(Jefferson County) With Halloween a little more than a week away, local authorities are asking parents and children to be mindful of what they do and what they eat when it comes to candy. Herculaneum Police Chief Mark Tulgetske says that’s something they stress every year at this time.

Crystal City Police Chief Chad Helms adds another safety measure is to always watch out for traffic while trick or treating.

For more Halloween safety tips click here. Halloween is coming up next Thursday.