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    • Man Falls Out Of Car On Kansas Turnpike

      Man Falls Out Of Car On Kansas Turnpike

      A man suffered serious head injuries and road rash after he fell from a moving vehicle near the East Topeka turnpike toll booth, authorities said.
      Emergency crews responded to the east gate of…

    • Pedestrian Injured In Hit And Run

      Pedestrian Injured In Hit And Run

      A pedestrian was struck and injured in a hit and run accident in Junction City Sunday early morning.
      William Head, 24, of Manhattan, was walking along the 1000 block of East 6th Street, just…

    • Topeka Man Dies In Car Accident

      Topeka Man Dies In Car Accident

      Wet weather is likely the cause of car crash that claimed the life of a 72-year-old Topeka man on Wednesday morning near Junction City, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.
      While driving on…

    • Remaining Heparin Sodium Vial Products Recalled by Baxter

      Remaining Heparin Sodium Vial Products Recalled by Baxter

      Baxter International Inc., in conjunction with the FDA, is recalling all remaining lots and doses of heparin sodium vial products, including all multi-dose, single-dose vials and HEP-LOCK heparin flush products. The company recently recalled nine lots of the heparin sodium injection multi-dose vials as a precaution due to more than normal reports of adverse reactions from the product….

    • Lawsuit Over Lead in Thomas Toys Settled for $30 Million

      Lawsuit Over Lead in Thomas Toys Settled for $30 Million

      RC2 Corp., the maker of Thomas & Friends Wooden Railways toys, has settled a class-action suit about last year’s recalls because of lead paint for $30 million. The settlement, which received preliminary approval in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Ill., calls for reimbursements for all its consumers and improved safety. Consumers can be reimbursed in cash for the recalled toys or they can…

    • Worker Dies At Kansas Steel Plant

      Worker Dies At Kansas Steel Plant

      A man from Osage City, Kansas, died Wednesday afternoon after a work accident at a steel plant. Today, investigators began looking into the details of the accident and how the fatality occured. The man killed has been identifed as Johnnie Dorsey, 50. Dorsey served as a production assistant at Schuff Steel in Ottawa, Kansas, and had been on the job approximately one month. Little is known,…

    • Many Halloween Toy Recalls Question CPSC's Ability

      Many Halloween Toy Recalls Question CPSC's Ability

      In the past month the CPSC has recalled numerous Halloween toy products saying they are unsafe for children. Now the government is saying the the recalls aren’t enough to secure consumer safety, they want new measures to protect people from foreign imported products. The recalls include 142,000 purple witch buckets because of excess lead in the surface paint, 55,000 candy-filled skull pails…

    • Two Workers Killed On Kansas Highways

      Two Workers Killed On Kansas Highways

      A hit-and-run crash south of Lawrence, Kansas killed two road workers and injured another early Tuesday morning. The incident occured as road crews worked approximatley five miles south of Lawrence on US-59. Shortly after the crash, authorities were able to apprehend two suspects after a 12 mile chase along US-56 in Osage County. Two women from Washington State are currently being held in…

    • Worker Killed After Fall From Scaffolding

      Worker Killed After Fall From Scaffolding

      A Topeka man was killed at a work site Wednesday morning when the scaffolding he was on tipped over. Authorities have identified the man as Anthony Anguiano, 46, of Topeka. Anguiano’s death occured as his crew worked at Topeka Trailer Repair, 7215 S.W. Topeka Blvd. A co-worker was also injured in the accident has been identified as Lawrence McCall, 28, of Topeka. McCall was take to a Topeka…

    • Warning Issued by Kansas AG on Faulty Tires

      Warning Issued by Kansas AG on Faulty Tires

      Faulty tires may be driving on Kansas roads, as Attorney General Paul Morrison issued a warning to consumers this week. The potentially dangerous tires were manufactured by Hangzhou Zhongce Rubber Co. Ltd. in China and distributed in the U.S.A. under the names Westlake, Compass and YKS. Foreign Tire Sales, Inc., made the inital call that the tires were experiencing high rates of tread…