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Recall Roundup: Stoves and Tubs

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...

FTC Takes DIRECTV to Court, Alleges Deceptive Advertising

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March 11th, 2015
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online) by JENNIFER C. KERR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is taking the nation's biggest satellite TV provider to court, accusing DirecTV of misleading millions of consumers about the cost of its...

Catalog Retailer L.L. Bean to Triple Stores by 2020

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March 11th, 2015
(Photo Courtesy: facebook.com/llbean) By DAVID SHARP, Associated Press FREEPORT, Maine (AP) -- Catalog retailer L.L. Bean is ready to make a bigger push into traditional brick and mortar stores. The company, which on Wednesday announced...

Recall Roundup: Ice Augers and Food Pouch Attachments

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March 10th, 2015
(WGGB) -- An ice auger with an itchy trigger and a food pouch that could make you gag top our Recall Roundup for this Tuesday, March 10. Rapala recalls StrikeMaster Ice Augers due to injury hazard. The trigger switch on the auger could fail...

Recall Roundup: Nissan and Grand Cherokee

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March 9th, 2015
(WGGB) -- A Nissan with a loose hood latch and a Jeep that could lose power top our Recall Roundup for this Monday, March 9. Nissan North America, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Nissan Altima vehicles manufactured between...

Recall Roundup: Pajamas and Garlic Powder

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March 6th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Pajamas that could flare up and garlic that could be contaminated top our Recall Roundup for this Friday, March 6. Children's pajamas are being recalled by KTM North America for violation of federal flammability standard. The...

Hyundai Recall: Water Leak Can Cause Gear Shift Problem

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March 6th, 2015
DETROIT (AP) -- Hyundai is recalling more than 26,000 Genesis luxury cars in the U.S. and Canada to fix a water leak that can cause the transmission gear shifter to malfunction. The recall covers cars from the 2015 model year. Water can leak...

Nissan Recalls More Altimas for Hood Latch Problem

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March 6th, 2015
DETROIT (AP) -- Nissan is recalling 625,000 more cars in the U.S. as part of a growing problem with faulty latches that can allow hoods to fly open while cars are moving. The latest recall covers Altima midsize cars from the 2013 through 2015...