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MARC Train Granted $13M In State Funds For High-Tech Safety Gear

Millions for MARC. Maryland’s Board of Public Works has approved a $13 million contract to install “positive train control” equipment in MARC trains.

01/10/2014

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Stolen Cell Phones Found Via GPS Tracking

Ocean City Police say officers found three stolen cell phones after the owners tracked the devices and one of them was heard ringing in a suspect’s pocket.

06/03/2013

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Judge Allows Evidence Against Man In GPS Case

A federal judge is allowing prosecutors to use evidence in a drug conspiracy conviction that had been overturned because police used a global positioning system without a warrant.

12/20/2012

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Best Ways To Save During The Holiday Sales Rush

The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.

11/20/2012

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Judge Orders GPS Monitoring For Accused ‘Joker’

A judge has ordered GPS monitoring for a Maryland man accused of calling himself a “joker” while phoning in a threat to his workplace.

08/31/2012

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D.C. Officials To Show Off New Taxicab Meters

District of Columbia officials will be showing off a new taxicab meter that allows riders to pay by credit card, among other features.

08/22/2012

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D.C. Council OKs Taxicab Regulation Overhaul

The District of Columbia Council has approved an overhaul of its taxicab regulations to make cab use more modern and rider-friendly.

07/11/2012

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Family Of Young Shooting Victim Sues GPS Tracking Company

A young girl gets caught in the crossfire. Now, her family wants to hold an unlikely group responsible for her shooting.

06/14/2012

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Supreme Court: Warrant Needed For GPS Tracking

The Supreme Court says police must get a search warrant before using GPS technology to track criminal suspects.

01/23/2012

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Woman Who Pulled Over To Use GPS Robbed

Anne Arundel County police say a woman was robbed after she pulled over her car to use her GPS.

11/28/2011

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Has The Government Attached GPS To Your Car?

We’re learning you need to be less concerned about nosy Aunt Margaret than Uncle Sam.

11/11/2011

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Suspect Wearing Ankle Bracelet Arrested For Gang Rape Of Teen Girl

A search is underway for four men wanted in connection with the gang rape of a 14-year-old girl. Police catch one suspect because he was wearing an ankle bracelet monitored by the state. But now there are tough questions about whether or not he should have been in custody.

11/01/2011

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