Consumer News

Consumer Rental scams on the rise Rental scams on the rise (Video)
If you're looking online for vacation rentals or even a place to live, be sure to proceed with caution. Rental scammers are hitting virtually all the rental housing websites. Make the wrong move online and bogus landlords will con you out of hundreds, even thousands of dollars that you'll never get back.
Consumer Make your appliances last longer Make your appliances last longer (Video)
The appliances in your home are a big investment. You can avoid repairs, keep them running efficiently, and get them to last as long as possible by using these tips from Consumer Reports.
Consumer Paving scammers target local property owners Paving scammers target local property owners (Video)
Roving asphalt pavers are targeting local property owners and walking away with thousands of dollars. The latest complaints are from East King County where at least four victims were hit. The victims report the pavers drove a white truck with a flashing yellow light on the top. They claim to have extra material from an earlier job and offer to patch your driveway or parking lot for a bargain. Don't do it.
Consumer New streaming services help you cut the cable New streaming services help you cut the cable (Video)
There are three things that have traditionally kept people tied to cable: sports, kids' programming, and addictions to shows such as Game of Thrones that were only available with a pay TV service. But all of that is starting to change.
Consumer Solicitation spark questions about My ID Club Solicitation spark questions about My ID Club (Video)
Paid telemarketers are soliciting for a service called My ID Club, a popular safety outreach program that offers free photo I-D cards to local children. Kristin Lesclide says she was confused when the solicitor who called on her husband's cell phone first mentioned the King County Police Union, then proceeded to focus on My ID Club and free photo ID for kids.