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As Drone Use Increases, Concerns Over Regulation Surface

The use of drones is growing by leaps and bounds, moving from mere curiosity, to outdoor hobby, to business opportunity.

08/04/2014

Photo: Getty/Joern Haufe

As Drone Usage Increases, Regulations Lag Behind

One local expert says these remote controlled aircraft will become more common, even as regulations lag behind.

06/26/2014

Rodney Davis (photo:Flickr)

Illinois Congressman Calls For Air Cover & Drones Over Iraq

Republican Rodney Davis says he thinks the only thing that will matter to insurgents is force.

06/13/2014

Photo: Getty/Joern Haufe

Drone Law in Missouri: What’s Legal?

Neither the city of St. Louis nor the state of Missouri have any restrictions against drone use.

05/12/2014

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson held his first twitter town hall Monday.  (photo credit: twitter)

Chief Dotson Fields Questions on Drones, Civilian Review in Twitter Town Hall

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson said he enjoyed the lively conversation he had with residents this afternoon via Twitter.

11/11/2013

A U.S. Senate committee called on drone industry experts to testify about the future use of drones in law enforcement. (AFP/Getty/Brendan Smialowski)

St. Louis Police Looking Into Using Drones

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is pushing forward with a drone surveillance program.

10/14/2013

(Photo credit: missouridronejournalism.com)

Missouri Journalism School to Seek Drone Permit

The federal agency has ordered the university as well as the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to stop flying the drones outdoors until they obtain government authorization.

09/24/2013

A U.S. Senate committee called on drone industry experts to testify about the future use of drones in law enforcement. (AFP/Getty/Brendan Smialowski)

FAA Grounds Midwest Journalism School Drones

Researchers at the University of Missouri in Columbia and the University of Nebraska in Lincoln were testing the flying robots as aerial photographers and video recorders from difficult-to-reach news scenes.

08/23/2013

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

McCaskill: NSA Collecting Less Data Than Facebook, Amazon

In some ways, NSA is collecting less data on many Americans than Facebook and Amazon.”

06/20/2013

(AP Photo/U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Ill. Senate OKs Bill to Regulate Use of Drones

Democratic Sen. Daniel Biss of Evanston is the sponsor of the bill. Biss says his proposal will help maintain people’s reasonable expectation of privacy.

04/18/2013

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