Two men were arrested Tuesday after a Raleigh police officer stopped a car that matched the description of the getaway car in a bank robbery in which a teller was hit in the head with a hammer about a quarter-hour earlier.
James Barton Horn Jr., wanted for killing a woman and her teenage son in Clinton, Missouri, was shot and killed Saturday by police in that state. Federal authorities had sought to prevent his release from a prior prison sentence by having him declared as “sexually dangerous.” But a federal judge in North Carolina denied the request.
Harnett County, home to nearly 10,900 veterans, offers a model for other counties looking for a different way to work with veterans charged with non-violent crimes related to post-traumatic stress and other lingering war issues. A second court opened last year in Cumberland County, and Gov. Pat McCrory has said two more are planned.
A Raleigh man will spend seven years in federal prison after being convicted of using stolen credit card numbers to buy relatively cheap cigarettes in North Carolina and resell them at higher prices in New York.
One person was shot to death outside of an apartment at 2414 Wesvill Court in west Raleigh Thursday, May 21, 2015. An armed suspect is sought by Raleigh Police, Wake Sheriff, NC Highway Patrol after he fled the scene in blue car. Raleigh Police, Wake Sheriff and CCBI personnel are processing the crime scene at the Grand Arbor Reserve apartments at the corner of Lake Boone Trail and Wycliff Road in west Raleigh.
NC Supreme Court justices heard arguments on Tuesday for and against upholding a NC Court of Appeals ruling granting a third trial to Jason Young, the medical software salesman convicted three years ago of murdering his pregnant wife.