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    • Recall – Comarco Power Adapters for Laptops

      Recall – Comarco Power Adapters for Laptops

      A voluntary recall of laptop adapters has been announced by Comarco Inc. due to faulty wiring that can cause the connector tips to melt, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
      The recall involves…

    • Woman Dies In Crash With Brush Collection Truck Near Tupelo

      Woman Dies In Crash With Brush Collection Truck Near Tupelo

      A Corinth woman was killed when the vehicle she was riding in collided with a City of Corinth brush collection truck on Thursday.
      The woman, 31, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to…

    • Students Injured in School Bus Accident

      Students Injured in School Bus Accident

      A school bus accident sent several students from the Canton School for Arts and Sciences to Madison County Medical Center on Wednesday.
      At the time of the crash, there were 23 students on the…

    • Children's Jewelry Recalled for Lead Exposure Risk

      Children's Jewelry Recalled for Lead Exposure Risk

      In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), TOBY N.Y.C. announced a voluntary recall of 23,500 jewelry sets due to high levels of lead. Lead can be toxic if ingested by small children and can lead to serious adverse health affects.Consumers are advised to discard any recalled jewelry sets they may have in the house and contact TOBY N.Y.C for a full refund or…

    • Truck Accident Causes Highway Spill

      Truck Accident Causes Highway Spill

      A truck accident early this morning on the I-20 east bridge over Gallatin Street, in Jackson, Mississippi, caused a highway spill and injured the truck driver.The driver, of Yazoo City, was driving a Party Time ice truck when he struck a Waste Management Truck, causing anti-freeze to spill out and over the highway, according to authorities.The Waste Management truck driver, of Jackson, was…

    • Traces of Salmonella Found in Bags of Spinach

      Traces of Salmonella Found in Bags of Spinach

      Metz Fresh announced a recall of bagged spinach, Wednesday, after routine testing detected traces of salmonella.The company has not received any reports of illness thus far. And Metz Fresh is working with federal health officials to find the source of the salmonella contamination.This recall is nearly a year after an outbreak of illness was traced back to a batch of bagged California spinach…

    • Mississippi Trucker Cited in Trucking Accident

      Mississippi Trucker Cited in Trucking Accident

      A Mississippi truck driver whose rig veered off Interstate 40 causing over $70,000 in damages to an overhead sign, 200 feet of guardrail and a traffic camera was cited by authorities for the trucking accident.The driver was transporting vinyl siding on a flatbed trailer when the accident happened. While traveling in the right lane along eastbound I-40, the rig veered off the side of the road…

    • Fisher-Price Recalls One Million Toys for Excessive Lead Paint

      Fisher-Price Recalls One Million Toys for Excessive Lead Paint

      Fisher-Price has recalled nearly one million toys because they contain excessive amounts of lead paint. Lead is toxic and cause serious adverse health effects if ingested by children.The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall on Wednesday. The recalled toys include Sesame Street, Cookie Monster and Dora the Explorer to name a few. For a complete list of recalled…

    • Tests Confirm Salmonella in Veggie Booty Snack Food

      Tests Confirm Salmonella in Veggie Booty Snack Food

      The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has confirmed a strain of salmonella found in Veggie Booty snack foods was the cause of an outbreak that made 61 people ill.Veggie Booty snack foods are marketed by Robert’s American Gourmet Inc. of New York.A recall was issued on June 28, by Robert’s American Gourmet due to concerns of contamination. While the FDA advised consumers to discard any Veggie…

    • Five Killed in Tractor Trailer Accident

      Five Killed in Tractor Trailer Accident

      A horrific trucking accident near Pine Bluff claimed the life of five. The accident occurred at 12:30 p.m., Saturday. The accident is especially tragic because four of the five people killed were small children.A semi-truck trailer was traveling northbound on Highway 425 when the truck crossed the center line and struck a southbound car, killing all the occupants. The driver of the vehicle was a…