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JPMorgan hiring in China being investigated

Authorities are investigating whether JPMorgan Chase's Chinese offices hired young workers from prominent Chinese families that in turn offered the bank business.

U.S. average gasoline price tops $3.54

The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline has increased one tenth of a cent to $3.542, marking the second consecutive increase, the motorist group AAA said Saturday.

RECALL: Dog, cat food could be contaminated with Salmonella

The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) has voluntarily recalled specific lots of dry pet food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

SCAM ALERT: Old check scam recirculating in Louisiana

An old scam is recirculating in Louisiana. Local law enforcement are reminding citizens to report any attempts of this scam to authorities.

Farm linked to cyclospora stops sending lettuce to U.S.

A farm linked to the recent outbreak of cyclospora has stopped sending lettuce to the United States, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

CVS to enforce selling restrictions on nail polish remover; contains meth-making ingredient

Drugstore CVS is starting a nationwide policy on restricting the purchase of nail polish remover.

SCAM ALERT: Text message claims your credit card has been declined

Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii wants our partners to be aware of a new scam circulating in the area.

Nutritional company expands voluntary recall of diet supplement

A national nutritional company has expanded a recall of supplements due to an undeclared drug ingredient.

GM offers big price cut on Chevy Volt

General Motors announced Tuesday that it will knock $5,000 off the sticker price of a new Chevy Volt, making it the latest electric car to be steeply discounted as automakers battle for buyers.

RECALL: Misbranding of frozen chicken meals could impact those with allergies

Traditions, a Pearl, Miss., establishment, is recalling 2,486 pounds of frozen chicken meals because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today.

RECALL: 50,000 pounds of ground beef possibly contaminated with E. coli

A Kansas company is recalling about 50,000 pounds of ground beef products over fears of E. coli contamination.

RECALL: Whole Foods warns about contaminated cheese that could be fatal, high health risk

Whole Foods has issued a recall of cheese that is potential contaminated. It's considered a high health risk, especially to children, the elderly, and pregnant women. So far no illness has been reported.

RECALL: Viking side-by-side refrigerator linked to injuries, damage to property

A recall has been issued for a side-by-side refrigerator that has reportedly injured at least 4 people and caused property damage in 53 additional cases.

Ford recalls over 33,000 hybrids

Ford is recalling more than 33,000 C-Max Hybrids due to a safety concern. Ford says the vehicles may not protect your head in a crash.

FDA warns one brand of vitamin B supplement contains dangerous steroids

Federal regulators warned consumers to avoid one brand of vitamin B dietary supplement because it contains potentially harmful anabolic steroids.