Crime fighting goes high-tech
The Daily Freeman (N.Y.)
Local law enforcement will deploy personal digital assistants and rugged mobile laptops.

State aims to put squeeze on wayward pet pythons
The Miami Herald
Florida wildlife commissioners will consider a statewide mandate that states all pet pythons must be tagged with microchips. The move would help local wildlife agencies wirelessly track lost or illegally released snakes, which threaten natural dominant predators found in the Everglades.