• In this Aug. 12, 2015 photo, a map is displayed at a news conference at the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office in Mineola, N.Y., that shows the gas stations that Jason Golson-Orelus is accused of robbing. Police across the country are increasingly using GPS tracking devices hidden in stacks of cash, pill bottles and other objects to catch thieves. Investigators had secretly embedded a GPS tracking device in a stack of bills that led to the arrest of Golson-Orelus. (AP Photo/Michael Balsamo)

    Hidden GPS devices to track suspects raise legal concerns

    MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — For months, police trying to solve a Long Island robbery spree had little more to go on than grainy surveillance footage of a man in a hoodie and black ski mask holding up one gas station or convenience store after another.

  • In this Monday, Sept. 21, 2015 photo released by the Somersworth Police Department, Officer Anthony McKnight poses undercover in Somersworth, N.H., with a sign, intending to catch violators of the state’s ban on the use of hand-held phones or electronic devices while driving. Nearly 100 drivers were ticked during the five-day sting, including a woman who was ticketed after giving in to her daughter’s pleas to snap a photo of the sign. (Matt Duval/Somersworth Police Department via AP)

    Repent! Undercover New Hampshire cops nab cell ban violators

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Michelle Tetreault’s daughter didn’t know what “repent” meant when she spotted a man with a sign around his neck warning “Repent! The end is near!” But she’s plenty sorry now that her mom is facing a $124 traffic ticket for using her cellphone to snap a picture of the man.