Crime

Crime

Harnett deputies’ conduct could bring big bills to taxpayers

U.S. Department of Justice scrutiny may force expensive reforms within the sheriff’s office, costs that taxpayers must bear. Legal fees have reached $100,000 in three months of answering federal queries.

Crime

Raleigh boy stranded, mom charged with leaving 4 kids alone

Raleigh police searched through Tuesday evening for the parent of a 5-year-old kindergartener who was stuck on a school bus because no adult was at his stop, and the search led to his mother’s arrest on child-abuse charges of leaving four other children alone in their apartment.

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Heartfelt talk with crowd at standoff brings police officer to tears

Kansas City, Kansas police Maj. Solomon Young becomes emotional as he explains police tactics to a restless crowd during a tense standoff on Aug. 16, 2016. "That's the kind of law enforcement we want," says one person in the crowd as applause breaks out.
Keith Myers/Kansas City Star
Heartfelt talk with crowd at standoff brings police officer to tears 3:21

Heartfelt talk with crowd at standoff brings police officer to tears

Vigil held to remember deaf man killed by North Carolina state trooper 0:56

Vigil held to remember deaf man killed by North Carolina state trooper

Driver in wreck that killed three makes first court appearance 1:40

Driver in wreck that killed three makes first court appearance

Mike Peterson's son talks about the 15 years since his father's first trial 2:07

Mike Peterson's son talks about the 15 years since his father's first trial