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Pre-trial detainee dies of apparent suicide

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Safekeeper Donnie Ward #1523340 was found unresponsive in his cell just after midnight Thursday morning at Central Prison. Corrections and medical staff initiated CPR, but Ward was later declared dead, the result of an apparent suicide.

Governor McCrory Signs Disaster Recovery Act of 2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Governor Pat McCrory signed the Disaster Recovery Act of 2016 into law today, providing $201 million to help citizens and communities recover from Hurricane Matthew and wildfires.

Operation Silent Night results in 88 arrests in four counties

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Nearly 230 law enforcement officers from state, local and federal agencies joined forces this week for Operation Silent Night, an enforcement operation that served outstanding criminal warrants and conducted compliance checks on high risk and violent offenders on probation and parole in Franklin,

12 Days of Hurricane Matthew Recovery Tips for Survivors

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Many displaced Hurricane Matthew survivors face a challenging holiday season. Governor Pat McCrory has called a special session of the legislature to address pressing needs. But there is much that survivors and supporters can do to advance the recovery process.

Federal Funds Top $213 Million in Hurricane Matthew Recovery

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

In the nine weeks since President Obama declared a major disaster for North Carolina, federal agencies have provided more than $213 million in grants, loans and insurance payments to those who had losses resulting from flooding after Hurricane Matthew.

Operation Arrow results in 30 arrests in Onslow County

Friday, December 9, 2016

Nearly 50 law enforcement officers and support staff from state, local and federal agencies joined forces this week for Operation Arrow – Onslow County, an enforcement operation that served outstanding criminal warrants and conducted compliance checks on high risk and violent offenders on probati

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