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  • Evenflo recalls 1.3 million child seat buckles

    Evenflo recalls 1.3 million child seat buckles

    Monday, April 7 2014 8:08 AM EDT2014-04-07 12:08:39 GMT
    Evenflo Company Inc. is voluntarily recalling more than 1.3 million child safety seat buckles due to the risk children could not be removed quickly in an emergency. The National Highway Transportation
    Evenflo Company Inc. is voluntarily recalling more than 1.3 million child safety seat buckles due to the risk children could not be removed quickly in an emergency. The National Highway Transportation
  • Congress demands answers on delay in GM recall

    Congress demands answers on delay in GM recall

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-04-01 20:53:18 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The piece needed to fix a defective ignition switch linked to 13 traffic deaths would have cost just 57 cents, according to documents submitted by General Motors to lawmakers investigating
    The piece needed to fix a defective ignition switch linked to 13 traffic deaths would have cost just 57 cents, according to documents submitted by General Motors to lawmakers investigating why the company took 10 years to recall cars with the flaw.
  • GM recalls 1.5 million cars for steering defect

    GM recalls 1.5 million cars for steering defect

    Monday, March 31 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-03-31 21:37:16 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - General Motors is recalling 1.5 million vehicles in the U.S. because the electronic power-steering assist can suddenly stop working.    Included in the recall are the Chevrolet Malibu, Malibu
    General Motors is recalling 1.5 million vehicles in the U.S. because the electronic power-steering assist can suddenly stop working.
  • Congress: GM twice failed to fix defect

    Congress: GM twice failed to fix defect

    Sunday, March 30 2014 9:24 PM EDT2014-03-31 01:24:11 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - A new memo from the House subcommittee investigating the General Motors recalls says GM discussed two separate fixes for an ignition switch defect but canceled them without taking action. The
    A new memo from the House subcommittee investigating the General Motors recalls says GM discussed two separate fixes for an ignition switch defect but canceled them without taking action.
  • GM adding 824,000 vehicles to ignition recall

    GM adding 824,000 vehicles to ignition recall

    Friday, March 28 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-03-28 22:07:04 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - General Motors is adding 824,000 small cars to its ongoing recall tied to defective ignition switches.    The company will add vehicles from the 2008-2011 model years to a recall that initially
    General Motors is adding 824,000 small cars to its ongoing recall tied to defective ignition switches.
  • GM recalling nearly 780,000 compact cars

    GM recalling nearly 780,000 compact cars

    General Motors is recalling nearly 780,000 compact cars in North America because the engines can shut down unexpectedly and cause crashes. The company says six people have been killed in crashes related to the...
    General Motors is recalling nearly 780,000 compact cars in North America because the engines can shut down unexpectedly and cause crashes. The company says six people have been killed in crashes related to the problem.
  • Graco recalling nearly 3.8 million child car seats

    Graco recalling nearly 3.8 million child car seats

    Tuesday, February 11 2014 9:33 PM EST2014-02-12 02:33:20 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - A company that makes car safety seats is recalling nearly 3.8 million of them because children can get trapped by buckles that may not unlatch.But the action by Graco doesn't satisfy
    A company that makes car safety seats is recalling nearly 3.8 million of them because children can get trapped by buckles that may not unlatch.
  • Time short to find facility to take girl brain-dead after tonsillectomy

    Time short to find facility to take girl brain-dead after tonsillectomy

    Sunday, December 29 2013 7:44 PM EST2013-12-30 00:44:41 GMT
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The family of a California girl declared brain dead after complications from tonsil surgery was running out of time Sunday to find a new facility to take her in and keep her on
    The family of a California girl declared brain dead after complications from tonsil surgery was running out of time Sunday to find a new facility to take her in and keep her on a ventilator.
  • Christmas Tree Recall

    Christmas Tree Recall

    Tuesday, December 17 2013 10:13 PM EST2013-12-18 03:13:35 GMT
    Menards is recalling 1,800 pre-lit artificial Christmas trees. The retail giant says the lights could overheat and cause an electric shock or fire. So far, there are no reported injuries. However, the
    Menards is recalling 1,800 pre-lit artificial Christmas trees.

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  • Helping students cope with death and tragedy

    Helping students cope with death and tragedy

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:22:28 GMT
    In the past week, multiple teenage students in our area have died in accidents. Now school districts are working to help students cope with the tragedies. From homework, to standardized tests, students have a lot on their plates but many of them are also dealing with death of a classmate. Yesterday, a Oregon junior high school student died in a car crash. Zachery Brantley, 14, was thrown from a car, after the driver lost control on Howard Road. In Monroe County, an 18-year-old and two oth...
    In the past week, multiple teenage students in our area have died in accidents. Now school districts are working to help students cope with the tragedies. From homework, to standardized tests, students have a lot on their plates but many of them are also dealing with death of a classmate. Yesterday, a Oregon junior high school student died in a car crash. Zachery Brantley, 14, was thrown from a car, after the driver lost control on Howard Road. In Monroe County, an 18-year-old and two oth...
  • New medical simulation center at UT

    New medical simulation center at UT

    It's the most radical change yet in teaching medical students, and it's almost like something out of science fiction. 13abc's Melissa Voetsch takes us on a tour of the new multi-million dollar simulation center at UT's Health Science Campus.
  • Ohio State vaccinates for mumps after outbreak

    Ohio State vaccinates for mumps after outbreak

    Ohio State University has started a campaign to vaccinate more students and employees against mumps as an outbreak continues to spread.
    Ohio State University has started a campaign to vaccinate more students and employees against mumps as an outbreak continues to spread.