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    • Evenflo Recalls Baby Gates Due To Fall Hazard

      Evenflo Recalls Baby Gates Due To Fall Hazard

      Evenflo Top-of-Stair Plus Wood Gates have been recalled in the U.S. and Canada because the slats on the gate can break or detach posing a fall hazard.

      To this date, Evenflo has received 142…

    • Purdy Scrapers Recalled By Sherwin-Williams

      Purdy Scrapers Recalled By Sherwin-Williams

      Sherwin-Williams Co., in cooperation with the CPSC, announced a recall of 77,000 Purdy 2 ½” 4-Edge Scrapers because the body can break from the handle when struck against a hard…

    • Customer Sues Big Lots For Slip and Fall

      Customer Sues Big Lots For Slip and Fall

      A woman visiting a Big Lots store in Granite City claims she was injured when she slipped and fell on water that was on the floor near the service desk.
      The lawsuit, filed by Donna Young, seeks…

    • Children's Cold Medicine Recalled Over Dosage Cup

      Children's Cold Medicine Recalled Over Dosage Cup

      Over the counter cough and cold medicine has been recalled by Wyeth due to a faulty dosage cup that came with the medicine. The recalled drugs include several Robitussin and Dimetapp brands. The recall comes after an advisory board advised the FDA that cold medications had not been tested on children under the age of six and may not be safe. The products are being removed because they come…

    • Man Dies in Long Beach Car Accident

      Man Dies in Long Beach Car Accident

      A 24-year-old man from Anaheim was killed in a car accident on the Long Beach Freeway on Saturday. He was a passenger in a Camry that hit a tree. The 18-year-old driver was believed to be driving under the influence when he lost control of the vehicle. As he approached the overpass at about 70 mph, Arvizu swerved to the right to enter the transition lane and lost control of the Camry.The car…

    • Stay Safe from Burns on Halloween

      Stay Safe from Burns on Halloween

      Halloween is on Wednedsay October 31st this year. Emergency rooms often see patients that have been burned on Halloween. Costumes may be made from a flammable material and candles in pumpkins and luminaries are found all over on Halloween. Here are some tips to help keep you and your family safe while Trick or Treating.When purchasing costumes, masks, beards and wigs, look for flame-resistant…

    • Boy Scout Badges with Lead Recalled

      Boy Scout Badges with Lead Recalled

      The Boy Scouts of America are recalling a Cub Scout badge that has unacceptable levels of lead paint. 1.5 million badges are affected by the recall. The badge is a square shaped totem badge to show the progress of a cub scout. Shields said the Boy Scouts “recently” began testing products made in China and distributed by American suppliers. Out of 94 items, the totem badges were the only…

    • Salmonella in Chocolate Forces Recall

      Salmonella in Chocolate Forces Recall

      Kraft Foods has announced a recall of Baker’s Premium White Chocolate Baking Squares. The chocolate may have been contaminated with salmonella. 24,000 cases of baking chocolate is affected by the recall. The recall came after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration detected salmonella in some packages of Baker’s Premium, Kraft said. Salmonella is a bacterium that can cause fever, diarrhea,…

    • Dublin Trucking Accident Causes Backup

      Dublin Trucking Accident Causes Backup

      A trucking accident on the Interstate 580 Connector to 680 caused a massive traffic backup all over the area. A truck that was first thought to be carrying hazardous materials overturned in Dublin yesterday morning. Traffic had to be rerouted onto surface streets while the scene was cleaned up. The crash occurred on northbound I-680 near the connection at eastbound I-580 around 7:40 a.m.,…

    • Pedestrian Hit by Muni Bus

      Pedestrian Hit by Muni Bus

      A person was hit by a Muni bus this morning in San Francisco. The pedestrian accident happened on Market Street. The victim was crossing the street at the time of the accident. Four people were hit by Muni vehicles in August. Today’s accident occured at 5:50 a.m. on Market near Sixth Street, said San Francisco Police Lt. Mike Cleary. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital with minor…