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    • Children's Hockey Sticks Recalled By Bauer

      Children's Hockey Sticks Recalled By Bauer

      Bauer Hockey Inc. announced a recall of Youth and Junior Hockey Sticks, Shafts and Blades in the U.S. and Canada due to excessive levels of lead in the undercoat paint and decals.

      While no…

    • Fresno Woman Killed In Big Rig Crash

      Fresno Woman Killed In Big Rig Crash

      A Fresno woman, 62, was killed in a car accident on Interstate 5 near Bakersfield on Sunday.
      Sumiko Imamura was killed when the SUV she was riding in was struck by a big rig that lost its…

    • Driver Hits Pole, Causes Power Outage

      Driver Hits Pole, Causes Power Outage

      Power to nearly 200 homes and businesses was lost on Friday when a suspected drunk driver struck a pole knocking out power in south Bakersfield.
      The man was speeding on Hughes Lane when he lost…

    • Chaca Chaca Chacatrozo Candy From Mexico Contains Lead

      Chaca Chaca Chacatrozo Candy From Mexico Contains Lead

      The California Department of Public Health CDPH announced April 17 2008 that Chaca Chaca Chacatrozo candy imported from Mexico contains lead and should not be consumed The CDPH is trying to find…

    • Semi-Truck Driver Killed in Truck Accident on San Diego Freeway

      Semi-Truck Driver Killed in Truck Accident on San Diego Freeway

      The driver of a semi-truck was killed in a truck accident, Thursday, after her big rig flipped over on San Diego (405) Freeway.The accident occurred on the northbound side of the 405 Freeway at Long Beach Freeway Interchange. At this time the accident is under investigation and few details about the accident have been released.According to witnesses, the semi-truck swerved while driving in the…

    • Car Slams Into Tree, Driver and Passenger Trapped

      Car Slams Into Tree, Driver and Passenger Trapped

      A car accident, on Tuesday, trapped the driver and the passenger inside the vehicle when the car slammed into a tree, according to California Highway Patrol.The driver was traveling westbound on Camino Del Norte when the accident occurred. A Witness told California Highway Patrol officers that he heard tires screeching behind him and moments later a car had crashed into a tree.Rescue crews…

    • Parents of Jessica Lunsford Plan Lawsuit Against Sheriff's Office

      Parents of Jessica Lunsford Plan Lawsuit Against Sheriff's Office

      Jessica Lunsford’s brutal and tragic death made national news. The nine-year-old girl was kidnapped from her home on February 23, 2005. Three weeks later, following a massive search, authorities discovered her body in a grave located about 150 yards from her home. She had been kidnapped, raped and buried alive.John Couey, a registered sex offender, was sentenced to death last year for her…

    • Personal Injury Lawsuit Against International Paper Co. Settled for $5.2 Million

      Personal Injury Lawsuit Against International Paper Co. Settled for $5.2 Million

      An Atlanta woman has settled a personal injury lawsuit with International Paper Co. for $5.2 million, after suffering the loss of her arm in a car accident that involved an IP employee.The woman was rear-ended after the IP employee failed to stop while she was distracted on her company cell phone and driving.The woman’s vehicle was pushed into a ditch, trapping the woman’s arm between the door…

    • Florida Deputy Caught on Video Dumping Quadriplegic Man From Wheelchair

      Florida Deputy Caught on Video Dumping Quadriplegic Man From Wheelchair

      A Florida Sheriff’s Deputy has been suspended without pay for police misconduct, after she was caught on video dumping a quadriplegic man out of his wheelchair while he was being booked into Hillsborough County Jail.The video shows the man, 32, out of his wheelchair and lying on the floor while the deputy is booking him into jail.Records show he was arrested on charges of fleeing and attempting…

    • Rodriguez & Associates

      Rodriguez & Associates

      “When you need a really good lawyer.”Our firm consists of a group of experienced trial lawyers with a proud reputation for being aggressive advocates for our clients’ rights, and dedicated to providing our clients with the best service possible.Our expertise includes serious personal injury and death cases, police misconduct, defective products and truck/big-rig accidents. Many of our high…