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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

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

Police: Wet Cellphone Prompted Fit Of Rage

A suburban St. Louis man is accused of trying to stab a woman in a dispute over a wet cellphone.

11/05/2013

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McCaskill Wants Relaxed Cellphone, Tablet Rules on Airplanes

She says it’s absurd to retain the restrictions for passengers given that the FAA decided earlier this year to let pilots use tablet computers in the cockpit.

12/12/2012

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Cellphone Providers Take Steps to Deter Thefts

Major cellphone providers have agreed to prevent stolen devices from being reactivated in their networks.

11/19/2012

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Adding Cellphones to No-Call List

The Missouri senate has passed a measure that would put cellphone numbers on the state’s no-call list.

02/17/2012

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