Ride Operator Arrested After Injuries at North Carolina State Fair

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A week ago, Raleigh news outlets were filled with stories about the five North Carolina State Fair goers injured in a ride accident. Now, outlets are carrying the story of the arrest of the 46-year-old ride operator on three felony charges of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious bodily injury. The Wake County Sheriff
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Accusations of Misdemeanor and Felony Assault in North Carolina

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People who are accused of assault may be tempted to sit down immediately with the police, who are asking a series of thoughtful questions, and explain what happened. This is a natural inclination for some, but it is also important to remember the right to remain silent, and the right to an attorney. A quick
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Murder Charge Related to Long-ago Assault Dropped

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Another North Carolina man’s fate is turning on the complex application of the state’s changing laws. The situation arises from an assault for which the man was convicted approximately 22 years ago. Unfortunately, the victim’s death many years later was related to the assault. Current North Carolina law places no time limit on when a
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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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