES: BARCStoberfest 2016 brings together two-legged and four-legged friends

Furry friends took over Baltimore’s Patterson Park on Saturday, October 22nd for BARCStoberfest. The yearly Halloween festival includes a costume contest for pets and raises money for Maryland’s largest companion animal shelter, BARCS.

Candidate mask sales could predict the next president

Costume retailer Spirit Halloween has accurately predicted the presidential election winner based on Halloween mask sales for two decades. And this year, there’s a spooky prediction for Hillary Clinton.

From history to haunted: Past events, lore can become today’s ghost stories

Sites of unfortunate accidents can turn into lore as tales are passed down through communities becoming modern ghost stories.

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