Monday, December 10, 2012
The woman told Ferndale Police she was swerving because she had been texting while driving, the Daily Tribune reports.
A 28-year-old Rochester woman was arrested in Ferndale around 12:45 a.m. Monday for drunken driving with her 6-month-old baby in the car, the Daily Tribune reports. Ferndale Police reportedly stopped the woman for speeding and swerving around other cars on Eight Mile Road. She told police she had been swerving because she was texting while driving, according to the article. A preliminary breath test showed the woman had a blood-alcohol level of 0.10. She was arrested and her infant was turned over to a relative, the article states. The woman is expected to face charges of drunken driving and child endangerment. Child Protective Services was notified of the incident. Read the full article in the Daily Tribune here.
Sunday, May 6, 2012
Chain executives consider teen-friendly policy at some theaters – eventually.
“Watch the screen” seems like an unneeded instruction for moviegoers. But which screen? The topic of texting in theaters sparked lively debate last week at CinemaCon, an industry gathering in Las Vegas. “Several prominent industry figures seemed to endorse the idea that ... it might be time to relax prohibitions against texting in theaters,” the Los Angeles Times reports. Teens are “accustomed to controlling their existence,” notes the head of IMAX Filmed Entertainment, Greg Foster. Cell bans make some “feel a little handcuffed,” he added. Entertainment columnist Patrick Goldstein of the Times, calling himself “a purist” on this issue, worries that “Americans almost never resist technological change." He expects chains eventually will …
Sunday, April 15, 2012
The 18-year-old Warren man will face trial for assault after Ferndale Police say he had a texting fight with his ex-girlfriend and nearly ran over her younger sister and another girl with his truck outside a home in Ferndale.