Friday, September 24, 2021

Category Archives: State News

North Carolina News – September 23

North Carolina News – September 23

BODY CAMERAS-AUDIT Durham audit finds police body-camera compliance problems DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — An audit has found Durham police officers uploaded body-camera footage late and sometimes mislabeled it, potentially jeopardizing evidence. The News & Observer reports that the audit found the Durham Police Department has policies, training and equipment, but it couldn’t confirm that supervisors…read more »

North Carolina News – September 22

North Carolina News – September 22

HOME INVASION-FATAL SHOOTING Sheriff: 2 killed in North Carolina home invasion FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff’s office says two people were fatally shot during a home invasion. News outlets report that the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responding to a report of a home invasion and shooting at a Fayetteville home…read more »

North Carolina News – September 21

North Carolina News – September 21

BASNIGHT-RESOLUTION Late NC political giant Basnight remembered by ex-colleagues RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former colleagues of the late Senate leader Marc Basnight gathered to remember his contributions to North Carolina and view a portrait to hang in the Senate chamber. Gov. Roy Cooper was among more than 30 former senators who attended a floor meeting…read more »

North Carolina News – September 20

North Carolina News – September 20

FIRE CHIEF RESIGNS N. Carolina fire chief resigns after drunken driving arrest GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina fire chief is resigning after authorities confirmed his arrest on drunken driving charges. WITN-TV reports that Greenville Fire/Rescue Chief Eric Griffin announced Sunday that he’s resigning. The announcement comes after the Nash County Sheriff’s Office confirmed…read more »

NCDOT Shares Lifesaving Tips During Rail Safety Week

NCDOT Shares Lifesaving Tips During Rail Safety Week

The N.C. Department of Transportation is urging the public to pay more attention around railroad tracks and crossings as part of Rail Safety Week (Sept. 20-26). In America, every four hours a person or a vehicle is hit by a train, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In North Carolina this year, there…read more »

North Carolina News – September 17

North Carolina News – September 17

MOTHER-SON-FRAUD CHARGES North Carolina mother, son, accused of insurance fraud RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Officials with a North Carolina agency have accused a mother and son of falsely telling an insurance company that her car and truck had been struck multiple times by deer and other animals. A news release from state Insurance Commissioner Mike…read more »

North Carolina News – September 16

North Carolina News – September 16

OBIT-SNYDER N. Carolina Republican candidate Jim Snyder dead at 77 LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A memorial service will be held Friday for attorney, author and former North Carolina Republican candidate Jim Snyder Jr. His family says Snyder died last weekend at age 77 following an extended illness. Snyder won the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor…read more »

North Carolina News – September 15

North Carolina News – September 15

FBI-HATE CRIMES FBI campaign to raise hate crime awareness in North Carolina CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte division of the FBI says it is launching a campaign across North Carolina to raise awareness about federal hate crimes and to encourage people to report them. A news release from the agency says its campaign is…read more »

North Carolina News – September 14

North Carolina News – September 14

PLANT EMPLOYEES DEAD Company probes whether procedures were followed after deaths FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — An eastern North Carolina industrial operation says it’s investigating whether safety procedures were followed after an accident that killed two workers over the weekend. The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said two Valley Proteins workers were found unresponsive Sunday at the…read more »

North Carolina News – Sept. 13

North Carolina News – Sept. 13

PLANT EMPLOYEES DEAD Authorities: 2 workers at eastern North Carolina plant die FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say two employees at an eastern North Carolina industrial operation have died at the site. It happened Sunday at the Valley Proteins Inc. plant in Fayetteville. The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office says deputies came to the operation Sunday…read more »

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