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Use of drone to surveil couple’s property illegal, court rules (access required)

A Michigan township violated a couple’s Fourth Amendment protections when it used a drone to take aerial photographs of their property without a warrant and then used those photos as evidence against the couple in a nuisance action. The Grand ...

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Attorneys turn to drone footage to wake up jurors, win cases (access required)

In an effort to engage jurors – and to swing a trial’s outcome in their client’s favor — some attorneys have been turning to drone photography and videography to enhance court presentations. While drone photography hasn’t been used extensively in ...

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In search of deals, the Md. Bio+Tech conference brings two industries together (access required)

BETHESDA — The Maryland Bio+Tech conference wants to make the state the No. 1 place in the country for the biotech industry. The two-day event, which began Thursday at the North Bethesda Marriott Conference Center and continues through Friday, puts biology ...

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Civil aviation group creates memberships for drone pilots (access required)

FREDERICK — An advocacy group for civil aviation is spreading its wings to welcome drone pilots. The Frederick-based Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association said in a statement Tuesday it’s creating new membership options for what it calls “remote pilots” of ...

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Md. counties’ conference touches on transportation, technology and Pokemon (access required)

Transportation and technology will be on the minds of many local officials heading to Ocean City for the opening of the Maryland Association of Counties annual convention. And many of those officials will be looking to Gov. Larry Hogan and ...

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Drone close calls, sightings by airliners up fivefold (access required)

Reports of errant drones flouting U.S. regulations including flying too close to passenger airliners and other aircraft surged late last year to an average of four incidents per day, according to Federal Aviation Administration data. The 1,200 incident reports in ...

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2nd suspect striking plea deal in Md. prison drone case (access required)

CUMBERLAND — The second of three suspects charged with planning to fly contraband into a maximum-security state prison aboard a drone is due in court for a plea deal. Thirty-year-old Keith Russell of Silver Spring has a plea hearing scheduled ...

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