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3-On Your Side: Cell Phone Roaming Warning

These days, we use our cell phones for all kinds of things, from searching the web to watching movies. Things like texts and emails are common services for typical phone plans. But if you’re traveling, don’t assume they’re part of the package or, as 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan found, you may be in for one expensive wake up call.

10/19/2011

Police Arrest Substitute Teacher Of Delaware School

Delaware State Police say a 22-year-old substitute teacher has been arrested for showing a 15-year-old male student cellphone pictures of herself undressed.

09/29/2011

3-On Your Side: Buying Cell Phones For Tweens

Do your kids have a cell phone? Well more and more children are asking to get connected at a younger and younger age.

09/13/2011

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Phillies Host Red Goes Green Ecycle Event Saturday Morning

The Phillies are red hot on being the greenest team in baseball.

06/25/2011

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3 On Your Side: Prolong Cell Phone Battery Life

These days, we count on our phones to do way more than just make calls. So having a dead cell phone battery can really stop us in our tracks.

06/07/2011

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Philadelphia Man Arrested For Taking Inappropriate Photos Of Sleeping SEPTA Rider

Police say a man has been arrested for taking inappropriate pictures of a sleeping SEPTA rider.

04/27/2011

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Study: Motorists Ignore Bans On Cell Phone Use While Driving

A recent study shows that bans on texting and hand-held cell phone use while driving don’t reduce the risk of crashes, because many people just ignore the law.

04/21/2011

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Study: Landlines Are Being Dumped In Favor Of Cell Phones

The latest survey compiled by the National Center for Health Statistics, under the U.S. Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, shows a growing number of households are abandoning their landlines and electing to use wireless phones.

04/21/2011

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Cell Phone Thefts On The Rise

A CBS 3 I-Team investigation revealed that cell phone thefts rose 31 percent last year on SEPTA routes, prompting the transit authority to begin warning riders how to protect themselves.

03/02/2011

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iPhone Fans Line Up Outside Verizon Store In Center City

The line began forming at 5 a.m. outside the Verizon store at 17th and Market.

02/10/2011

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3 On Your Side: DriveSafe.ly

We all know it’s unsafe and even illegal to use a hand-held cell phone while driving. A new mobile application just for drivers promises to keep you informed at all times, and you don’t have to touch your hand-held device.

01/12/2011

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Upper Darby Police Use Technology To Nab Robbery Suspect

Police in Upper Darby were able to make a high-tech arrest by utilizing technology inside the same cell phone that a suspect had stolen from a homeowner.

01/04/2011

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Police Use Cell Phone To Set Up Montgomery County Inmate

Montgomery County authorities say a cell phone placed behind the walls of the county prison led them to a convicted felon who is now charged in connection with a Norristown murder in October.

12/30/2010

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SEPTA Riders Warned After Wireless Crime Wave

SEPTA riders are being warned after thieves have been targeting passengers’ cell phones and other devices in record numbers.

10/21/2010

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