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The Brunswick County Sheriffs Office is searching for Brianna Nicole Franks
May 22, 2015 9:58 AM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Brianna Nicole Franks.

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The Winston Salem Police Department is searching for Karen Jane Parrish
May 15, 2015 2:18 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Karen Jane Parrish.

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5/22/2015 Governor Proclaims Hurricane Preparedness Week
5/21/2015 Duke Energy Subsidiaries Plead Guilty and Sentenced to Pay $102 Million for Clean Water Act Crimes
5/21/2015 Man Dies, Child Hospitalized Following East Spencer Shooting
5/19/2015 Highway Patrol Presents Valor, Samaritan and Other Awards at Ceremony
5/19/2015 Highway Patrol Urges Motorists to Use Caution during the Memorial Day Holiday
5/19/2015 State Highway Patrol Employees and Civilians Receive Departmental Awards
5/18/2015 State Highway Patrol Members and Civilians Promoted in Ceremony
5/15/2015 NC Military Pipeline Helps Public Safety Recruit Qualified Veterans
5/15/2015 State Highway Patrol Employees and Civilians to Receive Awards
5/15/2015 Promotional Ceremony for North Carolina State Highway Patrol Employees
5/15/2015 NCNG Hosts Racing Events for Community
5/14/2015 State Highway Patrol and Wildlife Resources Commission Announces Multi-Agency Initiative
5/13/2015 ALE and Thomasville Police Charge Ten with Gambling Violations
5/12/2015 SBI Arrests Ten in State and Local Drug Roundup
5/12/2015 2015 Wake County Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
5/12/2015 On the Road, On the Water, Don't Drink and Drive
5/11/2015 Man Dies in Police Custody
5/08/2015 Former Chatham School Employee Charged with Embezzlement
5/08/2015 NC State Emergency Response Team Monitoring Subtropical Storm Ana
5/07/2015 U.S. Forest Service and Air National Guard Prepare for Fire Season
5/07/2015 SHP Honors Fallen at Memorial Service
5/06/2015 Escaped inmate Timothy Hardee captured in Oregon
5/05/2015 Stolen Cattle Investigation Results in Arrest
5/02/2015 NCANG Joins SC Guard in MAFFs Water Drop Training Exercise
5/01/2015 NC Guard partners with NC Forest Service at DuPont State Recreational Forest
5/01/2015 ALE and SHP Present Keys to Life Program at High School in Hope Mills


4/30/2015 N.C. Air National Guard "Kids on Guard" Media Day
4/29/2015 Gov. McCrory and the Department of Public Safety Gives Employment Boost to Veterans
4/29/2015 NCNG Education and Employment Center Celebrates 1,000 Hire
4/29/2015 More than 300 N.C. Army National Guard Soldiers Deploy to Kosovo
4/28/2015 DPS seeks public's help in locating escaped inmate
4/28/2015 Governor McCrory Congratulates B.W Collier on SBI Director Confirmation
4/28/2015 Search underway for inmate escaped from highway crew working in Surry County
4/28/2015 N.C. Air National Guard MAFFS Media Day
4/28/2015 Highway Patrol Ends “Operation Drive to Live”
4/28/2015 Keys to Life Presentation
4/27/2015 State Highway Patrol and State Farm Join Forces to Reduce Teenage Fatalities
4/23/2015 Search underway for inmate escaped from Greene Correctional Center
4/22/2015 Lt. Gordon Presents Trophy and Blue Ribbon to Poster Contest Winners
4/22/2015 Juvenile Justice Reentry Reform Task Force to Meet Friday in Raleigh
4/20/2015 Drug Operation Results in Two Arrests and Seizure of Over Two Kilos of Cocaine
4/20/2015 Highway Patrol Announces Operation "Drive to Live 2015"
4/17/2015 NC Guard Soldiers Volunteer to Help a Fellow Guardsmen in Need
4/16/2015 SBI Transports Wayne Murder Suspect back to North Carolina from Florida
4/16/2015 Highway Patrol to Conduct “Operation Drive to Live 2015”
4/16/2015 Retired Thomasville Teacher Arrested for Sexually Abusing Boy Nearly 30 Years Ago
4/14/2015 State Emergency Response Commission Meeting
4/13/2015 Four Probation Officers Join U.S. Marshals Task Force
4/09/2015 N.C. National Guard Soldiers Deploy
4/09/2015 Governor McCrory Proclaims April Alcohol Awareness Month
4/08/2015 Indictment Charges Florida Man with Passport Fraud
4/01/2015 SBI Investigates Non-Fatal Police Shooting


