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Recall Roundup: Play Yards and Bean Bag Chairs

January 6th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A play yard that can be anything but fun and games and a chair that poses a danger to kids top our recall roundup for this Tuesday, January 6. Dream on Me is recalling some models of their play yard because...

Ford Recalls 2015 Lincoln MKC for Accidental Shut Off Issues

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January 6th, 2015
(Photo Courtesy: CNN / Ford Motor Company) (CNN) -- Ford is recalling more than 13,000 of its 2015 Lincoln MKC vehicles because drivers are mistakenly shutting them off. Ford says drivers accidentally turn off the ignition when they try to...

Recall Roundup: Dodge Pickups and Acura Sedans

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January 5th, 2015
Picks up that should be put down and an acura that may not have accurate headlights top our recall roundup for this monday jan 5th Dodge is recalling certain models of its dakota and ram pickup trucks due to a faulty clutch igntion interlock...

Recall Roundup: Mower, Dirt Bike

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January 2nd, 2015
(WGGB) -- A Bob Cat that shouldn't be prowling your yard and a dirt bike that doesn't have a clean record top of recall roundup for this Friday. BOB CAT ZERO-TURN MOWER Some models of the bob cat zero turn mower are being recalled. The...

GM Recalls 92K Trucks, SUVs for Ignition Lock Defect

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January 2nd, 2015
Courtesy: MGNOnline DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling 92,221 full-size trucks and SUVs for a defect in ignition lock systems that can cause safety problems in hot conditions. Thursday's recall covers certain 2011-2012-models and...

Recall Roundup: Floor Lamps, USB Chargers

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December 31st, 2014
(WGGB) -- A lamp that has a shocking defect and phone chargers that could erupt in flames top our recall roundup for this Wednesday. ETHAN ALLEN FLOOR LAMPS Ethan Allen is recalling roughly 70 floor lamps that could expose users to...

Recall Roundup: Hello Kitty Whistles, Graco Strollers

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December 30th, 2014
(WGGB) - Say goodbye to Hello Kitty and a stroller that could be hazardous. That tops our recall round up for this Tuesday. HELLO KITTY WHISTLES McDonald's is recalling 2.5 million Hello Kitty whistles because of problems with a detachable...

Chrysler Recalls 67,000 Pickup Trucks

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December 30th, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling about 67,000 model year 2006 and 2007 pickups because of a problem that could prevent the cars from starting, or cause them to move when the ignition key is turned. The company says a wire in the...

Recall Round-Up: Keurig Brewers, Caramel Apples, Fleece Hoodies

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December 29th, 2014
(WGGB) -- A popular coffee maker, a normally tantalizing snack food, and a brand of kids hoodie top our recall roundup for this Monday. KERUIG MINI-PLUS K-10 BREWERS Kuerig is recalling its mini plus brewing systems due to a hazard that...

BMW Expands US Air Bag Recall Nationwide

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December 22nd, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — BMW has agreed to demands from the government to expand a recall of driver's-side air bags to the entire U.S. The recall affects 140,000 BMW 3 Series vehicles made between January 2004 and August 2006. The company is calling...

Springfield-Area Gas Prices Fall Over 7 Cents a Gallon

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December 22nd, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- With a busy travel week upon us, area motorists are seeing some more relief at the gas pumps. A recent survey from GasBuddy.com shows that the average price of a gallon of gas is down 7.5 cents from last week and is now $2.56...

Staples: Customer Data Exposed in Security Breach

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December 19th, 2014
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (WGGB/AP) -- Staples Inc. says nearly 1.2 million customer payment cards may have been exposed during a security breach earlier this year. The office supply retailer said in October that it was looking into a potential credit...

Chrysler Gives In to Gov’t, Expands Air Bag Recall

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December 19th, 2014
DETROIT (AP) -- After resisting for several weeks, Chrysler is bowing to government demands to expand a recall of driver's side air bag inflators across the entire nation. The company says in a statement Friday that it will recall nearly 2.9...

T-Mobile Paying Up to $90M in Refunds for Unwanted SAervices

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December 19th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- T-Mobile US will issue up to $90 million in refunds for billing customers for cellphone text services they didn't order, under a settlement with federal regulators. The Federal Trade Commission announced the agreement...

Average US 30-Year Loan Rate Falls to 3.80 Percent

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December 18th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week, with the benchmark 30-year loan rate reaching a new low for the year. The rates' historically low levels could be a boon to potential homebuyers. Mortgage company...