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Police In Manhattan Warn Pedestrians To Remain Alert When Walking & Talking On Cell Phones

Authorities are passing out flyers to local businesses, reminding people that when they use a cell phone on the street, they make themselves a prime target.

07/29/2011

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State Troopers To Watch For Motorists Using Cell Phones On NY Thruway

The New York State Thruway Authority said a year ago in their crackdown on phones and gadgets at the wheel, troopers handed out nearly 900 tickets just on the Thruway in a few days.

04/07/2011

A Verizon version of the Apple iPhone 4 is seen at the launch news conference in Lincoln Center - New York, NY - Jan 11, 2011 - Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

Police: Long Island Teenagers Robbed Of Cell Phones

In two separate cases, authorities say teenagers walking home from school on Long Island were robbed were hit, bitten, and robbed of their cell phones.

03/31/2011

South NJ Man Sentenced For Robbing Rowan Students

Twenty-three-year-old Landis Husser of Woodstown received a seven-year term for his role in the attacks.

01/16/2011

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Next-Gen Cell Phones: Behold The Power Of 4G

Cell phones certainly have come a long way and they’re still evolving. If you think the phone you’re currently using has a bunch of bells and whistles, wait until you see what 4G can do.

01/05/2011

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NYPD To Step Up Cell Phone Law Enforcement

Police said the city would begin the crackdown on drivers using hand-held cell phones at midnight as part of an initiative to focus on traffic infractions that could lead to serious injury or death.

10/25/2010

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NYPD Mobilizes To Find Elderly Woman’s Attacker

Imagine waking up before 5:30 in the morning because you hear someone in the house. You are a 78-year-old woman.

10/21/2010

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Verizon Wireless Plans $30M-$90M Customer Refunds

Verizon Wireless could pay out up to $90 million in refunds to cell phone customers who were improperly charged for inadvertent Web access or data usage over the past several years.

10/03/2010

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