A Mashpee man has been charged with secretly recording customers at the Barnstable tanning salon where he worked.
Hartford police say a man accused of raping, punching and trying to strangle a Hartford woman left behind his cellphone that led to his arrest.
The death of a Connecticut jogger and the subsequent criminal charges against the 16-year-old driver authorities say was using a cellphonecome as other states are considering measures to force both teenagers and adults to disconnect from cellphones and other electronic devices before getting behind the wheel.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he believes Connecticut’s law banning the use of cellphones and mobile electronic devices while driving –yet still allows hands-free devices– is enough to protect the public.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut has asked for data from six municipalities and the state police as part of a national effort to determine how often local law enforcement agencies use cell phones to track people.
Hamden police have charged a 24-year-old man with kidnapping after using GPS technology to track a cell phone call that came from the alleged victim.
State and Hartford-area police are bolstering patrols this week to look for distracted drivers as part of a federal pilot program.
Lawmakers to hear tesimony on stiffer penalties for cellphone violations.