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Texting and dinner: What's acceptable?

Now, a new survey by the University of Southern California finds that age plays a role in how people view texting while eating.

Tuesday - 02/12/2013, 06:57am EST

Tags: cell phones,

Text messages call out bad parkers (VIDEO)

In San Francisco, a group of neighbors created CurbTXT, a way to alert one another before nasty notes are written or cars are ticketed.

Wednesday - 01/23/2013, 04:42am EST

Tags: parking, mark segraves, curbtxt,

Emergency call centers to accept texts by 2014

People may be able to text their emergencies to 911 in the next few years.

Sunday - 12/09/2012, 02:11pm EST

Tags: call center, 911,

Watch out for texts that say you've won a gift card

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is warning residents about a text message scam that falsely suggests recipients have won a gift card to a store.

Thursday - 12/06/2012, 07:05am EST

Tags: Doug Gansler, scams

Ghosting, the 2012 way to breakup (VIDEO)

Ghosting is a new dating term that refers to when someone breaks up with a significant other by vanishing.

Friday - 09/14/2012, 08:36am EDT

Tags: dating, relationships, del walters, Stephanie Steinberg

Young drivers think they're safe despite distractions

The youngest drivers tend to think it's possible to drive safely while distracted.

Thursday - 04/26/2012, 06:25am EDT

Tags: darci marchese, driving, Bridgestone, teen drivers

WTOP's Top 5 morning stories

Five stories to keep you informed and get you going.

Wednesday - 04/18/2012, 08:58am EDT

Tags: morning stories, Secret Service, Virginia, ikea, speed cameras, cellphone

Teens just can't stop texting and driving

April is Distracted Driver Awareness Month, and the focus is on a dangerous combination of texting and driving.

Sunday - 04/08/2012, 11:57am EDT

Tags: Distracted Driver Awareness Month, Rocco Panetta, Texting Awareness Foundation

Police encouraging anonymous text tips

If you see something suspicious, you can now report it in many parts of the D.C. area by text message.

Saturday - 02/04/2012, 09:47am EST

Tags: D.C. Police, Montgomery County Police, Fairfax County Police, Prince Georges County Police,

Toilet texting on the rise

What are your thoughts on using your mobile device while in the bathroom? Post a comment in this story or on use #WTOPtoilet on Twitter.

Wednesday - 02/01/2012, 06:31am EST

Tags: toilet, Neal Augenstein

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