Monthly Archives: April 2013

BU Student Dies in Allston Fire

A Boston University student has died and 15 people were injured, including two other BU students, in an Allston fire early Sunday morning. University officials have identified the student as Binland Lee, a senior who was studying marine biology. Lee … Continue reading

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Metco bus crashes in Newton

A school bus carrying Lexington-bound Metco students crashed in Newton today, sending 34 students and their driver to local hospitals with injuries, State Police said. The three-vehicle crash took place around 7:30 a.m. today on the westbound lanes of Route … Continue reading

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Children’s Apparel Network Recalls Girl’s Clothing Sets; Waist Belt Poses Risk of Entrapment

This recall involves girl’s “Young Hearts” brand three-piece clothing sets. The sets were sold with a pink vest, black pullover shirt and knit pants in sizes 12 months to 6X. “Young Hearts” is printed on a label inside the shirt … Continue reading

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Land of Nod Recalls Plush Dolls due to Choking Hazard

The Land of Nod recalled over 2,500 plush dolls. The hands on the plush dolls can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. The firm has received one report of the doll hand detaching and three reports of the … Continue reading

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3T Design Recalls Cervélo Bicycles with Aura Pro Handlebars Due to Risk of Injury

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall by 3T Design. The clamps on the Aura pro handlebars on the company’s Cervélo Bicycles can detach during use, causing the rider to lose control and posing a risk of fall … Continue reading

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Reed and Barton Gingham Recall Bunny Forks and Spoons

Today the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall of Reed and Barton Gingham Bunny Forks and Spoons, marketed for babies. The pink coloring on the bunny’s ears can come off, posing choking and ingestion hazards. This recall involves … Continue reading

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Rhode Island man dead after car crash in Somerville

A Rhode Island man was killed in a two car crash on Route 28 in Somerville early Tuesday morning. Massachusetts State Police troopers responded to the crash at the intersection of Route 28 and Mystic Avenue at about 4:35 a.m. … Continue reading

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Officials: 14 Dead, 200 Injured in West, Texas Explosion

Residents of West, a town in Central Texas, have begun the healing process after an explosion at a fertilizer plant injured more than 200 residents and killed 14. Officials will be allowing residents back into their homes in part of … Continue reading

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Infant and Children’s Dungarees Recalled by J.P. Boden Due to Choking Hazard

J.P. Boden Services Inc., of Pittston, Pa. has recalled Mini Boden Chunky Cord Dungarees due to a choking hazard. The studs and clasps on the pants can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants and small children. The recalled overall … Continue reading

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Classic Characters Recalls Infant Socks Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

Thousands of infant socks that were only available at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store in the first three months of this year have been recalled because of a potential choking hazard.  Quebec-based Classic Characters issued the recall, which affects lime … Continue reading

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