Alleged Attempted Murder Victim Says Teen Suspect ‘Needs Help’

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What might drive a person to try to kill someone else? There may be many reasons. Among them may be that the person who is alleged to have committed the crime suffers from some mental disease. If it should turn out that such a condition did contribute to an alleged act, it deserves to be
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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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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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