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Mecklenburg County man dies after N.C. prison fight

A 23-year-old man serving prison time for a Mecklenburg County robbery died Saturday after a fight with another inmate.

Lead paint, asbestos discovered at New Hanover Correctional Center

A maintenance project at New Hanover Correctional Center in Wilmington has been put on hold following the discovery of lead paint and asbestos.

Silver Alert issued for woman missing in Holden Beach

According to the NC Department of Public Safety, Anna Marie Mancinelli is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

State audit says Tabor Correctional administrator violated travel policy

The head of a state prison in Columbus County is under investigation after the Office of the State Auditor says he violated NC Department of Public Safety travel policy raising the risk of undetected vehicle use.

North Carolina public safety secretary gets $23K raise

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper's public safety chief received a $23,000 salary increase in April in part based on the secretary's growing workload. The raise frustrated some concerned about correctional officer pay and the Cabinet agency.

Bill to prevent future rape kit delays OK’d by House panel

New processes to test thousands of sexual assault kits held by local North Carolina law enforcement agencies are advancing in the House.

911 caller: Suspect and girlfriend ‘just ran’ during trooper-involved shooting

The man who allegedly accelerated toward a state trooper during a traffic stop turned deadly was not alone in his truck at the time of the shooting.

Highway Patrol plans to increase patrols during the Thanksgiving holiday

The NC Highway Patrols plans to increase their presence to put the brakes on speeders this upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.

Parole possible for Columbus County convicted murderer

The man who beat a man to death as a teenager could be up for parole.

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