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Thursday, Nov 2, 2017

Tips for Getting the Most Out of College Scholarships

Tips for Getting the Most Out of College Scholarships

November is National Scholarship Month. Consumer Reports says fall is the best time to start applying, and using these tips may reduce the number of loans you'll need.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017

College Students Face a High Risk of Identity Theft

College Students Face a High Risk of Identity Theft

Between homework and exams, identity theft is the last thing on college student's minds.

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015

College Tuition Insurance

College Tuition Insurance

Should you consider tuition insurance so that you can be reimbursed if your child has to leave before the end of the year?

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014

High-Fee College Bank Cards

High-Fee College Bank Cards

Consumers Union, the advocacy arm of Consumer Reports, looked at Higher One and 8 other companies that offer campus-sponsored accounts.

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

Appliances for Back to College

Appliances for Back to College

Heading back to college? Consumer Reports tests loads of appliances that can help stock your new digs.

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Home Depot Security Guard in Critical Condition
Home Depot Security Guard in Critical Condition

A security guard is in critical condition after Tuesday’s shooting at a Home Depot in northeast Dallas.

Slain DPD Officer Remembered as Committed to Helping Others
Slain DPD Officer Remembered as Committed to Helping Others

Some of the people who knew Dallas Police Officer Rogelio Santander are opening up about the man they say was funny, kind and committed to helping others.

Arlington Man Sentenced for Stomping Baby to Death
Arlington Man Sentenced for Stomping Baby to Death

A Texas man convicted of beating and stomping his girlfriend's baby daughter to death then burying her body has been sentenced to life in prison.

Dallas Police Officer Crystal Almeida Showing Signs of Improvement
Dallas Police Officer Crystal Almeida Showing Signs of Improvement

Dallas Police Officer Crystal Almeida has surprised even the doctors at Texas Health Presbyterian. The young woman in her 20s is still in critical condition after being shot at a Home Depot in Dallas.

Trump VA Nominee Jackson Withdraws Amid 'False Allegations'
Trump VA Nominee Jackson Withdraws Amid 'False Allegations'

President Donald Trump's pick to lead Veterans Affairs, Ronny Jackson, withdrew Thursday in the wake of late-surfacing allegations about overprescribing drugs and poor leadership while serving as a top...

Local Couple Stuck With NYC Parking Ticket
Local Couple Stuck With NYC Parking Ticket

A North Texas couple says their car has never left Texas or Oklahoma, yet they received a parking ticket from New York City. When their appeals to NYC kept getting denied they called NBC 5's Samantha Chatman.