ABC News Chief Investigative Correspondent

CPSC Chair Challenges Craigslist: It’s Time To ‘Step Up’

abcnews.go.com — The head of the Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a challenge to Craigslist to make its site safer for consumers following a joint investigation between ABC News and ABC affiliates across the country, which showed potentially hazardous recalled products for sale on the popular online ad...

Craigslist 'Irresponsible' Over Recalled Products Policy

abcnews.go.com — The chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Elliot Kaye, says the online ad site Craigslist is "morally irresponsible" for its failure to do what other sites do to block the sale of defective products under government recall.

Infant ‘Fingertip Amputations’ Lead to Huge Graco Stroller Recall

gma.yahoo.com — Nearly five million Graco baby strollers have been recalled due to "fingertip amputation hazard," but an ABC News investigation found that if this recall goes like most safety recalls, a vast majority could end up still on the market, posing a threat to infants for years to come.The recall, to be announced later today by the U.S.

Coal King Don Blankenship to Appear in Court

abcnews.go.com — Coal boss Don Blankenship is set to make his first appearance in court today as a defendant facing a raft of charges stemming from the 2010 coal mine blast that took 29 lives.

Infant ‘Fingertip Amputations’ Lead to Huge Graco Stroller Recall

abcnews.go.com — Nearly five million Graco baby strollers have been recalled due to "fingertip amputation hazard," but an ABC News investigation found that if this recall goes like most safety recalls, a vast majority could end up still on the market, posing a threat to infants for years to come.

The Downfall of King Coal

abcnews.go.com — Coal king Don Blankenship, the once larger-than-life figure in Appalachia whose strong-fisted leadership of a giant coal conglomerate made him both famous and feared, finally met the fate today that the families of those who died in his mine had so long hoped for: indictment on federal charges of...

Amid Scares, Here’s How Government Plans to Test Guardrail Safety

abcnews.go.com — The Federal Highway Administration released details today for a plan to crash test the ET-Plus guardrail end terminal, which more than half the states in the country have stopped installing in the wake of what critics said was a cover-up of a dangerous change in the guardrail's design made nearly a...

Phantom Debt Collection Scammer Pleads Guilty to Fraud

abcnews.go.com — The man investigators say was behind an expansive phony debt collection scheme highlighted in an ABC News investigation has pleaded guilty to four charges of fraud. Kirit Patel, head of a California company that investigators said was front for "phantom debt collection," made a deal with the U.S.

A Year Later, Hospital’s Black Lung Scandal Unresolved

abcnews.go.com — One year has passed since Johns Hopkins Hospital promised to investigate reports that medical opinions from doctors at the prestigious hospital were helping the nation's coal companies thwart efforts by hundreds of ailing mine workers to receive black lung disability benefits.

Under the Wire: Guardrail Company Avoids Nationwide Ban With Crash Test Plan

abcnews.go.com — The federal government has received, but is refusing to disclose, an urgent plan to re-test the safety of guardrails found on American highways across the country amid accusations they are dangerous to motorists.
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Nov 25, 2014

DIGITAL: NEW investigation finds 80% recalled products unaccounted for. How safe is your family? abcn.ws/1zpOa1R #RecallRoulette

Nov 21, 2014

UPDATE: Craigslist Fires Back After Government Criticism Over Recalled Products - abcn.ws/1qFT6kf - more tonight on @ABC2020

Nov 21, 2014

RT @ABCInvestigates: Terror Power Struggle: Powerful Al Qaeda Group Slams Door on ISIS’s Leader abcn.ws/1yA15ya via @meekwire

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