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2 Arrested in Plot to Fly Contraband Into Prison With Drone

Police arrested two men with a drone near a Maryland state prison as the men prepared to fly drugs, tobacco and pornography into the maximum-security institution.


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Officials: Arrests in Drone Plot to Supply Prison Contraband

Maryland officials say investigators have uncovered a plot to use a drone to sneak drugs, pornographic DVDs and a cellphone into a maximum-security state prison in western Maryland.



Facebook Ready to Test Giant Drone for Internet Service

Facebook says it will begin test flights later this year for a solar-powered drone with a wingspan as big as a Boeing 737, in the next stage of its campaign to deliver Internet connectivity to remote parts of the world.


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Man Arrested for Attempting to Launch Drone Near White House

A man was arrested outside the White House Thursday afternoon for attempting to launch a drone, according to an Associate Press source.


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No Charges for Man Who Crashed Drone on White House Lawn

An intelligence agency employee whose drone crashed on the White House lawn earlier this year won’t face criminal charges.


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Expert: There’s Probably Nothing Secret Service Could’ve Done To Stop Drone

The drone-control debate has hit uncomfortably close to home for the White House, thanks to an apparently hapless operator who sent his quadcopter crashing inside the presidential compound.


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Drone Operator Settles Case With FAA for $1,100 Fine

An attorney for a drone operator who challenged the government’s ban of commercial drone flights says his client has settled the case for an $1,100 fine.


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Va.-Based Law Firm Launches Drone Practice

A Virginia-based law firm is helping clients deal with regulations relating to commercial unmanned aircraft systems commonly known as drones.


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Hannah Graham Search One of Largest in Commonwealth History, Authorities Say

The search for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham has spanned for almost three weeks and across the state, but there’s still no sign of the 18-year-old.


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Congressman Uses Drone to Tape Wedding; FAA Investigating

The FAA is investigating whether a video of a congressman’s wedding last month violated the agency’s ban on drone flights for commercial purposes.