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Parents Said Bus Driver Took Their Kids On Hellish Ride, But School Says Not So Fast

It’s being described as the school bus ride from Hell,

09/24/2014

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Are Self-Driving Cars Legal?

Autonomous vehicle developers are testing self-driving cars on public streets, but don’t expect to buy your own just yet.

06/23/2014

Steven Dean Gordon and Franc Cano (credit: Anaheim Police Department)

Accused Serial Killers Reportedly Fled State While Wearing GPS Devices More Than Once

Both men pleaded not guilty this week in Orange County to raping and killing four women.

05/23/2014

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Tips For Your Next Road Trip

Going on a road trip? Here’s a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.

05/20/2014

Franc Cano, 27, and Steven Dean Gordon, 45, both of Anaheim, are being held for the suspected murders of all four women, according to Anaheim and Santa Ana police departments. (credit: Megan's Law)

State Senate Leader Seeks Review Of GPS Tracking

The leader of the state Senate is seeking an independent review of how parole officers tracked a sex offender charged with four Southern California slayings.

04/16/2014

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Report: Quarter Of GPS Devices Used To Track LA County Felons Don’t Work

An investigative report in the LA Times Sunday revealed that a quarter of all GPS devices used to track convicted criminals in LA County do not work.

12/29/2013

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Elderly Couple Stuck In Mud For 2 Nights After GPS Leads Motor Home To Oregon Back Road

A Kern County elderly couple was stuck in the mud for two nights after their GPS system directed their motor home to an Oregon back road.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/30/2013

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Residents Who Live Near Hollywood Sign Are Fed Up With Tourists

Residents who live near the Hollywood sign are becoming increasingly fed up with tourist traffic.

08/28/2013

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How To Follow Lydia, The 1 Ton Great White Shark, Online

Meet Lydia. She’s tons of fun (okay, one ton) and is looking for you to follow her.

03/03/2013

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Bill Aimed At Mandatory Felony For Parolees Who Cut Off GPS Bracelet

A Southland lawmaker said Monday new data supports his efforts in Sacramento to crack down on parolees who remove GPS-ankle bracelets.

02/11/2013

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In Wake Of Conn. Shooting, New Watch Could Save Kids’ Lives

In the wake of the Conn. school shooting, a new wristwatch was unveiled Wednesday that could save kids’ lives.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/19/2012

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Best Ways To Save During The Holiday Sales Rush

The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.

11/13/2012

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Best Scavenger Hunts In Orange County

With the advent of GPS technology and smartphone applications, going on a scavenger hunt with friends has been taken to the next level, and it’s easier than ever to coordinate. Some businesses charge several hundred dollars to put on a corporate team-building scavenger hunt, but all that’s required to get your next adventure underway is the time it takes to download an app and set up or find a quest in your area.

CBS Los Angeles–10/13/2012

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GPS Bracelet Leads Police to Sylmar Burglary Suspect

A Southland registered sex offender was in custody Monday on burglary charges after police traced his location using his GPS bracelet.

10/08/2012

Remote-Controlled Brake System Unveiled To Prevent Metrolink Crash Repeat

Federal transportation officials on Monday introduced a new system designed to prevent head-on train collisions like the Metrolink disaster four years ago.

09/10/2012

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