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Recall Roundup: Patio Chairs and Chopped Spinach

March 26th, 2015
(WGGB) -- A wobbly chair and spinach that may not be as healthy as you think top our Recall Roundup for this Thursday, March 26. Linon Home Décor Products recalls foldable wood patio chairs due to fall hazard. The chair can unexpectedly tip...

Recall Roundup: Bistro Chairs and Kia Soul

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March 25th, 2015
(WGGB) -- A chair that can give you a sinking feeling and a Kia with brittle pedals top our Recall Roundup for this Wednesday, March 25. Ross Stores recalls bistro chairs due to fall hazard. The chair's seat can fail to attach to the frame...

Recall Roundup: Mac & Cheese and Fresh Cheese

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March 24th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Two cheesy choices that could leave not stuffed but sick top our Recall Roundup for this Tuesday, March 24. Kraft Foods Group voluntarily recalls Kraft Macaroni & Cheese boxed dinners due to possible metal pieces. The recalled...

Recall Roundup: Toyota Avalon and Volkswagen Beetle

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March 23rd, 2015
(WGGB) -- A Beetle with brittle glass and a Toyota with suspect sound system top our Recall Roundup for this Monday, March 23. 2013 to 2015 Volkswagen Beetles are being recalled because sunroof may break when the vehicles are operated...

Recall Roundup: Yarn and Oil Filled Heaters

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March 20th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Yarn that yearns to choke and a heater that spits hot oil top our Recall Roundup for this Friday, March 20. Spinrite is recalling Bernat Tizzy yarn due to entanglement hazard. In finished knit or crochet items, the yarn can...

Honda Adds 105,000 Vehicles to Driver’s Air Bag Recall

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March 19th, 2015
DETROIT (AP) — Honda is adding nearly 105,000 vehicles to its U.S. recall of driver's side air bag inflators that can explode with too much force. The added vehicles include nearly 89,000 Pilot SUVs from the 2008 model year, as well as...

Average US Rate on 30-Year Mortgage Falls to 3.78 Percent

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March 19th, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, remaining near historically low levels at the start of the spring home-buying season. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the national average for a 30-year fixed-rate...

Recall Roundup: Stoves and Tubs

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March 18th, 2015
(WGGB-) -- A shocking stove top and a tub that poses a burn hazard top our Recall Roundup for this Wednesday, March 18. Kenmore Electric Ranges recalled by Electrolux due to electrical shock hazard. The heating element can fail to...

Kraft Recalls 242,000 Cases of Mac and Cheese

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March 17th, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft Foods is recalling 242,000 cases of original flavor Kraft Macaroni & Cheese because some of the boxes contain small pieces of metal. The boxes have "best when used by" dates ranging from Sept. 18, 2015 through Oct. 11,...

Local Lawmaker Demanding Answers After Eversource CEO Pay Raise

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March 16th, 2015
REGION (WGGB) -- We first told you about it this weekend. Customers are outraged that the CEO of Eversource - formerly WMECo - just got a $1.3 milion raise. Now, a local official is getting involved and demanding answers. We all know...

Wedding Costs at an All-Time High

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March 16th, 2015
(ABC) - Smaller, personalized weddings may be on trend, but bridal budgets have ballooned, according to new data. The Knot 2014 Real Weddings Study surveyed nearly 16,000 U.S. brides and grooms over the last year and findings revealed that while...

Kia to Recall Some Soul SUVs; Gas Pedals Can Bend or break

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March 13th, 2015
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) DETROIT (AP) — Kia is recalling nearly 209,000 Soul small SUVs because the gas pedals can bend or break. The recall covers certain Soul and Soul electric vehicles from the 2014 and 2015 model years. If the gas...

Fake IRS Agents Target More than 366,000 in Huge Tax Scam

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March 12th, 2015
By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal investigator says fake IRS agents have targeted more than 366,000 people with harassing phone calls demanding payments and threatening jail time as part of a huge nationwide...

Average US Rate on 30-Year Mortgage Rises to 3.86 Percent

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March 12th, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week yet remained near historic lows reached in May 2013. Long-term rates resumed their upward trend of recent weeks after declining last week. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says...

Recall Roundup: Chicken and Bagels

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March 11th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Poultry that hasn't met inspections and bagels that could you leave feeling more than full top our Recall Roundup for this Wednesday, March 11. Sunrise Poultry Processors is recalling approximately 2,705 pounds of poultry...