Crime rates in the city have been declining, but cell phone thefts have been on the rise.
If you don’t want telemarketers to bother you with phone calls, July 31 is the deadline to put your name on the Missouri no-call list.
You can now text or e-mail crime tips directly to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department.
“There’s a study that shows texting while driving decreases your reaction time eight times worse than being legally drunk.”
A St. Louis man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for using texts, electronic chats and social media to convince three boys to engage in sexual activity.
The man was boating Sunday near West Alton when he got caught in the wake of a boat or a barge.
State Rep. Jerry Costello says lawmakers are cracking down on phone use while driving because it’s a new technology that presents new problems.
“Scam artists use consumers’ phone numbers like credit cards, racking up charges for things they never ordered and don’t want and profiting to the tune of $2 billion each year.”
Smart phones aren’t allowed in the Madison County, Illinois courthouse in Edwardsville.