Cell Phones

jhu robberies

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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Stolen Cell Phones Found Via GPS Tracking

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.

06/03/2013

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Md. Amber Alerts Will Soon Be Sent To Cell Phones

Smart phones can do almost anything. Police are hoping that more of them will help find missing children.

03/09/2013

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State Police To Send Cell Phone Amber Alerts

Maryland State Police say Amber alerts are now being sent to all cell phones designed to receive wireless emergency alerts.

03/07/2013

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Put It Down: Delegate Wants To Put The Brakes On Cell Phone Use In The Car

In Annapolis, there’s a new push to restrict what drivers can and can’t do with their cell phones behind the wheel.

01/22/2013

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Cell Phones May Be Linked To Breast Cancer For Some

Cell phones in bras: It’s where some women tuck them, if they don’t have pockets or a purse.

11/20/2012

texting and driving

Federal Government To Crack Down On Distracted Driving

Zeroing in on distracted driving. The nation’s transportation chief calls it an epidemic that needs to be stopped. And it’s not just texting he’s worried about. It’s all cell phone use behind the wheel.

06/07/2012

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Simulator Shows Danger Of Texting & Driving

The nationwide problem of texting and driving had gotten so bad that Maryland passed a law forbidding it. An insurance agent wants to make that point to teenagers.

05/05/2012

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New Program Will Send Text Alerts In Case Of Bad Weather

Starting in May, if you have a cell phone, odds are good you’ll get early warnings of dangerous weather.

04/30/2012

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GW Students Hold Old Cell Phone Drive At Metro Stations

George Washington University students will be collecting used cell phones and other portable electronic devices at 15 Metro stations during the morning rush hour.

04/25/2012

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New Program Wants To Keep Cell Phones Out Of Prisons

Getting contraband cell phones out of prisons. That’s the goal of a new pilot program launching next month in Maryland.

04/23/2012

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