Jason Young Retrial Brings in New Witnesses, New Information

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The retrial of accused killer Jason Young may be near an end. Defense counsel is expected to wrap up tomorrow, and court watchers believe the case could head to the jury on Friday. The trial opened in Raleigh on Feb. 6, eight months after the defendant’s first trial ended with a dead-locked jury. Young is
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Raleigh, State Should Expect Patrols and Checkpoints over July 4th

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If it’s summer, it must be checkpoint season. The North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program announced the results of its Memorial Day Click It or Ticket campaign last week, just a few days before the Fourth of July “Booze It & Lose It: Operation Firecracker” campaign kicked off. Operation Firecracker runs through Monday. Drivers in
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Wake County Crashes Keep Officers Busy over the Weekend

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Highway patrol officers were called to two accident sites in Wake County this weekend that will change the lives of a few families forever. Officers and arrest reports attributed the first accident to driving while impaired and the second to excessive speed. The first accident occurred Saturday night on N.C. 96. The 32-year-old driver crossed
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Prosecution Must Show Malice in Doctor’s Trial

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The Wake County trial of a doctor involved in a fatal crash has grabbed local headlines. The charges of driving while impaired and second-degree murder are based on police allegations that the defendant’s blood alcohol content was nearly twice the 0.08 limit and that he had been driving at nearly twice the posted speed. The
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