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Police Add Texting To Crisis Negotiation Arsenal

With 6 billion text messages exchanged daily in the United States, texting is becoming a more frequent part of police crisis negotiations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2014

Higher Percentage Of Teens Injured By ‘Distracted Walking’

Just in time for back to school season, the non–profit group Safe Kids Worldwide is reminding teens not to text or wear headphones while they’re crossing the street.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2013

Thumb Injuries A Risk With Repetitive Texting

One might think that texting can strengthen the thumbs but according to medical studies it can cause injuries.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2013

Teenagers Cell Phones Texting

Study: Mobile Phone Dangers Double

You see it all the time: people walking and talking or texting on their phones. Now new research shows just how dangerous that can be.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2013

Hands-Free Texting Still Distracting For Drivers

Using voice commands to send text messages and emails from behind the wheel, which is marketed as a safer alternative for drivers, actually is more distracting and dangerous than simply talking on a cellphone, a new AAA study found.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2013


Middle School Students Suspended After Sexting Semi-Nude Photos

Four students at a Michigan middle school have been suspended for at least one week after officials learned they were texting semi-nude photos to each other.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2013

Police Unsure If Driver Distracted In Fatal I-75 Crash

Authorities say they’re looking into whether a Michigan man who died after a crash on I-75 was distracted by his phone.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2013

DPS Launching New Text Messaging System For Parents

The district says text messaging will help when it comes to district information, emergencies, and important classroom news.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2012

Troy Schools Aim To Curb Sexting, OK Cell Phone Searches

An Oakland County school district is stepping up the fight against “sexting” among teens.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/31/2012

This is a cropped version of the photo Wayne County Judge Wade McCree allegedly sent to women, including staffers. (Photo courtesy: MyFOX Detroit)

Shirtless Judge Turns Down Offer To Pose For Calendar

The Wayne County judge who came under fire for sending half-nude photos of himself to an employee is getting offers to pose in front of the lens for a different cause.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2012



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