Be Safe This Halloween

Be Safe This Halloween

Halloween is rapidly approaching and the excitement is building. There will be trick or treating for the kids, and parties for the adults. No matter what your age, there will be plenty of candy and treats to indulge in. however, it is important to not get to carried away and forget about safety.

Here are a few tips to help keep you and your children safe while trick or treating.

• Ensure that each child has something that gives off light, such as a flashlight, glow stick necklace, or even flashing shoes. This will help them remain visible as the evening progresses.
• Make sure everyone is wearing comfortable shoes. Trick or treating involves a lot of walking, and so it is best to pick comfortable shoes over shoes that match the costume.
• Be sure that all costumes fit properly, and th...

The Consequences for Juveniles

The Consequences for Juveniles

With Halloween approaching, it is important to make sure that no one gets too carried away with their pranks. Taking a prank too far is a great way to get arrested. When an adult does something that is against the law, they are arrested and taken to jail until their trial. When someone under the age of 18 is arrested, something else happens.

Juveniles are not typically taken into custody, unless they committed a very serious crime. Instead, juveniles are usually released back to the custody of their parents. However, this is not to say that they do not receive any type of punishment. Just like adults, juveniles will have a trial to determine their guilt, and if found guilty, what their punishment will be.

Unlike adult trials, juvenile trials are much shorter...

DUI Checkpoint and What to Expect

DUI checkpoints often feel like a nuisance for most people. This is a good thing, since most people do not drink and drive. Unfortunately, there are still some people out there who think it is okay to get behind the wheel after they have been drinking. In fact, a person is injured due to a drunk driving accident every 2 minutes.

This is why law enforcement agencies setup DUI checkpoints, especially around holiday weekends. It is no secret that people like to drink a little more around holiday. Even more so if the holiday creates a 3 day weekend. While Halloween does not create a 3 day weekend, it is still a holiday that encourages a lot of partying.

Due to the increase in drunk drivers around Halloween, you can expect to see more DUI checkpoints...

Weird Laws and Halloween

Weird Laws and Halloween

With as many laws as there are in the state and federal governments, there are bound to be some weird ones out there. Just about every state in the country has its fair share of laws that make no sense to a sane person. Many of these laws make you wonder how they became laws in the first place.

• It is illegal to wear masks in public in Alabama. Halloween must be a lot of fun here.
• Any misdemeanor committed in Arizona while wearing a red mask becomes a felony. Be extra careful of committing crimes on Halloween if you are in Arizona.
• R rated movies cannot be shown at drive-in theaters in Delaware. The real trick here, would be finding a drive-in theater.
• Men may not be seen in public in any kind of strapless gown in Florida. This eliminates some costume ideas for some men.
• Se of...

Bail Someone Out with a Local Company

Bail Someone Out with a Local Company

No one ever wakes up expecting to need to bail a friend or family member out of jail. Unfortunately, the need for bail can arise at a moment’s notice and it will not be cheap. Bail, on average, costs several thousands of dollars. For most people to be able to afford that, they are going to need help.

These people will be looking for a company that can offer them 0% down, no collateral, and flexible payment plans. On top of this, they are going to want to deal with a local bail company, since a local agent will be easier to meet with. A local company that offers this would be the best option. Luckily. There is Bail Bonds in Mission District.

Bail Bonds in Mission District is a family-owned, statewide bail bonds company. We have local agents all over the state...

Scary Legends of California: Alcatraz

Scary Legends of California: Alcatraz

Probably one of the more famous haunted places in all of California is Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay. The island has served as a military fortification, military prison, and as a federal prison. The place has been associated with suffering and death for a long time, and that association has left an imprint on the minds of those who visit the island.

Long before the island was built upon, Native Americans feared the island. They believed that evil spirits resided there, and that the island itself held a portal to another realm. The local tribes would send people there as punishment for breaking tribal laws.

Around 1850, Alcatraz Island was acquired by the US government, and turned into a military fort...

DUI Checkpoints on Halloween

DUI Checkpoints on Halloween

Drinking and driving is never a good idea. Unfortunately, thousands of people decide to do so every day, especially around holidays. This includes Halloween. People are out and about partying and having fun when they decide they are not too drunk to drive. They get behind the wheel of a vehicle, and inevitably cause an accident.

This is horrible on any day of the year, but can be infinitely worse on Halloween due to the increase in foot traffic caused by children trick or treating. This is why police officers are so determined to stop drunk drivers on Halloween. One of the best ways that they do this is by setting up DUI checkpoints.

DUI checkpoints help law enforcement officers find drivers who are driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol...

Commonly Misused Words

Commonly Misused Words

The English language is filled with hundreds of thousands of words, with several hundreds of words coming from other languages. On top of the impossibly high number of words out there, the English language has hundreds of rules on how those words can be used and it can take a lifetime to learn all of those rules.

This has led to a huge list of words that are commonly misused.
Enormity – At first glance, one might assume that enormity has some relation to the word enormous, however, that is not entirely the case. Enormity actually refers to an evil or immoral act.
Instant – This one gets misused a lot nowadays, and mostly by companies trying to sell you something. It is used to say that something can happen quickly, which is close to correct, but not quite...

Don’t Take the Scare Too Far

Don’t Take the Scare Too Far

Halloween is just around the corner, and it is the time of year where many people love to get scared. A good scare between friends can be terrifying, and yet thrilling and exciting. While scaring people is fun, there are many people out there that only enjoy it when they are somewhat expecting.

You never want to scare someone so much that they truly think their life is in danger in some way. That is why it is best to stick to scaring people that you know will take it in a good way, such as friends and family members. Scaring random people can actually lead to a person being arrested.

If you scare a person to the point where he or she thinks their life has been threatened, they can call the cops, and you could be arrested...

Halloween and DUI Checkpoints

Halloween and DUI Checkpoints

Halloween is a time for fun and games. For kids, this means trick or treating. For adults, this means parties, which will typically involve alcohol. The police and other local law enforcement are aware of this fact. They know people will be drinking during Halloween, and some of those people will think that getting behind the wheel of a vehicle is a good idea.

Drinking and driving is a bad enough idea on any day of the year, but it is especially dangerous on Halloween. This is due to the fact that there will be hundreds of kids roaming the streets trick or treating. This can increase the odds of someone getting hurt due to drunk driving.

In order to prevent as many accidents as possible from happening, local police will be setting up DUI checkpoints...