3/31/2015 Ribbon-cutting for SHP Troop D Office
3/30/2015 New warden named at NC Correctional Institution for Women
3/30/2015 Multi-agency Law Enforcement Task Force Formed to Investigate the 1980 Murder of 14-year-old Girl
3/30/2015 NCNG Deployment Ceremony Held in Lincolnton on Saturday
3/27/2015 SBI and Three Sheriffs Announcing Local and State Law Enforcement Task Force for the 1980 Murder of 14-Year- Old Girl
3/27/2015 SBI Arrests Former Columbus Police Officer on Drug Charges
3/26/2015 N.C. National Guard Soldiers Deploy
3/25/2015 Operation Medicine Drop Collects Millions of Prescription Drugs
3/25/2015 ALE Charges Two Montgomery County Residents Following Crash Involving Alcohol
3/24/2015 Vera Selects Five Corrections Departments for Initiative Aimed at Reducing the Use of Solitary Confinement
3/23/2015 Operation Patriot results in 153 arrests in four counties
3/21/2015 ALE Raids Two Fayetteville Nightclubs for Drug Trafficking
3/19/2015 Public Safety Teams Up with Waste Industries on Litter Free NC Campaign
3/19/2015 Autoridades de Seguridad Pública se unen con Waste Industries para realizar la campaña Carolina del Norte sin Basura
3/19/2015 NC ABC Commission Hosts First Meeting of Governor's Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force
3/18/2015 Bladen County Police Shooting Victim Identified
3/18/2015 ALE Arrests Wilmington Mini-Mart Manager on Cocaine Charges
3/18/2015 DPS Partners with Waste Industries to Expand Litter Free NC Campaign
3/17/2015 SBI Arrests Kinston Doctors on Drug Charges
3/17/2015 SBI Charges Former School Resource Officer for Sex Offenses
3/17/2015 Meeting of Governor’s Task Force on Safer Schools Set for Wednesday in Raleigh
3/13/2015 Spring Operation Medicine Drop Begins March 15
3/12/2015 Hendersonville Girl Wins North Carolina's 2015 Missing Children Poster Contest
3/11/2015 MEDIA ADVISORY: Initial Meeting of Juvenile Justice Reentry Reform Task Force Set for Friday in Raleigh
3/10/2015 Inmate dies after suicide attempt
3/10/2015 ALE Raids Fayetteville Drug and Alcohol Party
3/06/2015 ALE Charges Two for Illegal Alcohol Sales After Greenville Minor Hospitalized
3/05/2015 Clayton Man Arrested for Trafficking Prescription Drugs
3/04/2015 SBI Releases Names of Officers in Shooting of Triple Homicide Suspect
3/03/2015 SBI Investigation Results in Four Arrests From October Underage Drinking Party in Jackson County
3/02/2015 Media Advisory: Safer Schools and Communities Forum Slated for Wednesday Evening in Kinston


