Mazda Recalls 52,000 Vehicles Over Spiders in Vent Lines

Posted on March 4th, 2011 No Comments

Mazda Motor Corp. announced Thursday it was recalling more than 52,000 vehicles over concerns that spider webs could restrict the vent lines, causing fuel leaks.   According to the National Highway Safety Commission, the Yellow Sac spider is attracted to the smell of gasoline and  makes a nest in the vent line of the Mazda […]

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Product Liability Lawsuit Filed Over Glass in McDonald’s Sandwich

Posted on February 11th, 2011 No Comments

An Illinois woman has filed a product liability lawsuit claiming she bit into and chewed a piece of glass inside her spicy McChicken sandwich at a McDonald's restaurant.   According to court documents, Vjolla Lecaj claims that on August 5, 2010 she was injured after she bit into a McChicken sandwich that unknowingly contained a […]

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Officer injured in highway-side accident expected to recover

Posted on September 24th, 2010 No Comments

A Tucson police officer who was struck by a semi-truck while tending to a traffic incident on the shoulder of I-10 is expected to recover from what life-threatening injuries. The accident occurred last Thursday, and left the ofifcer with internal injuries and broken bones. He faces a number of surgeries and a lengthy recovery, but […]

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Authorities Mix Up Identities of Crash Victims

Posted on July 27th, 2010 No Comments

University of Evansville student Abby Guerra was said to be dead according to authorities. As family flew in for the funeral, the medical examiner double-checked fingerprint records and realized a terrible mistake had been made. 21-year-old Marlena Cantu was dead. Her friend Abby Guerra was alive and fighting for her life. According to KSDK, "Guerra […]

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Soldier Killed in Motorcycle Accident on Base

Posted on July 14th, 2010 No Comments

The Florida Associated Press reports that a solder died Sunday after a wreck on base last week. The 36-year-old man was riding his motorcycle when he crashed into a van. The Arizona Daily Star reports that, "[he] was taken to Sierra Vista Regional Health Center before being flown to University Medical Center in Tucson." The […]

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Beer Theft Preceded Eastside Accident

Posted on July 1st, 2010 No Comments

Wednesday morning's deadly accident on 22nd Street was preceded by a beer theft at the Circle K. Police say the thieves stole beer from the store on 22nd and Prudence and then took off in their truck. They headed west on 22nd street before hitting another car. KVOA reports that it is not known whether […]

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White House distributes funds to reduce medical malpractice

Posted on June 23rd, 2010 No Comments

Earlier this month, the Obama Administration made good on a promise made to Republicans last fall to place funds in reducing medical malpractice lawsuits and costs.  25 million dollars worth of grants will be distributed to universities, medical centers, and state health departments.  Officials hope that these grants will improve doctor/patient communication and reduce injury, […]

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Plane crashes into Round Valley High School

Posted on June 15th, 2010 No Comments

A single-engine Piper airplane crashed into Round Valley High School in Eagar, Arizona this past Friday. The plane was registered to a Jeffrey Ulrich of Wesley Chapel, Florida and the remains of four people found on the scene have been confirmed to be Ulrich and his family. Witnesses say the plane seemed to be having […]

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Senior citizen involved in 3 hit and runs

Posted on June 9th, 2010 No Comments

An 81-year old Tucson man who caused a car accident this past Saturday later caused two more accidents on Monday. On Saturday, the man drove eastbound on 22nd Street when officials believe he had a seizure, causing him to lose control, crash into the entrance of Octopus Carwash, and pin a 71-year old woman.  The […]

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Wilcox HS Graduate Injured in Car Accident

Posted on June 2nd, 2010 No Comments

17-year-old Wilcox High School Graduate, Aubrey Kirk, is in critical condition after an accident that occurred around 8 AM on Sunday, May 30th. Kirk was traveling back to Wilcox from Bowie Hot Springs on Rosewood Road in Bowie going westbound when she lost control of her 2004 white Chevy pick-up truck.  The vehicle then rolled […]

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