4 Things To Know: Cano Tweets, College Football, New Year's Eve & MoreFrom Minneapolis city council woman Alondra Cano's controversial tweets to New Year's Eve celebrations around the country, here's a look at the top four stories from Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015.
Good Question: What Is The Real Cost Of A Smartphone?Verizon Wireless says it’s now joining the path other cellphone companies have already taken – no contracts. The company announced Wednesday it will do away with two-year contracts that offer subsidies of hundreds of dollars on new phones.
Meet COLT & GOAT – A Mobile Cellphone Tower & GeneratorIt'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.
Verizon Adds Cell Sites Around MN State Fair For Attendees Attendance is up at the Minnesota State Fair and so is mobile data usage. Karen Smith, spokeswoman for Verizon Wireless says the increase in usage can be linked to the fact that we are sharing everything. She feels that people are using their phones more and more to not only navigate the fair, but also to share their fair experience.
Police: Verizon Burglars Cut Hole In Wall, Climbed Through Ceiling TilesThe Carver County Sheriff's Office is investigating the burglary of a Waconia Verizon Wireless store, where thieves entered through ceiling tiles and cut a hole through drywall. Authorities responded to reports of a burglary at the store, located at 716 Vista Blvd., as well as Bella Nails and Spa next door.
Police Identify Fargo Cell Phone Store Burglars Police say three Minnesota men broke into three Fargo stores last spring and stole more than $100,000 worth of products.
Man Pleads Guilty Of Kidnapping Verizon Store ManagerOne of the two men charged with kidnapping a Verizon Wireless retail store manager in the Twin Cities and stuffing him in a trunk last September has pleaded guilty. Ronald Jackson, 29, of Richfield, will seek probation in the case, but prosecutors are aiming for a 57-month prison sentence.
New Verizon Wireless 'Destination Store' To Open At MOAJust in time for the holidays, a new kind of store is opening at the Mall of America. Earlier Tuesday, Verizon Wireless unveiled what it calls its first "Destination Store." The store opens Wednesday night and replaces the old Verizon store on the second floor of the mall.
2 Men Charged With Kidnapping Verizon Store ManagerTwo men have been charged with kidnapping a Verizon Wireless retail store manager in the west Twin Cities metro Wednesday night. According to the criminal complaints, William Charles Graham, 30, and Ronald Jermaine Jackson, 29, were both involved in the Wednesday night incident in Loretto.
Verizon Aims To Simplify With Shared PlanSay goodbye to multiple bills for your numerous electronic devices. Verizon Wireless announced a way those devices can share one data plan on Tuesday.
Osseo Teen Writes Song In Effort To Stop Dating ViolenceStudies show about one in four teenagers will experience some type of abuse in a dating relationship. Now, a local singer is doing something about it.
Good Question: Can We Make Cell Batteries Last Longer?With 100 million Americans using smart phones, more and more of us are struggling with cell phones that don’t last through the day. Are there tricks that can make our cell phone battery last longer?