2/27/2015 Conditions Improving, But Black Ice Still Poses Danger
2/27/2015 Governor McCrory Declares March 1-7 Severe Weather Preparedness Week
2/26/2015 State Responds to Winter Storm
2/25/2015 Governor Declares State of Emergency in Preparation for Winter Storm
2/25/2015 JIC Formed to Provide Coordinated Information
2/24/2015 Highway Patrol Investigates Two Weather Related Fatalities
2/24/2015 State Prepares for More Snow to Hit North Carolina
2/24/2015 Mike Slagle named administrator at Mountain View Correctional Institution
2/23/2015 DPS Joining Forces with Veteran Advocacy Organization
2/18/2015 Conditions Improving, But Temperatures/Ice Still Pose Danger
2/17/2015 Governor Urges Public to Remain Cautious Due to Frigid Temperatures and More Black Ice
2/17/2015 Highway Patrol Investigates Weather-Related Traffic Fatality in Hertford County
2/17/2015 Governor Urges Public to Stay off Roads, Prepare for Potential Power Outages
2/16/2015 Governor McCrory Urges North Carolinians to Stay Off Roads
2/16/2015 El Gobernador McCrory emite declaración de estado de emergencia en anticipación a la llegada de frente ártico
2/16/2015 Highway Patrol Creates Website Link to Assist Public in Locating Stored Vehicles
2/16/2015 Governor McCrory Issues State of Emergency Declaration Ahead of Arctic Blast
2/16/2015 JIC Formed to Provide Coordinated Storm Information
2/15/2015 Highway Patrol Offers Simple Winter Driving Tips As Potential Winter Weather Approaches
2/10/2015 Central Prison Healthcare Complex to hold job fair and open house
2/10/2015 SBI identifies man shot after he led police on vehicle chase
2/09/2015 Charlotte Man Sentenced for Defrauding Investors in Ponzi Scheme
2/09/2015 FBI Offering Reward of up to $25,000 in Asha Degree Disappearance
2/06/2015 SBI Arrests Charlotte Woman for Practicing Dentistry Without a License
2/06/2015 SBI Charges Doctor’s Receptionist in Prescription Drug Ring Case
2/06/2015 Media Advisory: N.C. Air National Guard Change of Authority Ceremony
2/05/2015 Governor McCrory Outlines Ambitious Agenda to Continue Economic Revival
2/03/2015 Operation Trident results in 13 arrests in Union County
2/03/2015 Highway Patrol Seeks Public Help in Locating Burgundy Chevrolet or GMC Envoy


1/30/2015 SHP Celebrates 86 Years of Service with Museum Exhibit
1/28/2015 Chief Probation Officer Robin Griffin Receives John R. Larkins Award
1/28/2015 DPS Recognizes Employee Achievements at First Annual Badge of Excellence Awards Ceremony
1/28/2015 Lenoir County Trooper Assists in the Capture of One of Five Robbery Suspects
1/23/2015 SBI Seeking Help Identifying Two Men in Warren County Murder Investigation
1/23/2015 N.C. National Guard supports Tarheel Challenge Academy and At-Risk Youth
1/23/2015 SBI, FBI Looking for Clayton Murder Suspect
1/23/2015 SBI Investigating 1976 Bladen Murder Case
1/22/2015 Friday Symposium in Wilmington Focuses on Prevention, Response to School Violence
1/20/2015 Ceremony for NCNG Soldiers Deploying to Kuwait
1/16/2015 SHP Holds Graduation Ceremony for 54 New State Troopers
1/16/2015 Media Advisory: N.C. National Guard Soldiers Deploy
1/15/2015 ALE Charges Three Sweepstakes Business Owners in Gibsonville
1/14/2015 Media Advisory: 136th Highway Patrol Graduation
1/13/2015 North Carolina AMBER Alerts on Facebook
1/13/2015 Public Safety Officials Urge State to Be Prepared for Winter Weather
1/09/2015 Off Duty State Trooper Saves Three from Freezing Water
1/09/2015 Governor McCrory Proclaims National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
1/09/2015 New prison managers named in Scotland and Hyde counties
1/08/2015 Media Advisory: N.C. National Guard Soldiers Deploy
1/08/2015 Ivey Appointed as Chief Juvenile Court Counselor in Judicial District 16
1/08/2015 Price Appointed as Chief Juvenile Court Counselor in Mecklenburg County
1/07/2015 Troopers Rush to the Aid of Pregnant Driver Involved in Collision on NC 216 near Kings Mountain
1/06/2015 State Capitol Police Arrest Third Suspect in State Car Vandalism and Credit Card Thefts
1/06/2015 Media Advisory: Juvenile Justice Leader to Discuss Bullying Prevention at Hyde County Schools Forum
1/02/2015 State Capitol Police Make Arrests on State Car Vandalism and Gas Card Thefts
1/02/2015 Trooper Goes Above and Beyond in Finding Missing Randolph County Woman