Woman Who Sent Texts Urging Suicide Guilty Of ManslaughterA woman who sent her boyfriend a barrage of text messages urging him to kill himself when they were both teenagers was convicted Friday of involuntary manslaughter in a trial that raised questions of whether words can kill.
Teens Sue Marist After Being Expelled Over Racist Text MessagesThe two teenage girls are seeking to be reinstated as seniors at Marist, or reimbursed $65,000 each for tuition and school costs. The lawsuit also seeks at least $1 million in damages for invasion of privacy.
Indiana House Majority Leader Resigns After Apologetic TextA ranking Republican lawmaker who abruptly resigned Tuesday from the Indiana House sent a text message last week apologizing for "anything offensive" that may have been sent from his cellphone recently.
Home Confinement For Cousin Charged In Bali Suitcase Murder CaseA U.S. judge Friday agreed to release a 24-year-old until his trial on charges he helped his cousin and his cousin's girlfriend kill the woman's mother in Indonesia by texting tips from more than 9,000 miles away in Chicago.
Feds: Chicago Man Helped Cousin On Indonesia Killing Via TextsA Chicago man was arrested Wednesday on charges that he advised his cousin and his cousin's girlfriend about how to kill the woman's wealthy mother at a beach resort in Indonesia, with the criminal complaint describing how he used text messages from the United States to suggest the most effective methods to kill.
At Hospital With Dead Wife, Kustok Got Texts From Another WomanWhile Orland Park detectives peppered Allan Kustok with questions about the shooting death of his wife, several text messages from a potential paramour were sent to his cellphone, requesting an extramarital rendezvous
Two Rogers Park School Staffers Step Down Following Texting ScandalA teacher and an assistant principal at Jordan Community School in the Rogers Park neighborhood have resigned, following a text messaging scandal that came to light earlier this year.
Man Arrested For Posting Nude Photos Of Ex Online As ThreatA Berwyn man is facing harassment charges for allegedly posting naked photos of his ex online -- and threatening to post more if she didn’t come back to him.
Police To Use Twitter, Texting To Communicate With ResidentsChicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy will be unveiling some technological additions designed to improve the department's communication with the community.
Feds Sue Text Message SpammersFederal authorities have filed a series of lawsuits against individuals and companies responsible for sending out unsolicited text messages offering free gift cards to popular stores.
Police Investigate 'Inappropriate Text Messages' Involving New Trier StudentsA brief statement issued by the Winnetka police on Monday indicates that police are working with New Trier and that there is no other information available at this time.
Elementary School Gym Teacher Charged With Sexually Assaulting StudentA Chicago Public elementary school teacher and coach has been arrested, accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old student.