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Honolulu passes law that makes texting while crossing the street illegal

A new law that took effect Wednesday in Honolulu has now made it illegal to text while you are crossing the street.

Humpday Health: Posture tips while computing or texting

When it comes to a modern workplace, computers and smartphones are important tools to get stuff done, but if you're not careful, you can develop back problems from using these devices.

Alert airline passenger tips off authorities to sex abuse suspects

Police say a sharp-eyed airline passenger spotted another passenger texting about sexually assaulting children, leading officers in California and Washington state to arrest two people and find two young victims.
Michelle Carter listens to victim impact statements on Aug. 3, 2017, during sentencing for involuntary manslaughter after encouraging her boyfriend via text to kill himself. (Photo: Pool/ABC News)video

Woman who sent texts urging suicide gets 15 months in jail

A Massachusetts woman who encouraged her boyfriend to kill himself in dozens of text messages and told him to "get back in" a truck filled with toxic gas faces up to 20 years in prison when a judge sentences her on a charge of involuntary manslaughter.
Michelle Carter sits with her attorneys during her trial on her role in the death of Conrad Roy III on June 13, 2017. (Photo: WCVB)video

Woman who sent texts urging suicide guilty of manslaughter

A Massachusetts woman who sent her boyfriend a barrage of text messages encouraging him to kill himself has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter.

Virtual reality simulation at UNCW highlights texting dangers

UNCW students got a virtual demonstrate Wednesday of what could happen when you text and drive.

Is your life worth a text message?

Cape Fear Community College and AT&T teamed up to bring a driving simulator to Union Station Friday to launch the 'It Can Wait' campaign. video You sit and try to drive as someone texts you. You must text them back quickly while still trying to stay on the road. It's not easy and it leads to crashes. Even though texting while driving is illegal in North Carolina, many drivers still do it.

Leland Police to accept text tips

The Leland Police Department is the first department in Brunswick County to offer text tip services to its citizens. Starting next week, anyone with a cell phone can send an anonymous tip to the Leland Police Department by way of text.

Drivers pledge to wait to text

The "No Text On Board" campaign is to remind drivers that texting can wait until you're not behind the wheel.

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