Raleigh High-schooler’s Story Sparks More Than One Debate, P. 2

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We are discussing the case of the 17-year-old high school student who found herself in jail for three weeks. She was involved in a fight on the school bus one morning. After school officials had suspended her for five days, a Raleigh police officer, a “school resource officer,” arrested her and hauled her off to
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Raleigh High-schooler’s Story Sparks More Than One Debate

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Earlier this week, a 17-year-old high school student pleaded guilty to charges related to an incident on a school bus. Her case illustrates a serious problem with the juvenile justice system as well as with the relationship between the Wake County school system and the Raleigh Police Department. On March 7, 2014, the girl got
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Raleigh Store Security Guard Charged with Extortion

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According to Raleigh police, a misdemeanor crime by a woman led to a felony crime by a man. The chain of events began last month when a 23-year-old woman was accused by a department store loss-prevention officer of shoplifting. Law enforcement officials allege that the 37-year-old store security guard then contacted the woman to offer
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North Carolina Woman Arrested on Fraud Charges

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About 125 miles west of Raleigh lies the small town of Yadkinville. That is where a North Carolina woman was recently arrested and accused of fraud. Law enforcement officials say the 39-year-old temporarily worked for a Yadkinville man, defrauding him of more than $6,000 last September. Officials claim that her criminal activities were not limited
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Repercussions of Criminal Conviction Can Echo Through Life

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A North Carolina couple west of Raleigh was not long ago convicted of poaching as part of their participation in a reality TV show filmed in Nebraska. The husband and wife have since returned to Hendersonville, where they will serve probation that includes a ban on hunting, fishing and trapping. The pair owns an outfitting company.
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