George Runner

In this July 12, 2013, file photo, Deputy Edward Schinkal attaches an electronic monitoring unit to a woman who was sentenced to home incarceration, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/The Cincinnati Enquirer, Carrie Cochran, File)

Some ankle bracelet alarms go unchecked

Three decades after they were introduced as a crime-fighting tool, electronic ankle bracelets used to track an offender’s whereabouts have proliferated so much that officials are struggling to handle an avalanche of monitoring alerts that […]

07/29/2013