From Church to Casino to Counseling, Nun Charged with Theft

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Even though people are supposed to assume that any person is innocent until proven guilty, there are just some people whom you would more naturally presume are innocent over others. An example of such a person is a nun. That being true, a notable case came up outside of North Carolina: A nun is charged
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Revenue over Safety? Speed and Red Light Cameras Debate Continues P2

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We are continuing our discussion from our last post. Speed cameras and red light cameras are used by cities to augment more traditional traffic law enforcement efforts. Traffic cops would not be able to catch as many violators as the cameras — in Raleigh, they are part of the SafeLight program — and the presence
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Repeat Dwi Offender Faces Third Dwi

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In North Carolina when drivers have been convicted with driving under the influence of alcohol, those convictions will stay on their permanent record. This means that if the driver faces additional criminal charges, then prosecutors can base their case upon the driver’s history. In practicality this means that the more DWI convictions one has, the more
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Revenue over Safety? Speed and Red Light Cameras Debate Continues

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Red light and speed cameras are back in the news. The cameras that snap pictures of cars sailing through red lights or speeding through intersections are either loved or loathed. Law enforcement agencies are in the former category, but critics are wondering if the enthusiasm is more for the revenue generated by the cameras than
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