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Pender County man sentenced for child pornography

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A Pender County man is going away for child pornography. Today in Federal Court, a judge sentenced 58-year-old Bruce William Nott to 15 years in prison. Full story...
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Judge refuses to throw out inmate beatings lawsuit

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A federal judge has rejected efforts by the state to dismiss a lawsuit filed on behalf of eight inmates at North Carolina's Central Prison who say they were severely beaten by guards while handcuffed and shackled. Full story...
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Woman tries to escape prison months before release

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video Onslow County Sheriff Deputies arrested a woman who escaped from an Edgecombe County prison just months before her scheduled release. Full story...
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Convicted ex-lawmaker Wright on track for early prison release

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Former Wilmington lawmaker Thomas Wright is expected to only serve his minimum prison sentence because of his participation in work programs, according to the Department of Public Safety. Full story...
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Ex-Camp Lejeune Marine sentenced for crash that killed sister in Maine

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A former Camp Lejeune Marine has been sentenced to four years in prison for a drunken-driving crash that killed his sister and her boyfriend in Maine. Full story...
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Leland man sentenced to prison for sex crimes against minor

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videoA Leland man is sentenced to 15 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to sex crimes against a minor. Donald Ray White, 56, pleaded guilty in Brunswick County Superior Court Monday for sex offenses against a young boy, according to the District Attorney's Office. Full story...
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Winnabow man sentenced to prison for attempted rape of autistic minor

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videoA Winnabow man is sentenced to 15 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to sex crimes with an autistic minor. Michael Mclachlin, 39, pleaded guilty in Brunswick County Superior Court on June 12 for attempted statutory rape of an autistic boy, according to the District Attorney's Office. Full story...
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Escaped inmate from Robeson Correctional Center caught

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Corrections officers and Robeson County Sheriff's deputies have captured an inmate who escaped from Robeson Correctional Center this morning. Full story...
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NC inmates allege they were abused with hot sauce

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Prison officials in North Carolina are calling for a criminal investigation after six inmates alleged correctional officers forced them to rub habanero hot sauce on their genitals, resulting in painful blisters. Full story...
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NC inmates sentenced to life could be released

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The North Carolina Court of Appeals has ruled that a handful of inmates sentenced to life prison terms more than 30 years ago should be released because of a quirk in the law. Full story...
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NC House panel votes to bar death row TVs

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A House committee has voted to prohibit North Carolina death row inmates from watching television, although the warden for the condemned prisoners warned removing the TVs could increase violence at Central Prison. Full story...
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Gang worries lock down 6 NC prisons this year

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North Carolina prison officials concerned about gang violence are locking inmates in their cells at high-security prisons statewide. Full story...
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Ex-aide to former NC governor starts prison time

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A top aide to North Carolina's former governor is heading to Florida to begin serving a yearlong sentence for federal income tax evasion. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Prison officials investigate inmate's illness

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videoA sick inmate at an area prison has the Department of Corrections testing for tuberculosis. On Tuesday Tabor Correctional officials removed a inmate from the prison after he complained numerous times about his health. The man was so sick that prison officials had to take him to Central Prison in Raleigh to get treated. Full story...
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