Takata Recall Expands Again

Takata Recall Expands Again 

Posted: 3:29 am Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

By Ann Kelly

Photo Marion County Sheriff

For the second time in as many months a teen died after cliff-diving in a limestone quarry that was closed. This time is was a local teen from Largo. Trey Austin Dagwan Cardoz was just seventeen and was seen on Instagram just before he jumped and fell some 60 feet, Deputies in Marion County are increasing security around the quarry on Gainesville Rd. in Ocala.



Takata has issued yet another recall on airbags but this time on airbags they thought were safe. They were installed on some Ford, Nissan and Mazda vehicles between 2005 and 2012. We have the recall list here. You can also see the recall list issued at the beginning of the month that involve more vehicles and what to do to get the airbag replaced.


The cost for improvements to the sewage system in St Pete may show up on your water bill. A recent decision by city leaders in St Pete could see a 20-30% rise in water and sewer bills to pay for the proposed $326 million dollars in improvements. St Pete City Council will vote at tomorrow’s meeting. If approved, you may see that rate increase on your bill starting in January.


Four men died in the accident at TECO’s Big Bend Power Plant and now scammers are taking advantage of their family’s grief. A fake GoFundMe account has popped up complete with stolen pictures of the victims. Take a close look at the page and you’ll find mistakes and no way to contact who’s allegedly in charge of the fund. The official site is www.gofundme.com/gaffin-employees-affected-by-teco-b and has already raised more than $16,000.