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Stories with subject: Global positioning systems
  • Police track theft using GPS from stolen van 
    Updated: Jul-21-15 8:17 am

    WATERBURY, Connecticut - Waterbury police say they used a GPS system found in a stolen van to track the theft of $60,000 worth of tires and rims to property owned by a local tire store.

  • Future agronomists hoe the row at Bismarck academy 
    Updated: Jul-17-15 12:10 pm

    BISMARCK, North Dakota - Morgan Krizan slowly maneuvered through an empty parking lot at Bismarck State College, tapping several buttons on a GPS monitor mounted to the top of the John Deere utility vehicle.

  • No dismissal of suit challenging probationer GPS monitoring 
    Updated: Jul-16-15 11:40 am

    DOVER, Delaware - A Delaware Chancery Court judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a Delaware law that requires GPS monitoring of certain convicted sex offenders on probation.

  • Colorado to celebrate 'GPS Day' in honor of 20 years of maps 
    Updated: Jul-16-15 5:06 am

    DENVER - While most people take using GPS on their phone for granted, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is saying thank you by declaring Friday "GPS Day" in honor of 20 years with the service.

  • Poop-sniffing dogs work for wildlife researchers 
    Updated: Jul-05-15 10:04 am

    SPOKANE, Washington - Shelter dogs too intense or feisty to be adopted are helping wildlife scientists by doing what comes naturally - running through the woods and sniffing for the poop of other animals.

  • Governor signs GPS anti-tracking bill 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 5:50 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill designed to curb using GPS devices to track people.