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Crime Lab

Police: Man robs Oceanic employee at gunpoint near restaurant, takes off with cash

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Police are investigating after they say an Oceanic employee was robbed at gunpoint while walking to a public parking lot across the street from the restaurant. Full story...
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NC Criminal justice changes could mean more prisoner penalties

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North Carolina lawmakers have given preliminary approval to legislation that would prevent prisoners from using cellphones and make it easier for state crime laboratory workers to testify. Full story...
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Byrd appointed new director of NC state crime lab

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John A. Byrd has been named the new director of the North Carolina State Crime Laboratory, Attorney General Roy Cooper announced Byrd's appointment on Wednesday. Full story...
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AG Cooper says regional crime lab expansion in works

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videoSheriffs from all over the state met in Wrightsville Beach this morning for the Sheriff's Association's Spring Conference. Attorney General Roy Cooper spoke to hundreds of law enforcement officers about the need for more resources, like improving and expanding the state's crime lab. Full story...
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NC crime lab forensic advisory board to meet

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The head of a scientific advisory panel established to help improve North Carolina's state crime laboratory following a stinging audit three years ago says forensic upgrades are a continual process. Full story...
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Grant helps WPD crime lab expand

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videoCity Council accepted a grant from the North Carolina Governor's Highway Safety Program during Tuesday night's meeting. The grant, of $161,920.00, will allow the Wilmington Police Department to expand the capabilities of its crime lab. Full story...
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Sheriff's crime lab gets national accreditation

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video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office recently received some national acclaim. The CSI Lab helped the department become the fourth in the state to earn an accreditation from the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors. Full story...
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WPD crime lab gets international accreditation, looks to up staffing

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videoThe Wilmington Police Department's Crime Lab now has its international accreditation, which puts it on a level with state and nationally recognized labs. Full story...
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Sheriffs hope for more state lab techs to speed up cases

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Law enforcement leaders from across the state are meeting in Wrightsville Beach this week for the North Carolina Sheriffs' Association meeting. They're discussing topics including how to get case work done faster to help the people involved in a case. Full story...
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NC judge dismisses charge in SBI case

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A North Carolina Superior Court judge has dismissed a contempt charge against a former State Bureau of Investigation agent whose testimony led to the release of a Raleigh man who had served almost 17 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit. Full story...
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