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CHARLOTTE  — A Richmond County man working as a correctional officer at Lanesboro Correctional Institute has been indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly smuggling drugs to an inmate, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina.

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HAMLET — A woman accused of robbing multiple banks along the East Coast — including one in Richmond County — has been apprehended, along with an accomplice.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College officials announced on Facebook late Monday morning that college “experienced a cyber disruption of our network services.” 

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In 2008, billionaire asset manager Jeffrey Epstein's lawyers negotiated a very favorable plea bargain in Florida, under which he served a mere 13 months in jail — in his own private wing, with 12 hours of daily "work release" — on a single charge of soliciting prostitution from a minor (the FBI had identified 40 alleged victims of sexual predation on his part).

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ROCKINGHAM ― Police have released more details related to the arrest of a man charged with human trafficking in South Carolina.

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The New York Times reports that "[i]n the days after President Trump fired James B. Comey as FBI director, law enforcement officials became so concerned by the president's behavior that they began investigating whether he had been working on behalf of Russia against American interests."

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While they may not literally “steal Christmas” per se, “Grinches” seem to be alive and well across the country during the holiday season — especially in the Carolinas.  

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