| Jun 25, 2013
| 2:28 PM
A man pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that he hit another man with a bottle at Costa Mesa motel and then stole his cell phone, according to authorities.
Jeremy Stanford, 24, of Huntington Beach faces one felony count each of first-degree robbery and...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Going back 25 years, mobile phones, as they were called in those days, were the size of small briefcases, and were prohibitively expensive and impractical for the average person.
In those days, police officers communicated mainly by radio dispatch and...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 11:19 AM
A 28-year-old Pennsylvania man was sentenced Friday to 10 years in federal prison for making video recordings of young men in the public restrooms at the two travel plazas on along I-95 in Harford and Cecil counties.
U.S. District Judge Ellen L....
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:49 PM
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| Feb 12, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Police are searching for a group of thieves who have been targeting people using their cell phones on the Red Line.
In the early part of the year, several males robbed passengers of cell phones and other electronic devices while traveling on the Red...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 1:29 PM
A Chicago man was sentenced to 50 years in prison for trying to kill a man who he suspected of stealing a cell phone after a party in the North Lawndale neighborhood, prosecutors said today.
Frank Jemison was convicted of the Sept. 14, 2008 shooting of a...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Cellphones, for many people, have morphed into an extra appendage, always within reach except for that time you accidentally left it at home and suffered a minor panic attack.
Our constant connectedness has its benefits — it's hard to imagine a...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:54 AM
Deputies said the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office 911 dispatchers have received more than 1,200 calls from an unregistered cell phone.
That averages to about 27 calls a day.
Despite not having a working phone number or being associated with a...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 3:25 PM
A Chicago man was ordered held in lieu of $200,000 after he allegedly robbed, assaulted and kidnapped his former girlfriend on her way to work.
The woman was walking past the train station near 49th Street and Western Avenue on Feb. 6 when Hector...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 2:47 PM
CTA riders, this is not the way to ring in the new year. Chicago police issued two separate alerts last week warning riders about recent cellphone thefts on the Red and Pink lines.
Police said a group of men have been snatching electronic devices from...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:02 PM
A teenage ward of the state wept today as a Cook County judge ordered him held without bond on charges he broke into a Bucktown home Sunday afternoon while armed with a paintball gun and raped and robbed a woman before forcing her into her own car and...