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Burned wreckage of the tour bus and FedEx truck on Interstate 5 in Orland after the fiery crash that killed 10 people on April 10, 2014. (CBS)

NTSB Examining Phone Records, Surveillance Video Of FedEx Driver In I-5 Bus Crash

Federal investigators will look at surveillance video from earlier in the day of a FedEx driver before his truck crashed into a tour bus killing ten people on I-5 near Orland.

04/15/2014

Jenna Betti was killed when she was struck by a train in Martinez (Betti Family)

Hundreds Attend Funeral For Teen Killed By Train In Martinez

Dressed in pink and black, hundreds of people packed a Pleasant Hill church Friday morning to remember a 14-year-old girl who was tragically struck and killed by a train in Martinez earlier this week.

03/07/2014

Police on the scene of a fatal train crash where a teen girl was killed on the tracks in Martinez. (CBS)

8th Grader’s Dropped Cellphone May Have Led To Deadly Martinez Train Wreck

A 14-year-old girl was fatally struck by a freight train traveling through Martinez Sunday evening, police said. A family friend said she ran back to get her phone and was sucked under the train as it approached.

03/03/2014

(Pascal Guyot/AFP/GettyImages)

Phone Scam Has Caller Posing As Law Enforcement, Threatening Arrests Of Victims

San Mateo police are warning the public of a scam in which a caller claims to be a law enforcement officer and then asks for money.

02/17/2014

People check out Samsung's new Galaxy S4 during its unveiling on March 14, 2013 at Radio City Music Hall in New York.  The slim, feature-rich Galaxy S4 was introduced as Samsung's  new champion in the fiercely competitive smartphone arena, scheduled to roll out in 155 countries in late April.     (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

California Lawmakers Urge Adoption Of Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’ Legislation

A growing epidemic of smartphone thefts prompted state lawmakers to announce Friday new legislation that would require the devices to come equipped with an anti-theft deterrent known as a “kill switch.”

02/07/2014

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

New Phone Customers In San Francisco, Marin Say Goodbye ’415,’ Hello ’628′

Starting in 2015, there will be a new “628” area code in the Bay Area as more telephone numbers are requested.

12/20/2013

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

Larry Magid: Americans Addicted To Smartphones

A new survey found that Americans use their smartphones in some very strange places and at very strange times.

07/11/2013

Utility workers repair a power line. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

$250,000 Reward Offered In Vandalism Of San Jose AT&T Wires

Phone service has been restored in the South Bay on Wednesday after being disrupted Tuesday when vandals cut underground fiber optic cables south of San Jose.

04/17/2013

A view of Facebook's 'Like' button. (Brenden Smialowski/AFP/GettyImages)

Facebook Expected To Launch New Android App

Facebook invited journalists to the unveiling of what it called its “new home on Android.”

03/29/2013

(Assurance Wireless)

ConsumerWatch: Free Cellphone Service Available To Impoverished Californians

Californians, including those who are homeless, are now able to get free cell phones and service thanks to the recent expansion of a statewide program.

03/26/2013

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