Crime and Punishment

Frying Pan-Wielding Teen Allegedly Attacks Mom Over Her Refusal to Loan Him Her Kindle

Weapon. (Photo: Amazon)

Today’s edition of “Unruly Teens” comes from Ballston, Va. where the first Kindle-related quarrel might have been recorded.

The Arlington County Police Department reports that a 16-year-old hit allegedly his mother over the head with a frying pan after she refused to let him borrow her Kindle. While it’s unknown what kind of Kindle it was and whether the kid was just really eager to start reading The Circle, we do know that the incident happened earlier this month in the Arlington suburb. Read More

Apple

Now It’s Personal: Apple Taking on Teen Who Sold White iPhones

The kid in Apple's crosshairs

Apple is ready to play hardball with Fei Lam, the teenager from Queens who built a six-figure business selling parts for the unreleased white iPhone 4.

According to Lam’s attorney, Andrew M. Jaffe, private investigator Jimmy Robbins, who first contacted Lam, was working for Apple.

But when Jaffe called Robbins, he was informed that Robbins Read More