Listeria Concerns Lead to Recall of Aunt Jemima Frozen Foods

Pinnacle Foods, the owner of the famous Aunt Jemima brand has issued a statement regarding its voluntary recall of certain frozen products. The recall involves waffles, frozen pancakes, and French toast products, as concerns about food poisoning and listeria have been raised. The recall does not involve the Aunt Jemima syrups and dry mixes. The…

Owners of Dog Killed by Police Receives $1.26 Million Award

For many households all over the world, pet dogs are family. You can’t put a price tag on a family member, but a jury in a recently concluded civil case awarded $1.26 million to a family in Maryland. The case lasted just 3 days, and it was filed by a family whose dog was killed…

Shark Attack Victim Wakes from Coma

Leanne Erickson, the 36-year-old mother of three who had just recently survived a shark attack at San Onofre State Beach, has woken from a medically-induced coma. She already had 2 surgeries to her legs and buttocks and several more surgeries are still needed. According to her doctors at the Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla,…

Police Radar Guns Can Now Detect Texting While Driving

Speeding is one of the more dangerous driving infractions because it’s more likely to end up in a car crash. That’s why traffic enforcers always use radar guns. These devices can accurately measure your car’s speed, and the police can bust you if you’re over the speed limit. But with advancements in technology, new radar…

Tesla on Autopilot Hits Police Motorcycle

On March 21, 2017, a Phoenix, Arizona police motorcycle was hit by a Tesla vehicle. According to published reports in the Arizona Republic, the Tesla vehicle was working in autopilot mode at the time of the incident. What Happened in the crash? Published reports claim the driver of the Tesla and an on-duty police officer on a…

Safety Coalition Warns about Defective Airbags

Airbags work in conjunction with seatbelts to reduce the severity of injuries in case of a car crash. They tend to be very reliable, except when they’re defective. That’s the contention of a safety coalition comprised of state and civic officials about the Takata airbags. The Orange County Register has reported that these faulty airbags…

Wells Fargo Gives $110 Million Settlement for Scandal

In September 2106, authorities found out that Wells Fargo opened up to 2 million fake accounts by using the names of their customers without their consent. This was in an attempt to meet sales targets that were later deemed unrealistic. Since then, these sales targets have been eliminated. But the repercussions of the fake accounts…

Low Hanging Street Cable Cuts Head of Motorcyclist

A motorcyclist was killed by a cable hanging low on the street on April 11, 2017. An investigation discovered that the cable was left hanging following a vehicular accident in San Bernardino. The motorcyclist, Fabian Zepeda, 27, was decapitated. The Start of the Accident According to a police report, the series of events that led to…

Los Angeles Leads in Postal Worker Dog Bite Incidents

Dog bites are not exactly uncommon. In the United States, 78 million dogs have owners. But of all the cities in the nation, LA tops the list with the highest number of postal worker dog bites. Postal workers are most vulnerable to dog bites due to the inherent nature of their job. This tidbit of…