Consumer Alert

'Middle Eastern crime ring' hacked ATMs in St. Tammany Parish, sheriff says

Anyone who used an ATM at banks in Covington and Slidell last Friday are being asked to check their accounts for suspicious activity, St. Tammany Sheriff Jack Strain said in a news release.

Kelley Blue Book's best resale value cars

Depreciation: It's the biggest cost of owning an automobile.

Entergy to replace 100 miles gas pipelines in Baton Rouge

What are the dangers of our aging natural gas pipelines? Well that answer is simple.

How to protect yourself from identity theft this tax season

Tuesday is the first day to file your taxes, but officials say, be careful, there are people who want to steal your identity.

Winn-Dixie recalls sour cream lemon pies sold in Louisiana

Winn-Dixie today announced an immediate recall of the Winn-Dixie Sour Cream Lemon Pies in select Winn-Dixie stores in Florida and Louisiana.

Does LA have enough power to support industrial growth?

Louisiana is becoming a pretty popular destination for industrial companies.

How your trash could make you a target for burglary

The Baton Rouge Police Department want you to be aware of what you put on the curb for trash pickup.

Where can we eat on Christmas Day?

Looking for a bite to eat this Christmas Day? A list of restaurants that are open tops our look at consumer news this morning.

Keurig recalls nearly 7 million coffee makers

Keurig Green Mountain has recalled nearly 7,000,000 of their popular single-cup coffee makers.

Are you a last minute shopper?

If you haven’t finished your holiday shopping, it would probably be a good idea to knock that out as soon as possible.

Chrysler expands recall to 3.3 million vehicles

Under pressure from federal regulators, Chrysler will expand a recall of cars and trucks equipped with Takata airbags.

Why you should buy fireworks from certified businesses

Monday marked the official start of the New Year’s Eve fireworks retail season.

How will low gas prices affect Louisiana’s economy?

Trips to the gas station can be a real bummer.

Boil advisory issued for part of Iberville Parish

Iberville Parish Water District #3 customers located on Bayou Pigeon Road and Vaughn Road have experienced a water outage due to a broken water line. Therefore as a precaution, a boil advisory has been issued.

Chrysler expands airbag recall

Chrysler has added another 179-thousand vehicles to its airbag recall. Under pressure from Federal Safety Regulators, Chrysler added 2003-2005 Ram pickup trucks, 2004-2005 Dodge Durango, 2005 Chrysler 300 and Dodge Magnum.