Pet owner wants community to help her defend the Walden Pond Pet Cemetery.
1 month ago
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Pet owner wants community to defend pet cemetery

"Now, he is asking to dismiss the temporary injunction and let him go on and develop whether it mean asphalt over the graves or build a building over the graves," Phelps said. "He doesn't care."
Milton Russ Barnhill
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Tabor City man admits to crop insurance fraud scheme

A Columbus County man pleaded guilty Tuesday to a farm scheme that made him $1 million.
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Raleigh couple found not guilty in underage drinking case

A Raleigh couple has been found not guilty of charges stemming from a party in which underage drinking led to a fatal wreck.
Voter Laws
1 month ago
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Closing arguments completed in challenge to NC voter law

The fate of North Carolina's new election law rests in the hands of a federal judge after three weeks of testimony and an extended round of closing arguments.
NC lawmakers delay confirmation discussion after ruling
6 months ago
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NC lawmakers delay confirmation discussion after ruling

North Carolina legislative leaders say they'll delay the confirmation process for several of Gov. Pat McCrory's choices to government positions because of a court ruling involving appointment powers.
UNC-CH billed $3M for probe finding fake classes
10 months ago
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UNC-CH billed $3M for probe finding fake classes

North Carolina's flagship public university is being billed more than $3 million for the probe by outside attorneys that detailed a nearly two-decade-long scheme that used fake grades to keep some athletes eligible.
Ex-NFL player sentenced for role in mortgage fraud
12 months ago
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Ex-NFL player sentenced for role in mortgage fraud

A former NFL player has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison and two years of supervised release for his role in a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud conspiracy. U.S. Attorney Anne M. Tompkins says 43-year-old Jimmy Hitchcock was sentenced on Tuesday after pleading guilty in June 2013 to mortgage fraud conspiracy, bank bribery conspiracy and money laundering conspiracy.
Cary man pleads guilty in wife’s death in 2008
12 months ago
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Cary man pleads guilty in wife’s death in 2008

A man awaiting a new trial in the death of his wife six years ago has pleaded guilty to lesser charges. Multiple media outlets reported that 40-year-old Brad Cooper pleaded guilty to second-degree murder on Monday in Raleigh.
Two NC men’s convictions overturned in 1983 killing
1 year ago
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Two NC men’s convictions overturned in 1983 killing

A North Carolina judge has overturned the convictions of two men who have served 30 years in prison for the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl after another man's DNA was recently discovered on evidence in the case.
Man pleads guilty to murder
1 year ago
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Man pleads guilty to murder

A man Chadbourn police say is a known gang member has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.