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ACLU Sues 2 Police Agencies Over Phone-Tracking Tech Records

The American Civil Liberties Union of California filed lawsuits Tuesday against the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department and the Anaheim Police Department alleging they violated state law by not providing documents on their use of technology that may be used to intercept phone calls or text messages.


Kenneth Edward Tarr was charged earlier this month with recording over a half-dozen calls without consent. (credit: CBS)

Hollywood Man Pleads Not Guilty To Alleged Prank Calls To Coaches

Kenneth Edward Tarr plead not guilty Monday to one felony count of eavesdropping after allegedly making prank phone calls to well-known athletic coaches about job vacancies.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/30/2013

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Officials Warn Of Utility Phone Scams In Glendale

Officials Friday warned the public to be wary of an increased number of utility phone scams in Glendale.


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Virgin Atlantic To Allow In-Flight Cell Phone Use

There’s good news for those who suffer from nomophobia (the fear of being without a cell phone). Virgin Atlantic passengers can now use their cell phones during certain flights.


(courtesy: Orange County Sheriff's Dept.)

Man Accused Of Making 2,000+ Obscene 911 Calls Gets 3 Weeks In Jail

Israel Vasquez, the man who bedeviled 911 dispatchers the past year with more than 2,000 obscene 911 calls, plead guilty Friday and was sentenced to three weeks in jail and three years probation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/11/2011

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Audit: $500K Spent By LA County Child Welfare On Phones, Calls Was Bogus

An audit found that a quarter of the Los Angeles County child welfare department’s 2009 cell phone bill was wasted on unnecessary or “inappropriate” charges, the Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/22/2010