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Call For Action: Call An Expert Week

Updated: 03/10/2009 - All this week KKTV will have experts staffing the Call for Action hotline with professionals offering free advice on everything from foreclosures to lawn care.

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Beware of Foreclosure Deals

Updated: 03/06/2009 - If you're about to lose your home to foreclosure ... you're a walking target. Experts say desperate homeowners need to be careful of predators looking to take advantage of them. In a Call For Action Investigation... we speak with a woman who signed her house away for ten dollars.

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Beware Of Stimulus Money Scam

Updated: 03/04/2009 - Many of us are getting e-mails that are pretty tempting. They say you're due to get stimulus money from the government.

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Beware of Bank Fraud Scam

Updated: 03/03/2009 - Beware if you get a voicemail message from your bank warning about fraud on your account. Crooks are now using sophisticated technology to rip you off.

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Getting Around the No Call List

Posted: 02/26/2009 - Thanks to the national and state no call lists... pleas from pesky telemarketers are supposed to be a thing of the past. But a Colorado Springs woman says one company keeps bugging her under the guise of doing a survey. We check it out.

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Colorado Springs Utilities Water Rate Hike

Updated: 02/24/2009 - Some Colorado Springs Utilities customers are opening their bills and seeing red. Not only have rates gone up, but some are complaining about extra fees.

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Beware of Stereo Equipment Scam

Updated: 02/20/2009 - We have a scam to warn you about tonight. Don't buy stereo equipment from two guys cruising through public parking lots. Many folks have been burned in Southern Colorado and across the country.

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Directv Complaints Are Answered

Updated: 02/09/2009 - These days getting through to the right person in customer service can seem impossible, especially if the company's big. If you run into a customer service nightmare and feel lost in the shuffle use KKTV's Call For Action to get somebody on your side.

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Scammers Target Social Networking Sites

Posted: 01/28/2009 - Beware if you use Facebook, MySpace, or any other social networking sites. Hackers have found a new way to steal your identity or send you a virus. Here's how to avoid becoming a victim.

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Colorado Springs Utilities Budget Billing Plan

Posted: 01/27/2009 - With temperatures hovering near the single digits you may be concerned about high utility bills. If you're concerned about soaring payments you can eliminate the guesswork. Here's how.

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Dessert Sauces Recalled Due to Botulism

Posted: 01/27/2009 - Stonewall Kitchen of York, Maine, is voluntarily recalling seven dessert sauces because of potential contamination with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death.

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Damaged Artwork

Updated: 01/23/2009 - When you ship valuable items you may pay extra to try and ensure everything arrives in one piece. A Colorado Springs woman did that, but discovered a big mess when she opened her box. The Call for Action team was able to help her when others refused.

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Meijer Voluntarily Recalls Crackers, Ice Cream

Posted: 01/19/2009 - Meijer brand Cheese and Peanut Butter and Toasty Peanut Butter sandwich crackers and Peanut Butter and Jelly and Peanut Butter Cup ice cream are being recalled.

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Kellogg's Crackers Recalled Due to Peanut Butter Recall

Updated: 01/15/2009 - The following crackers have been affected: Toasted Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers, Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Crackers, Cheese and Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers, and Peanut Butter-Chocolate Sandwich Crackers.

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Proposed Credit Card Bill of Rights

Updated: 01/14/2009 - Feel like your credit card company is holding you hostage by raising interest rates and increasing fees? You're not alone. Senator Mark Udall says the credit card industry isn't playing fair and he's calling for change.

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Money-Saving Advice for your Home

Posted: 01/13/2009 - These days we're all looking for ways to save money. Why not start at home... it pays to do a home review and always shop around.

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Booster Seat Recall

Posted: 01/08/2009 - Britax Child Safety, Inc. is pulling some of its Frontier™ combination Harness-2-Booster™ child restraints.

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Consumers Union Asks Congress For DTV Delay

Updated: 01/07/2009 - For months we've been telling you a big change is coming. The switch from analog to digital television is scheduled to take place in just forty days. But suddenly, a major consumer group is asking the government to hold off and delay the switch.

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Door Knocking Scam

Posted: 01/06/2009 - Beware if a man knocks on your door begging for a hand out. 11 News was the first to warn you about this scam. Now Colorado Springs Police have taken so many reports about this con... they're urging folks to report any suspicious men roaming their neighborhoods.

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Police Warn Residents of Door-To-Door Scammer

Updated: 01/06/2009 - KKTV first told you about this scam on Saturday when a local woman was duped and shared her story with 11 News. Since that story aired, we've gotten more calls from viewers saying they were also scammed. Now police are saying, they're not the only ones.

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Home Inventory

Posted: 12/25/2008 - Every year more than 130 homes in Colorado Springs are destroyed by fire. Firefighters say their first priority is saving lives. The second... saving property. One of the problems victims face is trying to recall the items lost and their dollar value. That's why it's important to make and keep a home inventory.

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Elk Meat Recalled

Posted: 12/24/2008 - Consumers are being warned not to eat some elk meat sold at a recent farmers' market in Longmont.

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