Study Shows 1 In 7 Teens Are SextingA JAMA Pediatrics study released Monday showed a rise in the number of teenagers who engage in sexting, with approximately 1 in 7 teens sending sexts, and 1 in 4 receiving them.
Texas' Barton Draws GOP Challenger After Nude Photo SurfacesThe 68-year-old Barton, from Ennis, south of Dallas, is Texas' most-senior congressman.
Weiner Sentenced To 21 Months In Sexting CaseFormer Rep. Anthony Weiner was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison for sexting with a 15-year-old girl in a case that rocked Hillary Clinton's campaign for the White House in the closing days of the race and may have cost her the presidency.
Ex-U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner Pleads Guilty In Sexting CaseFormer congressman Anthony Weiner will appear in federal court to plead guilty to charges in connection with his online communications with a 15-year-old girl in North Carolina, officials said.
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North Texas Court Dismisses Case Against ‘Sexting’ TeacherMost people believe the exchange of sexually explicit text messages between a teacher and student should not be happening and is probably against the law. But a North Texas court has ruled that some ‘sexting’ is actually free speech and protected by the law.
DA Drops Teacher 'Sexting' Case, Cites RulingProsecutors have dropped a case against a teacher accused of exchanging sexually explicit texts with a 13-year-old student, alleging that an appeals court ruling found them to be protected speech.
Name Generator Gains Popularity From Anthony Weiner ScandalSince the latest news of Anthony Weiner's sexting scandal broke, Slate.com has posted a name generator that will allow anyone to type in their first and last name to generate their own personal pseudonym.
Software Can Warn Parents If Kids Are SextingNew software can identify human skin and body parts, which can be installed on social media sites and mobile phones to immediately let parents know if kids are sexting.
Study Finds 1 In 4 Teens Admit To SextingAccording to a new study, one-fourth of teens admitted to having sent a sext, and 76.2 percent of teens who were asked to send a sext admitted to having had sexual intercourse.
Texas Senate Votes For Teen Sexting MisdemeanorThe Texas Senate has voted to allow prosecutors to charge "sexting" teens with a misdemeanor.
State Legislation Aims To Better Prosecute 'Sexting'Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is throwing his support behind a bill filed aimed at stopping sexting. Right now the only way to prosecute teens for sexting is under existing child pornography laws.