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State Senate Passes Bill Banning Cell Phone Use While Driving
The Massachusetts Senate passed legislation today that will prohibit the use of handheld mobile devices while driving, unless they are in hands-free mode.
The so-called "Distracted Driving bill" was spearheaded by Senator Mark Montigny of New Bedford, a longtime advocate of the proh…
Montigny: New Bill Stronger Than ‘Useless’ Cell Phone Law
If you like to talk on your cell phone while driving in Massachusetts, it might be time to invest in some hands-free technology.
The state's Transportation Committee voted unanimously Friday for legislation that would ban all Massachusetts drivers from holding a cell phone to make a call, use th…
Rhode Island Man Pleads Guilty to Video Voyeurism Charge
ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — A Rhode Island man has pleaded guilty to secretly taking cellphone video of a woman trying on bathing suits in the dressing room of a Massachusetts department store.
Sheldon Fulbeck was sentenced to one year in jail with 60 days to serve on Monday after pleading guilty t…
Rep. William Strauss Defends Hands-Free Cell Phone Bill
State Representative William Strauss is defending the hands-free cell phone bill currently making it's way through the State Legislature.
The Senate passed a bill similar to the House version last week, requiring hands-free technology such as a bluetooth headset if drivers wish to talk on their …
New Bedford Man Indicted In MetroPCS Slaying
A New Bedford man is indicted by a Bristol County Grand Jury in relation to a deadly shooting in January.
36-year-old Jason Valliere of New Bedford has been indicted on murder and firearms charges for the January 22 killing of a MetroPCS employee...
What’s Dirtier: Cell Phone Or Public Toilet Seat?
I'll never forget the little sign over a public toilet at the Conoco gas station near my high school. It read: "Our aim is to keep this toilet clean...Your aim will help!" That memory would never have resurfaced if not for an article I was reading by the Department of Mol…
Hit And Run At South Winds
Fall River Police have filed charges against two teens after a transaction involving a cell phone leads to a hit and run.
Detective J.D. Costa says a 17-year-old male from Swansea went to South Winds at 4700 North Main Street to view a cell phone that was for sale...

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