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North Carolina prison workers quitting fast, citing low staffing

North Carolina's prisons are on a hiring push, but they're losing workers almost as fast as new ones are hired because of forced overtime resulting from low staffing levels.

‘Pay to play’: Officer accused of trading cash for freedom

A North Carolina probation officer has been fired over allegations that he had offenders on house arrest pay for additional time outside, saying they had to "pay to play."

Officials: 9 inmates injured in North Carolina prison riot

Officials say nine inmates were injured during a riot at a North Carolina prison.
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Are you severe weather ready?

Plan, prepare and practice. North Carolina wants you ready for any and all severe weather to brace our coast. Do you have your emergency kit ready? 

Audit: NC National Guard soldiers overpaid during Hurricane Matthew

An audit released by the North Carolina Office of the State Auditor on Thursday revealed that many state National Guard soldiers were overpaid while assisting in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in October 2016.

Five inmates facing possible charges after inmate attacked at Tabor Correctional Institution

A criminal investigation is underway after an inmate was attacked early Wednesday morning at Tabor Correctional Institution.

Silver Alert: Columbus Co. Sheriff’s Office searching for missing man

Donald Wilbur Dean, 84, is believed to have dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

47 State Troopers graduate and prepare for the roads

The State Highway Patrol proudly welcomed 47 new troopers at a graduation ceremony for the 140th basic highway patrol school.
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UPDATE: Escapees from juvenile center behind bars

The New Hanover County teen, along with three others who escaped from the Edgecombe Youth Development Center, is back in custody..

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