Consumer News and Recalls
For-Profit Colleges Face 'Gainful Employment' Rule
- For-profit colleges that don't produce graduates capable of paying off their student loans could soon face the wrath of the federal government.
Uber Given Okay to Continue in Vegas After Washoe & Carson Rulings
- A judge in Clark County has denied a Nevada attorney general request to temporarily shut down ride-sharing company Uber.
Halloween Is Not Just For Kids
- Adult costumes outsell children's costumes at local party store.
Halloween Pet Safety
- How to keep Halloween stress-free for your dogs and cats.
Chrysler Recalls More Than 566K Trucks, SUVs
- Chrysler is recalling more than 566,000 SUVs and trucks because malfunctioning fuel heaters can cause fires, or a software glitch can disable the electronic stability control.
Police Warn Public of IRS Scam
- The Sparks Police Department is investigating a report of a person claiming to be an IRS agent and asking for money.
FTC Says AT&T Misled Consumers About Data
- AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers about its unlimited data plans.
Nearly Half of CA Hacked in 2013
- The number of Californians whose personal data was hacked last year jumped sixfold to 18.5 million accounts and as many as one-third of those people will become victims of fraud, says California Attorney General Kamala Harris.
Keeping Halloween Costumes Appropriate
- It's not always easy picking out the perfect costume for your kids, especially with cold weather heading our way. Parents are looking for ways to keep their children warm, while also showing off their costumes.
Bacterium in Baby Wipes Prompts Recall
- The Food and Drug Administration is sending out a warning to parents to check the brand of baby wipes they are using, especially if you buy them from major retailers like Walgreens or Sam's Club.
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