It was just a passing comment, like something you would mutter to a friend during a long day at the call center. "Another day," she said. "Another 50 cents." Titters all around. Only, the comment wasn't whispered to a co-worker. It was posted as a status on Facebook. And it a...
The young man in the dark jacket and gray baseball cap worn backward seems to have had a good day shopping at Best Buy in Owings Mills, judging by the size of the blue bag he's carrying as he steps out of the store, glancing quickly to his left in the direction of the surveillance camera. You can see him online now — or anytime — and the Baltimore County Police Department hopes you'll know something about him.
In the first taste of a technology that could transform the way people park their cars in the city, Roosevelt Island is installing a system of sensors designed to make it easier for drivers to find a curbside spot—or get a ticket.
Police departments have long been in the data game, with such efforts as CompStat. But there's a new twist: They're not just using statistics to assess the past. Now they're trying to predict the future.
AUSTIN - The suspect's house, just west of this city, sat on a hilltop at the end of a steep, exposed driveway. Agents with the Texas Department of Public Safety believed the man inside had a large stash of drugs and a cache of weapons, including high-caliber rifles. (RT @thomasheverin: Domestic use of aerial drones by law enforcement likely to prompt privacy debate http://t.co/2hq90X3)