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A man faces charges from stealing a woman's phone and then posting nude photos of her found on the phone to her own Facebook wall. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Secretly Recording Young Girls

A suburban Kansas City man who followed women around area retail stores so he could secretly record videos up their skirts was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in federal prison for attempting to produce child pornography.

07/28/2015

File photo of a person holding a cellphone. (Photo by Jean Sebastien/AFP/Getty)

FCC to Phone Companies: You Can Stop Unwanted Robocalls

Tired of automated phone calls urging you to vote for a certain candidate or pitching you a cruise vacation? You can now tell your phone company that federal regulators say it’s OK to block them.

06/18/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 13:  Investigators and first responders work near the wreckage of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188, from Washington to New York, that derailed yesterday May 13, 2015 in north Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At least six people were killed and more than 200 others were injured in the crash.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NTSB: Amtrak Engineer Didn’t Use Cellphone Before Crash

The engineer driving an Amtrak train wasn’t using his cellphone to talk, text or download data just before the train derailed in Philadelphia last month, safety investigators said Wednesday.

06/10/2015

File photo of a person holding a cellphone. (Photo by Jean Sebastien/AFP/Getty)

Verizon Wireless, Sprint Settle Allegations of Bogus Charges

Illinois consumers who believe third-party vendors charged their cellphone bills phony fees can submit restitution claims after a $158 million settlement with Verizon Wireless and Sprint.

05/12/2015

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Ill. Drivers Still Risking Tickets to Talk on Cellphones

“There’s really a big misconception where drivers feel as long as the phone’s not up to their ear, they’re abiding by the law” – ISP Trooper Calvin Dye, Jr.

03/16/2015

Parade goers plead for beads being thrown from floats during the St. Louis Mardi Gras parade in St. Louis  on February 9, 2013. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler: Let the Good Times Roll!

Organizers are hoping the windy, cold weather predicted for Saturday won’t put a chill on the annual Soulard Mardi Gras Parade.

02/13/2015

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STL Police Search for Suspects Who Stole From Woman in Car

St. Louis police have released surveillance photos of two suspects who stole a cellphone, money and a laptop from a woman in her car Saturday afternoon.

01/28/2015

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Appeals Court Orders New Trial in Purse, Cellphone Robbery

A state appeals court orders a new trial for a man who claimed all along it was another man – not him – who robbed a woman of her purse and cellphone.

12/23/2014

A sign is seen in front of the Sprint Nextel operational headquarters in Overland Park, Kansas. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Report: Sprint Dropping T-Mobile Bid

Shares of Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. have fallen sharply in after-hours trading after a published report said Sprint was ending its pursuit of a merger of the two cellphone carriers.

08/05/2014

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Illinois Cracks Down on Cell Phone Laws

Illinois State Trooper says that they are switching gears from seat belts tickets to cell phones.

04/14/2014

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