(credit: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission)

Bean Bag Chairs Recalled Over Suffocation, Choking Hazards; Two Deaths Reported

More than two million bean bag chairs are being recalled for suffocation and choking hazards following the deaths of two children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2014

Officer Credited With Helping To Save Choking Boy

The Hamburg Township officer arrived within minutes to find the child unconscious and not breathing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2013

Farmington Woman Thanks Officers Who Saved Her Life

Sandra Davidson-McVittie says she would have died if help hadn’t arrived in two minutes.


Shaquille O'Neal #36 of the Boston Celtics shoots a free throw during the season opening game against the Miami Heat on October 26, 2010 at TD Garden in Boston. (Getty Images/Nathaniel Butler)

Choking Is All About Thinking

When you think too much you don’t do what you naturally should do.

97.1 The Ticket–08/19/2013

Condom Challenge; Could Be Your Last Trick

The condom challenge. It’s a new trend among teens and it’s causing concern in the medical community.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/04/2013

Rico Walker (Booking Photo)

No Bond For Man Charged In TV Argument Murder

A 45-year-old man will be held without bond, charged in the choking death of his uncle during a fight over the TV.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2013

Family Fight Over TV Turns Fatal

A Pontiac man was killed in what authorities say was a fight with his nephew over control of the TV.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2013


Officer Saves Choking Man After Near-Deadly Dare

Authorities say a public safety officer saved a choking sandwich shop employee who tried to swallow six pieces of Italian meat in a dare with a co-worker.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/02/2012

Randall Caballero (Booking Photo)

Man Gets 16-25 Years For Choking Stepson

A suburban Detroit man who told police the devil instructed him to choke his young stepson has been sentenced to 16 to 25 years in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2012

Millions Awarded In Death Of Man Who Choked On Meatball

A jury in Macomb County awarded over $2 million to the estate of a man choked to death on a golf ball-sized meatball at a nursing home in Warren.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/16/2011