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ABC’s Brian Ross Discusses Recalled Products Still for Sale

November 21st, 2014
(WGGB) -- It seems a day doesn't go by when we aren't telling you about a recall - whether it be cars like today or the Graco strollers we told you about Thursday. However, an enormous number of potentially dangerous products are still for sale...

Recalled Goods Still on the Market

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November 21st, 2014
 SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) --  It seems a day doesn't go by when we aren't telling you about a recall, whether it be cars like today, or the Graco strollers we told you about Thursday. But  an enormous number of potentially dangerous products are...

Toyota Recalls Nearly 423K Lexuses for Fuel Leaks

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November 21st, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling nearly 423,000 Lexus luxury brand cars in the U.S. to fix fuel leaks that can cause fires. The recalls affect the 2006 to 2011 GS, 2007 to 2010 LS and the 2006 to 2011 IS...

Government Tells Chrysler to Speed Up Jeep Recall

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November 20th, 2014
DETROIT (AP) -- The government is telling Chrysler to speed up its recall of 1.5 million older Jeeps with gas tanks that can rupture in a rear collision. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration sent a letter to Chrysler saying that...

Graco Recalls Nearly 5M Strollers Due to Amputation Hazard

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November 20th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: Graco.com) (WGGB) -- Graco has issued a voluntary recall of nearly five million strollers over concerns the units could injure a child's finger. The recall of 4.7 million strollers in the United States involves 11...

Staples to Close More Stores, Posts Solid 3Q

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November 19th, 2014
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — Staples Inc. says it will close more stores than previously announced this year as it tries to reposition itself to remain competitive. The office supply retailer also delivered a solid third-quarter performance and...

Consumer Group Lists ’10 Worst Toys’ for Kids

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November 19th, 2014
BOSTON (WGGB/AP) — A bow that shoots illuminated arrows its manufacturer says can fly up to 145 feet, and the "Catapencil" -- a pencil with a miniature slingshot-style launcher at its erasure end -- are among an annual list of unsafe toys...

JetBlue to Add Bag Fees on Some Tickets, Reduce Legroom

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November 19th, 2014
By DAVID KOENIG, AP Airlines Writer (WGGB/AP) -- It will soon cost you money to check a bag on JetBlue if you buy the cheapest level of tickets. JetBlue Airways Corp. said Wednesday that it will create three ticket classes beginning in the...

VW Recalls 442K Cars to Fix Suspension Problem

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November 19th, 2014
(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen is recalling 442,000 Jettas and Beetles to fix a problem that can cause rear suspension failure if the cars aren't fixed properly after a crash. The recall covers 2011 through 2013...

Safety Agency to Push for National Air Bag Recall

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November 18th, 2014
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are demanding that automakers expand a recall of cars with driver's air bags made by Takata Corp. to cover the entire nation. Previously, cars have been recalled only in areas along the Gulf Coast with...

Hasbro Helps Kids with Disabilities Learn to Play

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November 18th, 2014
By JENNIFER McDERMOTT, Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Toymakers at Hasbro don't want Mr. Potato Head to end up at the bottom of toy boxes, simply because children with developmental disabilities don't know how to play with...

Ford Recalls Fusions for Ignition Key Problem

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November 18th, 2014
DETROIT (AP) -- Ford is recalling about 65,000 Fusion midsize cars in North America because the ignition keys can be removed if the transmission is not in park. The recall covers certain Fusions, including gas-electric hybrids, from the 2014...

Gov’t. Says Gas Will Be Under $3 in 2015

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November 12th, 2014
By JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- The Energy Department now predicts the average price of gasoline will be below $3 a gallon in 2015. The dramatically lower estimate will save U.S. consumers and the economy more than $60...

Price Chopper Chain Changing Name to Market 32

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November 11th, 2014
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) -- The Price Chopper supermarket chain plans to change the name of its 135 stores in six states to Market 32 in a $300 million rebranding move. Schenectady-based parent company Golub Corp. announced Tuesday that the...

McDonald’s Recalls Happy Meal Toy for Choking Risk

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November 10th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Chris Potter) WASHINGTON (AP) — McDonald's is recalling a Hello Kitty-themed whistle given to children in Happy Meals, citing a chance they could choke on some of its parts. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety...