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Pennsylvania Teen Charged With Double Fatal Texting DUI

Police say a Pennsylvania teen was driving under the influence and texting when he allegedly caused a crash that killed two people last year.

06/25/2013

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The Pling App

Pling is a variation of instant messaging, letting you record a brief audio clip and fire it off to your friend.

06/10/2013

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Pennsylvania Woman Charged With Texting Before Fatal Crash

A Pennsylvania woman has been charged with text-messaging while driving in connection with a crash earlier this month that killed a former volunteer fire chief.

05/20/2013

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Bill Toughens Penalties For Texting, Talking Drivers In New Jersey

Motorists who can’t put down their cellphones might face tougher penalties in New Jersey.

03/22/2013

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Camden County To Begin Accepting 911 Calls By Text With New System

Officials announced Friday that Camden County has approved the purchase of a next generation 911 system that allows people to call 911 by text.

12/21/2012

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Philadelphia Region Reports Highest Number Of Citations During First 6 Months Of Texting-While-Driving Ban

AAA reports that there were a total of 796 citations issued across Pennsylvania during that period, and nearly half were written in Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties together.

11/23/2012

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I-TEAM: Distracted Drivers Flying Under The Radar?

Distracted drivers. You see them all the time. They’re on the road with a smartphone in one hand and the steering wheel in the other. It’s dangerous and there are laws against this. But not many people in Pennsylvania are getting in trouble for driving and texting. CBS 3’s I-Team reporter Ben Simmoneau hit the street to find out why.

11/20/2012

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Using Technology To Track Disease

Use of technology to track the flu and other illnesses is in its infancy, but it is the wave of the future.

10/24/2012

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Perils Of Texting While Parenting

While child injuries had been declining since the 1970’s, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noted a 12% rise in non-fatal injuries of kids under five since 2007. Could technology be to blame?

10/24/2012

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Study: New Jersey Drivers Speed, Text While Driving And Think NY Drivers Are Worst

A new study out of a northern New Jersey university shows that drivers in the Garden State continue to disregard the speed limit and text while behind the wheel—among other bad habits.

08/06/2012

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MyScript Memo App

The MyScript Memo app lets you handwrite your notes on your iPhone or iPad, then translates those to digital text for you.

07/30/2012

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The Dangers Of Sexting

There is a disturbing report about an issue with teenagers that was not even on the radar a decade ago – sexting.

07/10/2012

Stigall Show Log 5.23.12

Chris discusses the debate about private equity firms and the impact they will have in the election and a lawsuit that could charge people that send texts to drivers as accessories. He talks to Phillies Play-by-Play Announcer Scott Franzke about their recent struggles and the Editor of Philadelphia Magazine, Tom McGrath, about the latest issue of the magazine and Ed Rendell’s new book.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/23/2012

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Kids And Texting

I think we all know that teens love to text and this is a key form of communication but it can be a deadly choice as well.

05/01/2012

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Philadelphia Police Monitoring Their New Texting Address: PPDTIP

There’s a new way to get in touch with Philadelphia police: you can let your fingers do the talking.

04/26/2012

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