Suspect Accused of Multiple Crimes Against Elderly Victims

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A 55-year-old man has been accused by police of involvement in a series of crimes that targeted elderly residents in the Raleigh area. The first of the robberies and assaults occurred in August 2012; since then, more victims have turned up in Raleigh, Cary and Apex. The suspect’s criminal history will make his defense more
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Life Imitates Art: “minority Report” Software Predicting Crime

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The 2002 action film “Minority Report,” starring Tom Cruise, forwarded the idea of a future in which criminal activity was predicted in advance by computer programs, giving authorities the ability to seemingly prevent criminals’ acts before they were ever carried out. While the film was a success thanks in large part to its captivating visuals
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Burglaries Decreased in 2012 in North Carolina

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While some areas in North Carolina saw a decline in crime rates for 2012, other areas saw an increase of fewer than three percent, fueled by an increase in robberies and aggravated assaults. The Charlotte police department reported that there were 1,798 robberies in 2012 compared to 1,612 in 2011. While this news is sobering,
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Criminal Charges May Be Next for Lance Armstrong

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Millions of viewers watch raptly last night as Lance Armstrong appeared in an interview with Oprah Winfrey to discuss the decades-long fight over whether or not he used banned substances in order to win his record seven Tour de France titles. Armstrong has vehemently denied using steroids and other performance enhancing drugs for many years,
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