Amanda Hayes Trial Update

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As many readers know, the trial of Amanda Hayes is being broadcast live on Raleigh’s WRAL. The 41-year-old is accused of murder in the death of her husband’s ex-girlfriend, Laura Ackerson. You might recall that her husband, Grant Hayes, was convicted last year and sentenced to life in prison.   Recent testimony in the trial
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Alleged Gang Members Arrested On Slew Of Charges

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A North Carolina newspaper reports that a dozen alleged gang members southwest of Raleigh were recently arrested on wide variety of charges. The 62 total allegations include attempted murder, armed robbery, criminal sexual conduct, weapons violations, carjacking and burglary, among others. The oldest of the 12 arrested in the Rock Hill area is 23; the
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Man Arrested South of Raleigh on Sexual Assault Charge

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About 40 miles south of Raleigh on I-40, you come to the town of Dunn. That’s where a 41-year-old man was recently arrested on suspicions of sexual assault of a teenager. According to officials, the man is expected to be extradited to Florida, where the alleged assaults took place over the past two years. U.S.
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Police: Footprints in Snow Led to Two Robbery Suspects

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Winter has been unkind to much of North Carolina this year, dumping snow and leaving behind ice and cold. Media reports indicate that recent winter weather also made it easy for police to trace the tracks of two men west of Raleigh. The pair now faces robbery and kidnapping charges, Charlotte law enforcement officials said.
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