19, Dec 2014 - Marcus Paige builds a legacy at North Carolina
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. â€” History surrounds Marcus Paige as he sits near the court at the Dean Smith Center. National championship banners, jerseys honored and numbers retired hang from the rafters...
19, Dec 2014 - Rowan, NC 2 N.C. prison escapees captured in McDowell County
Two young men who escaped last weekend from a minimum security state prison in Richmond County have been captured in McDowell County, North Carolina Department of Corrections officials said.
19, Dec 2014 - Federal court complaint filed against Va.-based retailer
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and attorneys general from Virginia and North Carolina are seeking penalties and restitution from a Virginia-based retailer that caters to service members, alleging it used illegal tactics to collect debts.
19, Dec 2014 - David Sutton's law license suspension overturned
WITN obtained the order from the North Carolina Court of Appeals in Raleigh. It shows that suspension for Pitt County Attorney David Sutton has been overturned.
18, Dec 2014 - Bladen, NC Testimony: Key witness 'fed details' before '78 double-murder trial
Herman Lee Baker testified before the North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission Wednesday that he was told what to say at the double-murder trial of Joseph Sledge.
18, Dec 2014 - Nash, NC More Than 4,000 Mentally Ill People Are Inmates In North Carolinaâ€™s Prisons | WUNC
About 12 percent of the inmates in North Carolina's prisons are mentally, or about 4,600 of almost 37,000, state prisons administrators told lawmakers.
18, Dec 2014 - Durham, NC Lawyer in Durham appealing dismissal of Taser-force lawsuit
Attorney Alex Charns said Wednesday that he will ask North Carolina's state Supreme Court to overrule an NC appeals court decision that, he said, "shrink-wrapped" the state constitution "into aâ€¦ Click to Continue Â»
18, Dec 2014 - Bladen, NC Convicted Bladen Co. killer testifying at innocence hearing
RALEIGH, NC (WWAY) -- The North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission is in the final day of a 3-day hearing in the case of a 70-year-old man who claims he did not kill a mother and her daughter in 1976. Joseph Sledge has spent more than half his life in prison, and today he's testifying that he did not commit those murders. Sledge escaped from a prison in Elizabethtown after an argument with ...
18, Dec 2014 - Wilmington, NC Suspect in deadly Carolina Beach fires back in court
According to the North Carolina Court System, Doran is expected to be in court Thursday, Dec. 18 for a felony attempt first-degree burglary charge and is expected back in court Thursday, Jan. 8 for two counts of felony first-degree murder charges.Â
18, Dec 2014 - Bladen, NC Innocence Inquiry Commission: Sledge's case merits judicial review
RALEIGH, NC (WWAY) -- The North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission has decided a 3-judge panel will hear the case of a 70-year-old man who claims he did not kill a mother and her daughter in 1976. The commission came to this unanimous decision after three days of testimony. Joseph Sledge has spent more than half his life in prison, and today he's testifying that he did not commit those ...
18, Dec 2014 - You canâ€™t even drop a possum on New Yearâ€™s Eve anymore
Word has filtered from the mountains of North Carolina that Brasstown will not be able to drop a possum to mark the beginning of the new year. The judge said if the convenience store owner with the idea gets a waiver from North Carolina wildlife officials, it still might be a possum-possible event.
18, Dec 2014 - Lee Co. neighbors speak out against coal ash plan
A fight over where to place millions of tons of discarded coal ash in North Carolina could be headed to court.
18, Dec 2014 - Wake, NC TRAFFICKING METH
STAFF REPORTS A 46-year-old North Carolina man was sentenced to five years in prison after a Circuit Court judged ruled Tuesday that he could not withdraw his guilty plea. Travis J. Ennis, whose address is listed in court records as Delta Lake Drive, Raleigh, N.C., was one of two men to face drug trafficking charges in the wake of a May 31, 2013, traffic stop on Interstate 85. read more
18, Dec 2014 - Fugitive nabbed in Wadsworth to spend 39 years behind bars for killing ex
Staff and wire reports An Ashland man was sentenced Monday to almost 39 years in prison after pleading guilty in the strangling and stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend, Lynn Jackenheimer, while vacationing on North Carolinaâ€™s Outer Banks two years ago. Nathan Summerfield, 29, was arrested in a motel in Wadsworth in August 2012 following a Read More... The post Fugitive nabbed in Wadsworth to ...
18, Dec 2014 - Alexander, NC NC man bounces checks for $58K in postage stamps
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) â€” Perhaps Javorick Alexander Moore has a really long Christmas card list. Or a lot of pen pals. The 40-year-old Greensboro, North Carolina, man was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison for bank fraud after writing more than $58,000 in bad checks for postage stamps. Documents filed in federal court in [â€¦]