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NC court ruling on sex-offender GPS monitoring may be muted

It’s constitutional for North Carolina to require people convicted of the most serious sex offenses to be monitored perpetually by satellite-linked bracelets, the state Supreme Court ruled on Friday.

Judge: Georgia sheriff can’t put Halloween warning signs up

A federal judge has blocked a Georgia sheriff from posting signs in front of the homes of three registered sex offenders warning people not to trick-or-treat there.

Sex offenders sue over signs discouraging trick-or-treaters

Three sex offenders in a Georgia county are suing the sheriff over signs warning families not to trick-or-treat at the offenders’ homes.

Group wants sheriff to allow registered sex offenders at NC State Fair

One group says banning registered sex offenders from the state fair is unconstitutional but the sheriff is holding firm to the law.

Unknown suspect scamming registered sex offenders

The Pender County Sheriff's Office is warning the public of a possible scam targeted towards sex offenders. The sheriff's office received a report on Saturday that there has been an attempted scam of a registered sex offender.

NC high court weighs if tracking sex offenders reasonable

North Carolina's Supreme Court is re-evaluating whether forcing sex offenders to be perpetually tracked by GPS-linked devices, sometimes for the rest of their lives, is justified or a Constitution-violating unreasonable search.

Georgia authorities warns about sex offenders on Halloween

A Georgia sheriff says signs have been placed at the homes of registered sex offenders to warn families not to trick-or-treat there on Halloween.

Supreme Court strikes down sex offender social media ban

The Supreme Court struck down a North Carolina law Monday that bars convicted sex offenders from Facebook, Twitter and other popular sites.

Convicted sex offenders sue NC; say bans are too harsh

Two anonymous sex offenders sued the state on Monday, saying it's unconstitutional to ban them from churches, colleges and the Legislature's building.

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Woman facing attempted arson charges in incident at Smithfield Foods in Bladen County

A Lumberton woman is facing several charges stemming from an incident at the Smithfield Foods plant in Tar Heel. According to the Bladen County Sheriff's Office, Latasha Rena Bittle, 26, allegedly threw a plastic jug with accelerants onto a break area canopy on October 12.