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EPA announces flights to look for methane in Permian Basin

Aug. 03, 2022 17:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says it will conduct helicopter overflights to look for methane “super emitters” in the nation's largest oil and gas producing region. EPA's Region 6 headquarters in Dallas, Texas, issued a news release about a new...

Man accused of threatening Rep. Jayapal pleads not guilty

Aug. 02, 2022 21:36 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle man charged with felony stalking for allegedly standing outside U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s home and yelling expletives while armed with a pistol has pleaded not guilty. King County Superior Court judge on Tuesday set Brett Forsell’s bail at $150,000...

High-risk Colombians say GPS devices only add to dangers

Aug. 01, 2022 10:09 AM EDT

The bulletproof vehicles that Colombia’s government assigns to hundreds of high-risk individuals are supposed to make them safer. But when an investigative reporter discovered they all had GPS trackers, she only felt more vulnerable — and outraged. No one had informed Claudia...

Editorial Roundup: Georgia

Jul. 28, 2022 15:43 PM EDT

Brunswick News. July 27, 2022. Editorial: Ossoff’s scrutiny is also needed in other areas The nation can only hope that U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff scrutinizes the effectiveness of the frequently criticized Department of Veterans Affairs with the same ardor as he is the...

Robbery suspect arrested after wild chase in stolen van

Jul. 27, 2022 12:02 PM EDT

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A Nevada man was arrested after police said he committed two brazen home invasion robberies, then stole an Amazon delivery truck and crashed into multiple cars as he led authorities on a chase throughout a Southern California city. The pursuit began Monday...

Researchers: Chinese-made GPS tracker highly vulnerable

Jul. 19, 2022 12:43 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A popular Chinese-made automotive GPS tracker used in 169 countries has severe software vulnerabilities, posing a potential danger to highway safety, national security and supply chains, cybersecurity researchers have found. A report by the Boston cybersecurity firm...

Convicted rapist in Albuquerque flees after GPS device cut

Jul. 09, 2022 12:45 PM EDT

Prosecutors in Bernalillo County are questioning the use of GPS ankle monitors after a convicted rapist was able to cut his off and flee. KOB-TV in Albuquerque reported Friday that Ralph Vasquez is the fifth person this year who was able to separate an ankle monitor device. ...