Scams seem to be everywhere these days, but here's one we'd never heard about. Imagine losing all your minutes on your prepaid cell phone. That's what happened to one Colorado man, who wants to remain anonymous. We found out how easy it was to fall for this scam. "I added... more »
Statistics out from the National Highway Safety Administration show distracted drivers are a growing problem on the roads.
More than 6,000 people die each year from crashes involving distractions behind the wheel; whether it's a cell phone, a navigation device, or an iPod, electronics are taking eyes off the... more »
AT&T has announced free text and international long distance service to Japan through the end of the month for its wireless customers.
Effective through March 31, AT&T wireless postpaid customers will not be charged for:
International long distance usage from the United States and Puerto Rico to... more »
COLORADO SPRINGS (AP)-Colorado Springs police unveiled a new initiative that allows people to anonymously send tips on criminal investigations through text messages.
Colorado Springs police reported Thursday that the text-messaging system will also let investigators to respond to tipsters with follow-up questions while maintaining the sender's anonymity.
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There's no way around it, bullying is happening in our schools. But a new pilot program aims to put a stop to it one text message at a time. It's called Safe 2 Text and works just as Safe 2 Tell does. In addition to reporting a school threat via... more »
Want to know what Republicans would do if they win control of the House?
No need to guess any longer. House Republicans were at a hardware store in suburban Virgina Wednesday to roll out a 21-page policy agenda.
Their "Pledge to America" pulls together familiar proposals to slash... more »
General rule of thumb: when looking to buy marijuana, don't text the sheriff. Authorities said a Helena teen sent out a text message last week in search of pot, but instead of contacting the drug dealer, he hit a wrong number and inadvertently sent the message to Lewis and Clark... more »
Two snowboarders are home without injury after getting lost and spending the night in a snow cave.
The Vail Mountain Rescue Group says Christin Morton of Silverthorne and Ben Engelsen of Hampton, Virginia, were tired but otherwise OK when rescuers found them Wednesday morning.
The snowboarders, both 25,... more »
Barnes & Noble Inc. says it's launching a textbook rental program for college students. The new program will be available though campus bookstores or the stores' Web sites. It's designed to allow students to cut their textbook costs by as much as 50 percent for some titles. The world's largest... more »