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    Safety concern prompt recall of thousands of bike helmets

    There’s a helmet recall bicyclists should know about before getting on that bike this weekend. Louis Garneau is recalling nearly 2,000 bicycle helmets due to an injury hazard. The helmets can fail to protect the wearer from impact injuries during cold temperatures. Independent bicycle dealers nationwide sold the helmets. They were also sold online at LouisGarneau.com Consumers should stop using them immediately and return them to Louis Garneau USA for a refund or replacement. Historic group gives visitors tour of […]

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    Recall: Nissan recalling 238,000 Altimas

    A recall by Nissan is targeting one of its most popular cars. Nissan is recalling more than 238,000 Altima midsize cars across the world. The automaker says a secondary latch on those vehicles can fail and allow the hood to fly open while the car is in motion. Right now, only 2013 Altimas are involved in the recall. However, the company says it is investigating to see if other models with similar latch designs could have the same problem.

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    Reports: Texas sheriff’s deputy showing no signs of Ebola

    Update: 10/9/2014 – Health officials say the Dallas County Deputy is showing no signs of Ebola. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas said in a statement Thursday that Michael Monnig is in good condition one day after he was taken by ambulance to the hospital. According to NBCDFW, Monnig was one of the deputies who went inside the Dallas apartment where Thomas Eric Duncan was staying. Monnig did not have contact with Duncan, but did see some of Duncan’s family members now […]

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    Police: Man covers himself in tar to hide from officers

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Authorities say a man who was planning to break into a gas station had a strange strategy of avoiding capture. Police in Daytona Beach say 30-year-old Joshue Holoman was found covered in tar around 3 a.m. Tuesday on the roof of the business. He originally tried to convince officers he was an appliance repairman working on the building’s air conditioning unit. He later said that he had been sleeping on the roof and smeared tar on […]

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    Chrysler recalls commercial vans to fix headrests

    Chrysler is recalling some of its commercial vans to fix a problem with headrests. More than 21,000 full size commercial vans are being recalled in the U.S. and Canada. Chrysler says headrests in the 2014 Ram ProMaster van can exceed the maximum allowable gap between a person’s head and the head restraint. Chrysler says in a crash, the person’s head can fall too far back. No injuries resulting from the problem have been reported. Chrysler says owners are expected to […]

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    4 men in London arrested on suspicion of plotting to carry out ISIS-linked terror plot

    LONDON – Four men in London have been arrested on suspicion of plotting to carry out an ISIS-linked terror plot. The arrests took place Tuesday morning in a series of raids across London. According to the Mirror, at least one of the four suspects is believed to have trained with ISIS and returned to the UK after fighting in Syria. The group is suspected of being in the early stages of planning a “significant attack” in the UK on behalf […]

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    Rely on that tax refund? It could be delayed next year

    WASHINGTON – Millions of taxpayers could see a delay in their 2014 tax refund if Congress doesn’t act on a list of temporary tax laws, according to the IRS. More than 50 expired tax laws, known as the ‘extenders,’ are still waiting to be renewed or put to an end by Congress. They range from tax breaks for multinational corporations to breaks for school teachers. If Congress doesn’t act on them soon, the IRS warns tax filing season could be […]

  • Family files lawsuit, claiming officers used ‘excessive force’ in stun gun arrest

    HAMMOND, Ind. (NBC) – An Indiana family is suing the Hammond Police Department, alleging officers used excessive force during a traffic stop and the incident was caught on camera. It started as a routine traffic stop last month for a seat belt violation, but it ended with police officers shattering the family’s car window and using a stun gun on the front seat passenger. Lisa Mahone, her boyfriend Jamal Jones and her two children were driving to a hospital in […]

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    Police: 4-year-old gives heroin to kids at daycare, thought it was candy

    DOVER, Del. (WCAU) – A Delaware mother was arrested after her 4-year-old daughter brought over 200 bags of heroin to school. In fact, police say the little girl passed the bags out to other children because she thought they were candy. Delaware troopers and medics were called to the Hickory Tree Child Care Center on Monday after workers spotted kids with small bags of a substance. The bags were confiscated by teachers and given to the Selbyville Police Department. From […]

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    Recall: General Motors recalls 57,000 vehicles for array of issues

    General Motors is recalling more than 57,000 vehicles in the United States for a variety of issues. The latest recall affects nearly 47,000 Pontiac G8s from the 2008 and 2009 model years and the 2011 and 2013 Chevy Caprice, which were marketed as police vehicles. GM says those cars’ ignition keys can be accidentally knocked out of the “run” position by the driver’s knee, shutting off the engine and airbags. At this point, officials say they are aware of one […]

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    Family furious after special-needs student featured in ‘Most Likely to Disappear’ yearbook category

    CAMERON, W.V. (WTOV) – A high school yearbook photo focusing on two teens has a community outraged. The section of the yearbook is called ‘Cameron’s 2014 Hall of Fame.’ The categories featured include categories like cutest couple and most athletic. However, the category “Most Likely to Disappear” is raising eyebrows. The photo shows two teens, one of whom is a special-needs student, with the caption below. Attorney Jerry Sklavounakis said the teens had no idea about the feature until recently. “I […]