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Police say 22-year-old Shawn French thought the gun he and a friend were playing with was filled with blanks. (Getty Images)

Police: Friend Killed In ‘Senseless’ Gun Play

A Connecticut man has been charged with manslaughter; police say he and the victim were taking turns pointing a gun at each other and pulling the trigger, thinking the gun was filled with blanks.

11/05/2013

Shackles for slave children are seen on display in a museum. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Funeral Planned For Conn. Slave Who Died In 1798

Abused in life and death, an enslaved man known as Mr. Fortune will be honored with an elaborate funeral more than 200 years after he died in Connecticut.

09/12/2013