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FIRST ON 3: Former Bald Head officers file federal lawsuit

Four former public safety officers with the Village of Bald Head Island have filed a suit against the village, Village Manager Calvin Peck and Director of Public Safety Caroline Mitchell.
Judge rules in favor of the Walden Pond Pet Cemetery.
2 weeks ago
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Attorney: ‘Walden Pond Pet Cemetery lives on’

Pet owners are happy after a judge's ruling about the Walden Pond Pet Cemetery Tuesday.
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2 weeks ago
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Suit: Jacksonville police enforced unconstitutional policies

A federal lawsuit says Jacksonville and its police department enforced unconstitutional policies in the separate arrests of a black man and pregnant white woman who didn't have identification.
Pet owner wants community to help her defend the Walden Pond Pet Cemetery.
4 weeks 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."
Lawsuit filed against new pet cemetery owners (Photo by Matt Born/StarNews)
3 months ago
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Preliminary injunction saves pet’s graves for now

Dozens of grave sites are safe for now, after the property owner of Walden Pond Pet Cemetery told pet owners they had 90 days to dig up their pets before he develops that land. The pet owners filed a lawsuit against the owner in April. Their attorney Gary Shipman says on Monday a judge entered a preliminary injunction restraining the owner from requiring that anyone move graves or prohibiting anyone from visiting until a decision is made.
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3 months ago
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FIRST ON 3: Former superintendent fights defamation lawsuit

Former Brunswick County Schools Superintendent Edward Pruden is facing a lawsuit over alleged defamatory statements. In January, founder of Roger Bacon Academy, Baker Mitchell, sued Pruden over false accusations.
Jurors say it's 11-to-1 for decision in Starbucks lawsuit
4 months ago
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Jurors say it’s 11-to-1 for decision in Starbucks lawsuit

Jurors will resume deliberations next week in a lawsuit filed by a Raleigh police officer who says he suffered third-degree burns after a cup of Starbucks coffee spilled in his lap three years ago.
Former CFCC president amends lawsuit against Board of Trustees
4 months ago
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Former CFCC president amends lawsuit against trustees

The former Cape Fear Community College president amended the lawsuit he filed against its Board of Trustees in March.
Lawsuit filed against new pet cemetery owners (Photo by Matt Born/StarNews)
4 months ago
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Pet owners file lawsuit over pet cemetery development

Pet owners with animals buried at the Walden Pond Pet Cemetery in New Hanover County filed a lawsuit against the new owner of the property. That’s according to attorney Gary Shipman.
NC lawmakers take up McCrory picks while appealing lawsuit
5 months ago
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NC lawmakers take up McCrory picks while appealing lawsuit

North Carolina legislative leaders say they're going to consider several of Gov. Pat McCrory's choices to government positions while appealing a court ruling involving appointment powers.