Blog Posts in April, 2010

  • Another Baby Product Recall: Cribs

    || 30-Apr-2010

    Do you think maybe manufacturers just have something against infants and toddlers? It sure seems as if there has been an increase in recalls of children’s products lately, or maybe I am just more aware of them, or perhaps the oversight of such products has improved. Anyway, the latest recall by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is for full-size cribs with the Simplicity brand ...
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  • Trimet Bus vs. Pedestrians

    || 27-Apr-2010

    A tragic accident involving a TriMet bus and five pedestrians resulted in two deaths and three injured. The accident occurred late Saturday night on April 24, 2010. Investigators are still piecing together what happened. What we know is an empty but in service TriMet bus was turning left from a one-way street onto a two-way street when it struck a group of five pedestrians who were crossing the ...
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  • A Ballsy Move

    || 23-Apr-2010

    Here’s another case for the practically unbelievable files. A young Arizona man is suing University Physicians Healthcare because he claims his right testicle was unnecessarily removed. The story is Kenneth Irby went in for what he believed was going to be a routine biopsy on his right testicle. He asserts that the agreement with his doctor was that his right testicle would only be removed ...
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  • Shoot to Kill

    || 9-Apr-2010

    Here in Portland, OR, there has been a lot of talk lately about the police force and how some officers handle themselves in confrontations with citizens. There have been a few shooting deaths here recently, and many citizens feel the police were too quick to fire their guns and that the deaths were avoidable. The police contend the actions taken were in line with police training. So far there is ...
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