North Carolina Mayor Pleads Guilty to Driving While Intoxicated

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Public officials are often held to a higher standard of accountability than other people might be under similar circumstances. Because of their visibility in the community, it can be difficult for them to experience the same treatment others in the same situation might receive. When that situation involves driving while intoxicated, it can be all
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Raleigh Man Faces Murder Charge in Stabbing of Boyfriend

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When criminal charges are splashed across the evening news, the emphasis tends to be on attention-grabbing details of the allegations, rather than on facts. That was again recently the case when news broke of a Raleigh man’s arrest on suspicions that he stabbed his boyfriend to death. The suspect made a court appearance earlier this
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Man Faces Murder, Sex Assault Charges in North Carolina Cold Case

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Seventy-five miles west of Raleigh, a North Carolina case went cold decades ago. But a man was recently arrested in the case and charged with murder and sexual assault. Police say he assaulted and killed a 7-year-old girl more than 23 years ago in Greensboro. Some readers might recall the case and the fact that
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North Carolina Continues to Crack Down on Meth Use, Manufacturing

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Authorities across North Carolina are cracking down on the possession, selling and manufacturing of crystal methamphetamine. In fact, the state busted more meth labs in 2013 than ever before. Law enforcement agencies took down 561 meth labs in 2013, compared to 460 the year earlier. The majority of these were not big operations at all,
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Former Banker Arrested in White-collar Case

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Raleigh’s WNCN recently reported on a former bank director who has been arrested after spending a year and a half being pursued by the FBI and other law enforcement agencies. The former head of a south Georgia bank is accused of white-collar crimes that include embezzling millions from the small-town bank as well as from
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