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  • 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...
  • Tougher cellphone ban nears approval

    Tougher cellphone ban nears approval
    Motorists in Maryland could be pulled over and ticketed for driving while talking on hand-held phones even if they weren't breaking another law under legislation that is poised for final passage in the General Assembly. The Senate voted 40-6 Monday to...
  • DNA, cell phone lead to arrest in South Loop attack

    DNA, cell phone lead to arrest in South Loop attack
    DNA evidence and a cell phone left at the scene of a home invasion and sexual assault in the South Loop in January led to charges against a 19-year-old Rockford man, Cook County prosecutors said today in bond court. Bond was set at $2 million for...
  • Radiation risk of smart meters is overblown

    Radiation risk of smart meters is overblown
    Several articles about utility smart meters, most recently the profile of a retired EPA attorney who has concerns about them ("At the center of smart-meter fight," March 24), indicate that those opposed to the devices are mostly concerned about possible...
  • Prostitution reported in Aberdeen [Police blotter]

    Aberdeen Charles William Gilbert, 76, whose address is listed as the Aberdeen Post Office, was charged Friday with failing to appear in court in a case in which he was charged with having an alcoholic beverage in a retail area. Justin P. Walters, 30,...
  • Road rage driver snatches cell phone

    In a fit of road rage, police say a man about 55 years old got out of his car and snatched another driver’s cellphone at a Burbank intersection on Thursday. At 4:30 p.m., the two drivers were involved in a road-rage incident in North Hollywood....
  • Consumer Reports: New Money Saving Cell Service

    Consumer Reports: New Money Saving Cell Service
    Republic is a new cell phone service provider that promises an unlimited data plan for just $19 a month. That means you can talk, text and e-mail all you want, and surf the web. Here’s the concept behind Republic’s money-saving 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...