NBC Evening News for Friday, May 09, 2014
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(Los Angeles: Miguel Almaguer) The effort in California to prevent cell phone theft via a kill switch featured; theft videos shown; photo shown of iPhone user Megan Boken, who was shot after her phone was stolen; details given about opposition from the trade group that represents mobile carriers who make billions on cell phone insurance and about the police recommendation against chasing after the thief; CTIA statement quoted. [Megan’s sister Julie PALAZZOLO, Re/Code co-executive editor Kara SWISHER San Francisco district attorney George GASCON, phone theft victim Sarah McGUIRE- comment.]
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