Tar Heel Crime
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Recent Crime News
Wednesday Oct 19 | via KAUZ
The North Carolina Republican Party is speaking out about "acts of violence" they say have taken place at county GOP offices in the Tar Heel state. According to Dave Wickersham, the chairman of the Pamlico County Republican Party, shots have been fired at the county headquarters in Bayboro. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 11 | via KWLM-AM Willmar
As North Carolina residents dig themselves out from the destruction left behind by Hurricane Matthew, one town remains submerged under floodwater. The town of Lumberton is located about 70 miles inland from North Carolina's shoreline, but it's one of the worst-hit areas by the storm. Comment?
Friday Oct 7 | via Bladen Journal
A Lumberton man has been arrested and charged in connection with an armed robbery in the parking lot of the Smithfield Foods meat processing plant in Tar Heel in August. According to the investigators' report, Bryant approached a man who was getting off work early to go purchase a car. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 5 | via Scout.com
Joel Berry was penciled in as a backup when North Carolina's preseason practice began this time a year ago. Theo Pinson's nagging foot injury and Marcus Paige's broken hand provided the 6-foot, 195-pound point guard an opportunity, and it's one that he never let go. Comment?
Monday Oct 3 | via Richmond County Daily Journal
The recent shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte and the uncertainty over whether he had a gun in his hands has thrown the issue of police bodycams into the forefront. This comes as a new law takes effect today making police camera footage exempt from public record laws. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 28 | via Scout.com
Even though he wasn't playing at the Phenom Hoops S.C. Top 80 in Columbia, S.C. on Sunday, no one in the building was as popular as Christian Brown . The 6-7 sophomore forward, who said he "always has a smile on my face," embraced classmates, younger players, older players, media members, high school coaches and AAU coaches while watching some of the Palmetto state's top players. Comment?
Friday Sep 23 | via Richmond County Daily Journal
People have a right to protest; they have a right to be enraged by what they believe is an injustice. They do not, however, have a right to damage property, loot businesses and attack other people, as has happened in Charlotte. Comment?
Sep 14, 2016 | via MSNBC
North Carolina has indefinitely suspended one of its football players who has been accused of raping a UNC student this past Valentine's Day, the school confirmed late Tuesday night. A UNC student, sophomore Delaney Robinson , alleged in both a statement and press conference Tuesday that she was raped by a current Tar Heel seven months ago. Comment?
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