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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.

Baton Rouge is running out of office space

Things are good in Baton Rouge.

Over 500K laptop power chords recalled

More than half a million power cords sold with laptop computers are being recalled because they can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

Dream On Me reacalls 10,000 play yards sold online

Thousands of children's play yards are being recalled due to a strangulation hazard.

‘Trouble in Toyland’ report warns parents of dangerous toys

As consumers shop for toys for the little ones this holiday season, consumer advocates are warning parents, caregivers and family members to be mindful of toys that could pose hazards to small children.

How to protect your identity while shopping on Black Friday

Louisiana businesses and consumers are gearing up for the hustle and bustle of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

State Farm increases insurance rates in Louisiana

The leading automobile insurance company in Louisiana is raising its rates at the end of the year.