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Court orders new trial for Castle Hayne man serving life sentence for murder

The state Supreme Court determined the jury had been given improper standards for deliberations.

State Supreme Court Justice speaks on Judaism, legal system

North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Mark Davis spoke to a packed room of close to 100 people a the Reibman Center in Wilmington Wednesday night.

Juror Appreciation Month recognizes the importance of jury service to the community

Most people react in one of two ways when they receive a jury summons in the mail; either embrace it by willingly serve or try to find an way to be excused from service.

North Carolina justice critiques colleagues in speech

The North Carolina Supreme Court's only registered Republican called out the remaining six Democratic justices in a speech that marked an unusual open critique of the state's highest court from within.

NC chief justice to tour hurricane-damaged court facilities in Pender County

More than 10 months since Hurricane Florence caused extensive damage in Pender County, the chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court is coming to check out the impact on courts in the county.

Chief justice says her elevation brings ‘hope and promise’

North Carolina's first African-American female chief justice says she believes her elevation to the post brings "a lot of hope and promise" to the state and for young people to become whoever they want.

Cheri Beasley to become 1st female African-American NC chief justice

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced Tuesday that current Supreme Court Associate Justice Cheri Beasley will become the next chief justice, making her the first African-American woman to hold the job.

North Carolina leaders celebrate 200 years of Supreme Court

North Carolina's top leaders praised the state Supreme Court on its bicentennial for its endurance amid legal and societal changes and as the place where citizens can seek justice under the law.

NC Supreme Court race lawsuit returning to court

A North Carolina Supreme Court candidate's lawsuit against Republican legislators over a law preventing him from having his party listed on November ballots is returning to court.

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Swimmer drowns in Surf City

Advanced life support was administered from Pender EMS and Fire and the Surf City Fire Department, but the victim did not survive.

Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

Trump hailed Barrett as “a woman of remarkable intellect and character,” saying he had studied her record closely before making the pick.

First NFL player ruled inactive for COVID-19 test

ATLANTA (CBS) - A.J. Terrell has officially been ruled out for Week 3 as the first NFL player to be placed on the league's...

PCSO warns of phone scam asking for Social Security numbers

The caller claims that they need the person's Social Security number to verify registration information.