Saturday, May 1 2010 11:19 AM EDT2010-05-01 16:19:26 GMT
GRAPHIC PICTURES:CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - It was one of the most gruesome sights in Cleveland crime history.
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -
We could be just days away from finding out who will build a new and supposedly improved version of the virtual border fence.
A Customs and Border Protection spokesperson said a contract award is imminent for the Integrated Fixed Tower Program.
The first virtual fence tested outside Tucson a few years ago cost a billion dollars and never worked. The new one is supposed to use off-the-shelf components that work out of the box.
The contract was supposed to be awarded late last year but was delayed by the government shutdown.
GAO report: Preliminary Observations on the Status of Key Southwest Border Technology Programs: http://1.usa.gov/NvJiqx
GAO report: SECURE BORDER INITIATIVE: DHS Needs to Reconsider Its Proposed Investment in Key Technology Program: http://1.usa.gov/NvJKoK
Testimony of Office of Technology, Innovation, and Acquistion (sic) ... Before the United States House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security, "After SBInet - the Future of Technology on the Border": http://1.usa.gov/1cqoPst