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2:21 am on Friday February 8, 2013

After suspensions, GPS tracking of suspects, paroled convicts still pending

Prosecutors are still trying to sort out a fix after GPS monitoring of convicted criminals and suspects was called off six months back.
3:02 am on Sunday October 14, 2012

Concerns over marginal enforcement for suspects out on GPS monitors

(Updates at the bottom.) The Post and Courier offers a damning report about the enforcement and compliance of those out on bail with GPS monitors. In part: Robinson testified that he and his staff warned her and Mitchell repeatedly about his failure...
2:34 am on Friday October 1, 2010

In a GPS debacle, gun-wielding man breaks into wrong house

Image by Flickr user m0bile It's admirable that Christopher Joseph Gaut of Florida was willing to drive all the way to James Island to break up a domestic dispute between his cousin and her boyfriend, but he probably should have double-checked the...
6:15 am on Saturday November 22, 2008

Bank heist getaway foiled by tracking-tech

Image by Fareastgizmos.comImage by 20081122-gps.gif While another component to relay the tracking information is needed (think: small cell phone), GPS tracking devices themselves have become super-small. Mark Tirico was picked up by police a short...