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Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018

Here's Why You Should Dry Your Laundry on a Line

Here's Why You Should Dry Your Laundry on a Line

In this day and age, most people don’t think twice about the way they do their laundry. But experts at Consumer Reports say there are plenty of reasons to go old-school by giving up your clothes dryer and drying...

Monday, Aug 6, 2018

Security of Peer-to-Peer Payment Services Evaluated

Security of Peer-to-Peer Payment Services Evaluated

Consumer Reports looks at the different services and how they keep you safe when using P2P services to send money.

Friday, Aug 3, 2018

What's New With Big Ticket Appliances

What's New With Big Ticket Appliances

Do your kitchen appliances need an overhaul? If it’s been awhile since you’ve shopped around, a lot has changed, and that’s where Consumer Reports comes in. It tests hundreds of appliances every year, to...

Tuesday, Jul 31, 2018

Consumer Reports Tests Charcoal Grills

Consumer Reports Tests Charcoal Grills

Charcoal grills are tested to see which performs best.

Friday, Jul 27, 2018

Protect Your Kids From Household Dangers

Protect Your Kids From Household Dangers

The amount of young children getting into potentially harmful things around the house is staggering.

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018

Parasites Can Live in Your Pool, But They Can Be Avoided

Parasites Can Live in Your Pool, But They Can Be Avoided

Consumer Reports has advice on what to watch out for even when your pool is clean and clear

Friday, Jul 13, 2018

Examining Breakfast Options on the Run

Examining Breakfast Options on the Run

Consumer Reports’ food experts tasted 48 breakfast items and collected nutrition data, looking for healthier and tasty options.

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Safety Questions to Ask Your Airbnb Host

Safety Questions to Ask Your Airbnb Host

Vacation rentals found on Airbnb can provide a great alternative for your summer getaway. But how do you know what you saw online is what you're going to get? And even worse, could it be unsafe?

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018

Prevent Skin Cancer With Sunscreen

Prevent Skin Cancer With Sunscreen

Nearly 5 million people are treated for skin cancer in the U.S. every year, making it the most common form of cancer in the country. But it is often preventable. Consumer Reports offers three simple steps...

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Home Warranty Company Leaves Couple Without A/C for Months
Home Warranty Company Leaves Couple Without A/C for Months

A Carrollton couple said their home warranty company left them without working A/C for more than two months. The delays became unbearable, so they called NBC 5’s Samantha Chatman for back up.

2 Dead, 1 Injured in Shooting at Distribution Center: PD
2 Dead, 1 Injured in Shooting at Distribution Center: PD

Two people have died and one other person was injured following an early morning shooting at a distribution center in Missouri City, near Houston, police said. The suspected shooter and one male victim are among...

Toddler Killed by His Father in Attack: Police
Toddler Killed by His Father in Attack: Police

A 16-month-old boy is dead after his father reportedly beat or stabbed him Sunday afternoon outside an apartment building, according to Lewisville police.

Dallas Priest Suspended Following Sexual Abuse Investigation
Dallas Priest Suspended Following Sexual Abuse Investigation

A Dallas priest has been suspended following allegations of sexual abuse that were found to be credible, according to the Diocese of Dallas.

Pope on Sex Abuse: 'We Showed No Care for the Little Ones'
Pope on Sex Abuse: 'We Showed No Care for the Little Ones'

Pope Francis issued a letter to Catholics around the world Monday condemning the crime of priestly sexual abuse and its cover-up and demanding accountability, in response to new revelations in the United States...

JJT: Rico Gathers Running Out of Time to Prove Worth
JJT: Rico Gathers Running Out of Time to Prove Worth

For every great play Gathers makes there are several others that leave the coaching staff and front office shaking its collective head.