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Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 3 Teens Waives Charges To Trial

A man accused in the sexual assault of three teenagers will stand trial. Police say Melvin Amodeo, 25, of Wilmerding, used social media to contact the victims.

10/17/2013

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State Police Investigate Sexting At Hempfield High School

Investigators are looking into an alleged sexting scandal at Hempfield High School.

09/30/2013

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Woman Charged In Fatal Texting While Driving Crash Headed To Trial

The woman accused in a fatal motorcycle crash is now apologizing. Laura Gargiulo waived her case to trial today in court.

09/04/2013

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Dangerous Driving Risk Using Voice-Texting And Calling

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety conducted the most comprehensive study of it’s kind to look at a driver’s mental distractions.

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Teens Experience Dangers Of Texting While Driving

It’s dangerous, potentially deadly and not to mention, illegal. Yet, some teens are still texting behind the wheel.

04/24/2013

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Ambridge High School Students Discuss Texting & Driving, Social Media, More

Mike Pintek joined a group of Ambridge High School students to break down some of the latest issues in the news.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/14/2013

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Pittsburgh Metro Area Ranks 2nd In Pa. For Texting-While-Driving Citations

New analysis from AAA shows that the Pittsburgh Metro area ranks second in the state of Pennsylvania for texting-while-driving citations.

03/12/2013

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Texting: Who Can Actually See Your Messages?

Texting has become the connection of choice for a generation, direct, instant and seen by the person it’s intended for.

02/08/2013

Phone-In With Driving Law Questions

Speak directly to experts from Ford, Westfield Insurance and the Pennsylvania State Police about new driving laws, texting ban, teen driving laws, etc.

12/05/2012

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Monday’s KDKA Afternoon News: Dec. 3, 2012

Busy Monday and unable to catch that interview you were waiting to hear on the KDKA Afternoon News? Well, here’s a recap of the show.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/03/2012

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Few Drivers Cited For Texting While Driving Statewide

There’s no doubt texting is a quick and easy way to communicate, but it’s also potentially deadly when done behind the wheel. The obvious dangers prompted state lawmakers to create a law banning drivers from texting while operating a motor vehicle.

09/28/2012

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Police: Texting While Walking A Safety Concern

Reports of a ban on texting and walking in a town in New Jersey turned out not to be true, but it’s clearly a hot button issue.

05/15/2012

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New Poll Reveals High-Rate Of Teens Still Text & Drive

When it comes to texting behind the wheel, we’ve heard the dangers again and again, but apparently the warnings are not sinking in. A new poll shows young drivers are not putting down their phones

05/14/2012

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Teacher Accused Of Inappropriately Texting Student Will Stand Trial

A former Connellsville High School math teacher, accused of inappropriately texting a student, appeared in a Fayette County court Thursday.

04/19/2012

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Police Hope Drivers Put Down Phones With Texting Ban In Place

There is now a ban on texting while driving in Pennsylvania. The new law went into effect at midnight, and today, we are learning more about how and when police will enforce it.

03/08/2012

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