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Following a fatal underage crash earlier this month, a St. Paul’s convenience store clerk and a juvenile have been criminally charged.  

With approximately 35 million motorists projected to take to the roadways this Memorial Day weekend, the State Highway Patrol is making preparations to ensure safe travel on our states approximately 80,000 miles of roadway.

Ante la proyección de aproximadamente 35 millones de automovilistas circulando por caminos y carreteras este fin de semana festivo por el día de Conmemoración de los Caídos, la Patrulla Estatal de Carreteras está preparándose para aplicar medidas que garanticen traslados seguros en las aproximadamente 80,000 millas de caminos que se extienden a lo largo de nuestro estado.

Yesterday, after a long history of disturbances, drug violations and countless calls for service, Superior Court Judge William H.

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety (NCDPS) is using technology to further improve reentry services for the formerly incarcerated.

Correctional staff and law enforcement officers are searching for minimum custody offender Tyrell K. Dickey (#10665910) who escaped last night, May 16, from the Orange County Correctional Center in Hillsborough.

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Michael Roach as warden of the Granville Correctional Institution in Butner.

The North Carolina state prison system now has some additional resources to help those incarcerated better their chances of being successful upon their release. Thanks to the expansion of the Second Chance Pell Experiment, two private universities and a community college in the state will offer incarcerated individuals the opportunity to participate in postsecondary educational programs.

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Chris Woods as the new warden at Hyde Correctional Institution in Swan Quarter.

The North Carolina Division of Prisons has presented awards to some of the men, women and organizations that provided outstanding support to the prison system over the past year.

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