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Cellphones smuggled into prisons by corrupt guards, concealed in food containers or hurled over security fences are an increasing worry for law enforcement as prisoners use them to intimidate witnesses, direct drug deals and plan escapes.
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Winston-Salem Police said its special investigations division launched an investigation in August 2009 into allegations of organized prostitution.
Dr. Greg Brannon, a Republican contending for the party's Senate nomination in North Carolina, once called U.S. property taxes as central planning, referencing the Holocaust and Soviet Union as other examples of central planning, in a 2012 radio interview.
The agency running Medicaid in North Carolina is sticking to its previous shortfall projection as unpaid claims and application backlogs remain.
A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that used voodoo dolls is right.
With the proliferation of sweepstakes parlors across Scotland County despite the establishments' tenuous legal footing, law enforcement has teamed up with Hoke County authorities to create a task force that will investigate and prosecute illegal establishments, District Attorney Kristy Newton announced Thursday in a statement.
U.S. Senate Republican candidate Mark Harris speaks with attendees following The Great Debate, a forum sponsored by the East Wake Republican Club at Hephzibah Baptist Church on Friday in Wendell.
The official start of hurricane season is less than two months away, on June 1. Although there were no hurricanes in 2013, Northern Virginia has gotten walloped in the past.
In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.
Michael Johnson, 30, will get another chance to plead his innocence starting April 28, when he’s scheduled to return to court to begin a new trial on second-degree murder charges for the death of the 16-year-old honor student from Monroe, near Charlotte.
North Carolina's attorney general is asking a judge to delay the most recent lawsuit over the state's same-sex marriage ban, saying an order expected later this year in another case likely will resolve the situation.
Donors gave big money to a trio of Democratic women running in battleground U.S. Senate races between January and March, a much-needed jolt of energy for Senate Democrats looking at an increasingly difficult path to holding their fragile majority in the midterm elections.
On Sunday, the eve of Passover, 73-year-old F. Glenn Miller allegedly shot dead three people, including a 14-year-old Eagle Scout, then shouted "Heil Hitler" from the back seat of a police car following his arrest.
Activists in the world of historic preservation have long staked a claim to rescuing architecturally important train stations, government buildings and private estates.
The voice from a distant mountain ambush in Afghanistan left U.S. commanders glued to their radios in 2007.
Round-tripping occurs when American citizens open bank accounts in tax havens such as the Cayman Islands.