recent on-air advertisers

Now Playing

News/Talk WSB
Atlanta's breaking news, ...
Listen Live

Back to Sabrina Gibbons's profile

Latest from Sabrina Gibbons

227 items
Results 1 - 20 of 227next >

Is your free credit report truly free?

A company that promised free credit scores has agreed to pay 22 million dollars to settle charges it billed customers for monthly credit monitoring they did not sign up for.  Most of the money, about $21 million, will go to refund customers. The Federal Trade Commission says the company, One ...

Holiday hype versus price reality

Black Friday may not the best time to shop to get the best price, according to WSB Consumer expert Clark Howard. Despite all the hype, Black Friday may not be the best day to find the best deals. "This week before Thanksgiving is likely the best time to get the ...

Eyeball

Contacts may be a health hazard to eyes

Nearly a million Americans suffer from eye infections each says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Improper contact lens habits pose a major risk for serious infections.  Keratitis, an infection of the cornea, causes pain and inflammation and can lead to blindness in severe cases. Wearing contact lenses is ...

Senate Bill 177, which would fine teens for smoking, was introduced on Thursday.

American youth not getting danger of tobacco

Despite a decline in the number of cigarette smokers in our country, America's youth does not seem to getting the message about the dangers of smoking.  More than one in five high school students currently use a tobacco product according to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Almost 23 ...

FILE PHOTO

Arrests made in gas ring that yields millions of dollars

A "Pump & Dump" operation is busted in Gwinnett County.  Thieves were using stolen credit cards to buy gas then re-sell it at cut rate prices to truckers and smaller gas stations.  It is a multi-million dollar crime with a quick payoff!  "It's a very lucrative way to make money. ...

Clark Howard says people who spend more than $3000.00 a month of airlines tickets could find the cards to be a good bet. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Premium Cards: Are they worth it?

You may have noticed more and more of the credit card offers you've been getting in the mailbox are for Premium cards. Does it make sense to sign up for those high-end annual fee cards? WSB Consumer expert Clark Howard says, it depends.   "A very, very small sliver of people ...

Traffic passes Bellevue Hospital, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in New York. Dr. Craig Spencer, a resident of New York City and a member of Doctors Without Borders, was admitted to Bellevue Thursday and has been diagnosed with Ebola. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

CDC not ready to declare US Ebola free

The New York doctor, Dr. Craig Spencer, who was being treated for Ebola has been released from the hospital today. His release means there are currently no patients being treated for the virus now here in the United States. While there are no current cases Tom Skinner with The Centers ...

FILE - This March 22, 2013 file photo shows the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington. An Internet connection, a tax return form and a stolen identity are enough to fuel a multi-billion-dollar criminal enterprise that has proven too pervasive to stop. Thanks in part to technological simplicity and controls that struggle to keep pace with the crime, thieves are pocketing billions of dollars in stolen federal tax refunds. Over the last year, the IRS paid out $4 billion in bogus tax refunds to fraudsters using someone else’s personal information. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Minister scammed out of thousands of dollars

A popular minister in Charlotte is scammed out of thousands of dollars.  The Rev. Al Cadenhead, senior pastor at Providence Baptist Church in Charlotte, said he got a call from someone claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service. He was told he owed $16,500 in taxes and that a ...

CDC workers face trouble at home returning from W. Africa

Workers from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta returning from working in West Africa are being faced with troubles at home. Spouses, partners and children of some of the CDC workers are being told to stay home and not go to work even though they have very ...

In 2007, Gov. Rick Perry signed an order allowing his health commissioner to mandate that middle-schoolers receive the HPV vaccine Gardasil.

Women are not getting screened for cervical cancer

Millions of women are not getting screened for cervical cancer despite evidence that screening saves lives, according to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. About eight million women ages 21 to 65 years old have not been screened for cervical cancer in the past five years, according to new ...

Reward offered for 'snatch crime' robbers

A robbery at an apartment complex near 14th Street and Howell Mill Road is caught on video surveillance.  It is rare that police have such good video of suspects says Lt. Kimberly Payne with Atlanta police.  "We're hoping that the community will be able to recognize them and through crimes ...

Police say they busted the sex trafficking operation at the Gables Metropolitan Apartment Complex

Prostitution operation busted in Dunwoody

A high-end prostitution operation in the city of Dunwoody is uncovered. Nearly thirty women have been identified as working for the organization that was masquerading as modeling agencies online. They went by the names of Atlanta Fantasies and Ashley's of Atlanta. The two owners, 39 year old Donna Allen of ...

Social media aids CDC Ebola effort

Social media is crucial in the fight against Ebola, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  The government has been using social media to reach the public at large and healthcare workers during the Ebola outbreak. The CDC has been hosting online chats with CDC experts on Twitter, and ...

FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2014, file photo, Registered nurse Keene Roadman, stands fully dressed in personal protective equipment during a training class at the Rush University Medical Center, in Chicago. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new guidelines Monday, Oct. 20, for how health workers should gear up to treat Ebola patients. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

CDC: Ebola could still come to the US

A warning has been issued from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about letting our guard down against Ebola. Now that healthcare workers who were being monitored for Ebola in Dallas for 21 days are symptom free, the CDC says we must stay vigilant. The CDC's Tom Skinner says, ...

"We just cuddled up and now we have a baby," says Ebony Lubwama.

An "Ice Baby" boom hits Atlanta

The ice storm that basically shut down the city is now producing a lot of babies.  The labor and delivery units at metro Atlanta Hospitals are swamped with women delivering babies they conceived nine months ago during the ice storm. Dr. Michael Randell with Northside Hospital says " I think ...

CDC: Make sure your kids get vaccines

Most kindergarten students across the nation are up to date on required vaccinations according to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Each year the CDC gathers data about vaccination coverage and vaccine exemption rates among young children.  The CDC's Shannon Stokley says, "Well over 90 percent of children entering ...

Workers exiting high-risk Ebola treatment center.

CDC Ebola prep brings Africa to Alabama

Just an hour and a half outside of Atlanta, it looks like the Ebola Treatment Centers in West Africa with cots, sick patients, buckets for waste and even a morgue. It's not West Africa but Anniston, Alabama, site of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Center for Domestic Preparedness. ...

Stacie Willis says she feels like her son's whole life was stolen. (WSB Radio)

Clayton County mother "in disbelief" over son's botched circumcision

A Clayton county mother is suing Life Cycle OB/GYN & Pediatrics after the entire end of her son's penis was amputated during a routine circumcision. Stacie Willis says, "I was in disbelief." She says she had concerns about the procedure being done at the clinic rather than the hospital but ...

Tiffany Russell with Fulton County Superior Court confirms to WSB news that they have gotten a number of complaint calls about this scam. She says they are investigating.

Jury duty scam hits Fulton County

Scam artist are preying on your "fear of the law"  in Fulton county. The phone rings and someone on the other end tells you that you missed jury duty and there has been a warrant issued for your arrest. Donna Moore of Roswell got a call from someone who claimed ...

Accelerating gas prices may be hitting the brakes

Accelerating gas prices may be hitting the brakes! The national average could drop below $3.00 a gallon soon according to Gasbuddy.com. We have not seen prices below $3.00 in nearly five years. In Georgia the average price per gallon is $3.29 for regular unleaded. In metro Atlanta drivers are thrilled ...

227 items
Results 1 - 20 of 227next >