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Supreme Court Ruling Prevents Police From Searching Cell Phones During Arrest

It’s a landmark Supreme Court ruling on cell phones and privacy. The nation’s highest court says police cannot search a person’s phone during an arrest.

06/25/2014

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Smart Phones Blamed For Wasting Time At Work

A new survey looks at some of the reasons why employees waste time at work. Not surprisingly, smart phones are a big culprit.

06/15/2014

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Wireless Phone Providers Agree To ‘Kill Switch’ On Cell Phones

There’s a major step to stop violent smart phone thefts. The nation’s biggest wireless companies agree to put a kill switch in every new phone to make it useless if it’s stolen. There have been several recent attacks around Baltimore.

04/16/2014

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Cell Phone Smuggling Spikes At Western Md. Prison

The state prison agency says it’s taking steps to staunch a spike in cell phone smuggling at the medium-security Maryland Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.

04/03/2014

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Supporters Urging Md. Lawmakers To Pass Jake’s Law Before Time Runs Out

Supporters of a law that would strengthen the punishments for distracted driving accidents are urging Maryland lawmakers to pass the bill before time runs out in the General Assembly.

04/02/2014

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Lawmakers Asking All Cell Phone Providers To Offer ‘Kill Switch’

There’s a federal push to stop cell phone theft in its tracks. It’s a new plan to put a kill switch in every phone and render it useless for criminals.

02/21/2014

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Leaders Want Baltimore County To Ban So-Called Cell Phone ATM Kiosks

Cell phone theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the country. In fact, the FCC says cell phones are taken in about 40 percent of all robberies. Now Baltimore County leaders say they have a plan to do something about it.

01/30/2014

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Debate On Plane Phone Calls Moves On, Gets Bigger

The Federal Communications Commission considers lifting the ban on using cell phones in-flight. Right now, making calls while the plane is in the air is not allowed.

12/13/2013

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New Documents Reveal Government Storing Personal Info From Cell Phones

Stunning new revelations about wide-ranging surveillance by the NSA. The government is amassing a staggering amount of information from cell phones, and that’s drawing sharp criticism from privacy advocates.

12/05/2013

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Parents Aim To Toughen Penalties After Losing Son To Distracted Driver

A life saving effort is underway to convince people not to text or use cell phones while driving.

11/29/2013

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Move-In Nightmare: Group Of Johns Hopkins Students Robbed At Gunpoint

College move-in day turns into a terrifying experience. Four Johns Hopkins students are targeted by armed robbers.Police say those thieves were after one specific item.

08/29/2013

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Baltimore City Police Increase Patrols Following Spike In Cell Phone Robberies

Stolen by force! Baltimore City police say cell phones are becoming the item to steal on city streets.

08/14/2013

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