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GREENSBORO — In honor of National Police Week, United States Attorney Sandra J. Hairston will recognize the service and sacrifice of federal, state, and local law enforcement. This year, the week is officially observed Wednesday, May 11 through Tuesday, May 17, 2022, and events are planned in the district from May 10 to May 19.

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If you’re looking for a good example of the law of unintended consequences, search no further than the actions of so-called “progressive prosecutors.”

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RALEIGH — A joint effort involving the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, Drug Enforcement Administration, and the North Carolina National Guard resulted in the collection of 18,480 pounds of unused prescription medications as part of Operation Medicine Drop’s Spring Take Back Event and the DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

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HAMLET — The family of James E. Clemmons Jr. unveiled a sign bearing the name of the late Richmond County sheriff in a bridge-dedication ceremony at Cole Auditorium on Monday.

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ROCKINGHAM — Advocates of child safety in Richmond County say it takes the community, as a whole, coming together to help prevent abuse and provide care for victims.

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PINEHURST — Attention runners: On Saturday, April 30, 2022 Anytime Fitness of Pinehurst will host the Run with a Cop 5K Walk/Run and 5th annual L.E.O Lift Off.

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WASHINGTON — Today, the Department of Justice announced that it has submitted to the Federal Register the “Frame or Receiver” Final Rule, which modernizes the definition of a firearm. Once implemented, this rule will clarify that parts kits that are readily convertible to firearms are subject to the same regulations as traditional firearms. These regulatory updates will help curb the proliferation of “ghost guns,” which are often assembled from kits, do not contain serial numbers, and are sold without background checks, making them difficult to trace and easy to acquire by criminals.

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ROCKINGHAM — There have been no meth lab busts in Richmond County in the past two years, according to statistics from the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation.

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PEMBROKE — With her recent promotion, Maj. Keyla Bell is the highest-ranking female in the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.  

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ROCKINGHAM — If you decide to drink and drive this St. Patrick's Day, luck will not be on your side in Rockingham.

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