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Recall Roundup: Cracked Tires, Honda Minivans

February 2nd, 2015
(WGGB) -- Cracked tires and a van with errant air bags top our recall roundup for this Monday, February 2. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is recalling certain Fortera tires manufactured between November 30, 2014 to January 10, 2015. The...

Death Toll from GM Ignition Switches Rises to At Least 51

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February 2nd, 2015
Image Courtesy: MGN OnlineDETROIT (AP) -- At least 51 families will get payments from General Motors due to fatal crashes caused by faulty small-car ignition switches, and that number is almost certain to rise. The deadline to file claims with...

Recall Roundup: Peanut Butter Bars, Chili Seasoning

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January 30th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Peanut butter bars and chili seasoning top our food recalls on the roundup for Friday, January 30. Probar is recalling frosted peanut butter bars due to possible presence of undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or...

Recall Roundup: Coffee Makers and Shades

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January 28th, 2015
WGGB-A coffee maker that spits hot waters and a window product that may be a little shady top our recall roundup for this Wedneday January 28th. Keurig recalls 7.2 million mini plus coffee machines for burn concerns.After receiving around 200...

Ford Recalls Cars, Vans for Door Latch and Seat Belt Trouble

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January 28th, 2015
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) -- Ford is recalling more than 221,000 cars and vans to fix problems with door latches and seat belts. The biggest recall covers nearly 205,000 Ford Taurus, Lincoln MKS and Police Interceptor models in North America from...

ABC40 Alert: Nissan Recalling 768,000 SUVs

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January 28th, 2015
Photo MGN DETROIT (AP) -- Nissan is recalling nearly 768,000 SUVs worldwide to fix faulty hood latches and electrical shorts that could cause fires. The largest recall covers more than 552,000 Rogue small SUVs worldwide from 2008 to...

Recall Roundup: Burgers and Nuts

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January 23rd, 2015
WGGB- Burgers with nuts that dont belong and nuts with bacteria that doesnt belong top our recall roundup for this Friday January 23rd Franklin Farms issues allergy alerts for chili-bean veggiburgers due to undeclared peanut allergen....

Recall Roundup: Water Bottles, Boys Hoodies

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January 22nd, 2015
(WGGB) -- A child's bottle that can break into pieces and sweatshirt with a strangulation risk top our recall roundup for this Thursday, January 22. Brita is recalling children's water bottles due to laceration hazard. The lid can break...

Gov’t Adds Emergency Brake Features to Safety Device List

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January 22nd, 2015
DETROIT (AP) -- The U.S. government's auto safety agency wants to add two automatic emergency braking devices to its list of recommended safety features for new-car buyers. But it's unclear when or if the National Highway Traffic Safety...

Average Rate on 30-Year Mortgage Falls to 3.63 Percent

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January 22nd, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell for the fourth straight week, with the benchmark 30-year rate again marking its lowest level since May 2013. The average for a 15-year mortgage, a popular choice for people who are...

Recall Roundup: Candles and Stress Balls

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January 21st, 2015
(WGGB) -- A candle with out of control flames and stress balls that actually cause stress top our recall roundup for this Wednesday, January 21. Coscentrix expands recall of DD-brand candles due to fire hazard. The candle's high flame...

Recall Roundup: Girl’s Hoodies, Soft-Soled Sneakers

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January 20th, 2015
(WGGB) -- A hoodie with a hidden danger and sneakers with an eye for trouble top our recall roundup for this Tuesday, January 20. Kiddie Korral is recalling girls Hoodies with Ponies due to a strangulation hazard. Drawstrings can become...

Recall Roundup: Honda Hatchback, Mercedes Sedans

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January 19th, 2015
(WGGB) -- A Honda with an airbag issue and a Benz with suspect steering top our recall roundup for this Monday, January 19. The 2015 Honda Crosstour hatchback is being recalled to replace one or both of the side curtain airbags. NHTSA said...

Recall Roundup: Sandals and Plastic Toys

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January 15th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Sandals that have had their wings clipped and little animals that could pose a big risk to kids top our recall roundup Toys 'R Us is recalling children's sandals due to choking hazard. The butterfly wings on the children's...

Google to Stop Consumer Sales of Glass to Redesign Device

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January 15th, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google will stop selling its Internet-connected eyewear to consumers until the company can develop a more polished and affordable version that's less likely to be viewed as a freakish device. The sales moratorium on the...