Consumer Reports | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

The latest news from Consumer Reports magazine

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017

Spring Clean Your Medicine Cabinet

Spring Clean Your Medicine Cabinet

Consumer Reports says the risk of accidental poisoning for kids increases with every bottle of pills you keep and recommends getting rid of unused medication.

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017

Using Home Insurance More Effectively

Using Home Insurance More Effectively

You probably never think about your homeowners insurance. But Consumer Reports says you should and not just when disaster strikes. There are new twists to homeowners insurance that can save you money and...

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017

Using Video for Homeowners Insurance

Using Video for Homeowners Insurance

Financial Experts at Consumer Reports say one of the best ways to document your belongings for insurance purposes is with a video.

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017

Carbon Monoxide Alarms Pose Safety Risk

Carbon Monoxide Alarms Pose Safety Risk

Consumer Reports warns about carbon monoxide alarms that could put your family at risk.

Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017

When Travel Goes Wrong

When Travel Goes Wrong

Airline disruptions seem to happen more often these days –– but if you find yourself caught in flight delays, cancellations or overbookings, it’s up to you to know what your rights are and request compensation.

Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017

Don't Bring Bed Bugs Home from Vacation

Don't Bring Bed Bugs Home from Vacation

With Spring Break coming up the experts at Consumer Reports share some tips to keep the bed bugs away during your next hotel stay.

Friday, Mar 3, 2017

Buying a New Mattress

Buying a New Mattress

From innerspring to memory foam, new shopping tips and ratings are revealed to help you get a better night's sleep.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017

Consumer Reports: Top Car Picks for 2017

Consumer Reports: Top Car Picks for 2017

In the market for a new ride? Consumer Reports is out with its annual auto issue that includes a list of top car picks. These are the top-performing models that are reliable, safe and satisfying.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017

Gear Shift Designs Could Be Dangerous

Gear Shift Designs Could Be Dangerous

For decades, cars with automatic transmissions had a simple, straightforward shifter. Some newer cars have shifters that look or function differently. Car makers say the new designs can set their models apart or...

ABOUT US
The latest news from Consumer Reports magazine
Top Stories
Hail Damage Forces Homeowners to Replace Roofs Again
Hail Damage Forces Homeowners to Replace Roofs Again

Golf ball and baseball-sized hail pounded rooftops in Collin County on Sunday night, leaving many homeowners to wake up to damaged roofs – roofs that some had just replaced from last year’s storms.

Chase Involving a Stolen Semi-Truck Ends in Dallas
Chase Involving a Stolen Semi-Truck Ends in Dallas

Dallas County Sheriff's deputies arrested a driver after a chase involving a stolen semi-truck.

Suspicious Device Found, Dallas VA Medical Center Evacuated
Suspicious Device Found, Dallas VA Medical Center Evacuated

Police are investigating a suspicious device found inside the Dallas VA Medical Center.

Stroke Doesn't Keep Randy Travis from the Stage, Singing
Stroke Doesn't Keep Randy Travis from the Stage, Singing

Randy Travis and his wife Mary Davis speak to our Kris Gutierrez about life's challenges, an incredible music career and the future.

Schiff Calls for Nunes' Recusal From Russia Probe
Schiff Calls for Nunes' Recusal From Russia Probe

Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, called for its chairman, Rep. Devin Nunes, to recuse himself from "any investigation" into President Donald Trump's campaign and transition team after news of the Republican's secret White House meeting on the issue emerged. Schiff, D-Calif., said Monday that it's "not a recommendation I make lightly," NBC News reported.

Woman Crashes into Bar, Injures 8; Former TCU QB Arrested
Woman Crashes into Bar, Injures 8; Former TCU QB Arrested

Former TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin was arrested early Monday morning and charged with drug possession after police say a woman he was riding with crashed her car into a Dallas bar, injuring eight people.