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Appeals court upholds conviction in DWI crash that killed Brunswick Co. mom

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videoThe North Carolina Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a man in a drunk driving crash that killed a Brunswick County mother. Full story...
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Court: Trial in nursing home deaths was fair

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The state Court of Appeals has ruled that the man convicted of gunning down eight people at a North Carolina nursing home received a fair trial. Full story...
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Appeals court rebuffs company on virtual charter school

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The North Carolina Court of Appeals is rejecting arguments by a for-profit company and a nonprofit group seeking taxpayer money to operate a school that offers online-only classes to public school students. Full story...
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NC court preserves ACC lawsuit over Maryland exit

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A North Carolina appeals court is clearing the way for a lawsuit that could force the University of Maryland to pay a $52 million fee for leaving the Atlantic Coast Conference. Full story...
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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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