The News & Observer: $2M settlement reached
The attorneys for 12 people affected by an alleged fake drug scheme involving a confidential informant for the Raleigh Police Department say they have reached a $2 million settlement in a federal civil rights lawsuit….
The Charlotte Observer: Mecklenburg jail violated regulations in deaths of 2 inmates
The Mecklenburg County Jail violated state regulations designed to ensure prisoner safety in connection with the back-to-back deaths of two inmates last spring, government documents obtained by The Charlotte Observer show….
Lawyers Weekly: Man shot by police officer settles claim for $275K
A man who was shot in the face by a Wilmington police officer has settled a pre-lawsuit claim against the city of Wilmington and the Wilmington Police Department for $275,000, his attorneys report….
AMUSEMENT PARK WORKERS SAY COMPLAINTS ABOUT MANAGER’S RACIST REMARKS WENT IGNORED
CHARLOTTE, NC GEORGE FLOYD PROTESTS BLOCK UPTOWN TRAFFIC
Demonstrators expressing outrage over the death of a Minneapolis man in police custody protested in Charlotte for a second night, including blocking traffic for a time on I-277 uptown, police said Saturday night.
FAMILY OF 17-YEAR-OLD INMATE WHO DIED BY SUICIDE FILES WRONGFUL DEATH LAWSUIT
The family of a 17-year-old inmate, who authorities said died by suicide in 2020, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit, alleging state and county employees, including Mecklenburg County Sheriff Garry McFadden, didn’t do enough to protect the teen.
HE ACCUSES THE POLICE OF EXCESSIVE USE OF FORCE AFTER BEING SHOT SEVERAL TIMES BY THE OFFICERS WHILE HE WAS UNARMED AND KNEELING
American Timothy Caraway, who survived after being shot several times last year by police officers from the city of Pineville, North Carolina, filed a lawsuit against the officers on Thursday, informs The Charlotte Observer.
LAWSUIT CLAIMS RALEIGH POLICE OFFICER, INFORMANT FRAMED PEOPLE WITH FAKE HEROIN SALES
A longtime Raleigh police officer framed at least a dozen innocent people as drug dealers, in some cases putting them in jail for months and costing them their jobs, a new lawsuit claims.
LAWSUIT: NC COPS SHOT BLACK MAN ON HIS KNEE FOLLOWING ORDERS
After shooting Timothy Caraway multiple times last year, Pineville police rushed to the bleeding and temporarily paralyzed suspect and ordered him to raise his hands.
MOTHER OF TEEN WHO HANGED HIMSELF SUES STATE, MECKLENBURG
The mother of a teenager who killed himself in the Mecklenburg County jail claims that detention officers failed to adequately observe her son even though he had been put on tighter security, then tried to hide the violations by filing false reports, according to her new lawsuit.
NC DEPUTY FIRED AFTER PUTTING KNEE ON BLACK MAN’S NECK
A North Carolina sheriff’s deputy has been fired after he was captured on video putting his knee on a Black man’s neck, and a state agency is looking into the incident.
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY TEEN DIES OF APPARENT SUICIDE SATURDAY AT MECKLENBURG JUVENILE DETENTION CENTER, NC OFFICIALS SAY
A teen housed housed at the Mecklenburg Jail North Juvenile Detention Center died of an apparent suicide Saturday, according to a news release from the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.
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