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Nov 19, 2018

Feds’ slow explosion inquiry stalls victims’ suits

Silver Spring explosion's aftermath leads news summary including judicial Facebooking, GPS tracking and sexual-harassment allegations.

Feb 23, 2018

GPS requires no expert testimony, Md. high court says

ANNAPOLIS – Saying everyone knows what a GPS does, Maryland’s top court has ruled that an expert did not need to testify about the tracking device at the trial of a state transit police officer who was convicted of assault and misconduct in office. In its 5-2 decision, the Court of Appeals rejected Martaz Johnson’s […]

Mar 30, 2015

High court: Sex offender can challenge GPS monitoring

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a North Carolina sex offender should have another chance to challenge an order that he wear a GPS monitoring bracelet around the clock and for the rest of his life.

Feb 9, 2015

MTA launches bus tracker

Maryland Transit Administration bus riders will now be able to track a bus via smartphone, tablet or computer.

Dec 10, 2014


Appellant argues that the trial court erred when it refused to categorically exclude the State from admitting into evidence its belatedly disclosed GPS evidence.

Dec 5, 2014

Prosecutor won’t intervene in GPS alibi case

Baltimore's top prosecutor won't intervene in the case of a man serving life plus 30 years in a Maryland prison despite GPS evidence that says he couldn't have been the triggerman in a shooting that paralyzed a 5-year-old girl.

Feb 24, 2014

TCS unveils smartphone navigation system

TeleCommunication Systems Inc., of Annapolis, a provider of secure mobile communication technology, announced the launch of Gokivo 2.0, its next-generation navigation system for smartphone users.

Nov 1, 2013

Maryland’s top court hears warrantless GPS case

Howard County police violated a motorist’s constitutional rights by secretly placing a GPS device on his car and tracking the vehicle’s movements for 11 days without a warrant, a defense attorney told Maryland’s top court Friday.

Jun 3, 2013

Stolen cellphones found via GPS tracking

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City Police say officers found three stolen cellphones after the owners tracked the devices and one of them was heard ringing in a suspect’s pocket. Police were called by the victims about 2:15 a.m. Sunday, who said their three iPhones and credit cards had been stolen. The victims tracking the phones […]

Mar 5, 2013

Club owner to get 4th trial on drug charge

WASHINGTON — A D.C. nightclub owner charged with drug conspiracy whose case went to the U.S. Supreme Court will be tried a fourth time. A government prosecutor said Tuesday at a court hearing that Antoine Jones will be retried after a jury couldn’t reach a verdict during his third trial, which followed a victory for […]

Mar 4, 2013

Another mistrial declared in warrantless-GPS case

WASHINGTON — A federal judge declared a mistrial Monday in the case of a D.C. nightclub owner charged with drug conspiracy — 2 ½ years after his previous conviction was tossed out because police used a global positioning device to track him without a warrant. U.S. District Court Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle declared the mistrial […]

Feb 25, 2013

Lockheed Martin OK’d for GPS satellite components

Lockheed Martin has received the go-ahead from the Air Force to begin acquiring components for four new GPS III satellites. The company said Monday it received two fixed-price contracts totaling $120 million to start the process. Lockheed Martin is already under contract to build the first four GPS III satellites. Production is under way at […]

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