Stories tagged: drone
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 18, 2019
A Google affiliate started using drones Friday to deliver customers’ Walgreens and FedEx purchases in a test being run in a Virginia town.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019
UPS has won government approval to operate a nationwide fleet of drones, which will let the company expand deliveries on hospital campuses and move it one step closer to making …
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019
Uber is testing restaurant food deliveries by drone.
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019
Amazon said Wednesday it plans to use self-driving drones to deliver packages to shoppers’ home in the coming months.
Mon., May 20, 2019
In Utah, drones are hovering near avalanches to watch roaring snow. In North Carolina, they’re searching for the nests of endangered birds. In Kansas, they could soon be identifying sick …
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019
A bomb-laden drone launched by Yemen’s Shiite rebels exploded over a military parade for the Saudi-led coalition and its allies on Thursday near the southern port city of Aden, killing …
Sun., Aug. 5, 2018
Investigators searched a blackened apartment building Sunday where witnesses described seeing a drone and then hearing a thunderous explosion in what President Nicolas Maduro called an assassination attempt by the …
Thu., May 24, 2018
Every summer for the past four years, Northwest Nazarene University professor Dale Hamilton has worked with five to seven students to map burn areas across southwestern Idaho using drone technology. …
UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018
Amazon.com has been granted a new patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a delivery drone that can respond to human gestures.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017
A 20-year-old Pasco man is facing a charge of reckless endangerment for crashing his drone on the roof of the Space Needle on New Year’s Eve.
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017
Montana Resources and Atlantic Richfield Company’s growing arsenal of migratory bird tools were recently put to use to scare about 1,100 birds off of the Berkeley Pit.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017
The Israeli military says it has shot down a drone that attempted to enter the airspace above the Golan Heights.
Sat., Aug. 19, 2017
A 25-year-old U.S. citizen has been charged with using a drone to smuggle more than 13 pounds of methamphetamine from Mexico by drone, an unusually large seizure for what is …
Tue., July 4, 2017
A drone flying illegally created a problem for crews fighting a wildfire south of Twin Falls, Idaho.
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017
The U.S. military said it shot down an Iranian-made, armed drone in southern Syria on Tuesday, marking the third time this month that that the U.S. has downed aircraft affiliated …
Tue., June 13, 2017
A possible North Korean drone took numerous photos of a new U.S. missile defense site located in South Korea before crashing near the demilitarized zone between the two countries, the …
Thu., June 8, 2017
A drone that U.S. officials say was likely connected to Iranian-supported Hezbollah militias fired on U.S.-backed troops Thursday near a military camp in southern Syria where the U.S.-led coalition is …
Wed., May 31, 2017
Doughnuts have been delivered by drone to Denver’s mayor and the city’s police and fire departments.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 3, 2017
FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. – The Army is missing a $1.5 million drone that disappeared while on a training flight at Fort Huachuca in southern Arizona. Base officials say the Shadow …
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016
The Pentagon says China has returned the unmanned underwater drone the Chinese Navy seized last week.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016
China’s leaders are biting their tongues as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump uses Twitter to rattle relations between the world’s biggest economies.
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016
China said Saturday its military seized a U.S. Navy unmanned underwater glider in the South China Sea to ensure the “safe navigation of passing ships,” but would give back the …
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016
A Chinese ship on Thursday seized a small U.S. Navy underwater drone that had been operating in the South China Sea, triggering a formal diplomatic complaint from the U.S. government.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016
The Pullman Police Department hoped to begin patrolling by air in the coming year. The department had budgeted $10,000 for a quadcopter in 2017, but the purchase may need to …
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016
The founder of an Idaho company that introduced the use of drones in agriculture is dreaming bigger – literally.
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016
A top commander of Islamic State was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province, officials said Saturday.
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016
Officials say a Porter Airlines flight approaching Toronto’s island airport took evasive action to avoid a suspected drone, injuring two flight attendants.
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016
Flying burritos will soon be a reality over Virginia Tech. Chipotle is taking part in a test this month that will let some of the university’s students and staff have …
Tue., July 26, 2016
BILLINGS – Authorities are considering criminal charges against the operator of a drone that hampered firefighting efforts during a wildfire near Billings. The Billings Gazette reports that the unmanned aircraft …
Fri., June 17, 2016
A Redmond woman’s concerns about her neighbor spying on her with his camera-equipped drone was met with uncertainty at a City Council meeting Tuesday as to what could be done …