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NC Court of Appeals

Mistrial granted in 2005 Chadbourn triple homicide

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videoA man convicted of a 2005 triple murder in Chadbourn could be given a second trial after the North Carolina Court of Appeals overturned his conviction. Full story...
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Appeals court upholds Grooms conviction

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videoThe North Carolina Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a man who hit and killed a father and son cycling in Wilmington while driving drunk. Full story...
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NC Appeals Court: New trial in jogger's death

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The North Carolina Court of Appeals has ordered a new trial for a Cary man convicted of strangling his wife five years ago. Full story...
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NC Supreme Court blocks sex offenders from social media

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videoThe North Carolina Supreme Court has granted a stay requested by Attorney General Roy Cooper that will keep registered sex offenders from using social media websites. Full story...
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NC appeals court sides with killer's release claim

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The state Court of Appeals ruled 3-0 Tuesday that the case of Bobby E. Bowden of Fayetteville is different from another case which saw the state Supreme Court decide in 2010 that a life sentence means life. Full story...
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Social network ban for sex offenders ruled illegal

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videoA North Carolina appeals court panel says the state's requirement barring registered sex offenders from commercial social networking sites like Facebook is unconstitutional because it's vague and violates free speech. Full story...
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Former ABC chief's conviction appeal denied

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videoThe North Carolina Court of Appeals has denied an appeal by the former head of New Hanover County's Alcoholic Beverage Control Board convicted nearly two years ago for obtaining property by false pretense. Full story...
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Judge Hunter to seek NC Supreme Court seat in 2014

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A Court of Appeals judge says he wants to move up to North Carolina's highest court. Full story...
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NC court reinstates murder charge in Dorman case

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The North Carolina Court of Appeals has reinstated murder charges against a man who kept a Durham woman's skeleton in a backpack. Full story...
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NC court upholds dismissal of McAdoo lawsuit

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A former Tar Heel football player won't get to take his lawsuit against the University of North Carolina to trial. The North Carolina Court of Appeals on Tuesday affirmed a lower court ruling that dismissed a lawsuit by Michael McAdoo in 2011. Full story...
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Perdue appoints appeals court judge to Supreme Court

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North Carolina's governor is replacing the only black female on the state's Supreme Court with one of the two black women serving on the appeals court below. Full story...
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Court: Common-law marriages elsewhere hold in NC

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An appeals court says couples must establish common-law marriages in other states before moving to North Carolina to be treated as spouses in divorce proceedings. Full story...
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NC appeals court upholds trooper's firing

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A North Carolina appeals court has upheld the firing of a state trooper for having extramarital sex in patrol cars and a patrol office. Full story...
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NASCAR CEO France fights to keep divorce private

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The head of the closely held company that stages NASCAR races is fighting to keep the public out of hearings and documents related to a battle with his ex-wife over their high-dollar divorce settlement. Full story...
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NC appeals court rules tax-avoiding Food Lion owes

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A North Carolina appeals court is backing up the power of tax collectors to recalculate the returns of multi-state companies that shift assets to try avoiding or diminishing corporate income bills. Full story...
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