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Convicts required to wear GPS went unsupervised

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – A memo from Orange County probation officials shows that more than a dozen convicts required to wear GPS units were left unsupervised for days. The Orange County Register reported late […]


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UK police to track dementia patients using GPS

LONDON (AP) — A British police force is hoping to save time and money by giving a few dementia patients GPS tracking devices, a move condemned by some campaigners as “barbaric.” Last week, Sussex police […]


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FAA moves toward creating 6 drone test sites in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major step toward opening U.S. skies to thousands of unmanned drones, federal officials Thursday solicited proposals to create six drone test sites around the country.


Gas tax revenue down, officials eye mileage levy

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Carpooling, higher fuel economy, hybrids and electric cars may be good for the environment, but they’re bad for government transportation funding, which relies on gasoline and diesel taxes.


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1 year later, lone CA gray wolf still on the prowl

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — After tracking him for a year, California wildlife officials say that the lone gray wolf who migrated from Oregon likes to travel more than most.


Personal safety? There's an app for that (audio)

If you were in trouble, who would be the first person you’d call? The second? What if you could notify your top five emergency contacts with a text and GPS location? A new smartphone app, […]


Burglary suspect's GPS bracelet leads to arrest

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles police have arrested a burglary suspect after tracing his movements from a GPS monitor he wore while allegedly commiting the crime. A police statement says 48-year-old Wilbert Matheney was […]


Metrolink gets GPS

All Metrolink commuter trains will be outfitted with GPS-based tracking devices by next year — two years ahead of a federally mandated deadline for the safety system. The $200 million system is the first if […]



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