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NC police reform package approved by Senate committee

A state Senate committee has advanced a criminal justice reform package focused on targeting insubordinate and overly aggressive officers while giving more mental health assistance to police and deputies.

Video shows police punching man on ground; NC officers on leave

Two North Carolina police officers have been placed on leave after at least one of them was shown on video throwing punches at a Black man after a foot pursuit.

Horry County PD promotes longtime officer to captain, sole female on command staff

The Horry County Police Department welcomed and congratulated a longtime officer for being promoted from Lieutenant to Captain.

NC police department investigating officer flashing apparent white power symbol in photo

The Wadesboro police chief said his department is investigating one of its officers after an inflammatory photo was posted showing a sergeant flashing what appears to be the white power sign.

North Carolina police officer hit by motorcyclist during chase

A North Carolina police officer was injured when a motorcyclist trying to elude law enforcement hit him during a chase.

Video of North Carolina K-9 training prompts investigation

Officials say an investigation of K-9 training is underway after video showed a North Carolina officer lifting a dog by a leash and slamming the animal into the side of a police vehicle.

Report: Bias ‘deeply entrenched’ in North Carolina police force

A study of a North Carolina police department found racial bias to be “deeply entrenched” with officers feeling comfortable making blatantly racist comments. The report on the Apex Police Department was released Thursday.

NC police thwart real-life Grinch during Shop-With-A-Cop

A suspected thief picked a bad time to go shoplifting at a Target Saturday morning, as Holly Springs Police were just arriving to meet with families for their annual Shop-With-A-Cop event.

Woman whose home was wrongly raided by police: ‘I feared for my life’

An investigation has been launched into a raid of a Chicago woman's apartment that resulted in armed police officers drawing their weapons and handcuffing an innocent woman in February 2019.

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Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office hosting career fair on Saturday

The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is holding a career expo this weekend.

$9M settlement for 2 men wrongfully sent to death row

Lawyers representing two former North Carolina sheriff's deputies have agreed to a $9 million settlement with two half brothers who spent decades behind bars after being wrongfully convicted in the killing of an 11-year-old girl.

Videos show detail of death of inmate at South Carolina jail

In newly released video of the January death of a South Carolina inmate with a history of mental health issues, deputies are seen deploying stun guns repeatedly, kneeling on the man’s neck and back, before he stops moving.

Gov. Cooper lifts capacity & social distancing rules, and most mask mandates

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday announced that the state is completely lifting all mandatory capacity, gathering limits and social distancing requirements, effective immediately.