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Thrill-seekers in for new scares at suburban haunted houses

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CarnEvil the clown (played by James Caraway of Rockford) scares visitors to the new haunted attraction that shares his name. It's at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.

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Mark Kaschube, artistic director of Screams in the Park in Rosemont, used the story of serial killer H.H. Holmes in creating the haunted house.

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CarnEvil features rides and more at Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.

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A voodoo high priestess (played by Natalie Barrientos) haunts CarnEvil at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.

George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

The suburbs' newest haunted attraction is CarnEvil at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.

George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

Katie Tumavich of Hyde Park applies her makeup before haunting Carney Town, part of the new haunted attraction at the Sears Centre.

George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

CarnEvil the clown (played by James Caraway of Rockford) scares visitors to CarnEvil, new haunted attraction at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.

George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

The Asylum Xperiment in Villa Park is reinvented each year.

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Mark Kaschube, artistic director of Screams in the Park in Rosemont, used the story of serial killer H.H. Holmes in creating the haunted house.

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CarnEvil in Hoffman Estates is the latest in a spooky series of haunted attractions doting the suburbs. Creators try to scare up fresh surprises each year, and anyone who loves a good fright will find plenty of places to go leading up to Halloween.
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    • CarnEvil the clown (played by James Caraway of Rockford) scares visitors to the new haunted attraction that shares his name. It's at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.
    •  Mark Kaschube, artistic director of Screams in the Park in Rosemont, used the story of serial killer H.H. Holmes in creating the haunted house.
    •  CarnEvil features rides and more at Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.
    •  A voodoo high priestess (played by Natalie Barrientos) haunts CarnEvil at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.
    •  The suburbsí newest haunted attraction is CarnEvil at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.
    •  Katie Tumavich of Hyde Park applies her makeup before haunting Carney Town, part of the new haunted attraction at the Sears Centre.
    •  CarnEvil the clown (played by James Caraway of Rockford) scares visitors to CarnEvil, new haunted attraction at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.
    •  The Asylum Xperiment in Villa Park is reinvented each year.
    •  Mark Kaschube, artistic director of Screams in the Park in Rosemont, used the story of serial killer H.H. Holmes in creating the haunted house.
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