Courts in North Carolina
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The North Carolina state court system is relatively simple. At its lowest level are the North Carolina District Courts, which handle a variety of civil cases including North Carolina small claims cases and those relating to juvenile, domestic relations, and mental health matters. Next are the North Carolina Superior Courts, which handle higher value civil cases and North Carolina criminal matters. If you appeal a Superior Court decision in North Carolina, this will be heard in the North Carolina Court of Appeals. The North Carolina Supreme Court is the state's highest court and hears Court of Appeals cases that have been appealed, as well as any case involving a potential death penalty sentence. If you're trying to find North Carolina court records online, information regarding North Carolina Superior Court and Court of Appeals cases can be viewed at the North Carolina Docket Sheet database. This online court records system is located at http://appellate.nccourts.org/dockets.php. To obtain other North Carolina court documents you will need to contact the Clerk of Courts office in the North Carolina county where the case took place.
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31, Aug 2014 - Washington, NC John Walker, 77, led family spy ring
John Walker, an American who sold Navy secrets to the Soviets for 18 years in what has been described as one of the most damaging espionage operations of the Cold War, died Thursday in a federal prison hospital in North Carolina. He was 77.
31, Aug 2014 - North Carolina justices uphold order that led to rate rise
The state Supreme Court has upheld a decision by North Carolina electric power regulators that allowed a Duke Energy subsidiary to raise rates on residential customers of the former Progress Energy by 7.5 percent over two years.
31, Aug 2014 - Henrico cocaine supplier sentenced to 24 years, according to feds
A 38-year-old man from North Carolina has been sentenced to 24 years in prison after admitting to being a cocaine supplier for dealers in Henrico County and the Town of Urbanna, according to the U.S.
31, Aug 2014 - Judge blocks North Carolina school voucher program
A North Carolina judge on Thursday blocked the state's new school voucher program, saying it unconstitutionally diverted money from public education to private schools, many of them religious. The Opportunity Scholarship program, designed to give poor and middle-class families public funds to help pay private school tuition, was passed by the state's Republican-controlled Legislature last year ...
31, Aug 2014 - Burke, NC John A. Walker Jr., ringleader of spy family, dies in prison
John A. Walker Jr., a former Navy officer who in 1986 pleaded guilty to recruiting his son, a brother and a friend into a spy ring that stole military documents and sold the information to Soviet agents, died Thursday at the federal prison complex in Butner, North Carolina. He was 77.
31, Aug 2014 - Personal Injury Law Firm of Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban P.C. Welcome New Attorney Doug Bar
Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban P.C., with offices in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, adds experienced attorney Doug Barber to their Virginia practice. (PRWeb August 26, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12119285.htm
31, Aug 2014 - Burke, NC Former U.S. sailor who spied for Soviets dies in prison; John A. Walker Jr. led family spy ring
RALEIGH, N.C. — A former American sailor convicted during the Cold War of leading a family spy ring for the Soviet Union has died in a prison hospital in North Carolina, officials said Friday. Retired Navy Warrant Officer John A. Walker Jr. died Thursday at the Federal Medical Center in ...
31, Aug 2014 - NC Justices Uphold Order That Led to Rate Increase
The state Supreme Court has upheld a decision by North Carolina electric power regulators that allowed a Duke Energy subsidiary to raise rates on residential customers of the former Progress Energy by 7.5 percent over two years.
30, Aug 2014 - Person, NC N.C. fugitive hid in Seattle for years, ex-boss calls him 'good man'
Before learning his friend was really Ronald Carnes, an armed robber who escaped from a North Carolina prison in 1973, Seattle businessman Carl Bryant knew him as Louie Vance, a trusted worker and confidant whom he had over for holidays and birthdays.
30, Aug 2014 - Richmond, NC Spy ring mastermind John Walker dies in NC prison
A former American sailor convicted during the Cold War of leading a family spy ring for the Soviet Union has died in a prison hospital in North Carolina, officials said Friday. Retired Navy Warrant Officer John A. Walker Jr. died Thursday at the Federal Medical Center in Butner, Federal Bureau of Prisons. He was 77
30, Aug 2014 - Alexander, NC Authorities search for escaped inmate
TAYLORSVILLE — North Carolina authorities are searching for an escaped prison inmate. Correctional officials say Michael Brown walked away from a work assignment at the Alexander County Animal Shelter sometime after 2:30 p.m. on Friday.
30, Aug 2014 - Ex-boss says longtime fugitive became a good man
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Before learning his friend was really Ronald Carnes, an armed robber who escaped from a North Carolina prison in 1973, Seattle businessman Carl Bryant knew him as Louie Vance, a trusted worker and confidant whom he had over for holidays and birthdays.
30, Aug 2014 - Lincoln, NC Charge Dismissed Against Lupas
A federal judge has agreed to dismiss a fraud charge against a man accused of scamming investors out of millions of dollars. The judge also ruled Anthony Lupas be released from a federal facility in North Carolina. Lupas was there undergoing mental evaluations. Last year, a judge ruled Lupas, who is in his late 70s, […]
30, Aug 2014 - Hunter fills Martin's NC associate justice seat
A Republican Court of Appeals judge will join the state Supreme Court two months before he's scheduled to be on the ballot to run for the same seat on North Carolina's highest court.
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