In March, we told you that four U.S. Senators had pushed Apple, Google, and Research In Motion (creators of the Blackberry) to remove apps that revealed the location of DUI checkpoints. At the time, RIM was the only provider that agreed to do so, but now Apple and Google have indicated that they might be warming up to the idea. To recap: the Senators -- Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), Harry Reid (D-NV), Charles Schumer (D-NY), and Tom Udall (D-NM) -- were initially drawn to the topic by an app called PhantomALERT. (At least, that's the only one they mentioned by name in their letter to the...
This Week In DUIs: Rick Springfield Isn't So Hard To Hold (In Jail)
First, they called him Bruce, now they call him jailbird: the former pop star and soap star known as Rick Springfield was pulled over in Malibu, California Monday night and hauled in for driving under the influence. Law enforcement agents saw Springfield speeding down the Pacific Coast Highway...Richard Read
Gary Collins Strikes Again: Now Wanted For 'Driving Into The Back Of A Woman'
Gary Collins' reign of terror continues! The former TV regular and human driving hazard -- better known to Southerners as Mr. Mary Ann Mobley -- is now wanted for hit-and-run in Jackson, Mississippi. According to a report in Jackson's Clarion-Ledger, Collins is accused of leaving the scene of an...Richard Read