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Crash reunites Soles, Strickland

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Sen. R.C. Soles is back in the news after another run in with 18-year-old Allen Strickland. Saturday night, Strickland's 2004 Pontiac crashed into the back of Soles's BMW. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Man shot by Soles tells his side of story

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videoKyle Blackburn is now telling his side of the story, explaining that he did not talk before now because he feared for his life. Blackburn says the senator has paid him more than $100,000 over the years to keep quiet about what he knows about him. Full story...
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Strickland released from prison

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Strickland spent the last several months behind bars at the Western Youth Institute in Morganton. He was sent there after leading police on a high-speed chase in a Corvette paid for by Soles. Full story...
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Strickland pleads guilty in high-speed chase

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Charge stems from high-speed chase in Columbus County. Full story...
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Year in Review: Controversy plagues Sen. R.C. Soles

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video It's been one of the biggest stories of the year in eastern North Carolina. State Senator RC Soles is under criminal investigation following a series of stories we broke on WWAY. Thursday, the state's longest-serving legislator announced he will not seek a 22nd term.

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Allen Strickland found guilty of multiple driving violations

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A Tabor City teen with ties to Senator RC Soles has been found guilty of multiple driving violations. Seventeen-year-old Allen Strickland was sentenced to 45 days in jail... Full story...
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DSS investigation closes on Allen Strickland

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A social services investigation into the guardianship of a Tabor City teen with ties to RC Soles is now officially closed. Full story...
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911 calls surrounding Senator Soles tell a familiar story

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videoThere are numerous 911 call records involving the home and office of Sen. R.C. Soles. Many of the stories we saw and heard on these reports and tapes are similar to ones we've heard before.

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Strickland allegedly violates house arrest, back in Columbus County jail

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Seventeen-year-old Allen Strickland is back in the Columbus County jail Tuesday morning after allegedly violating his electronic house arrest in Tabor City.

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Strickland sells Corvette the day he makes bond

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We now know a little bit more about Allen Strickland's finances. He is the 17 year old from Tabor City, who bought a house and a Corvette with money given to him by State Senator RC Soles.

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Questions surround Allen Strickland's money trail

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videoWe're learning more Tuesday about the finances of 17-year-old Allen Strickland, a Tabor City teenager with ties to State Senator RC Soles. Strickland has been in the news a lot lately, ever since the house that the Senator bought for him caught fire.

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Strickland posts bond, put on house arrest

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Tuesday we told you 17-year-old Allen Strickland was in back in jail. He was held in lieu of a $500,000 bond after allegedly leading police on a chase in his Corvette, which he had no license to drive. Now we have learned Strickland has come up with the money to post that bond. Full story...
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Strickland arrested again

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A Tabor City boy with ties to State Sen. R.C. Soles was in jail Sunday for the second time in less than a week. Thursday Allen Strickland wound up in jail accused of setting fire to a house Soles bought him. Sunday the 17-year-old was back behind bars because of his car the Senator paid for. Full story...
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Strickland makes first court appearance, claims innocence

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A Tabor City teen charged with burning down his own house made his first appearance in court Friday. The house is owned by Allen Strickland who is accused of burning down the house, which was bought for him by Senator RC Soles. Full story...
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Allen Strickland arrested for setting fire to his house bought by RC Soles

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There have been major developments related to the stories we've been following connected to State Senator RC Soles. There has been an arrest in arson investigation that sparked a media frenzy over the Senator's involvement with many of his young male clients. Full story...
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