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Speakers sold at Best Buy, online recalled after 5 explosions reported
Portable speakers sold nationwide at Best Buy, various other electronics stores, and online are being pulled from shelves across the nation after manufacturers received at least five reports of explosions, including four blasts which resulted in property damage.
Area law enforcement visit neighborhood to curb violence ahead of summer
Federal government wants women to know more about a breast characteristic cancer risk
New scam tricks phone users into changing PIN
Police say the thieves emailed Verizon customers and said there had been fraud on their accounts. Those emails included a callback number.
Loved to death: Is euthanizing pets to be buried with dead owners OK?
A Chesterfield woman put in her will that her beloved dog should be put down upon her death so its remains can be buried with her.
Veggie products sold at Whole Foods Markets recalled
A Houston-based vendor is recalling select salads, wraps and salad bar trays sold through Whole Foods markets in Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana.
Wheels on popular BOB strollers are coming off while parents are running, but no recalls have been issued
BOB strollers, made by Britax, are the subject of a Consumer Product Safety Commission investigation, but no recall has been issued.
Mineral sunscreens touted as healthier, more environmentally friendly alternatives to typical sunscreens
If you’re looking for an alternative to common sunscreens this summer, environmental groups say look no further than mineral sunscreens.
Tips to save money on beauty products
If you’re a die-hard fan of pricier products, there are still ways to save.
Child death prompts recall of dressers sold by Amazon, Target, Walmart
The dresser poses a serious tip-over and entrapment hazard if not properly anchored to a wall.
Generators recalled as hurricane season looms; 9 reports of gas leaks confirmed
With hurricane season fast approaching and Gov. John Bel Edwards declaring a state of emergency in Friday, May 10, many families will be pouring into stores hoping to find a reliable portable generator to keep their family safe.
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Sunscreen: How to protect your kids from the sun
Use at least SPF 15 and make sure it covers both UVA and UVB rays.
Denham Springs residents want answers after road work project started in Jan. of 2018 still not done
Homeowners in the Woodland Crossing subdivision in Denham Springs want answers after trying to get the parish to finish repairing work they began in January of 2018.
State officials urge families to get a head start on hurricane preparedness
Hurricane season begins June 1, so state officials say its time for families to get their emergency plans together.
After son’s drowning death, parents help other children get free swimming lessons
If you’d like to make a donation to help families receive free swimming lessons, click into the story.
Tyson recall expanded to include nearly 12 million pounds of chicken strips
Almost 12 million pound of chicken strips have been recalled because they might be contaminated with pieces of metal, according to the USDA.
Odd message in a bag of rocks will link you to malware, sheriff warns
At first glance, a bag of rocks with a weird, photocopied message inside seems harmless. But Hancock County Sheriff's Department is warning that it's much more dangerous than it seems.
Financial impacts of emergency room visits
A new study finds a single ER visit is the number one financial fear for most people.
‘It’s important to do tick checks’: Lone star tick bite causes allergy to red meat
A Goochland woman is making changes to her diet after a tick bite. Weeks after being bitten by a lone star tick, she developed an allergy to red meat.
Starbucks recalls Bodum recycled coffee presses
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is issuing a recall a Starbucks product called the “Bodum + Starbucks Recycled Coffee Presses”.
Nearly 700k children’s rockers sold since 2012 recalled after reports of deaths
Weeks after Fisher-Price recalled their Rock 'n Play infant swing after learning 30 babies died over a decade while using it, a second product is being pulled from shelves for a similar reason.
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