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A person using a mobile phone touch screen keypad to write a text message. (credit: Oslan Rahman/AFP/GettyImages)

Decoding Teens Texting & Sexting Lingo

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter FORT WORTH (CBS 11 NEWS) – LOL could mean “lots of luck” when it comes to figuring out a teen’s texts. And what you don’t know could make your jaw drop. Katie […]

12/18/2014

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Drug Tests, Texting Bans On 1st Day Of Bill Filing

Drug testing for welfare recipients and another crack at a statewide texting-while-driving ban are among bills lawmakers are filing ahead of the first legislative session under Gov.-elect Greg Abbott.

11/11/2014

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People Text & Drive Knowing The Dangers

In a new survey, 98 percent of motorists said that they were aware of the dangers of texting while driving, yet three-quarters of them admitted to doing it anyway.

11/05/2014

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New App Seeks To Bring Voices Back To Phones

Ray Ozzie’s mission began more than two years ago as he noticed that people were increasingly communicating through texts, emails and social media posts.

09/23/2014

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Ban On Texting And Driving In Effect Soon

The ban on texting and driving in Denton goes into effect Tuesday.

05/19/2014

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Texting While Driving Ban Could Revive After Perry

Efforts to implement a statewide texting while driving ban in Texas are likely to resurface next year no matter who replaces Gov. Rick Perry.

04/19/2014

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Farmers Branch Passes Distracted Driving Ordinance

Farmers Branch has taken a step toward curbing distracted driving. Council members on Tuesday approved an ordinance that prohibits text communication while behind the wheel.

03/27/2014

Allen teenager Emily Rayyan Stambaugh was killed in a single car crash that police believe was the result of texting and driving. (credit: Allen Police Dept.)

Allen Teen Laid To Rest

A teenager from Allen who died in car crash Thursday was laid to rest Sunday.

11/10/2013

Allen teenager Emily Rayyan Stambaugh was killed in a single car crash that police believe was the result of texting and driving. (credit: Allen Police Dept.)

Police Believe Allen Teen Was Texting Before Deadly Crash

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.

CBSDFW.COM–11/08/2013

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Driving Simulator Shows Why ‘It Can Wait’

AT&T has been spearheading a campaign to tell drivers that “it can wait” when it comes to texting behind the wheel. A driving simulator is showing the importance of that message.

09/19/2013

A person using a mobile phone touch screen keypad to write a text message. (credit: Oslan Rahman/AFP/GettyImages)

Experts Seeing More Instances Of Sleep Texting

You’ve heard of sleep walking? Try sleep texting. No joke — experts say they’re seeing more and more people complaining about it.

CBS 11–09/18/2013

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Texan Sentenced To 9 Years, Texted Child Porn To Wrong Phone

A South Texas man has been sentenced to nine years in prison for texting child pornography to a phone he wrongly thought belonged to a young co-worker.

08/29/2013

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