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Apr 22, 2015

Gas Grill Poses Safety Risk

Gas Grill Poses Safety Risk

Consumer Reports has uncovered a potential safety problem with a small Brinkmann grill sold at Home Depot and Hy-Vee stores.

Apr 21, 2015

Using Juicers to Make Healthy Drinks

Using Juicers to Make Healthy Drinks

Consumer Reports tested more than a dozen juicers to find out which are worth trying and which you should forget.

Apr 19, 2015

Is High-Res Audio Worth It?

Is High-Res Audio Worth It?

High-definition video has taken over TVs, phones and tablets. But sound quality is worse than it was 10 or 15 years ago. New hi-resolution audio promises to change all that.

Apr 16, 2015

Top Blood Pressure Monitors

Top Blood Pressure Monitors

There’s a good chance that you or someone you care about has high blood pressure. One in three American adults does –– facing an increased risk of heart attack, stroke and premature death.

Apr 14, 2015

Save on Prescription Drugs

Save on Prescription Drugs

People who regularly take prescription medication spend on average more than $700 per year for drugs. To help you keep more of that money in your pocket, Consumer Reports had its shoppers check out prices...

Apr 12, 2015

Avoiding Pesticides in Fruits & Vegetables

Avoiding Pesticides in Fruits & Vegetables

We know that it's healthy to eat more fruits and vegetables. But a lot of produce contains pesticides.

Apr 9, 2015

Best Deals on Glucose Meters

Best Deals on Glucose Meters

Consumer Reports tested 29 blood glucose meters for accuracy by comparing their results to those from a glucose analyzer used in medical labs.

Apr 14, 2015

Spring-Cleaning Dangers and Better Alternatives

Spring-Cleaning Dangers and Better Alternatives

You may be ready to launch into spring-cleaning mode. Be careful! Consumer Reports says that some cleaning products contain dangerous ingredients.

Apr 4, 2015

Consumer Reports: Your TV Can Spy on You

Consumer Reports: Your TV Can Spy on You

It's likely you don't think you've invited a spy into your home when setting up a new TV.

Apr 2, 2015

Freshest and Best Supermarkets

Freshest and Best Supermarkets

Do you love or hate your supermarket? A lot of it may depend on how fresh it seems, according to a Consumer Reports survey

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Dozens of Students Hurt in Crowley ISD Bus Crash

Dozens of Students Hurt in Crowley ISD Bus Crash

Nearly three dozen students were injured when two buses from the Crowley Independent School District collided Monday afternoon in southwest Fort Worth.

Investigation Into $1,000 Cold Reveals Costly Mistake

Investigation Into $1,000 Cold Reveals Costly Mistake

A consumer with a bad cold gets a bill for more than $1,000 after being treated at a free-standing ER. She says she thought she was being treated at an urgent care clinic.

NWS Identifies 8 Tornadoes So Far

NWS Identifies 8 Tornadoes So Far

A severe storm system moving across North Texas late Sunday and early Monday produced a number of damaging tornadoes, according to reports from the National Weather Service.

Josh Hamilton Returns to the Texas Rangers

Josh Hamilton Returns to the Texas Rangers

Beleaguered/All-Star outfielder Josh Hamilton is returning to Arlington in a trade with the Angels.

Md. Gov. Declares State of Emergency in Baltimore

Md. Gov. Declares State of Emergency in Baltimore

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard after rioters looted stores and hurled rocks and bricks at Baltimore police Monday, injuring fifteen officers.

Lavon Lake Fills to Conservation Level on Recent Rains

Lavon Lake Fills to Conservation Level on Recent Rains

For the first time in five years water is being released from Lavon Lake.