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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A life saving effort is underway to convince people not to text or use cell phones while driving.
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.
Stolen by force! Baltimore City police say cell phones are becoming the item to steal on city streets.
Ocean City Police say officers found three stolen cell phones after the owners tracked the devices and one of them was heard ringing in a suspect’s pocket.
Smart phones can do almost anything. Police are hoping that more of them will help find missing children.