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    • Children's Hooded Sweatshirts Recalled By JD Fine & Co.

      Children's Hooded Sweatshirts Recalled By JD Fine & Co.

      JD Fine & Company, in cooperation with the CPSC, announced a voluntary recall of children’s hooded sweatshirts that have a drawstring and pose a strangulation hazard to children.
      In…

    • Two Killed In Callaway County Crash

      Two Killed In Callaway County Crash

      Two people from Holts Summit were killed in a car accident in Callaway County late Saturday, according to The Jefferson City Police Department.
      Christina Smith, 25, was traveling northbound on…

    • Railroad Worker Injury and Illness Statistics and Prevention

      Railroad Worker Injury and Illness Statistics and Prevention

      Railroad workers frequently encounter dangers on the job. The Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration is a great resource for railroad workers and those interested in finding…

    • Nursing Home Negligence:  Signs, Causes, and Prevention

      Nursing Home Negligence: Signs, Causes, and Prevention

      According to Nursing Home Abuse Resource, reports show that 30% of nursing home facilities in the United States are cited for instances of abuse. Even more alarming is the nursing home abuse…

    • Lawsuit Filed Against Drunk Driver in Wisconsin

      Lawsuit Filed Against Drunk Driver in Wisconsin

      A lawsuit was filed against a former surgeon who ran his SUV into a car in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, killing a pregnant women and her 10 year-old daughter.
      The car accident that occurred on April…

    • Jefferson City Car Accident Injures Three

      Jefferson City Car Accident Injures Three

      A car accident in Jefferson City sent three people to the hospital early Monday morning. The accident happened on Tanner Boulevard when two cars going opposite directions hit one another. The southbound vehicle crossed the center line, skidding into the passenger side of a northbound car. His vehicle then was pushed into another vehicle parked on the road.The driver in the first vehicle was…

    • Dollar Tree Stores is Recalling Mini Glue Guns Due to Fire, Burn, and Shock Hazards

      Dollar Tree Stores is Recalling Mini Glue Guns Due to Fire, Burn, and Shock Hazards

      Dollar Tree Stores Inc., in conjunction with the CPSC, is recalling about 253,000 Crafters Square Hot Melt Mini Glue Guns due to fire, burn, and shock hazards.The recalled glue guns can short circuit, which can cause the gun to smoke and catch fire. This may pose a fire, burn and shock hazards to consumers who use the mini glue guns. So far the company has received seven instances where the…

    • Deere & Company Recalls John Deere Utility Vehicles

      Deere & Company Recalls John Deere Utility Vehicles

      Deere & Company, in conjunction with the CPSC, is recalling about 5.400 John Deere Gator Utility Vehicles because there is a risk of injury. The brake calipers in the front of the utility vehicles may have been installed incorrectly, causing the vehicle to pull to one side during braking. This poses an injury hazard to consumers.So far there have been no injuries reported to Deere & Company. …

    • Those Killed in Helicopter Collision Honored

      Those Killed in Helicopter Collision Honored

      People visited the site where two helicopters crashed to leave flowers, cards, and candles for the four passengers who died in the tragic accident. A TV station that used one of the helicopters for the news, aired a video tribute to the deceased on Sunday morning.Those killed include Scott Bowerback and Jim Cox, the pilot and the photographer of the KTVK helicopter. On board the KNXV…

    • Canned Meat Recalled Due to Botulism Risk

      Canned Meat Recalled Due to Botulism Risk

      Yesterday, the FDA recalled cans of hot dog chili sauce under different brand names because they may be contaminated with a bacterium that causes botulism. The chili sauce was manufactured by Castleberry’s Food Company, located in Augusta Georgia. Four people have been hospitalized due to the chili sauce.Now the company has recalled around 721,389 pounds of canned meat products that may…