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Nov 20, 2014

Consumer Reports: Best Cell Phone Services

Consumer Reports: Best Cell Phone Services

Consumer Reports take cell phone services based on a survey of 63,000 of its subscribers.

Nov 21, 2014

Consumer Reports: Hidden Risks of Going Gluten-Free

Consumer Reports: Hidden Risks of Going Gluten-Free

How good is a gluten-free diet for everyone? Consumer Reports reviewed nutrition labels for more than 80 gluten-free foods.

Nov 18, 2014

Arsenic in Rice

Arsenic in Rice

Consumer Reports has issued new guidelines for limits on how much rice you and your children should eat.

Nov 14, 2014

Cheap Chinese Tires No Bargain

Cheap Chinese Tires No Bargain

Tires are expensive! Most SUV-truck tires Consumer Reports recommends cost more than $150 each.

Nov 14, 2014

Pop-Up Turkey Timers

Pop-Up Turkey Timers

Turkey needs to be cooked to 165° F in order to be safe. Undercooked turkey could make you and your Thanksgiving guests sick. So, can you really trust those little pop-up timers? To find out, Consumer Reports’...

Nov 12, 2014

Better Prepaid Cards

Better Prepaid Cards

Millions of Americans now use prepaid cards to manage their money. Unlike regular bank cards, you don’t need to link these to an account. Consumer Reports analyzed 23 cards and found some are not as good...

Nov 10, 2014

Great Tech Toys

Great Tech Toys

Consumer Reports ShopSmart magazine found four great tech toys that are loaded with creativity and will really engage the young ones on your list.

Nov 10, 2014

Save on Eyeglasses

Save on Eyeglasses

Consumer Reports finds that you can save up to 40 percent on the cost of eyeglasses without sacrificing fashion.

Nov 7, 2014

Safety Alert: Overuse of Acetaminophen

Safety Alert: Overuse of Acetaminophen

Acetaminophen is one of the most common ingredients in over-the-counter medications. It’s in Tylenol and hundreds of other medicines. But Consumer Reports warns that the overuse of acetaminophen sends almost...

Nov 3, 2014

Best Places to Buy Electronics

Best Places to Buy Electronics

From tablets to TVs to laptop computers, electronics are likely to be the hottest gifts this holiday season.

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DA to Dismiss Ticket in Wreck That Killed Family

DA to Dismiss Ticket in Wreck That Killed Family

A northeast Louisiana prosecutor says he's dismissing the ticket issued to a Texas teenager who apparently fell asleep at the wheel, causing a wreck that killed five members of his family.

Injured Heroes, Broken Promises: Wounded Soldiers Complain of Mistreatment

Injured Heroes, Broken Promises: Wounded Soldiers Complain of Mistreatment

NBC 5 Investigates has learned hundreds of America's active duty soldiers have complained about harassment, verbal abuse and mistreatment at special Army units designed to help the injured heal.

Man Sentenced in Heroin Death of Pickens' Grandson

Man Sentenced in Heroin Death of Pickens' Grandson

A man will serve four months in prison after acknowledging in a plea deal with North Texas prosecutors that he caused the death of Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens' grandson by injecting him with heroin.

Authorities: 2 Shot, 1 Assaulted at Azle House Party

Authorities: 2 Shot, 1 Assaulted at Azle House Party

Parker County authorities say they're investigating the latest of several incidents at a home in Azle that left two people shot and another assaulted.

Earthquake Shakes Irving For 2nd Time This Weekend

Earthquake Shakes Irving For 2nd Time This Weekend

Less than 24 hours after magnitude 3.3 earthquake, a magnitude 2.5 tremblor shakes Irving.

Losing Your Right to Sue

Losing Your Right to Sue

When you buy a product or service and something goes terribly wrong, you may think, “I can always sue.” But Consumer Reports warns that people often unwittingly give up their right to sue.