It's Halloween! Are you ready? We've got easy DIY costumes and safety tips on TIA

It's Halloween! Are you ready? We've got easy DIY costumes and safety tips on TIA

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - It's Halloween! Are you ready? According to the National Retail Federation, Halloween has become one of the most popular consumer holidays of the year.

This morning WSFA 12 news reporter Bethany Davis is live in East Montgomery to get us ready. She'll go over everything you need to know for Halloween whether you're staying home to hand out candy or heading out to do some trick or treating yourself.  We'll talk to Montgomery County Sheriff Derrick Cunningham about Halloween safety.

Also, we've got you covered on costumes. If you still don't have all your costumes pulled together yet, we've got some great ideas that you can just whip together today, and be ready in time for trick or treating.

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If you plan on shopping online in Alabama you may be paying a little more than usual on November 1st. Raycom News Network reporter Brandon Etheredge explains which sites is being affected by this increase coming up at 6:34 a.m.

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