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Crisis Hotlines Offer Help Through Texting

Suicide and abuse hotlines have been helping people in distress for decades. Now they are also counseling people through text messages.


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Texting While Driving Doubles Reaction Time

If you’ve driven in South Florida, you’ve at one time or another been behind a person driving slowly and weaving as they try to send a text message. A new study found that the texters make driving even more dangerous for everyone.


(CBS4) Wayne Treacy in court on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011.

Teen Beating Suspect’s Stepfather Gives The Finger To Media

The stepfather of the teenager accused of nearly beating Josie Lou Ratley to death was in court as his son appeared before a judge Wednesday to give a plea and have his trial date set. But it was what the father did that’s raising eyebrows.