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2 years 10 months ago

State to release predator to Pueblo streets

The Pueblo Police Department announced Monday that a sexually violent predator set to be released from prison will be listed as homeless. However, a detective with the department's sex offender unit says that Emmanuel Bitsuie, 25, will be monitored with a GPS tracking system. Bitsuie is being released from...

3 years 6 months ago

Data overload block tracking of sex offenders

A company that provides electronic monitoring to track sex offenders, parolees and others says its system shut down after unexpectedly hitting its data storage limit. That left authorities across 49 states unaware of offenders' movement for about 12 hours. BI Incorporated spokesman Jock Waldo says that prisons and other...

3 years 6 months ago

Air Force Space Command defends GPS

The Air Force says a government report raising questions about the Global Positioning System is "overly pessimistic." The report from the investigative arm of Congress says the Air Force faces obstacles in launching next-generation GPS satellites. The Government Accountability Office report says the most recent GPS satellite was almost...

3 years 10 months ago

Military GPS glitch impacts thousands

A defense expert says a problem that rendered as many as 10,000 U.S. military GPS receivers useless for days is a warning to safeguard a system that enemies would love to disrupt. John Pike, director of Globalsecurity.org, says the Global Positioning System is central to the American style of...

3 years 10 months ago

FAA: Planes must have GPS-based equipment

The Obama administration is taking a major step toward an air traffic control system based on satellite technology. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has released an order Thursday that requires all aircraft that use the nation's busiest airports to have equipment by 2020 that continually broadcasts their location to other...

4 years 2 months ago

Snowboarders use snow cave to survive night

Two snowboarders are home without injury after getting lost and spending the night in a snow cave. The Vail Mountain Rescue Group says Christin Morton of Silverthorne and Ben Engelsen of Hampton, Virginia, were tired but otherwise OK when rescuers found them Wednesday morning. The snowboarders, both 25,...

4 years 7 months ago

Is your phone spying on you?

Most of us carry one. Now the hand-held technology we all rely on is under attack by a flood of covert, internet software designed to use your cell phone against you. The cell phone hi-jacking websites, thousands of them, are easy to find and promise the user easy access...

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