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At LCCC, prison riot starts with a phone

...prison riot Monday night.According to sources within the prison, the incident was sparked by an unexpected source: phone service."That's kind of the issue that everybody seems to be having," said one inmate, who is being called "Alec...
Mud, rain, debris hamper search for Kentucky flood victims

...more remains uncertain. Families reported them missing, but they could be stranded in their homes, without power or phone service.Rescue teams are slogging through knee-deep mud, door-to-door, across the rugged Appalachian terrain, painting...
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Verizon buys AOL for $4.4B in mobile bet

...said it would buy satellite TV provider DirecTV for $48.5 billion so it could offer bundles of TV, Internet and phone services - just like cable companies. In many cases, the Internet component would be through wireless rather than fixed-wire...
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Prosecutors dismiss case against woman who freed eagle from trap

...charging me for," she said. "But I feel like the eagle was very material to all that too."As soon as she had cell phone service, Adair called the Juneau Raptor Center and met up with one of the bird rehabilitators. The caregiver, Scot Tiernan...
Photo: Spill training

...Conservation, train with a drum skimmer at Twin Lakes on Wednesday. Members of DEC's Spill Prevention and Response division also set up a long distance radio system to be used in area's of the state not covered by cellular phone service.
Text message helps searchers locate lost hiker

...Lam called them asking for help at about 4:45 p.m. Thursday. He was high up enough on the mountain to get cell phone service, said trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters."We had another rescue in a similar area the week before where someone didn't...
Corrections official says inmate calls recorded

...problem is technical and inadvertent, and it is tied to Securus Technologies. The Dallas-based company provides phone service to Alaska's 13 correctional facilities."We're not really sure if it was an IT issue, if it was a training issue...
APOC staff recommends fine for Fairbanks mayor

...issue to the campaign's attention.Eberhart and APOC staff members differ widely on the value of photocopies and phone service used in the Tanana Chiefs office. Eberhart, an attorney for the nonprofit organization, claimed he used services...
Free ski day? Yes, please

...communication between patrons. On the business end of things, the new tower offers a bit more security for things like phone service and Internet; last year Eaglecrest had no phones for an extended period of time due to a landline outage. "We're...
Outside editorial: Verizon: A surge in data - and costs

...following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times:Verizon Wireless, the country's leading provider of mobile phone service, announced plans this week for a double-digit increase in the entry-level price for using a smartphone. The company...


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