Woman Using Cell Phone Crashes Into Man On Route 53

For anyone who may think he or she can text or use a cell phone and drive with no problem, think again.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2011

Mugshot of Bryan James.  James was arrested on a warrant charging one count of aggravated driving under the influence of drugs and three counts of reckless homicide, according to the Kendall County Sheriff's office. (Credit: Kendall County Sheriff)

Cops: Man On Heroin And Texting Caused Fatal Crash

A southwest suburban man allegedly had been taking heroin and was texting at the time he caused a fatal accident two months ago in rural Kendall County.



13-Year-Olds Accused Of Texting Nude Photos

Two students at a northwest Indiana middle school are the subject of a police investigation into nude pictures they allegedly sent to each other.

CBS Chicago–05/26/2011

Texting And Driving Simulators

Teens Get Eye-Opening Warning About Texting And Driving

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker has this look at what is being done to send a message to teens that they’re risking their lives when they text and drives.

CBS 2–05/09/2011

Texting While Driving

Evanston Teens To Get Lesson On Distracted Driving

Teens in Evanston will be learning firsthand today about the dangers of texting and driving.

WBBM Newsradio–04/13/2011

David Maish (Lake County Sheriff)

Restaurant Owner Accused Of Drunken Driving, Texting In Fatal Accident

David Maish allegedly was drunk and on painkillers when the vehicle he was driving hit a pedestrian in Antioch, prosecutors say. He was also texting or surfing the web on his cell phone, they say.


Texting While Driving

State Cops Issued 7,800 Tickets For Cell Phone Stops

Thousands of motorists have learned the hard way this year about the state of Illinois’ new restrictions on cell phones while driving.


Texting While Driving

Wisconsin Texting Ban Starts Wednesday

Texting while driving is illegal in Illinois. Now it will be banned in Wisconsin, too, when a new law takes effect.



Frequent Texting Can Lead To Thumb Injury

Frequent texting could lead to injury. CBS 2’s Susan Carlson reports on a new condition that some doctors have dubbed “texting thumb.”

CBS 2–11/28/2010

Text Messaging While Driving (Photo by Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Seeks Damages For Unwanted Texts

If you’ve received unsolicited texts, it’s caused you actual harm, in terms of aggravation and money, according to a lawsuit.


Text Messaging While Driving (Photo by Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)

Police: Teen Was Texting Before Crashing Into Home

A northwest suburban teenage girl was apparently text messaging just before she lost control and smashed the Lexus she was driving into a home Sunday afternoon.


Karina Kedo

Teen’s Program Fights Texting And Driving

A north suburban teen has Illinois lawmakers onboard with a new campaign to stop people from texting while driving.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2010