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Death Toll from GM Ignition Switches Rises to 57

February 23rd, 2015
Image Courtesy: MGN Online DETROIT (AP) -- The death toll from crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches has climbed to 57. The total is one more than last week. It was posted Monday on an Internet site by...

Disney Hikes Ticket Prices at US Theme Parks

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February 22nd, 2015
photo MGN-Online by ALEX VEIGA, AP Business Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Visiting Mickey and Minnie just got more expensive. The Walt Disney Co. raised ticket prices to attend Disneyland, Walt Disney World and the rest of its U.S. theme...

Recall Roundup: Ice Cream and Cocktail Shakers

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February 19th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Ice cream with unwanted nuts and a cutting edge cocktail mixer top our recall round up for this Thursday, February 19. Breyers No Sugar Added Salted Caramel Swirl ice cream is being recalled due to undeclared almond. Persons who...

Recall Roundup: Bee Pollen and Bagged Fish

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February 18th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Bee pollen that could inadvertently boost your sex life and bagged fish that hasn't been gutted top our recall round up for this Wednesday, February 18. AMPD Gold bee pollen is being recalled because it contains undeclared...

Recall Roundup: Jaguar and Land Rover

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February 16th, 2015
(WGGB) -- A Jag with with missing instructions and a Land Rover that just wont stop top our recall roundup for this Monday, February 16. Over 1.3 million Jaguar XJ sedans are being recalled to add airbag supplement to owner's manual. The...

Recall Roundup: Fire Extinguishers and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

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February 12th, 2015
(WGGB) -- A fire extinguisher that could fail to put the flames out and a carbon monoxide detector that could cost you your life top our recall round up for this Thursday, February 12. Kidde recalls disposable plastic fire extinguishers due...

Recall Roundup: Die-Cast Sets, Bike Helmets

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February 10th, 2015
(WGGB) -- A toy truck that is too cutting edge and heads up for a faulty bike helmet top our recall roundup for this Tuesday, February 10. Family Dollar Stores is recalling Tough Treadz auto carrier toy sets due to laceration hazard. The...

US Sen. Markey: Car Makers Need to Boost Wireless Security

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February 9th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is highlighting what he says are security and privacy gaps in the nation's cars and trucks. The Massachusetts Democrat released a report Monday outlining his concerns, including cars with wireless...

Death Toll from General Motors Ignition Switches Rises to 52

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February 9th, 2015
Image Courtesy: MGN Online DETROIT (AP) -- New figures show at least 52 people have died and 79 have been injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to...

Recall Roundup: Chandeliers, Kids Push Toys

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February 6th, 2015
(WGGB) -- A crashing chandelier and a toy airplane that could harm kids top our recall roundup for this Friday. Sea Gull Lighting recalls chandeliers due to injury hazard. The chandelier's screw collar that holds the chandeliers to the ceiling...

Anthem Warns of ‘Phishing’ Emails After Massive Hack

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February 6th, 2015
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — After a huge hack, Anthem is warning about "phishing" scam emails that are targeting people it insures or has insured in the past. The company behind Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance this week said hackers accessed records...

TurboTax Stops Processing State Returns on Fraud Reports

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February 6th, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) — TurboTax says it has temporarily stopped processing state tax returns due to an increase in fraudulent fillings. Intuit Inc., the company behind popular tax preparation software TurboTax, says state agencies have...

Hackers Access Records for Millions of Anthem Customers

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February 5th, 2015
By TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Hackers broke into a health insurance database storing information for about 80 million people in an attack bound to stoke fears many Americans have about the privacy of their most...

Recall Roundup: Heaters and Belt Sanders

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February 4th, 2015
WGGB-An over zealous heater and an orbital belt sander that should be brought back down to earth top our recall roundup for this Wednesday, February 4th Sunbeam recalls holmes oil filled heaters due to scald hazard. The oil-filled heaters can...

Study: Many Herbal Supplements Aren’t What the Label Says

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February 3rd, 2015
by MARY ESCH, Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Bottles of Walmart-brand echinacea, an herb said to ward off colds, were found to contain no echinacea at all. GNC-brand bottles of St. John's wort, touted as a cure for depression, held...