More than 5,000 North Carolina prisoners are segregated from the general population on an average day, a practice that a national justice institute says is overused, costly and has negative mental health effects on inmates.
Gretchen Engel, director of the Durham-based Center for Death Penalty Litigation, and Cassandra Stubbs, a lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union Capital Punishment Project, were among a team of attorneys who used the short-lived law to convert a North Carolina death row inmate’s sentence in 2012 to life without possibility for parole.
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A 22-year-old Durham woman was arrested Wednesday on felony charges, including theft of a gun, in connection with a string of break-ins to cars in neighborhoods off Garrett Road on the city's west side.
Willie “Wil” Glenn, the new public affairs manager for the Durham Police Department, wants to help rebuild the community’s trust for the agency. The Police Department has endured intense and unfavorable public scrutiny in recent years following accusations of racial bias and profiling.
A 51-year-old man who lives near Zebulon and says he was an anti-terrorism analyst for the US government is facing charges from town police that he had more than 450 explicit pictures of 12- to 15-year-old girls.
A man and woman who live south of Garner and a Clayton man had court dates Monday after Wake County sheriff's investigators charged them with manufacturing methamphetamine in the manufactured home where the man and woman live.
A Wake Forest man is scheduled to be in Wake County court on Friday in connection with charges by Raleigh police that he had inappropriately touched six women and one man at a used-car business he runs.