• consumer Dec 21, 2019

    How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of a Holiday Scam

    While you’re gearing up for the holidays, fraudsters may be trying to take advantage of you.

    Empty gift cards, bogus charitable solicitations, cyberattacks and thieves who steal packages from your porch aren’t necessarily unique to this time of year.

  • Dec 5, 2019

    Holiday Etiquette: 10 Rules for Gift-Giving This Holiday Season

    You’ve got your holiday shopping list made and you’re checking it twice....


    But are you getting the right gifts for the right people? And what should you do if you are strapped for cash?...


    Following some simple gift-giving rules can help you easily navigate the holiday season. They can also help set the tone for your relationships for the upcoming...

  • Nov 25, 2019

    Schumer Calls for Law to Keep Families Together on Flights

    Days before airline travel ticks up for the Thanksgiving holiday, New York Senator Chuck Schumer called for the end of family separation on flights.

  • Nov 18, 2019

    Sen. Schumer Calls on Feds to Stop Import of ‘Dangerous’ Dollar Store Goods

    New York Senator Chuck Schumer called on federal officials Sunday to crackdown on what he says are “dangerous” over-the-counter drugs sold at dollar-type bargain stores.

  • Nov 10, 2019

    NY Regulator Vows to Investigate Apple Card for Sex Bias

    A New York regulator is investigating Goldman Sachs for possible sex discrimination in the way it sets credit limits.

  • Jun 18, 2019

    WinCo Recalls Store Brand Frozen Raspberries

     WinCo Foods says it sold some frozen red raspberries that may be contaminated with norovirus. No one has reported getting sick, but the company is urging people to throw away or return the products to the store for a full refund.

  • Aug 16, 2018

    How to Choose the Right Veterinarian For Your Pet

    Owning a pet can be expensive, especially when it comes to medical costs. A local consumer group found substantial price differences among local veterinarians. News4 Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan is working 4 you with important information to help you make a smart choice.

  • Oct 12, 2017

    Experts See No Real Risk to Licenses After Trump’s TV Threat

    President Donald Trump is threatening NBC’s broadcast licenses because he’s not happy with how its news division has covered him. But experts say his threats aren’t likely to lead to any action. The network itself doesn’t need a license to operate, but individual stations do. NBC owns several stations in major cities. Stations owned by other companies such as Tribune...

  • Oct 9, 2017

    Three Tips for Dealing with Fire Insurance

    Consumer reporter Chris Chmura has helpful advice if you’re a homeowner affected by the North Bay wildfire.

  • Mar 18, 2017

    Telecom Policy Tilts in Favor of Industry Under Trump’s FCC

    Trumpism is slowly taking hold on your phone and computer, as newly installed federal regulators begin chipping away at hard-fought protections on privacy and competition. These protections, put in place during the Obama administration, had upset the phone and cable industries. The new regime at the Federal Communications Commission says consumers win if businesses face less regulation and have more...

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