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Former Santa Ana City Intern Gets Jail Time For Videotaping Men In Bathrooms

A former Santa Ana city intern pleaded guilty Thursday to eight misdemeanor counts of disorderly conduct and was sentenced to six months in jail for videotaping men in City Hall restrooms.


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Verizon Scraps Plan To Charge Some Customers $2 ‘Convenience Fee’

Verizon announced Friday that it is scrapping a plan to charge customers a $2 fee if they pay their bills over the phone or online with a credit card.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/30/2011


Making A List, Checking It Twice: Temecula Mall Tracking Christmas Shoppers’ Habits

If you’re headed for the malls for some Christmas shopping on Black Friday, you may want to consider turning off your cell phone.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/23/2011

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Police Use Victim’s Cell Phone To Track Down Suspected Rapist

Police were able to track down a man suspected of raping a woman by tracing the victim’s cell phone.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/18/2011

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Owe Debt To The Feds? Obama Wants Collectors To Call Your Cell Phone

If you owe money to the federal government, the White House wants lawmakers to make sure you’re reachable wherever you are.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/04/2011

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AT&T Reports 1,000 Of Their Towers Are Out Affecting Cell Phone Service Throughout LA

AT&T reports that nearly 1,000 of their cell towers are down affecting countless customers throughout the Los Angeles area.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/24/2011

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Racy Photos Of Johansson, Timberlake Leaked Online

Celebrities such as Scarlett Johansson say racy pictures recently leaked online were stolen from their cell phones.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/15/2011

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For Safety Or Revenue? Drivers Wary Of Higher Penalties For Cell Phone Use

Despite safety warnings, many drivers are suspicious of the motivation behind the proposed increase at a time when the state faces a systemic fiscal crisis.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/17/2011

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San Diego Police: No Immediate Plans To Interview Kobe Bryant

San Diego police now say they have no immediate plans to interview Kobe Bryant after a man claimed he was injured by the Los Angeles Lakers star during a confrontation at a church.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/16/2011

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Kobe Bryant Accused Of Injuring Man At Southland Church

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is accused of injuring a man at a Southland church. Bryant allegedly grabbed a man’s wrist and cell phone at St. Therese of Carmel in San Diego Sunday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/16/2011

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ACLU Says Law Enforcement Officials May Be Tracking Your Cell Phone

The ACLU is sending 379 requests nationwide to local law enforcement agencies demanding to know if, when, and how they are using cell phone data to track civilian activity.


Money 101: Anti-‘Cramming’ Technology

Mike Blecher and Kathleen Dunleavy of Sprint give us a peek into new phone technology that prevents unwanted text messages from being delivered to your phone.


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Protect Your Gadgets This Summer With Help From The Geek Squad

Geek Squad Agent Jennifer Harris visited the KCAL 9 studios Tuesday to show viewers how to protect their gadgets this summer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/14/2011

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Santa Ana City Intern Accused Of Taping Men In Bathrooms With Cell Phone

An investigation was continuing Tuesday into a Santa Ana Public Works Department intern who allegedly videotaped men using a City Hall bathroom.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/07/2011

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Improper Cell Phone Etiquette Could Land You In Police Custody!

Elaine Swann visited the KCAL 9 studios Wednesday to give viewers tips about cell phone etiquette.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/25/2011