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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

A teenager looks down at her cell phone to read a text message as she drives. (credit: AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Grand Prairie Rolls Out Campaign Against Texting While Driving

City officials said Saturday that they’re ready to move ahead with their campaign against texting while driving.

08/25/2013

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Grand Prairie Council Approves Texting & Driving Ban

On Tuesday evening the Grand Prairie City Council unanimously voted to approve an ordinance banning texting, emailing, surfing the Internet or using social media while behind the wheel – even while sitting still.

08/20/2013

June 16: Rep. Anthony Weiner resigned from Congress after accidentally posting a semi-nude photo of himself on Twitter. At first the Congressman denied it, blaming it on hackers. However, later on he admitted that it was him and that he had several online relationships with women. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Name Generator Gains Popularity From Anthony Weiner Scandal

Since 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.

07/24/2013

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Emergency Texting An Option In Collin County

Beginning in July, seven emergency call centers – the Collin County Sheriff’s Office, as well as McKinney, Allen, Frisco, Prosper, Murphy, and Sachse police departments – can now receive text messages from Verizon Wireless phones.

07/21/2013

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