Crime

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9:48 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

DNA Evidence Exonerates Men after 30 Years; Justice Scalia's Death Penalty Example is Innocent

(L) Henry McCollum, (R) Leon Brown, half-brothers exonerated by new DNA evidence produced by the NC Innocence Inquiry Commission

Two innocent men, wrongly convicted thirty years ago, walked out of prison as free men earlier this week.

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Local
9:49 am
Fri July 13, 2012

North Carolina Attorney General Releases Crime Statistics

2011 North Carolina Crime Statistics Released
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The crime rate in North Carolina last year was the lowest reported since 1977. The state Attorney General’s office released the 2011 statistics yesterday.   Here are the findings at the state and local levels.

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