9 News Alert Team Stories

  Rising temperatures mean you should take extra precautions to prevent heatstroke

There are extra precautions that people should take in order to stay safe in the heat.
Hand sanitizer sold in La. contains undeclared methanol
’Global Empowerment Fund’ COVID-19 payment messages are fake, federal officials say
Some furniture sold at Rooms To Go has too high an amount of lead, officials say
  Here’s how to get your 2019 tax return ready for the July 15 deadline
  Fourth of July firework safety tips
Alerts about fake face mask sellers reiterated as cities mandate use
Boy Scouts of America’s Cub Scout pins should be taken away from kids due to lead concerns
Garland Ventures recalls Five Cheese Stuffed Shells due to listeria concerns

9 News Alert Team Stories Continued

  BBB warns of Social Security scams

  Want to install a backyard swimming pool? Here’s how much it may cost

  Health officials urge La. residents to answer phone calls from contact tracers

  Action Jackson helps family fighting to get their gas services restored for nearly 4 months

  Your Money: Beat the heat, save on the electric bills this summer

Spot phony COVID-19 antibody tests? Report the distributor to the FBI

Twelve reports of instability, including head and toe injuries lead to bench recall

Fall, entrapment, and strangulation hazards all reported for recalled strollers

Credit card hardship programs come at a cost, says NerdWallet

  Before you dive in, brush up on your aquatic safety tips