Wednesday, June 19 2013 2:47 PM EDT2013-06-19 18:47:42 GMT
Pell City police have arrested a man for allegedly killing his sister early Wednesday morning. Around 3 a.m., a caller asked police to check on the welfare of someone in the Housing Authority apartmentsMore >>
Pell City police have arrested a man for allegedly killing his sister in a "brutal" slaying early Wednesday morning.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 1:15 PM EDT2013-06-19 17:15:49 GMT
A 19-year-old woman has been arrested on kidnapping charges in Texas for allegedly taking a 10-month-old baby from Birmingham. De'Anthony Dejuan Kelly was reportedly taken by a 14-year-old girl from hisMore >>
A 19-year-old woman has been arrested on kidnapping charges in Texas for allegedly taking a 10-month-old baby from Birmingham.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 12:40 PM EDT2013-06-19 16:40:28 GMT
Four men are now in custody in connection with three home robbery incidents in Montgomery. All four men, ranging in age from 27-years-old to 35-years-old have been charged with multiple felonies in connectionMore >>
Four men are now in custody in connection with three home robbery incidents in Montgomery.
All four men, ranging in age from 27-years-old to 35-years-old have been charged with multiple felonies in connection with these incidents.More >>
The Taliban have claimed responsibility for an attack in Afghanistan that killed four U.S. troops just hours after the insurgent group announced it would hold talks with the Americans on finding a political solution...More >>
Afghanistan's president said Wednesday he will not pursue peace talks with the Taliban unless the United States steps out of the negotiations, while also insisting the militant group stop its violent attacks on the...More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:35 AM EDT2013-06-19 15:35:34 GMT
The Alabama Department of Public Safety has issued a Missing Child Media Alert after a 2-month-old baby was allegedly taken by a 14-year-old girl early Monday morning from Birmingham. Police say 2-month-oldMore >>
Birmingham Police have confirmed that missing infant De'Anthony Kelly and his abductor, Dor'Sayde Gathright were located in Dallas, Texas Tuesday night, and were taken into custody without incident. More >>
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A mom gave her son a new iPhone 4 for Christmas, but that wasn't all that was sitting under the tree.
Instead, 13-year-old Gregory Hoffman was also given a letter two days later listing 18 rules he had to follow in order to keep the contract. Breaking the rules "will result in termination of your iPhone ownership," according to the letter written by his mother, Janell.
Some are simple, like rule #2: "I will always know the password." Others are a bit more severe, like rule #7: "Do not use this technology to lie, fool, or deceive another human being. Do not involve yourself in conversations that are hurtful to others. Be a good friend first or stay the hell out of the crossfire."
The Massachusetts mother shared the letter on her blog, sparking an online debate over where the responsibilities for parents and children lie when it comes to technology. She and her son have since been featured on national and cable networks.
Gregory agreed to the rules, though he had some feedback. "Gregory wanted to amend the rule about not bringing the phone to school and asked that he be allowed to take it on days when he is staying late for extracurricular activities or when he goes on a field trip. I agreed," Janell told CapeNews.net.
Let us know what rules you put on your children's electronic use in the comments below.