From the Archives: WGN’s Spookiest Stories

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In honor of Halloween, we dug through our archives to bring you WGN’s spookiest stories.



Who doesn’t love a good ghost story, especially when the ghosts are friendly? As WGN’s Julian Crews reports, one of Chicago’s most historically significant buildings and biggest downtown attractions may hold more than cultural events.

Many Chicagoans believe Bachelor’s Grove Cemetery in Midlothian is haunted. Now abandoned, it sits across from Rubio Woods Forest Preserve in Cook County. Watch if you dare!

Chicago’s historic Palmer House Hotel is known worldwide for its opulence and hospitality. But what DON’T we know about the 140-year-old hotel? (Original air date: October 20, 2010)

Every year the folks at Radio Flyer — yes the little red wagon people — hold costume and pumpkin carving contests. Check out what these creative types can accomplish in just three hours. Are you watching Tom Skilling? (Original air date: Halloween 2009)

Every year, Dream Reapers haunted house in west suburban Melrose Park gest us in the Halloween spirit with blood curdling screams and nightmarish experiences.  But, who are these people who bloody themselves for the cause? WGN unmasks the macabre crowd. (Original air date: October 30, 2007)

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