The Police Chief in Durham, North Carolina, banned the practice of inventing a 911 call to gain entry to search. For example, an officer knocks and says there was a 911 call from that house. The tenant grants entry without a warrant, and officers use the opportunity to search for incriminating items to arrest the tenant.
What is actually happening in this cell-phone video taken Saturday afternoon on I-77 in Charlotte is unclear. All witnesses know is that this car appeared on the highway, driving fast, with the man shown hanging off the back. He then punched his way through the back window and got in the car with the woman [...]
It’s official, we can now add navels to the list of places that people hide their drugs. In Eastern North Carolina the belly button is so popular as a stash that in some circles it is reportedly called the “Percocet pouch,” and in jail someone’s got to search every one of ‘em.
An unnamed Davidson County North Carolina couple in their 60s is temporarily homeless after the man reportedly blew his nose while smoking a cigarette. It was around 3 a.m. on June 2, 2014, he told firefighters, when he blew his nose and the cigarette set the tissue on fire. He dropped the flaming tissue and tried to stomp it out.
It’s not gang related, it’s not lewd, but people are calling it gross and immature, and police aren’t laughing — even though it’s funny.
This man found out that if you go to the local detention center with the good intention to turn yourself in, you might as well carry it out because if you change your mind they will hunt you down.
An impatient cop shot a 18-year-old boy suffering from schizophrenia after his parents called for assistance
You wouldn’t think that there was a fine line between “uncooperative” and dead, but a lawsuit filed in Cumberland County North Carolina explores just that part of one hospital’s treatment of a severely ill cancer patient, who was undeniably dead by the time the cab from the hospital got to his house.
Last Friday Crystal Gail Mangum was sentenced to 14-18 years in prison for a murder she called self-defense in a domestic dispute. Some have commented that Mangum’s harsh sentence was due to her role in the Duke rape scandal, a case that became a fiasco for prosecutor Mike Nifong. A look back in photos at that famous case.
Though her stepmother later said 10-year-old Zahra died on September 24, 2010, she didn’t report her missing until October 9. Read the tragic story of a young girl whose fight with cancer was an inspiration to those around her, and whose gruesome murder garnered international attention.