Denise Lavoie, Ap Legal Affairs Writer Updated 2:41 pm CDT, Saturday, May 4, 2019 In this Tuesday April 16, 2019 photo, Strange Simon, displays her phone with reminders of cost appearances outside a courthouse, in Richmond, Va. Simon attended a recent hearing in her marijuana possession case. Simon said receiving text reminders from the public defender's office stopped her from showing up for court on the wrong day. Courts around the country are using texting services to reduce the number of defendants who fail to show up for their court hearings. less In this Tuesday April 16, 2019 photo, Strange Simon, displays her phone with reminders of cost appearances outside a courthouse, in Richmond, Va. Simon attended a recent hearing in her marijuana possession ... more Photo: Denise Lavoie, AP Photo: … [Read more...] about C u in court: Text messages now remind defendants to show up
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If all goes as expected, Minnesota will become a “hands-free” state Aug. 1, when a major new restriction on cellphones will take effect. On Tuesday, the state House approved the proposed new restrictions with widespread bipartisan support. On Thursday, the Senate overwhelmingly approved it as well. Gov. Tim Walz signed it into law Friday. For many, this will be a major, even unsettling, change in how we roll when we drive. We’ve heard the questions: “I have an older car that doesn’t talk to me. How will this affect me?” Or “I know I have a smartphone but I don’t understand how to use it without my hands.” Remember, Minnesota isn’t the first state to do this. Almost half of America has figured this out — and traffic deaths have fallen for most of those states. You got this. No matter what your scenario is, here are the important things to remember: The best way to think of it is this: You can’t use a cellphone when … [Read more...] about Hands-free driving: Smart phone-dumb car? Dumb phone-smart car? Here’s a how-to.
Kieran Hubbard and his baby son Jacob Picture courtesy of the Hubbard family Archant A 20-year-old man suffering mental health problems revealed the depths of his despair before his death. Kieran Hubbard, whose family want to raise awareness of mental health issues Picture courtesy of the Hubbard familyHeartbroken mother Jo Hubbard, from Terrington, has published a message on social media which her son Kieran wrote to his father Karl shortly before he died.She said she hoped doing so might encourage other families to talk about the issues and seek support. We have published the message with the family’s consent. Construction worker Kieran, who grew up in Heacham, was found dead on the building site where he was working in Manchester on Friday, February 8. Police said there were no suspicious circumstances are a file was being prepared for the coroner. Kieran, who was living in Manchester, leaves a three month son Jacob by his former partner.Mrs Hubbard, 42, said: “We … [Read more...] about We need to get the message out there
PETER Andre received a bizarre Valentine's Day message from daughter Amelia after a hilarious technology mishap. Doctor Emily joked that the message from the four-year-old almost had singer Peter rushing to hospital. 29-year-old Emily told OK! Magazine: "Millie sent Pete a Valentine's Day message from my Apple Watch whilst he was on tour by speaking into the watch and it converts it into a text message. "Unfortunately it couldn't quite make out the words 'Valentine's Day' and so it said: 'Hi Daddy, I hope you're having a lovely time at your work and happy Fallon cystitis day, love from Millie'. Emily added: "It was so funny and Pete joked that he was going to get himself checked out!" It comes after she recently claimed to be a "big sister" to the children Peter shares with ex-wife Katie Price. The 29-year-old - who is 16 years younger than her husband - recently opened up about how about she deals with being a step-mum to his children Princess and Junior. … [Read more...] about Peter Andre’s wife Emily reveals their daughter Amelia, five, accidentally sent a hilarious text message to him on Valentine’s Day
ANT McPartlin has NOT been sending Holly Willoughby tips on how to present I'm A Celebrity in a secret WhatsApp group. The TV star - who is in recovery following his drink-drive conviction - was rumoured to be giving daily advice in messages to her and Declan Donnelly throughout the series. It's after an ITV weather presenter claimed the production team had consulted Ant over Dec and Holly's gags during their links. It was later flatly denied by ITV bosses. A source claimed to Daily Star Sunday: “The three of them have a WhatsApp group and are in constant contact. “He texts them support, jokey banter, thoughts on camp mates etc. And Holly can ask advice if she wants or needs it from either Ant or Dec." But Ant's rep Simon Jones told The Sun Online: "It's completely untrue. Ant is not sending tips to Holly, he’s in recovery." This Morning host Holly has won the hearts of the nation in her role as Dec's sidekick since making her debut on the reality … [Read more...] about Ant McPartlin has NOT been sending Holly Willoughby tips on how to present I’m A Celebrity in secret WhatsApp group as his rep slams rumours