Unarmed Black man shot in head by Deputy. Body-cam shows
David Kittling was shot in the head by the officer shown after being stopped for a window tint violationPhoto byHuffington Post. Body camera footage released by Louisiana state Police show a Rapides Parish sheriff's deputy shooting an unarmed Black man in the head killing him. The shooting occurred during a traffic stop in mostly black populated city of Alexandria on November 6.Read full story
Prison: Drugs, snacks, $20 cigarettes and sex.
This is a true story as related by a former North Carolina inmate "Keith Bell". His goal is to discourage other men from committing crimes. His name has been changed to protect his privacy.Read full story
NC Rental assistance fraud widespread.
NC Hope Program paid $28, 000 to man in Texas in fraudulent claim. The funds were recoveredKGNS Television Screenshot. North Carolina- Nearly one year after the last application was accepted for assistance from North Carolina's Hope Grant program, law enforcement officials have begun an investigation into alleged fraud of the program in Halifax County.Read full story
Opinion. Former prisoner: NC prisons are failing.
North Carolina- In recent years crime and punishment has been the subject of many news stories and the subject of more than a few debates. As one of millions who are or have been subject to the criminal justice system, I feel qualified to weigh in the debate.Read full story
A murder case without a body.
Gregory Parks, Wilson County Courthouse, convicted of murder without a bodyWilson Daily Times. North Carolina- The family of a young woman in Wilson North Carolina grew concerned when she did not come home. She was not answering her phone which was very unusual, but most disturbing was she had not contacted her little girl. Her family knew something awful must have happened.Read full story
My first day in prison. Becoming NC Inmate # 0022635
North Carolina Inmate Identification CardJamel El-Amin. Raleigh, NC. -I was on my way to prison to serve a 12-month sentence for failure to return hired property. My case involved my returning a rental car 48 hours late. I understood there had to be consequences for my actions, but do not believe the time fit the crime, Kelvin Bass, of Wilson, NC said.Read full story
Teen killed in undercover drug sting. Police cleared
Updated 7 November 2022.- Law enforcement authorities released the findings of the police-involved shooting of an 18-year-old suspect in a drug investigation in Woodbridge, VA, just south of Washington DC, on September 1. Aut.Read full story
North Carolinas Prison Violence Problem
North Carolina prisons have seen a spike in assaults on officers and inmates in the past decade. In the latest data available, in 2018 the system saw an average of 4 inmate on inmate assaults each day. Many of these assaults resulted in serious injuries requiring emergency medical attention and some in loss of life.Read full story