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Missing Girl Tracked by Cell Phone and Google Street View

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Cell Phones, Google, GPS,

Google Street ViewThis should be a lesson to all those parents who complain when their kids ask for cell phones. Utilizing Google Street View and a mobile phone signal, a 9 year-old girl has been found after she was allegedly kidnapped by her grandmother. After Natalie Maltais went missing in Athol, Massachusettes in what was supposed to only be a weekend, police officer Todd Neale used the girl’s cell phone to track them. Fire chief Thomas Lozier used View to locate the hotel in Virginia where the child and grandmother were found.

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O.J. Simpson Found Guilty

O.J. Simpson found guiltyExactly thirteen years after being acquitted of murder, heard the word “Guilty” twelve times over.

Late last night, the 61-year-old football star and his co-defendant, Clarence Stewart, were convicted for their involvement in a 2007 incident. Simpson, with the help of several armed men, robbed two sports-memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel room. The Hall of Famer - who claimed he didn’t know guns were involved - claimed he was simply trying to reclaim what was his.

After thirteen hours of deliberation, the Nevada jurors found Simpson guilty on 12 counts including kidnapping and armed robbery. He could expect to receive anywhere between five years to life in prison at the December 5 sentencing.

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