4 months ago
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Johnny Small seeks pardon 4 months after being freed

Four months after a judge vacated his sentence, Johnny Small is now seeking a pardon from Governor Pat McCrory.
5 months ago
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McCrory pardons innocent man imprisoned for 25 years

North Carolina's governor is pardoning an innocent man who spent nearly 25 years in prison until after the FBI admitted analysts it trained in tracing hair evidence repeatedly gave flawed evidence.
11 months ago
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Man receives pardon of innocence for rape of 81-year-old

Gov. Pat McCrory has granted a pardon of innocence to a man who served 27 years in prison for a rape that he didn't commit.
2 years ago
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NC Appeals Court denies payments to dead Wilmington 10 members’ families

The North Carolina Court of Appeals has ruled families of dead members of the Wilmington 10 are not eligible for payments from the state since the group's members received a pardon of innocence.
2 years ago
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NC brothers pardoned, including one on death row for 3 decades

North Carolina's governor has pardoned a man who spent three decades on death row and his half brother, saying they were wrongfully convicted in the rape and killing of an 11-year-old girl in 1983.
Gov. McCrory pardons two
3 years ago
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Gov. McCrory pardons two

Governor Pat McCrory granted unconditional pardons to two men who completed their sentences for offenses committed more than 35 years ago and have since become outstanding citizens.
Hundreds celebrate a historic day for the Wilmington 10
4 years ago
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Hundreds celebrate a historic day for the Wilmington 10

This weekend, hundreds of people filled the United Church of Christ, a historic location for Wilmington 10 members. The surviving members, families of deceased members of the Wilmington 10, along with supporters across the state celebrated a victory over what they say was a racially charged and wrongful conviction.
Wilmington 10 members to get pardon certificates Saturday
4 years ago
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Wilmington 10 members to get pardon certificates Saturday

An ecumenical service this weekend will celebrate the pardoning of the Wilmington 10. The service is set for 2 p.m. Saturday at Gregory Congregational Church on Nun Street in Wilmington.
Perdue proud of Wilmington 10 pardons
4 years ago
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Perdue proud of Wilmington 10 pardons

Gov. Bev Perdue spoke publicly today for the first time since granting pardons of innocence for the Wilmington 10 Monday. During a visit to a school in Orange County, Perdue said she is "proud of the decision, and I stand by it."
4 years ago
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Gov. Perdue issues Pardon of Innocence for Wilmington 10

Outgoing North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue has issued pardons to the Wilmington 10, a group wrongly convicted in a notorious Civil Rights-era prosecution.