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Alternate jurors chosen for police officer’s trial

Four alternate jurors have been selected for the voluntary manslaughter trial of a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer accused in the 2013 shooting death of an unarmed black man.
Another trial delay for former NC lawmaker
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Another trial delay for former NC lawmaker

The new trial for former North Carolina Rep. Stephen LaRoque has been delayed again. Attorney Elliot Abrams, a member of LaRoque's defense team, said Thursday that the retrial has been moved from October to Feb. 2, 2015.
Wilmington man pleads guilty to 2nd degree murder
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Wilmington man pleads guilty to 2nd degree murder

22 year-old Terrell Robinson appeared in court today for the gang-related shooting of a young man in 2012. Robinson plead guilty to a 2nd degree murder charge. Now, family friends that were at the murder are speaking out against gang violence.
Four jurors dismissed in Army general sex case
2 years ago
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Four jurors dismissed in Army general sex case

Four jurors seated for the court-martial of a U.S. Army general facing sexual misconduct charges have been dismissed.
Question on jury trials could soon reach NC voters
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Question on jury trials could soon reach NC voters

North Carolina voters could decide next year whether some defendants should be given the option to waive their right to a jury trial.
Prosecutors end closing arguments in McNeill trial
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Prosecutors end closing arguments in McNeill trial

Prosecutors have completed their closing arguments in the trial of a man accused of the rape and murder of a 5-year-old Fayetteville girl.
Arson trial reveals teen’s connection to Sen. Soles
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Arson trial reveals teen’s connection to Sen. Soles

On day two of the Allen Strickland arson retrial jurors heard from several witnesses including an agent with the State Bureau of Investigation. Megan Kwalick interviewed Strickland hours after the July 2009 fire. In that conversation Strickland told Agent Kwalick about his financial connection with former state Senator R.C. Soles.
Strickland arson retrial begins
4 years ago
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Strickland arson retrial begins

A former client and friend of Senator R.C. Soles was back in a Columbus County courtroom today. Allen 'Frog' Strickland is accused of burning his own home and then trying to collect from his insurance company. More than 50 people were called forward for jury duty Monday to see who would be selected to take part in the arson retrial.
No sentence yet for Thomas
4 years ago
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No sentence yet for Thomas

Day three of deliberations in a quadruple murder case in Columbus County and still no sentence. A jury took just a few hours May 5 to convict Danny Lamont Thomas of killing four people in Chadbourn in 2005 but their decision of how he should pay for the crimes is taking much longer.
Handler and K-9 testify in Strickland arson trial
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Handler and K-9 testify in Strickland arson trial

On the third day of trial prosecutors called up special agents Wednesday with the State Bureau of Investigation in the arson case against Allen "Frog" Strickland. The teen is accused of burning his own home in an attempt to collect money from his insurance.