Monthly Archives: October 2012

Two Injured in Fire in Kingston Home

On Tuesday, October 30, at around 5 a.m. in Kingston, Massachusetts, there was a house fire that caused about $250,000 in damage. The cause of the fire is still unknown and it is under investigation by the Kingston Fire Department … Continue reading

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MBTA Rider Seeks Justice After Attack

On Tuesday October 23, at approximately 6:41 p.m., a woman was savagely beaten and robbed by a group of teens on her evening MBTA commute. According to reports, a violent crew grabbed the victim’s hair, smashed her face against a … Continue reading

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Police Identify Two Killed in N.H. Plane Crash on I-93

On Thursday, October 25, there was a small private plane crash along Interstate-93 in Hooksett, New Hampshire at approximately 1:10p.m. The plane hit a light post and then it dropped onto the busy interstate. The two passengers, a couple that … Continue reading

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HatsanUSA Recalls Striker Air Rifles Due to Injury Hazard

On Wednesday, October 24, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that HatsanUSA Inc., of Bentonville, Arkansas, is voluntarily recalling about 2,400 units of Hatsan Striker air rifles. These rifles were sold nationwide from November 2011 through July 2012 … Continue reading

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Trend Lab Recalls Children’s Upholstered Chairs Due to Laceration and Choking Hazards

On Thursday, October 18, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reported that Trend Lab LLC, of Burnsville, Minnesota, is recalling about 16,850 units of Children’s upholstered chairs. These chairs were sold from November 2007 to August 2012 for about … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Pharmacy Dodged Reprimand Years Before the Outbreak

In 2004, Massachusetts health regulators proposed a formal reprimand for the pharmacy that is currently linked to the deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak – the New England Compounding Center (NECC) in Framingham, Massachusetts. Health officials never delivered the reprimand, however, after … Continue reading

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ValcoBaby Booster Seats Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

On Tuesday, October 23, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that Unique Baby Products USA LLC, d/b/a ValcoBaby, of Brooklyn, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 975 units of ValcoBaby “Joey” booster toddler seats for strollers. These products were … Continue reading

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Dorel Juvenile Group Recalls Eddie Bauer Rocking Wood Bassinets Due to Infant Suffocation Hazard

On Tuesday, October 23, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that Dorel Juvenile Group, of Columbus, Indiana, is recalling about 97,000 units of Eddie Bauer Rocking Wood Bassinets. The bassinets were sold nationwide from December 2007 through January … Continue reading

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Dream On Me Recalls Infant Swings Due to Strangulation Hazard

On Thursday, October 18, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that Dream On Me Inc., of South Plainfield, New Jersey, is recalling about 560 units of Happy Swing II infant swings. These were sold nationwide from October 2010, … Continue reading

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Children’s Apparel Network Recalls Fleece Hoodie and T-Shirt Sets Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

On October 16, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that Children’s Apparel Network, Ltd. of New York, New York is recalling about 6,200 units of Fleece Hoodie and T-Shirt Sets. The recalled items, which were manufactured in Pakistan, … Continue reading

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