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4 weeks ago
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State trooper investigated for unauthorized commuting between Elizabethtown and Raleigh

After receiving a tip, the Office of the State Auditor launched an investigation into allegations a Highway Patrol officer was commuting from his home in Elizabethtown to his office in Raleigh.
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1 month ago
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Highway Patrol asks drivers to be careful on the roads this holiday weekend

The Labor Day weekend marks the traditional end of summer vacation. That usually means many people on the roads visiting family and friends.
A pick-up truck wound up pinned under a log truck after a crash on Makota Road in Ash on Aug. 26, 2016. (Photo: NC Highway Patrol)
1 month ago
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UPDATE: Family says truck driver doing better after crash with log truck

The family of the man injured in a crash with a log truck says he is doing much better.
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1 month ago
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Man charged with DWI in crash that killed two in Bladen County

A mother and child are dead after a crash on Highway 701 Saturday afternoon in Bladen County.
A pick-up truck wound up pinned under a log truck after a crash on Makota Road in Ash on Aug. 26, 2016. (Photo: NC Highway Patrol)
1 month ago
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UPDATE: One man injured in Brunswick Co. crash involving log truck, pick-up

One person was injured when a pickup truck collided with a log truck.
A Facebook post about Tpr. Jon Gurganus helping a stranded motorist recently is going viral on Facebook. (Photo: Michael Stephens/Facebook)
3 months ago
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Post about kindhearted state trooper goes viral

A local state trooper is getting praise for going above the call of duty, leading to a viral post on Facebook.
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3 months ago
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High-speed chase suspect wanted for stabbing DC law officer

A man who led authorities on a high-speed chase through two North Carolina counties is also accused of stabbing a police officer in the neck while shoplifting in Washington, D.C.
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3 months ago
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On the Road, On the Water campaign continues for holiday weekend

While celebrating the red, white and blue, watch out for blue lights. This holiday weekend, both on the road and on the water, law enforcement officers will increase patrols and sobriety checkpoints.
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6 months ago
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Tractor-trailer crash on I-85 kills one

About 11 hours later, crews reopened the northbound lanes of Interstate 85 after a tractor-trailer crashed and caught fire early Wednesday morning, causing massive traffic headaches for motorists in north Charlotte.
The bridge over Bradley Creek on Oleander Drive is now the Trooper Clarence Swartz Bridge (Photo: Madison Morgan/ WWAY).
7 months ago
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Bridge named after late NC State Trooper

Today family and friends of Clarence "Lucky" Swartz got a chance to honor the former Highway Patrol Trooper in a unique way.