Douglas County Sheriff's deputies served search warrants at Chaparral High School Tuesday afternoon as part of an ongoing sexting investigation. 9NEWS has learned deputies took at least four students' cellphones and they'll be searching those phones for evidence of sexting.
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office got a tip about... more »
The former Ellicott School Board member facing internet luring and sexual assault charges against a child was in court in El Paso County Wednesday morning.
37-year-old Stefanie Dickinson was scheduled for a disposition for a charge of internet luring of a child, a Class 4 Felony. She was also... more »
A former Ellicott School Board member accused of "sexting" with a 14-year old boy waived her advisement of rights this afternoon.
Stefanie Dickinson is charged with felony internet luring of a child. Investigators say she repeatedly sent sexually suggestive text messages to a friend of her son. Dickinson has... more »
A 37 year old Ellicott School Board member is facing charges of internet luring of a child, after El Paso County Deputies say racy text messages were found on a 14 year old boy's cell phone. In an arrest warrant obtained by News 5, investigators say Stefanie Dickinson would regularly... more »
Issues with picture messaging and social networking in schools keep popping up.
"We have had some incidents with some inappropriate pictures," says Drenda Manning, assistant principal at Florence Middle School.
Instead of ignoring it, the community of Florence came together to talk it out.
"It could be... more »
This week's suspensions of 7 middle schoolers in Falcon School District 49 is shining a sad light on the problem called "sexting." The Skyview students, as young as 12, are accused of forwarding a picture of a naked young girl on their cell phones. 4th Judicial District District Attorney Dan... more »
Prosecutors say they are investigating a case where several middle school students in Colorado Springs distributed a text message photo of a nude 12-year-old girl.
El Paso District Attorney Dan May says he believes cases like the one his office received this week warrant counseling, not criminal charges.
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Think your kid isn't "sexting"? Think again. An Associated Press-MTV poll finds lots of young people are sharing sexually explicit photos, videos and chat on their cell phones or online. More than a quarter of teens and young adults say they've done it, despite sometimes grim consequences. Young people across... more »
What word sums up 2009? How about unfriend? That's the New Oxford American Dictionary's 2009 Word of the Year. It means to remove someone as a friend on a social networking Web site such as Facebook.
Each year Oxford University Press tracks how the English language is changing and... more »