North Carolina State Basketball Player Charged with Dwi

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Being arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated is a clear setback for a driver of any age, but particularly for a college student. Most students don’t have any disposable income in their budgets, let alone the money it takes to cover the high fines, court costs and elevated car insurance premiums that drunk-driving suspects
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Revenue over Safety? Speed and Red Light Cameras Debate Continues P2

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We are continuing our discussion from our last post. Speed cameras and red light cameras are used by cities to augment more traditional traffic law enforcement efforts. Traffic cops would not be able to catch as many violators as the cameras — in Raleigh, they are part of the SafeLight program — and the presence
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Revenue over Safety? Speed and Red Light Cameras Debate Continues

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Red light and speed cameras are back in the news. The cameras that snap pictures of cars sailing through red lights or speeding through intersections are either loved or loathed. Law enforcement agencies are in the former category, but critics are wondering if the enthusiasm is more for the revenue generated by the cameras than
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Art Theft a Tough Business; Raleigh Holds a Small Place in History

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When it comes to illegal trafficking, we usually think of drugs or guns. We are less likely to think of art. Yet, art crime is third on the U.S. Justice Department’s list of profitable criminal trades, estimated to be worth about $6 billion. The number of zeroes on the estimate makes sense when you consider
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Chase Starts in Raleigh, Ends in Tragedy and Murder Charge

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A 40-year-old Williamston man driving east on U.S. 264 Bypass would have been charged with serious crimes if he had not fled when Raleigh police signaled for him to pull over. His decision to elude capture, though, has added an even more serious charge: murder. As he led sheriff’s deputies from Wake and Nash counties
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