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Stories with subject: Global positioning systems
  • Change in Illinois' GPS monitoring law advances 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 1:43 pm
  • SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - A bill that would let law enforcement officials use GPS tracking on people with a restraining order is advancing in the Illinois Legislature.

  • Ohio prosecutor appealing ruling on GPS tracking 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 10:32 am
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio - A prosecutor said he will ask the Ohio Supreme Court to consider whether police can use GPS devices to track vehicles without a warrant.

  • Nevada court denies appeal of cellphone tracking 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 6:24 pm
  • CARSON CITY, Nevada - A convicted stalker's claims that his rights were violated when a Douglas County sheriff's deputy tracked him down through his cellphone's Global Positioning System without first obtaining a separate search warrant were rejected Thursday by the Nevada Supreme Court.

  • At least 2 compete on satellite plane tracking 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 5:38 pm
  • NEW ORLEANS - A small Louisiana company says it's working toward federal approval of satellite GPS technology to provide second-by-second tracking of airplanes anywhere in the world.

  • Youth Court works for adult success stories 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 1:04 pm
  • PICAYUNE, Mississippi - Pearl River County Court Judge Richelle Lumpkin wears many hats to fulfill her judicial responsibilities.

  • Wandering wolf's signal ready to fade 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 2:52 pm
  • MEDFORD, Oregon - The wandering wolf dubbed OR-7 has enjoyed well over his 15 minutes of fame. But even with continued public interest, he could soon fade from the spotlight.

  • Correction: Malaysia-Plane-Mystery story 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 2:23 am
  • WELLINGTON, New Zealand - In a story March 19 about the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, The Associated Press reported erroneously that 1965 was the last year a plane carrying more than two dozen people vanished without a trace. In fact, there have been instances since then, including the 1989 disappearance of a Pakistan International Airlines plane carrying 54 people.

  • Va. professor champions shoes with GPS tracking 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 10:31 am
  • FAIRFAX, Virginia - Andrew Carle, an assistant professor at George Mason University and a consultant on senior housing issues, is always looking for new technology to improve the lives of the elderly. He's even coined a term for his life's work: "nana technology."

  • Assembly passes GPS tracking ban 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 4:34 pm
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - The Wisconsin Assembly has passed a bill that would outlaw using GPS to secretly track someone.

  • What if the missing Malaysia plane is never found? 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 5:15 pm
  • WELLINGTON, New Zealand - The plane must be somewhere. But the same can be said for Amelia Earhart's.