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Former Brunswick Co. jailer caught up in lawsuit

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videoWe have learned more information about a Brunswick County jailer who was fired. Last week Sheriff John Ingram says Henry Williams shoved an inmate in leg restraints, which led to his termination. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Man tased at basketball game speaks out

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video A Whiteville man who police say was tased for disorderly conduct and assaulting an officer says that the Whiteville Police were out of line. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Fan tasered by police at Whiteville game

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videoA fan was tasered by police tonight at Whiteville High School as the Wolfpack took on the South Brunswick Cougars. It's the second time this year there has been fan misconduct at a Whiteville basketball game. Full story...
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Wake Forest Baptist study suggests Tasers don’t cause cardiac complications

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Taser shots to the chest are no more dangerous than those delivered to other body locations, according to a new study by one of the country’s leading experts on the devices. Full story...
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Trooper zaps trainee in buttocks

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Ouch! A State Highway Patrol training officer horsing around at the magistrates office in the Wake County Jail last month accidentally stunned a trainee in the buttock with a Taser. It happened in the early morning hours of Nov. 27, when the training officer pulled the trigger of his Taser without a cartridge loaded. That makes a loud popping noise, but doesn’t fire the weapon. Full story...
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Fayetteville police remove Tasers for safety check

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The Fayetteville Police Department is taking a brand of stun guns off the streets to determine whether it's safe to use after a man died while officers tried to subdue him with an electric shock. Full story...
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NC man charged with using boy as stun gun shield

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Gastonia police have arrested a man they say tried to use a boy to shield the man from officers and their Taser. Full story...
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NC suspect dies after police shoot him with Taser

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Charlotte police say a man has died after being shot with a Taser by one of their officers. Full story...
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Suspect in Gastonia shocked after sausage theft attempt

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Gastonia police used a Taser to subdue a man accused of resisting arrest and trying to steal sausage and other items from stores. Full story...
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Bladen County settles Taser death case

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Billy Ray Cook died in April 2006 after deputies Tased him while trying to arrest him. Lawyers for his estate claimed they may have used the Taser as many as 38 times on Cook. Full story...
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