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Man Killed Mid-Conversation When Cell Phone Exploded
Offbeat  (tags: cell phone, death, technology, Nokia 1209, freak accident )

Roseann
- 1500 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Gopal Gujjar was using a Nokia 1209, a model that came out in 2008, when it exploded, causing fatal injuries to his ear and burning his neck and shoulders.
Girl Disarms Robber, Helps Police Catch Him By Setting Fake Date
Offbeat  (tags: crime, arrested, robbery, armed with a knife, high school girl, fake date, cell phone, police, Hyogo, Japan )

Naoko
- 1582 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
A man armed with a knife who attempted to rob a high school girl was arrested after the girl first disarmed him, then managed to get his cell-phone e-mail address by pretending to agree to date, police said.
Feds Push for Tracking Cell Phones
Offbeat  (tags: Cell phone, government, lessons, calls )

Lone
- 1689 days ago - news.cnet.com
Two years ago, when the FBI was stymied by a band of armed robbers known as the "Scarecrow Bandits" that had robbed more than 20 Texas banks, it came up with a novel method of locating the thieves.
Woman, Claudia Bova, Says Brooklyn Police Officer Snapped Midriff Tattoo With Cell Phone Camera
Offbeat  (tags: Cell phone, pictures, police, crime, women )

Lone
- 1747 days ago - nydailynews.com
A cop from a scandal-plagued unit is facing allegations he forced a female suspect to strip so he could snap racy photos of a below-the-belt tattoo,
Blind Lawyer Charged With Domestic Violence By Cell Phone
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, off-beat, society, technology, unusual, blind, lawyer, Cell phone, $5000, domestic violence, strange, lawyer, Maine )

Christine
- 2243 days ago - bangornews.com
A $5000 phone bill....A Blind Lawyer....This is the weirdest domestic violence case I have ever heard.
   

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