Crime

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    Still no evidence of Trump collusion

    Jonathan Turley sifts through the spin and focuses on the facts in a column for TheHill.com. The problem in the Russian investigation is that we have plenty of crimes but not necessarily plenty of colluders. The demonic Internet character Guccifer 2.0 was a carefully constructed false identity of…
    Mitch Kokai, July 16, 2018
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    How Baltimore became murder city

    Baltimore is now the deadliest city in America. With 55.5 homicides per 100,000 people in 2017, it ranked 21st in the world and far outpaced New Orleans and Detroit. USA Today finds that a portion of Charm City’s increase can be attributed to less vigilant policing beginning in 2015,…
    Joseph Coletti, July 13, 2018
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    Meth is back and cheaper than ever, while allergy sufferers are still under suspicion

    If we're to believe that government restrictions on cold medications to fight meth "worked," then why is it that the drug is "everywhere" and cheaper than ever?
    Jon Sanders, July 13, 2018
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    Raleigh’s racial and youth disparities in gun violence

    Raleigh police released a report on gun violence that shows that victims and suspects of gun violence in Raleigh are mostly young and predominantly black.
    Jon Sanders, July 10, 2018
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Voters will have multiple chances to amend the N.C. Constitution this fall. Becki Gray analyzes proposed state constitutional amendments during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Terry Stoops discusses a new state law that focuses on cutting down the number of tests in N.C. public schools.
    Mitch Kokai, July 6, 2018
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    North Carolina’s bloated, confusing criminal code needs a complete rewrite. Before that can happen, state lawmakers want an index of all the crimes currently in effect in the state. Jon Guze analyzes legislation designed to meet that goal for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Education-related…
    Mitch Kokai, June 29, 2018
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    Good news for North Carolina’s Criminal Justice System: House Bill 379

    Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis reports Gov. Roy Cooper has signed a bill into law that will being to clean up North Carolina’s criminal code. The state has too many crimes, lawmakers and legal experts say. Hundreds of these laws are scattered across more than 140 chapters of the N.C.
    Anna Manning, June 26, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on the latest N.C. legislation targeting human trafficking. Shannon Watkins’ Daily Journal pans feminist activism masquerading as higher education.
    Mitch Kokai, June 22, 2018