Each time I consider dipping a little piggy into the shark-infested waters of cellphone ownership, an otherworldly omen appears (usually accompanied by the theme from “Jaws”) to scare me once more off that beach. I mean, really ... “skull horns”????
Should cellphones be banned in Sarasota schools?
That's a question Sarasota School Board members will look at during a conversation next month.
What ever happened to the Massachusetts cellphone ban for drivers?
A proposal to ban hand-held cellphone use while driving has strong public support and the backing of Governor Charlie Baker amid mounting concerns about surging traffic deaths.
'Presidential Alert' coming to your cellphone Sept. 20
Alarms to sound across the country for system test
Cellphone users should now be able to reach 911
An outage at the company that connects 911 emergency calls with police, fire and other emergency agencies means some cellphone users may not get through.
Should students be allowed to use cellphones in class? It depends.
The Post-Gazette contacted more than a dozen school districts and asked educators to share their perspectives on the role of phones in class.
Readers weigh in: Should cellphones be banned in classrooms?
More than 150 readers offered their thoughts on students' having cellphones in school after our story on Maryvale requiring phones to be kep
What's the right age for a child to have a cellphone?
The “other kids have them” argument is easier to have when parents know that their child is not the only one with restrictions.
Lawmaker wants to know what cellphones are collecting and when
Rep. Kelly Townsend says she knows her phone is watching and listening to her, even when she is not talking on it.
If your cellphone gets an alert this afternoon, here's why
The first test of the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system is scheduled for 2:18 p.m.
Top 8 tips for National Cellphone Courtesy Month
Have you been on summer vacation with family, let’s say walking along the rim of the Grand Canyon, and briefly thought about soaking in the views without grabbing your cellphone to snap photos or a video?
Robocalls flooding your cellphone? Here's how to stop them
An unfamiliar number appears on your cellphone. It is from your area code, so you answer it, thinking it might be important.There is an unnatural pause after you say hello, and what follows is a reco
Cellphone users nationwide just received a 'Presidential Alert.' Here's what to know.
WASHINGTON - Beginning at 2:18 p.m. Eastern time Wednesday, Americans across the country were interrupted by an urgent notification on their cellphones "Presidential Alert," the message read. "THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No action is needed." Blasted out by cell towers nationwide over a 30-minute period, the message was expected to reach some 225 million people in an unprecedented federal…
How cellphones ruined turf drug dealers and cut the murder rate
The increased use of cellphones reduced US homicide rates in the 1990s, according to new research distributed by the National Bureau of Economic Research. The popularity of cellphones undermined th…
EveryDay Strong: Why you don’t have to fear cellphones
We all have read articles about the connection between cellphones and children’s mental health. Not surprisingly, many people express strong negative emotions towards social media and cellphones.
Joe's Texas Barbecue moving to Holmgren Way in Ashwaubenon; donate cellphones at Lambeau
Joe's Texas BBQ will close and relocate; Verizon and the Packers teaming up on HopeLine donations
Police investigating robbery of about 100 cellphone at Verizon store in Winona
Winona police are investigating a weekend robbery at the Winona Verizon Store, 930 Frontenac Drive.
What to do if wildfire threatens? Keep calm and carry your cellphone
The unthinkable happens: Fire sparks near a residential area, wind-fanned flames blow on trees and houses, and conflagration threatens the neighborhood.
Cellphones and cancer: 9 things you should know right now
The debate over whether cellphone use is hazardous to your health isn't over, and it may never be.
Virginia's highest court says cellphones should be allowed in all courthouses, with limits
In a proposal issued earlier this month, the high court recommended that visitors to Virginia's district and circuit courts be allowed to bring their electronic devices inside - as long