California Beachgoers Cautioned About StingraysSan Diego lifeguards are reminding beachgoers entering the ocean to shuffle their feet to avoid painful encounters with stingrays.
Missing Ski Instructor's Father Wants Privacy Rules Eased For Search And Rescue EffortsIt’s too soon for his father, Mike May, to talk about how the search for his son has been suspended, but he presses that better technology and faster access to that technology could have helped him in this situation.
Sacramento Sheriff Vows To Continue Stingray Use, But Promises To Get Warrant First It acts as a fake cellphone tower to intercept the text messages and conversations from all nearby cellular devices.
ACLU Suing Sacramento County Sheriff's Department Over Stingray Phone-Tracking RecordsThe lawsuits were filed in state court by the ACLU's Northern and Southern California affiliates. They say that the departments refused public records requests in May and July regarding their use of Stingrays, a suitcase-sized device tricks that cellphones in an area into electronically identifying themselves and transmitting data to police instead of the nearest phone company's tower.