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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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Man Wanted For Stealing Cell Phones & Punching Sprint Employee

Police are searching for a man accused of stealing cell phones, punching an employee and hitting a customer with his vehicle as he fled the scene.

09/24/2013

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Curbing Thefts: City Council Votes To Ban Cash-For-Cell Phone Kiosks

The City Council has voted to permanently ban the kiosks that buy cell phones on the spot and instantly dispense money to the buyer.

09/16/2013

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Police Arrest 3 Teens In Recent String Of Cell Phone Robberies

Three city teens are under arrest for at least 20 attacks in different parts of Baltimore. Police say they carjacked vehicles, then used the stolen cars to ambush people and rob them.

08/16/2013

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Growing Trend: More Thieves Snatching Cell Phones Right Out Of Victims’ Hands

A brazen cell phone theft–caught on camera. It’s a crime that’s becoming too common across the nation and here in Baltimore.

08/16/2013

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