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.
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.
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.
Twenty-three-year-old Landis Husser of Woodstown received a seven-year term for his role in the attacks.
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.
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.
Imagine waking up before 5:30 in the morning because you hear someone in the house. You are a 78-year-old woman.
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.