Displaying items by tag: crime

You've seen the headlines. So have I. For example, a Nov. 23 story in my local paper (the Gainesville, Florida Sun): "Gainesville man charged with murder for Sunday shooting in dispute over marijuana deal."

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Monday, 25 October 2021 12:04

OPINION: Surge in violence merits response

Are North Carolinians safer today than they were a decade ago? That depends on how you define the term “safe.”

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RALEIGH — Legal Aid of North Carolina has launched the StopTheCycleNC campaign to raise awareness of the key role legal representation plays in ending the cycle of abuse for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking, as well as seniors who have experienced financial exploitation.

Published in Local News
Wednesday, 01 September 2021 22:35

Catalytic coverter theft bill heads to Cooper

RALEIGH — A bill clarifying the law regarding the theft of catalytic converters is on its way to Gov. Roy Cooper.

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The worst part of COVID may be behind us, but that doesn’t mean we’re driving off into the sunset — at least not without a lot of baggage.

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RALEIGH — In a compelling community forum, a woman described her heartbreaking involvement with the criminal justice system before Democratic party activists across the state.

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Some North Carolina lawmakers want public activism at government meetings to be a high-stakes affair with the threat of arrest hanging in the balance. 

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ROCKINGHAM — Police made almost half as many felony arrests in 2020 compared to the previous year, according to the department’s annual report.

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GREENSBORO — Today, the Department of Justice announced it has  charged more than 14,200 defendants with firearms-related crimes during Fiscal Year 2020, despite the challenges of COVID-19 and its impact on the criminal justice process.

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RALEIGH — Lawmakers moved to restrict pensions for public officials who commit crimes while performing their official duties.

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