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  • Contracts, packages and fees — what to consider when choosing a cell phone and plan

    Contracts, packages and fees — what to consider when choosing a cell phone and plan
    More people are ditching their home phones and relying on their cell phones only. So, how do you know what kind of phone and plan you need? One of the best ways to get acquainted with the wide variety of phones is to go to the websites of phone plan...
  • Distracted driving

    Distracted driving
    Strange as it may sound, only a few years ago Marylanders were heatedly debating whether to ban drivers from text-messaging on their cell phones while behind the wheel. The dangers of "distracted driving" were an illusion, opponents claimed,...
  • Eyes on the road, or else

    Eyes on the road, or else
    It's time to put away those cell phones or risk getting a ticket. April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Costa Mesa and Newport Beach police departments are keeping an eye out for drivers who focus more on their cell phones than on the...
  • Food photography 101: Framing food with your phone

    Food photography 101: Framing food with your phone
    This is part of a series of posts on food photography, sharing some of the tips and tricks we use here at The Times. We received a number of great questions from readers, which we will answer in upcoming posts. Here, photographer Robert Lachman tackles...
  • Glendale police to crack down on distracted drivers in April

    Glendale police to crack down on distracted drivers in April
    During the month of April, Glendale police plan to crackdown on motorists who are illegally using their cellphones, putting on make-up or engaged in other forms of distracted driving. “We all know that talking and texting on our cell phones...
  • Bail set at $300K for Glenview teen in stabbing

    Bail set at $300K for Glenview teen in stabbing
    A Glenview teenager was given a $300,000 bail in Cook County Bond Court Saturday on attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery charges after he allegedly stabbed a 17-year-old boy in a scuffle Thursday night in Winnetka. According to...
  • Thieves clean out North Side cell phone store

    Thieves clean out North Side cell phone store
    Thieves pried open a door of a cell phone store in the Lincoln Park area and made off with a cash drawer and the store's entire inventory, worth at least $10,000, authorities said. Police were called to the Virgin Mobile store in the 2500 block of North...
  • Would-be car buyer loses $5K, phone and his pants

    Would-be car buyer loses $5K, phone and his pants
    A Northwest Side man was robbed of $5,000, his cell phone, and his pants when he was trying to buy a car through craigslist last night. The 22-year-old man said he and his girlfriend were not injured but said the ordeal was frightening. "They took a lot...
  • Mayo: Do you text (or talk) and drive?

    If the Florida Legislature passes a law banning texting while driving, would it matter to you? I wrote today's print column about the proposed bill working its way through Tallahassee, which I called Text Ban Lite because it's riddled with loopholes....
  • Alleged Towson Town Center shooter's case now before jury

    Alleged Towson Town Center shooter's case now before jury
    Jury deliberations began Tuesday in the trial of a 21-year-old charged with gunning down a teen outside the Towson Town Center Mall just days before Christmas in 2011. Prosecutors say Tyrone Chester Brown Jr., 21, of Baltimore shot and killed Rodney...