Pardon

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. Fri, 12/27/2013 - 4:32pm
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. Sun, 01/06/2013 - 1:29am
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. Thu, 01/03/2013 - 9:12pm
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." Wed, 01/02/2013 - 7:16pm
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. Mon, 12/31/2012 - 11:42pm
Wilmington 10 delivers more signatures of support to governor’s office
Members of the Wilmington 10 made a special delivery this morning to Gov. Bev Perdue's office. The group along with their supporters delivered 130,000 petition signatures to the state capitol today. Thu, 12/27/2012 - 5:46pm
Wilmington 10 makes ‘closing argument’ for pardons
The surviving members of the Wilmington 10 are making one final push for pardons before Gov. Bev Perdue leaves office next week. Wed, 12/26/2012 - 7:45pm
Saffo says 2011 apology not about Wilmington 10 guilt or innocence
Wilmington 10 members are hoping that a petition with thousands of signatures will help Gov. Bev Perdue grant them pardons. But the group also has something else up their sleeves. Fri, 12/07/2012 - 9:50pm
Wilmington 10 group to deliver more than 14,000 signatures, Saffo apology to governor
Wilmington 10 member Willie Earl Vereen and a group of supporters, including many from Wilmington, will deliver more than 14,000 petition signatures requesting pardons of innocence for the Wilmington 10, to the governor's office in Raleigh today. Fri, 12/07/2012 - 2:02pm
NAACP discusses Wilmington 10 prosecutor’s notes
The president of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP says newly discovered notes by the prosecutor in the Wilmington 10 case show he engaged in racial profiling to select 12 people more likely to convict the suspects. Tue, 11/27/2012 - 5:34pm