85.2 F
Monday, September 27, 2021

North Carolina Student Denied High School Diploma After Wearing Mexican Flag over Graduation Gown

A student at Asheboro High School in Asheboro, North Carolina, was denied his diploma on Thursday after wearing a Mexican flag over his graduation gown at the commencement ceremony. “I just gotta represent — I did it for my family. They came over here to give me a better future,” explained Ever Lopez of why he showed…

Police Department Limits 911 Calls To Which It Will Respond Due To ‘Staffing Crisis’

A North Carolina police department will no longer respond to certain 911 calls due to a “staffing crisis.” The Asheville Police Department (APD) announced Wednesday the department has lost 84 officers since Jan. 1, 2020, and is currently experiencing a “staffing crisis.” In order to “improve response times,” the APD announced they will no longer…

District Attorney: Deputies’ Actions ‘Justified’ in Fatal Shooting of Andrew Brown Jr.

District Attorney Andrew Womble announced Tuesday the deputies who shot and killed Andrew Brown Jr. in April in North Carolina were justified in their actions and will not be criminally charged. “Mr. Brown’s death, while tragic, was justified, because Mr. Brown’s actions caused three deputies with the Pasquotank County Sheriff’s Office to reasonably believe it…

Report: Colonial Pipeline Doesn’t Plan to Pay Ransom in Cyber Attack

Colonial Pipeline reportedly does not currently plan on paying a ransom to hackers believed to be responsible for a cyberattack on the energy giant’s pipeline, causing gas shortages across parts of the United States. The Washington Post reports: [Colonial Pipeline] are working with the cybersecurity firm Mandiant to restore the data from backup systems where…

Appeals Court: Federal Law Gives Right to Inspect Non-Citizen Voting

The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) is marking its third win in the last few years on protecting the right to inspect state voter rolls for non-citizen registrations and voting. The Fourth Circuit federal appeals court on Monday ruled in favor of PILF in its lawsuit against the North Carolina State Board of Elections, vacating…

Three Governors Declare States Of Emergency Due To Gasoline Shortage

Three governors declared states of emergency in response to gas shortages brought on by the Colonial Pipeline hack. Democratic North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency on Monday due to his state’s gas shortage. Republican Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, and Democratic Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam declared states of emergency on Tuesday. Republican…

NC Officer Saves Teen Found Shot Multiple Times and Bleeding Heavily

An officer with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) is being credited with saving a 15-year-old’s life when the victim was found shot and bleeding after trying to sell personal property. The shooting occurred at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday at 4430 The Plaza, according to WFXR. “A third-shift North Tryon Officer was in the area of…

Judge: 30-Day Hold on Release of Bodycam Footage of Andrew Brown Shooting

Judge Jeffrey Foster ruled on Wednesday that more bodycam footage of the shooting death of Andrew Brown Jr. cannot be released for at least 30 days. Foster indicated he understands public interest in the footage, but worries releasing it could hurt the investigation into the shooting, ABC 6 reported. The footage could be released after 30…

‘Ha Ha, Everybody’s Laughing,’ VP Harris Says As Nobody’s Laughing

April 19, 2021 6:37 PM ET Vice President Kamala Harris told an audience during her trip to North Carolina on Monday that everyone was “laughing” even though nobody cracked up. Harris was discussing the administration’s American Jobs Plan at the Guilford Technical Community College in Greensboro. She appears to have tried to make a joke…

Illegal Alien Charged with Killing Father of Two in Drunk Driving Crash

An illegal alien allegedly hit and killed a North Carolina father of two children last month in a drunk driving crash, local law enforcement says. Rolbin Pacheco, a 35-year-old illegal alien from Honduras, has been charged with drunk driving and felony death by vehicle after he allegedly killed 36-year-old Cheston Edwards on March 29 in…

Recent Posts

USD - United States Dollar