Nine Twin Cities area people have been indicted in a multimillion dollar cellphone trafficking scheme. The indictments made public Thursday say homeless people were recruited to buy the cellphones using stolen identities and then sign up for a service plan that gave them the phone at a reduced cost. Authorities say the phones were shipped to Hong Kong and sold on the street for as much as $2,000.
A Hatton woman accused of causing a fatal crash while using her cellphone while driving will not spend time in jail. Twenty-year-old Abby Sletten had faced a felony negligent homicide charge in the May 2014 death of 89-year-old Phyllis Gordon, of Ada, Minnesota.
It’s Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota and Wisconsin. When storms hit, people can lose power and cell service. That’s where some hi-tech portable equipment comes in to play.
A former school paraprofessional in Fargo has been sentenced for showing a student nude pictures of herself on a cellphone.
Police say three Minnesota men broke into three Fargo stores last spring and stole more than $100,000 worth of products.
A Minnesota legislator says he’ll push a bill next year for mandatory cellphone technology allowing people to remotely disable lost or stolen smart phones. The legislation requiring cellphone cutoff technology is a response to a burst in phone thefts, including some taken in violent attacks in Minnesota.
outh Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed into law a measure that prohibits beginning drivers from using cellphones when they’re behind the wheel.
Even though he’s been cleared of child pornography charges, MSU-Mankato’s football coach still faces a suspension.
A WI couple decided to punish their daughter for sassy them in a creative way.
AT&T has been denied in its request to build a 350-foot cell phone tower near Voyageurs National Park.