North Carolina Court Allows Rental Cop Involvement in Dwi

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North Carolina allows security guards to wear official-looking uniforms and badges, carry firearms and patrol in cars equipped with flashing red and white lights. It’s not surprising that these so-called rental cops are often mistaken for Raleigh police officers or law enforcement officials in other jurisdictions. Security guards aren’t hired by the state or city
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Recognition That Drug Sentences Can Be Too Harsh

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They say the wheels of justice grind slowly. While there is truth in the saying, eight federal inmates who just had their sentences for drug crimes commuted are undoubtedly grateful that the wheels of justice finally turned in their favor. Raleigh news outlets reported that President Obama issued the commutations in eight federal cases in
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Former Unc Player Facing Marijuana Charges

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A few miles northwest of Raleigh, police entered a home owned by University of North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams. Inside the Chapel Hill residence, police said they found a former UNC basketball player and an illegal substance. The former player was arrested on a charge of marijuana possession, as well as a charge of
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Woman Accused of Injuring People in Crash While Drunk Driving

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A woman was arrested earlier this month after police say she caused a car accident because she was drunk driving. The report on her arrest says she was trying to make an illegal turn, causing the accident. Not only is the woman now facing drunk driving charges, but she faces four felony counts of serious injury
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Assault Charges Against Five in North Carolina “knockout Game”

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The so-called “Knockout Game” has received media attention in Raleigh and across the nation. Reports indicate that groups of young men roam city streets and find people to punch and knock out. According to a recent report, the “Knockout Game” has made its way into eastern North Carolina. Five assault arrests have been made in
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