Archive - May 14, 2007
Woman turns self in for bank robbery, asks for reward
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/14/2007 - 3:49pm.

Lolita Bullock turned herself in for robbing the Bank of America in Jacksonville on May 4. But she also wanted to cash in on a reward being offered in the case.

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Marriott backs out of convention center project
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/14/2007 - 3:43pm.

A major bump in the road for the much talked about Wilmington convention center project: Armada Hoffler, the developer in charge of the hotel on the site, announced Marriott has backed out.

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Police in Cumberland County digging through cold case files
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/14/2007 - 3:00pm.

Sheriff's investigators in Cumberland County have handled just one homicide investigation this year, so they're taking a fresh look at the 85 unsolved murders in the department's cold case file.

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May declared as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/14/2007 - 2:40pm.

Spring means warm weather and the seasonal return of motorcycles on North Carolina's highways. Transportation Secretary Lyndo Tippett announced today that May has been declared Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month to remind motorists of the importance of motorcycle safety and sharing the road.

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Gov. Easley proclaims May 13-19 as Law Enforcement Officers Week
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/14/2007 - 2:38pm.

Gov. Mike Easley proclaimed May 13-19, 2007 as Law Enforcement Officers Week and urged all North Carolinians to recognize the significant role law enforcement officers play in safeguarding the rights and freedoms of the citizens across the state.

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Cooper sends letter to Myspace about sex offenders
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/14/2007 - 11:25am.

Attorney General Roy Cooper is escalating his fight against sex offenders on the Internet. Cooper sent a letter to popular social networking site Myspace-dot-com today asking the company to give him the names of any registered sex offenders who use the site.

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Duke settles lawsuit with former lacrosse player
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/14/2007 - 10:01am.

Duke University says it has settled a lawsuit by a former lacrosse player. Former player Kyle Dowd and his parents sued the school saying a professor gave him a bad grade because he was on the team.

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Several weekend crashes kill at least 11 people in North Carolina
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/14/2007 - 9:16am.

Weekend crashes killed at least eleven people in North Carolina and injured ten others. The causes of the accidents ranged from speeding to improper merging.

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