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    • Ocean Management Systems Recalls Dive Equipment

      Ocean Management Systems Recalls Dive Equipment

      Ocean Management Systems Inc., in consultation with the CPSC, announced a voluntary recall of Buoyancy Compensators used for Scuba Diving due to a defect that poses a drowning hazard.
      To date,…

    • Caldwell Man Killed In Crash With Semi-Truck

      Caldwell Man Killed In Crash With Semi-Truck

      A Caldwell man was killed late on U.S. 166 late Friday night after his vehicle collided with a semi-truck, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.
      Russell Engel, 46, was transported to Via…

    • Boy Struck By Car In Crosswalk Accident

      Boy Struck By Car In Crosswalk Accident

      A boy, 7, was injured in a pedestrian accident when a 2008 Ford Taurus proceeded through the crosswalk at Mauring and Ridgeway despite a guard wearing a reflective vest and displaying a stop…

    • Notebook Computer Batteries Recalled By HP

      Notebook Computer Batteries Recalled By HP

      Hewlett-Packard Co., in conjunction with the U.S. Product Safety Commission (CPSC), voluntarily recalled Lithium-Ion batteries used in Hewlett-Packard and Compaq notebook computers because they…

    • Wichita Teen Killed; Sun May Be Factor In Crash

      Wichita Teen Killed; Sun May Be Factor In Crash

      A 15-year-old Wichita boy was struck and killed while running in a crosswalk. According to Wichita Police, the sun’s glare apparently kept the driver from seeing the teen in the road.
      He…

    • Harry and David is Recalling Their Giant Cashews Because of Undeclared Peanuts and Other Nuts

      Harry and David is Recalling Their Giant Cashews Because of Undeclared Peanuts and Other Nuts

      Harry and David, in conjunction with the FDA, is recalling around 2130 boxes of their 4.oz Harry and David Giant Cashews because because they may contain mixed nuts. Consumers who have an allergy to these nuts (peanuts, almonds, pecans and/or Brazil nuts) may have a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.Harry and David is recalling all 4 oz. boxes of Giant…

    • Medical Couple May Have Contributed to 56 Overdose Deaths

      Medical Couple May Have Contributed to 56 Overdose Deaths

      A doctor and his wife are thought to have caused the overdose deaths of at least four patients by prosecutors. The couple will remain in jail because they are a flight risk, a federal magistrate ruled Friday.Dr. Stephen J. Schneider and his wife, nurse Linda K. Schneider, pleaded not guilty in U.S. District Court to counts including conspiracy, unlawful distribution of a controlled substance,…

    • RC2 Recalls Children's Feeding Seats Due to Fall Hazard

      RC2 Recalls Children's Feeding Seats Due to Fall Hazard

      The RC2 Corp., in conjunction with the CPSC, is recalling about 100,000 The First Years Newborn-to-Toddler Reclining Feeding Seats because the restraining straps can pull out of the waist strap slots, which poses a fall hazard to young children and toddlers.The First Years Newborn-to-Toddler Reclining Feeding Seat can be adjusted between reclining and upright positions. The seat includes a tray,…

    • Toy Rakes Recalled for Lead Hazard

      Toy Rakes Recalled for Lead Hazard

      In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores announced a toy recall of children’s toy rakes, made in China. The surface paint on the handles can contain excessive levels of lead paint, a violation of federal lead paint standards.The recalled toys have a tag attached to the handle that says “Robbie Ducky Garden Collection Rake.”Consumers…

    • Wichita Woman Injured In Car Accident

      Wichita Woman Injured In Car Accident

      A Wichita woman was injured in a car accident last week when the van she was driving collided with a pickup truck. The crash occurred on highway 254 when the driver of the pickup attempted to pass the van.The pickup was driven by a 16-year-old from Benton.The driver of the van, Elaine Hauser, 62, of Wichita, then lost control, causing the van to roll two full turns before coming to rest in the…