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Proposed Bill Would Increase Penalty For Crashes Caused By Distracted Driving

A heartbroken Maryland mother pushes for change in Annapolis. Three years after losing her young son to a texting-related crash, she made an emotional appeal to toughen up Maryland’s distracted driving laws.

02/26/2014

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Practice What You Preach: Parents Aren’t Hanging Up The Phone While Driving

Nationwide, one out of every 10 deadly accidents involve distracted drivers. Now, a new study released this week finds that teens — and not their parents — and turning off their cell phones while driving.

12/16/2013

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Teen Charged As Adult In Armed Cell Phone Robbery In Glen Burnie

Two teens have been charged in connection to an armed cell phone robbery in Glen Burnie.

12/02/2013

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Some Passengers Are Hanging Up On The Plan To Allow In-Flight Phone Calls

A new plan to ease restrictions on air passengers is creating debate. The government wants to end the ban on cell phone calls in the air, but some passengers want to keep their peace and quiet.

11/22/2013

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Md. Police Cite 1,600+ Drivers For Phone Use

Maryland State Police say they’ve issued more than 1,600 citations to people using hand-held phones while driving since a state ban took effect Oct. 1.

11/21/2013

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Targeted For A Cell Phone: Towson Theft Part Of Nationwide Epidemic

It’s happened again. Another victim in Towson is targeted for her cell phone. It’s part of a nationwide epidemic of smartphone thefts.

11/13/2013

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Teen Assaulted And Robbed Halloween Night In Brooklyn Park

An armed robbery occurred Halloween night after a juvenile was assaulted in demands of his cell phone.

11/01/2013

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Cell Phone Stolen In Laurel Armed Robbery

A 30-year-old man was robbed of his cell phone in Laurel. Anne Arundel County police are looking for the suspect.

10/17/2013

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MTA Fights Back Against Cell Phone Robberies On Public Transit

Violent robberies on public transportation. Local police and federal officers are fighting back against cell phone thefts–a problem that is multiplying on local transit.

10/10/2013

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Take A Glance: New Laws Taking Effect In Md. On Tuesday

Take a glance at new laws taking effect in Maryland on Tuesday.

10/01/2013

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Put Down Those Cell Phones: New Traffic Laws Take Effect Tuesday

Drivers, listen up. New traffic laws take effect on Tuesday with the goal of making Maryland roads safer.

09/29/2013

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Plugged In! Howard County Pilot Program Allows Electronic Devices In Class

Smartphones and tablets are welcome in classrooms. It’s part of a pilot program in Howard County.

09/24/2013

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