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Wednesday, 05 May 2021 12:49

Bill cracks down on rioting, property damage

RALEIGH — Republican leadership in the General Assembly has introduced legislation to increase penalties for rioting across North Carolina.

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ROCKINGHAM — Police have filed charges against one individual and are seeking charges against another in connection with protests at Richmond Plaza on Sunday.

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RAEFORD — The memorial service for George Floyd, a man killed in police custody last week in Minneapolis, will be held Saturday in Raeford.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper activated 450 members of the N.C. National Guard to help cities deal with potential property damage if riots relating to the death of George Floyd continue. He said the State Bureau of Investigation, N.C. Highway Patrol, and State Capital Police will be available if local officials ask.

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ROCKINGHAM — Ten detainees are facing charges for allegedly starting a riot at the Richmond County Jail over the weekend.

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