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New sentencing ordered in slaying of Athens native, UNC student president

The younger of the two men convicted of killing the University of North Carolina student body president in 2008 must get a resentencing hearing, an NC court said in a ruling Tuesday that also determined the teenager got a fair trial.
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...Lemon's lawsuit within the time allowed. The judge later reduced the settlement to $450,000. In June 2004, the North Carolina Court of Appeals voided Wood's judgment and sent the case back to Forsyth County Superior Court. --- MIAMI - Weapons...
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Rock Hill case highlights need for Spanish translators

...keys to success for now is the quality of translators. Sarah Robbins, who was certified last year through the North Carolina court system, and Barbara Guidry, the Hispanic community liaison for the city of Rock Hill, are considered two of...
LeBlanc's rape trial is delayed identify people who report sexual assaults unless they give the newspaper permission to do so. According to North Carolina court documents, both the Gastonia woman and Ms. Revis told police that an assailant tricked them into allowing him...
Additional area news who police believe killed three people -- including a pregnant woman -- waived an extradition hearing in a North Carolina court Monday, authorities said. Narciso Penida Sr., 48, was arrested in Statesville, N.C., at about 10:30...
'Black widow' to be arraigned next month

...Augusta grandmother accused of hiring someone to kill her fourth husband will be arraigned early next month in a North Carolina court.It has been more than two years since Richmond County investigators arrested 78-year-old Betty Neumar in...
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Defense wants info on tipsters in death of Athens native

...would make people reluctant to call information in." Woodall said after the hearing that he had not found any North Carolina court rulings that settle challenges into whether tips phoned in to Crime Stoppers are considered investigatory records...
Court rejects rapist's appeal

...his appeal Tuesday. In a unanimous opinion, the North Carolina Court of Appeals rejected Mr. LeBlanc's contention...their permission, as Ms. Little has. Because the North Carolina Court of Appeals' decision was unanimous, Mr. LeBlanc...
Across the area

...Lipscomb's cousin Chance Lipscomb, 21, was indicted for first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder. In North Carolina courts, the men could face life in prison or the death penalty if the district attorney seeks it. All four are being...
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Fayette County weighs smoke ban

...But those ordinances were all overturned by a North Carolina Court of Appeals decision late last year. It is that...concerns about the board's authority to act. The North Carolina court found that banning smoking only in restaurants...