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Investigators Identify Teen Hit And Killed By Driver In Manteca

Zachariah Gomez, 14, died at the hospital after being hit by a car allegedly driven by 19-year-old Mia Sara Aguiar, according to Lt. Mike Jones with the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Department.

04/20/2014

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Accused Distracted Driver Kills 1, Injures 3 In Manteca Crash

Mia Sara Aguiar, 19, was driving along Yosemite Avenue early Saturday morning, when police say she reached for her cellphone. While she was distracted, her car car drifted, striking four teenagers, killing one of them.

04/19/2014

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Calif. Bill Would Require ‘Kill Switch’ For Smartphones

Two California officials have announced plans to introduce legislation requiring smartphones to have a “kill switch” that would render stolen or lost devices inoperable.

12/19/2013

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Call Kurtis: What Can You Do About Early Termination Fees?

Verizon had a limited-time deal, offering savings of $140 for her family, she said. She made the switch nine days before her contract ended, planning to just pay off the pro-rated remaining nine days of her AT&T contract.

12/05/2013

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Natomas Robbery Suspect Arrested After Returning To Crime Scene To Get His Phone

An alleged thief surprised police by returning to the scene of the crime after forgetting something he apparently was not willing to live without.

12/03/2013

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Sacramento Insurance Scam Targeted Cellphone Owners

If you have cellphone insurance through Verizon Wireless, you may be a victim of a fraud and not even know it.

05/16/2013

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Federal Program To Fund Free Cell Service For California Homeless

Many California homeless people may soon get cell phones for next to nothing thanks to a federally-funded program set for approval by the Public Utilities Commission.

12/10/2012

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Woman’s Cell Phone Use Halts Train

A passenger train made an unscheduled stop in Oregon over a woman’s cell phone use and verbal confrontations with other passengers.

05/16/2011