Maryland launches statewide text-to-911 service [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—Effective Thursday, August 20, 9-1-1 call centers across Maryland will begin accepting text messages via text-to-911 service. Customers of the three major wireless carriers (AT&T, former Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon) who are enrolled in their carriers’ text messaging and/or data plan can send text messages to 9-1-1 in an emergency when they are unable to place a phone call. […]

Attorney General Frosh issues statement opposing DOJ’s settlement with T-Mobile, Sprint

BALTIMORE, MD – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Friday released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it had reached a settlement with telecommunications giants cellular carriers T-Mobile and Sprint that supports their proposed merger: “The addition of Dish to the mix is a fig leaf that doesn’t cover up the ugly parts of […]

Sprint store, Tim’s Towing burglarized

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Police are investigating a pair of commercial burglaries that were reported on Thursday. At just before 4:45 on June 6, four individuals shattered the glass to the Sprint store located in the 7600-block of Belair Road in Nottingham (21236). Once inside, the suspects attempted to remove the display phones from their cases. The store’s alarm sounded and […]