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Apple Unveils iPhone 6

iPhone 6 Plus Users Complain Big-Screen Device Is Pulling Out Their Hair

Some users of Apple’s new iPhone 6 Plus smartphone are complaing via social media about the device pulling out their hair when they make calls.

10/03/2014

Scene of a rear-end crash on Highway 12 in Santa Rosa that killed two women in the back seat of a Toyota Camry, March 15, 2014. (CBS)

Santa Rosa Distracted Driver Sentenced To Year In Jail For Crash That Killed 2; Could Be Released In December

A Rohnert Park man was sentenced Friday morning in Sonoma County Superior Court to a year in the county jail and three years probation for in a rear-end, distracted driving crash that killed two women in Santa Rosa in March.

09/19/2014

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California Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’ Bill Signed Into Law

A bill requiring new smartphones sold in California to have the so-called ‘kill switch’ anti-theft technology was signed into law Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown.

08/25/2014

A man using two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/Getty Images)

Brain Cancer Warning Stickers Proposed For Cellphones Sold In Berkeley

Councilmembers Kriss Worthington and Maxwell Anderson have called for a city ordinance that would require every mobile phone sold within the city to carry a sticker “warning consumers of the risk of brain cancer.”

08/22/2014

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California Court Rules Companies Must Reimburse Employees For Work-Related Cell Phone Calls

If you use your cell phone for work you could be seeing more money in your paycheck.

08/20/2014

Police advance on demonstrators protesting the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Police shot smoke and tear gas into the crowd of several hundred as they advanced near the police command center which has been set up in a shopping mall parking lot. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. Despite the Brown family's continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his death. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Could Cops Use Phone ‘Kill Switch’ To Shut Down Ferguson-Style Protests?

Governor Jerry Brown is expected to sign a California bill into law requiring all new phones to have a shutdown feature known as a “kill switch,” but protests in Ferguson, Missouri have sparked a last-ditch effort to stop the bill.

08/18/2014

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Palo Alto Police Search For Man Photographing Woman In Public Restroom

Police are searching for a man who photographed a woman in a Palo Alto public restroom Thursday.

07/18/2014

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Gang Attacks Man With Baseball Bat In San Francisco Market Street Robbery

A 58-year-old man was attacked with a baseball bat in a robbery in San Francisco’s Mid-Market neighborhood Wednesday night.

07/17/2014

A man using two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Rules Warrant Needed To Search Cellphone

Cellphones are powerful devices unlike anything else police may find on someone they arrest, Chief Justice John Roberts said for the court. Because the phones contain so much information, police must get a warrant before looking through them, Roberts said.

06/25/2014

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UC Berkeley Student Accused Of Shooting Cellphone Video Of Women In Dorm Showers

A 19-year-old University of California at Berkeley student has been charged with six misdemeanor counts of invading privacy for allegedly shooting several cellphone videos of women showering in dormitories in recent months, campus police said.

05/15/2014

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