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North Carolina police have launched a state-wide investigation into naked photos of local teenage girls spreading rampantly through Instagram and Facebook accounts, and one 17-year-old high school student has been arrested and charged with cyberbullying. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

NC Police Issue Warrant In Statewide Investigation Of Naked Teen Instagram Photos

Law enforcement across North Carolina have issued a warrant to Facebook – which owns the photo-sharing application Instagram – ordering that the social media company provide records to identify account holders distributing “inappropriate” nude photos of area high school girls as young as 14 and 15 years old.

03/03/2014

File photo of a prison cell block. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Found Dead In Her Cell At Wake County Jail

Authorities say a 39-year-old woman has been found dead in her cell at the Wake County jail.

01/06/2014

File photo of a prisoner's hand on a jail fence. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

NC Jailer Found Guilty In Inmate’s Beating Death

A Wake County detention officer has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for the beating death of an inmate at the Wake County jail last summer.

12/12/2013

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NC Woman Charged With Cruelty After 90 Cats Found

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Raleigh woman who led an animal rescue operation has been charged with cruelty after officials found more than 90 animals at his home. Wake County officials found 90 cats and […]

11/11/2013

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Charges Dismissed For 2 Moral Monday Protesters

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Wake County judge has dismissed charges against a husband and wife who were among more than 900 people arrested during the mass protests at the N.C. General Assembly. A week […]

10/12/2013

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NC Authorities Probe Kidnappings, Robberies

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Wake County authorities are looking into a series of armed robberies and kidnappings in the last week. According to the sheriff’s office, an armed man kidnapped a woman in a neighborhood […]

09/28/2013

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NC NAACP Launches Tour Against State Legislation

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP is launching a 25-county tour targeting the policies of the Republican-led General Assembly. The civil rights group heads Tuesday to Wake, Wilson, Nash and […]

CBS Charlotte–05/28/2013

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Wake School Board Delays Decision On Guards

CARY, N.C. (AP) — The Wake County school board has delayed a decision on putting unarmed security guards in elementary schools.

CBS Charlotte–01/23/2013

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Wake School Board Delays Decision On Guards

CARY, N.C. (AP) — The Wake County school board has delayed a decision on putting unarmed security guards in elementary schools. Placing guards in each elementary school is a recommendations after the school shooting in […]

CBS Charlotte–01/23/2013

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NC’s Largest School District Considers Guards

CARY, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s largest school district is considering putting a security guard in every elementary school.

CBS Charlotte–01/22/2013