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The State Highway Patrol is investigating a collision where a subcontractor for the Department of Transportation was struck.

Juvenile Court Services Administrator Traci Marchand last week was elected chairman of the Interstate Commission for Juveniles during its annual business meeting in Madison, Wis.

A year-long joint investigative effort by the Department of Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest, location or death confirmation of

Update Aug. 28, 12:10 p.m.

The State Highway Patrol has identified all occupants involved in Thursday’s collision that occurred on Thanksgiving Fire Department Road in Johnston County:

Inmate Dominique Worrell, 26, was found dead at Southern Correctional Institution this afternoon, the subject of an apparent suicide.

The North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission awarded three State Capitol Police officers with the Advanced Law Enforcement Certification, the highest such honor awarded by the State.

On Wednesday, Sept. 16, residents and business leaders in Granville County will have an opportunity to review and discuss the latest flood hazard and flood risk data.

UPDATE: Escaped inmate Brandon Brim was captured at about 2 a.m. Monday in Winston Salem by Wake Forest University Police as he was attempting to break into cars.

The task force created to design a comprehensive strategic plan to improve the successful reintegration of juveniles into the community following their contact with the juvenile justice system is scheduled to meet in Raleigh on Monday.

A new correctional cadet program that leads to a career path with the North Carolina Department of Public  Safety is launching in Bertie County Schools, developed jointly by the school system, community leaders, the Governor’s Office and the Department of Public Safety.

As many schools get ready to welcome back students and staff, state emergency management officials are reminding families that now is a good time to update their emergency plans.

Governor Pat McCrory signed House Bill 371 which will allow designated members of the North Carolina National Guard to carry concealed weapons in public facilities such as recruiting centers and armories.

On Friday, August 14, North Carolina State Trooper Joe D. Berrong II, 38, of North Wilkesboro, accepted the Jimmy K. Ammons North American Inspectors Grand Champion Award -- the highest honor for roadside inspectors in the United States.