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Obstruction charges dropped after man arrested while recording arrest of friend

See a portion of video when a man was arrested for videotaping an arrest by a Wake Forest police officer. Robert Johnson, 23, who was later cleared, filed a complaint with the Wake Forest Police Department against Officer S. Woods on May 22. In the complaint, Johnson said Woods intimidated him, tried to break his cellphone and caused him pain on Feb. 27.

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Police in MO say they killed double homicide suspect James Horn

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.

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NC officials tout veterans treatment court

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.