RECALL ROUNDUP: Which consumer products are recalled this week?

Published: Friday, February 09, 2018 @ 9:42 PM

RECALL ROUNDUP: Which consumer products are recalled this week?

Laptops, laptop battery backs, riding lawn mowers and some rolling chairs are among the latest potentially dangerous products under recall, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Fifth generation 14-inch Lenova ThinkPad X1 Carbon Laptops are under recall because they could catch on fire. 

A unfastened screw may damage the battery and cause overheating. There are no reports of overheating in the U.S. 

Don't use the laptop and contact Lenova Services at 800-426-7378 to schedule an inspection and repair. 

 

Panasonic lithium-ion battery packs used in Fujitsu notebook computers and workstations also could catch on fire. 

There is one report of a battery fire in Canada, but no injuries. 

The battery packs have these product numbers CP556150-03, CP579060-01 and CP629458-03 and were sold separately between July 2012 and December 2017. 

Remove the battery pack and use the AC adapter to power the laptop. Contact Fujitsu at 800-835-4878 to receive a free replacement battery pack. 

Poppin is recalling Pitch rolling chairs that could cause you to fall. 

There are five reports of the seat plate detaching from the seat base, but no one has been hurt. 

The chairs were sold in five colors from March 2016 through September 2017. 

Stop using the chairs and contact Poppin at 888-676-7746 for a free repair. 

 

Husqvarna zero turn riding mowers are being recalled because a problem with the fuel line could cause them to catch on fire. 

No incidents have been reported. 

Here are the model numbers and model names included in the recall: 

Husqvarna 967638401 Z242F 

Husqvarna 967271501 Z246 

Husqvarna 967271401 Z246 

Husqvarna 967323901 Z246i 

Husqvarna 967262401 Z248F 

Husqvarna 967324101 Z254 

Husqvarna 967680901 Z254F 

Poulan Pro 967331001 P54ZX 

The mowers have the serial number range of 070117C001001 through 110717C999999. 

Stop using the movers and contact Husqvarna 877-257-6921 for a free inspection and repair. 

Wheat Leaf Crystal mugs by Tiffany & Co. are under recall because they can crack and break. 

There are six reports of mugs breaking when hot liquid is poured in to them, but no injuries. 

Don't use the mug and contact Tiffany & Co. at 800-843-3269 for a full refund plus a $100 gift card.

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Arrest made in attempted robbery at Table 33 restaurant in downtown Dayton

Published: Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ 5:24 PM

Dayton police arrested a man who attempted to rob a bartender at Table 33 Restaurant in downtown Dayton. STAFF PHOTO/Jarod Thrush
Dayton police arrested a man who attempted to rob a bartender at Table 33 Restaurant in downtown Dayton. STAFF PHOTO/Jarod Thrush

Dayton police arrested an 18-year-old man after a failed robbery attempt at Table 33 restaurant in downtown Dayton.

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According to a Dayton Police report, just after 5 p.m. Thursday, a man in camo pants and a red shirt grabbed a female bartender by the arm and ordered her twice to open the cash register.

The woman refused both demands and the man ran away.

A Dayton officer spotted the suspect a short time later on Salem Ave.

The officer gave chase and arrested the man a mile and a half away from the restaurant near the 700-block of Salem Ave.  He was arrested and taken to the Montgomery County jail.

No weapon was used in the robbery attempt and no one was hurt.

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Sophomore removed from Dixie HS following concerning messages about school shooting

Published: Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ 1:28 PM
Updated: Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ 1:55 PM

Local authorities taking school threats seriously

UPDATE @ 1:55 p.m.

A male sophomore at Dixie High School is facing charges after posting concerning statements on social media directed towards staff and students at the school, according to New Lebanon police Capt. Jim Chambers. 

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School administrators contacted police around 9:30 a.m. Thursday after students alerted teachers of the messages posted to social media, Chambers said. The suspect was arrested and has been booked into the Montgomery County Juvenile Justice Center on a charge of inducing panic. 

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“With the events in Florida, this obviously concerns our agency,” Chambers said. “We owe it to the public to keep them safe.” 

“We’re going to work with folks at the juvenile justice center and the prosecutor’s office to find a resolution to this matter, hopefully one that fixes the problem,” Chambers said. 

FIRST REPORT

A Dixie High School sophomore was taken into custody Thursday after administrators said the student posted concerning messages on social media regarding a school shooting.

New Lebanon Local Schools Superintendent Greg Williams said other students made administrators aware of the social media post around 9:30 a.m., shortly after the post was made.

According to Williams, police were called to the school and the student was removed from the building by New Lebanon Police.  We’ve contacted police to see if the student was ultimately arrested and if the student will be facing any charges.

Williams added that the social media post was not a specific threat of a shooting at Dixie, but the message warranted action by the school.

The district is planning a one-call message to parents informing them of the incident.

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Repairs continue after Huber Heights gas leak causes business evacuations

Published: Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ 11:11 AM
Updated: Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ 11:32 AM

Repairs continue after Huber Heights gas leak causes business evacuations

UPDATE @ 3:32 p.m.:

One lane of Executive Boulevard has reopened as crews continue to make repairs to a leaking gas line.

UPDATE @ 12:04 p.m.:

Fifteen businesses along Executive Boulevard in Huber Heights have been evacuated following a gas leak on the road, Huber Heights Fire Chief Mark Ashworth said.

Ashworth said a construction crew working in the area struck a 6-inch gas main directly under Executive, which has caused the gas to leak from underground.

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Executive is currently closed to traffic while utility companies, including DP&L and Vectren work to isolate their utilities, so repairs can be made, Ashworth said.

Huber Heights gas leak

Ashworth said he anticipates the work to take “several hours” and advised the public to stay away from the area.

Executive is one of the city’s most commercial areas and Ashworth said the leak will have an impact on the businesses in the area.

UPDATE @ 11:30 a.m. 

Some businesses along Executive Boulevard have been evacuated after a gas leak in Huber Heights, according to crews on the scene. 

Fire crews and police continue to block both directions of Executive Boulevard, east of Old Troy Pike, where the construction crew struck the gas line. 

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FIRST REPORT

Executive Boulevard is blocked in both directions in Huber Heights after a construction crew struck a gas line Thursday morning. 

Vectren crews have been requested to the scene to isolate the leak, according to initial reports. 

Dispatchers said there have been no reports of evacuations in the area. 

We have a crew on the way and we’ll update this page as we learn more.

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Family member arrested for alleged arson in Dayton house fire

Published: Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ 11:09 AM

Family member arrested for alleged arson in Dayton house fire

 Dayton police arrested a man Thursday afternoon in connection with a fire just hours after city firefighters rescued people from the second floor and roof of the burning house.

Two people, a man and a woman, were taken to the hospital — with one of them reportedly suffering from life-threatening injuries.

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James Dennis, 23, of Dayton was arrested on suspicion of aggravated arson after the fire at 29 S. Terry St., according to a police report.

The victims and the suspect are relatives, firefighters said. 

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The investigation is now a joint effort by the Dayton Fire and Police departments, said Sgt. Michael Godsey of the Dayton police homicide squad, which was later called to the address following the fire first reported about 11 a.m.

Flames hit home on Terry street
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