(credit: LAPD)

Caught On Camera: Robbery Suspects Steal iPhones From LA Business

Detectives sought the public’s help Friday to identify three men who stole cellular phones from a business.


Lauren Cohen has been held up twice. This time the robbers threatened physical violence. (credit: CBS)

Only On KCAL9: RadioShack Employee Relates Fear Of Being Held Up By Gunpoint

“They told us to put our hands up and said [if we didn’t comply] ‘We will shoot you.”‘


Metro and L.A. County Sheriff's deputies are asking patrons to watch for the person. On July 16 at approximately 11:10 p.m. this suspect was captured on video grabbing an Apple iPad from the hands of a Metro patron as she was riding the Blue Line. When the train arrived at the Compton Station, the suspect approached the victim from behind, grabbed her iPad and fled the train car and platform northbound on foot. Please call the LASD Transit Services Bureau (323) 563-5000, if you recognize this man. He is thought to be 17-19 years old with black hair and brown eyes 5' 6" or 5' 7", 140-150 pounds.(credit: MTA)

Smartphone, Tablet Thefts Plague Metro Trains

Metro officials are warning passengers about a recent rash of smartphone and tablet thefts that have occurred on trains.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/20/2012

Text Messaging

New Apps Hope To Prevent Texting While Driving

The dangers of texting while driving are obvious, but that doesn’t mean a lot of motorists are not doing it.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/31/2011

(credit: AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Apple App Store Hits 10 Billion Downloads

Apple says that its app store has hit the 10 billion downloads mark. The milestone, announced on Apple Inc.’s website Saturday, arrives as the company’s hugely popular smart phone is likely to become even more popular with the addition next month of Verizon Wireless as a carrier