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Hundreds of Virus Deaths Draw Focus on Nursing Home Industry

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — After years of failed attempts, advocates for nursing home residents this year won approval of legislation that allows families to install surveillance cameras in residents’ rooms. The measure, backers say, will help prevent abuse or neglect …

AI Cameras Give Amazon Employees Real-Time Social Distancing Feedback

Amazon Inc. is pairing cameras with artificial intelligence to enforce social distancing among employees in its offices and warehouses. The system gives employees real time feedback on whether they are complying with the six feet social distancing rule. “Given social …

Thailand to Add More Surveilliance Cameras After Tourist Murders

Thailand’s government says it will install more surveillance cameras nationwide and better lighting in major tourist areas after the murders of two British tourists on a resort island. Additional police and soldiers were being sent to help the murder investigation …

Surveillance Cameras Helping University of Kentucky Solve Crimes

Campus police at the University of Kentucky say new surveillance cameras are helping them fight crime. UK Police Chief Joe Monroe told WKYT-TV that the school has 400 cameras installed so far and another 1,600 are planned. He says security …

In Las Vegas, Eye in the Sky Guards Money, Not Guests

Hotel maid Brandi Patrick was chased down the hallway at the Flamingo casino last year by a nearly naked man. She said she had to lock herself in a cleaning closet and, as the man rattled the handle, fumble around …

Des Moines to Test Cameras in City Vehicles

The city of Des Moines, Iowa, will be installing surveillance cameras in 125 city vehicles to test whether the technology can hold employees accountable for their driving and reduce the number of accidents. The pilot project is scheduled to begin …

Arkansas Town Considers Surveillance-System Ordinance

It’s been nearly two months since someone gunned down a convenience-store clerk during an attempted robbery, and Pine Bluff, Ark., police investigators are still searching for the shooter. A security-camera system inside the store malfunctioned. Authorities said the investigation, which …

Alabama Cemetery May Get Camera System to Curb Vandalism

City officials in a south Alabama town are planning to vote on whether to install security cameras at a cemetery in hopes of preventing repeated acts of vandalism to headstones and vaults. The Daphne City Council is set to vote …