Smaller cities across US opening high-tech crime centers

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Live video feeds from cameras across Hartford, Connecticut, light up a wall of flat-screen monitors in a high-tech room at the city's old police department, while computers take in data from license plate readers and a gunshot detection system.

  • Written by DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press

Hawaii could be first to put gun owners in federal database

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.

  • Written by MARINA STARLEAF RIKER, Associated Press