Instead Of Water, Military Drones Helping Fight Fire With DataA partnership between the California Air National Guard and the state's fire protection agency is helping firefighters on the ground with support from high overhead.
LAFD To Deploy Drones To Assess Skirball, Creek Fire Damage, Hot SpotsFor the first time, the Los Angeles Fire Department is deploying drones to help out in the battle against two wildfires threatening homes in the city.
Air Force Studying Falcons To Create A Drone-Killing RobotResearchers at Oxford University have found that the feathered predators have a simple system of aerial hunting that the government hopes to apply to a new generation of drones
LAPD Board Approves Controversial Drone ProgramThe drones will not be weaponized or used during surveillance, officials say.
Drone Attempts To Drop Drugs, Cellphones Into A PrisonThe high-tech smugglers successfully delivered cell phones on a previous drop, but failed to complete a drop with much more malicious materials inside.
Border Patrol: Man Used Drones To Smuggle Drugs Into San DiegoAuthorities say agents found him with meth in a lunch box and a drone hidden in a nearby bush.
LAPD Looks To Move Forward With Drone ProgramLos Angeles police acquired a pair of drones in 2014, but they have yet to be deployed.
LAFD A Step Closer To Using Drones To Fight FiresDrones operated by municipalities have sparked debate due to concerns over privacy.
1st US System To Keep Drones Away From Wildfires Kicks OffThe first national system intended to prevent hobby drones from interfering with planes and helicopters fighting wildfires has launched, federal authorities say.
Drones Force Firefighters Battling San Gabriel Complex Fire To Suspend Air OperationsPrivate drones were flying in the path of firefighting aircraft, fire officials say.
Reports Of Drones Have 'Increased Dramatically' Since 2014, FAA SaysReports of drones have "increased dramatically" since 2014, according to data released by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Only On 2: USC Graduate Students Work To Improve Drone Technologies Yohanna Hanna is a Ph.D student who is part of the USC research team not only trying to make drones perform better, but also trying to make them the size of a bird.