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  • Takata non grata

    In May 2009, days after graduating from high school in Oklahoma, Ashley Parham got into a fender bender. Her 2001 Honda Accord tapped another vehicle and … boom: The driver-side air bag exploded, shooting metal shrapnel into Parham's neck. When...
  • Fuel leak problem spurs Lexus recall of nearly 423,000 cars

    Fuel leak problem spurs Lexus recall of nearly 423,000 cars
    Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling almost 423,000 Lexus cars in the U.S. to repair a problem that could cause a fuel leak and a fire. The recall includes the 2007-10 Lexus LS , 2006-11 Lexus GS and 2006-11 Lexus IS vehicles. According to documents...
  • What is SRS on air bags?

    What is SRS on air bags?
    Air bags have been in the spotlight lately due to the sweeping recalls and investigation of air bag manufacturer, Takata, which supplies air bags to ten automakers globally. Over time, the defective air bag inflator can explode, especially in areas with...
  • Anti-Cruelty waives adoption fees for 2 days

    Anti-Cruelty waives adoption fees for 2 days
    Chicago's Anti-Cruelty Society is making a push to get some of its long-term residents into new homes for the holidays. Friday and Saturday Dec. 12 and 13 the Society is waiving its adoption fees for animals that have been in its care for more than 60...
  • Del Monte fresh fruit packages recalled due to possible health risk

    Del Monte fresh fruit packages recalled due to possible health risk
    Federal regulators said Wednesday fresh-cut fruit containing Pennsylvania-grown Gala red apples are subject to recall due to a possible health risk. Del Monte Fresh announced the voluntary recall over a potential Listeria contamination of the product....
  • Heartland benefits from game show winner's generosity

     Heartland benefits from game show winner's generosity
    Allyson Rosenthal's bank account is $6,000 lighter these days, and Heartland Animal Shelter in Northbrook is some $16,000 happier. Rosenthal, a volunteer at Heartland, was a recent contestant on the TV game show "Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?" She...
  • Air bag anxiety; Will your car kill you?

    Air bag anxiety; Will your car kill you?
    The air bag is a product you want to buy and never see. You don't want to think about it. You just want to know it's there to protect you when you drive. You shouldn't be worried about defects, confused about recalls, or mistrustful of a manufacturer'...
  • Firms, regulators share blame for lethal air bags: Editorial

    Firms, regulators share blame for lethal air bags: Editorial
    Safety equipment in Hien Tran's car that should have saved her life instead killed her. In a minor traffic accident on her way home from her Orlando workplace, Tran suffered horrific neck wounds. She died in the hospital three days later without...
  • Woodberry Kitchen recalls products made without proper approval

    Woodberry Kitchen recalls products made without proper approval
    Woodberry Kitchen is recalling some of its products, not because of illnesses or other health-related issues but because they were made without the proper approvals.  The recall includes certain containers of ketchup, pickled kohlrabi, pickled...
  • National air bag recall hits Hampton Roads auto dealers

    National air bag recall hits Hampton Roads auto dealers
    HAMPTON — The calls have been steady, and the inquires limitless at the Priority Honda dealership in Hampton. "We've definitely experienced an increase in calls," said Dan Asble, Priority Honda Hampton service adviser. "Many of them are asking...
  • GM: 58 Percent of U.S. Cars in Ignition Recall Are Fixed

     
    GM has repaired nearly 6 in 10 small cars it recalled for faulty ignitions earlier this year. That's what The Detroit News reported on Nov. 28; GM spokesman Alan Adler confirmed the numbers to Cars.com today. Related: Survey: Recalls Influence......