Mom-to-be of twins. Wife of @haggertycbs11. Consumer Justice Investigator at CBS 11 Dallas-Fort Worth @CBSDFW. 9 time Emmy winner.

Dallas BBB Warns Of Zika-Related Scams — DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - The Dallas Better Business Bureau is alerting consumers about a number of scams popping up in regard to the Zika virus. In a release posted on-line, the BBB warns about about any product or company "guaranteeing" to protect consumers from the Zika virus.

Attorneys: Roofing Company Part Of Scheme To Take Homeowners’ Money — CEDAR HILL (CBS11) - Mary Burke has tried calling, texting and emailing Jorge Garcia. Now, she's protesting outside his Cedar Hill home. "I will be here every weekend until we get some results," said Burke. Burke hired Garcia's company House of Tomorrow to repair her mother's roof after a hail storm.

Back To College; What To Buy And What To Skip! — MANSFIELD (CBS11 NEWS) - The countdown is on before parents send their kids off to college. Knowing what to send them with is an overwhelming task. CBS11 Consumer Reporter Cristin Severance explains what to buy and what to skip when helping to stock their dorm room.

Governor Greg Abbott’s Dog “Pancake” Helps Address Zika Virus — NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Governor Greg Abbott released a web video warning about the Zika virus and using an unlikely companion to get out his message. The video features the first dog of Texas, "Pancake" to explain tips to avoid Zika.

Don’t Sweat Your Electric Bill! Save Money This Summer — SOUTHLAKE (CBS11) - Amy Harris of Southlake beats the summer heat by hiding from it. "I don't like it this time of year. We don't want to go outside, we don't to open the doors, we don't want to open the windows," said Harris. But there's one thing she can't escape.

Taking The Guesswork Out Of Back-To-School Shopping — DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - We're weeks away from sending children back to school and that means parents could be dropping hundreds on supplies and gear. Families with kids in grades K-12 are expected to spend an average of $673.57 on back-to-school supplies this year, according to The National Retail Federation.

Pokémon GO Players Keep ‘Poking’ Despite Data Drain — DALLAS (CSBDFW.COM) - By now, we all know what Pokémon GO is but do you know how much data you're using when you're poking around for pokestops? "It's not horrid but you have to keep in mind it's an online game so it depends on communicating with servers," said SMU Professor of Information and Technology Allen Gwinn.

Bedford Man Says Highway Sign Totaled His Car — BEDFORD (CBSDFW.COM) - Imagine driving down the road at 60 miles an hour when your car gets crushed by a falling construction sign. Matt Schierlman says it happened to him. "I've always driven cautiously," Schierlman told Consumer Justice.

Father Says Pre-Paid Debit Card Company Targeted Son — NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) - A North Texas father is furious after he says a pre-paid debit card company targeted his teenage son. "I didn't even know it was legal for credit card companies to solicit minors like that," said Paul Albrecht about the time his 17-year-old son received the card in the mail.

Hacker Targets Woman’s Amazon Account — NEWARK, NJ (CBSDFW.COM) - A hacker targeted a North Texas woman's Amazon account, draining the nearly $1700 she had on a gift card linked to her account. When she fought back... the hacker tried to humiliate her! When the police and Amazon couldn't help, she called CBS 11's Cristin Severance for Consumer Justice.
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Aug 30, 2016

UPDATE. Yelp lawsuit ordered dismissed in its entirety under the Texas Citizens Participation Act. 

Aug 29, 2016

Hello! Doc ordered bedrest in hospital until babies are born. Please contact Consumer Justice team while I'm gone.

Aug 29, 2016

RT @CBS11: Monday at 10, @SeveranceCBS11 with a consumer justice report that parents need 2c b4 sending kids on a trip!

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