- Overtime for work on phones? Judge to decide in Chicago case Updated: Aug-24-15 7:07 pm
CHICAGO - A federal judge is set to decide whether Chicago police officers should have received overtime pay for answering work-related calls and emails after hours, a case that could help clarify what it means for an employee to be off the clock in the age of smartphones.
- Schumer wants new drone technology as airport sightings grow Updated: Aug-19-15 11:44 am
MINEOLA, New York - The Federal Aviation Administration is moving too slowly to implement rules requiring drone manufacturers to install technology that would prevent the aircraft from entering "no-fly zones" like airports, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said.
- NYC lawmakers push for 911 texting service Updated: Aug-13-15 6:16 pm
NEW YORK - New York City lawmakers want New Yorkers to have the ability to text an emergency to 911.
- Iowa school districts file lawsuit over tablet devices Updated: Aug-12-15 4:46 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Four school districts in southeast Iowa have filed a lawsuit against an Indiana company, claiming that tablet devices sold to the districts are faulty.
- Oklahoma City councilors to consider text-and-drive ban Updated: Aug-10-15 2:55 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma City Council is holding a public hearing next week to consider an ordinance that would outlaw texting and driving to bring the city in line with a new state law prohibiting the same activity that takes effect Nov. 1.
- Texting drivers continue to frustrate Nebraska advocates Updated: Aug-09-15 2:32 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Five years after lawmakers approved a texting-while-driving ban, advocates say Nebraska's roads are still populated with motorists who glance down at their phones while behind the wheel.