Most 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.
The first criminal trial produced by the Justice Department’s sweeping probe of BP’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico ended Wednesday with a jury convicting a drilling engineer of trying to obstruct investigators by deleting text messages from his cellular phone.
A preliminary investigation has led one North Texas police department to believe a crash that took the life of a high school student may have been the result of texting while driving.
You’ve heard of sleep walking? Try sleep texting. No joke — experts say they’re seeing more and more people complaining about it.
Statistics show that, these days, many people with cell phones prefer texting over a phone call. It’s not always young people, though the data indicates that the younger you are, the more likely you are to prefer texting.
The man in charge of the nation’s transportation system is taking aim at Texas and more than a dozen other states that don’t have bans on texting and driving.
Public transit users in the Dallas area will have another way to summon help. On Friday, DART patrons can begin texting to reach police.
A University of North Texas student is in New York City preparing to compete in the fifth annual LG U.S. National Texting Championship. Sarah Wood is one of just 12 other “texters” competing.
In 2009 alone, distracted drivers caused more than 100,000 Texas crashes. To help combat the problem, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is launching the “Talk. Text. Crash.” campaign.
Making a charitable donation using your cell phone is quick and easy. But scam artists are hard at work dreaming up new ways to take advantage of your giving mood.
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.
The statewide ban on hand held cell phones in school zones resumes August 23.