A trade group for wireless providers says the country’s biggest smartphone makers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the devices to try to deter rampant theft.
Riverside officials have decided to ban machines that give cash for used cellphones, tablets and MP3 players because of theft concerns.
Police are searching for a man who robbed three teens at gunpoint in Manhattan Beach Thursday afternoon.
Nine teenagers have been charged with robbing pedestrians during a so-called “bash mob” in Hollywood last week, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
One prison employee was accused of bearing an inmate’s child. Another was alleged to have sent nude photos of herself to an inmate’s contraband cellphone.
A company that supplies California prisons with pay phones is installing technology to disable cell phones.
For teens without a home, a cell phone is an essential lifeline, according to a USC study released Tuesday.
SoCal residents are finding out what they do on their cell phones may not be for their eyes only.
A respected international panel of scientists says cellphones are possible cancer-causing agents, putting them in the same category as the pesticide DDT, gasoline engine exhaust and coffee.