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Halloween

Halloween
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  • Crime & Punishment: Connecticut's Least Responsible Fake Gun Owners

    Crime & Punishment: Connecticut's Least Responsible Fake Gun Owners
    Connecticut's Least Responsible Gun Owners: Kevin Merchant reported a handgun had gone missing from his Hartford home and he has no idea where it is. Merchant should particularly know the importance of securing firearms; he is a police officer in Springfield, Mass. The gun, for which Hartford police are still searching, was his service weapon, reports The Republican, a Springfield newspaper. Meanwhile, Shawn French of Waterbury and his friend spent an afternoon firing blanks from a .22 caliber handgun, "taking turns pointing [it] at each other and pulling the trigger," reports WFSB. The weapon was holding a bit of live ammunition, and French, 22, wound up shooting and killing his friend, according to police. (He briefly tried to maintain a story about mistaking the longtime friend for a burglar, police say.) A police spokesperson called the incident "senseless and preventable."
  • Amity Road Horror One Of State's Scariest Halloween Attractions

    Amity Road Horror One Of State's Scariest Halloween Attractions
    There is a new Halloween attraction in Bethany that is not for the faint of heart:  The Amity Road Horror! "Just think of the name," laughs founder Eric Soltis, referencing "The Amityville Horror" films.  "Right when I found the property, that name...

    What To Do With All The Halloween Candy

    What To Do With All The Halloween Candy
    I don't know about you, Moms, but we are swimming in candy after a super-fun Halloween! Do we eat it?  Do we toss it?  Do we donate it? Here are some great ideas from Betsy Brown Braun, a blogger for Huffington Post Parents. 1. Let the kids eat as...

    Backyard Burials Are Legal in Connecticut, But They're Not Easy

    Backyard Burials Are Legal in Connecticut, But They're Not Easy
    'Tis the season of ghouls, goblins and graveyards, so you might be interested in knowing there's nothing in Connecticut law that forbids you burying someone in your own backyard. That's not to say just anyone can go digging a grave under their kitchen...

    Safe 'Trick or Treating' For Kids Of All Abilities

    Safe 'Trick or Treating' For Kids Of All Abilities
    The Miracle League of Connecticut is hosting it's second annual "Trick or Treat Celebration", in a safe environment, for kids with special needs and their siblings.  This Halloween event takes place Saturday, October 26th at 3pm on the rubberized...