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Nearly 200,000 Prius hybrids recalled, may catch fire

The company said its 2016 to 2018 model year vehicles have a potential issue with the engine wire harness.

Toddlers should ride in rear-facing car seats as long as possible, experts say

  THE INVESTIGATORS: Ticketholders want answers after Flambeau Fest organizers appear silent on refunds, upgrades

RECALL: Pfizer issues voluntary recall of lot of Children’s Advil® due to overdose concerns

  9News Alert Team helps Vietnam War veteran get lot cleaned

East Baton Rouge Parish authorities warn public of scam that targeted church

How to protect your password and personal information online

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  City removes cypress knees from woman's yard after 9News Alert Team story

  Summer temps can ruin food safety for grocery shoppers

  Vietnam War veteran hoping to get dirty lot across from his home cleaned up

Hostess issues voluntary recall of Cookies 'n Creme Brownies

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  EBR Housing Authority applies for vouchers to help residents of blighted Elmgrove Garden Apartments relocate

Almond milk containing real milk recalled

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A popular brand of almond milk has been recalled due to some cartons containing real milk.

  Elm Grove Garden Apartments back in spotlight over poor living conditions

Alice Cunningham was shocked after seeing pieces of her daughters ceiling scattered on the bathroom floor. This is just one of many damaged units at the Elm Grove Garden Apartments.

  Cost of Hurricanes Katrina, Rita repairs coming off Entergy bills

Entergy customers can now look forward to lower bills. The company says it has paid off the restoration costs for Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

  Wraps, salads sold at Trader Joe's, Walgreens recalled over parasite concern

More than two dozen salads and wraps sold at Kroger, Trader Joe's, and Walgreens have been recalled due to concerns over possible parasite infection.

Family loses KIA in fire after receiving recall notice

Police warn bank customers of possible debit card scam

  Temps lower, La. utility companies can now disconnect service

  Entergy reassure customers they're working hard to remove overgrown vegetation on power lines

  Residents concerned with trees growing on power lines

  CONSUMER TIP: How to save money on your electric bill this summer

St. Helena officials warn residents of cat infected with rabies

The St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office is warning residents to watch our for rabies.

  Thousands line up in Baton Rouge for Build-A-Bear Workshop 'Pay Your Age Day' before deal shut down nationwide

About 3,000 people decided to try to beat the heat Thursday by heading to the Mall of Louisiana and taking advantage of a great deal from Build-A-Bear Workshop.

  Geismar man fed up about sewer manhole in middle of yard

One man from Geismar has tried for years to find out why a sewer manhole ended up in the middle of his yard. He reached out to our WAFB 9News Alert Team to help solve this mystery.

  Cancer patient hoping apartment complex will fix leaking roof

Beverly Gatlin lives in the Copper Ridge apartments on Lobdell Boulevard. She's battling stage four lung cancer, and now she has to battle with the apartment complex too.

  LA Department of Revenue to begin collecting sales tax on online purchases in 2019

If you're planning on making a large online purchase, you might want to do it sooner rather than later. The Department of Revenue has announced they will begin collecting taxes from online purchases at the beginning of 2019.

Aluminum ladders recalled for fall hazard

Several models of aluminum ladders are being recalled because of a fall hazard.

Food safety tips for grillers

Breaking out the grill for the Fourth of July? Most grillers know these tips, but if it's your first time, it's worth taking note.

  CONSUMER ALERT: Tips to book your summer vacation

If you typically book your hotels online, you probably check multiple websites to see who has the best price ... right? A new report by Washington Consumers' Checkbook shows that this "world of options" is an illusion.

  AT&T warns customers about phone scam

AT&T is warning customers to beware of a phone scam. Customers have reported the caller tells them their service is being temporarily suspended until they verify their account by giving the caller the last four digits of their social security number.

SCAM ALERT: Be on the lookout for fake rentals

There is an alert for renters to be on the lookout for a scam. Someone is posting random homes on Craigslist claiming you can live in them for next to nothing.

Ashley Furniture floor lamps recalled for burn hazard

Ashley Furniture store is recalling floor lamps because of a burn hazard.

After A Power Outage: Your Refrigerated Food

So many of us have been without power for several days and have concerns about the perishable foods in our refrigerators and freezers. Click here to find out what's safe and what's not.

WAFB Fall Planner

The WAFB Fall Planner is full of wonderful, creative ideas for your home ... watch it Saturday night at 6:30 on WAFB Channel 9.

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