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NC City Pays $950,000 to Family of Man Killed by Speeding Police Car

Short, 28, was walking across the street against the traffic light around 3:30 a.m. when he was hit, police said. The officer driving the car, Phillip Barker, was in a marked police car responding to a different crash at the time.

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North Carolina Legislators Consider Bill Toughening Penalties for Assaults on Officers

Dubbed Conner's Law—for NC State Trooper Kevin Conner, who was shot and killed during a traffic stop in October 2018—the proposed legislation would increase the classification of an assault on a law enforcement officer from a Class E felony to a Class D felony.

North Carolina K-9 Suddenly Dies

"It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of K9 Rony. Rony has been with our department for the past five years and was a great asset in many investigations and a true companion to his handler MPO C. Berry. He will be greatly missed!"

North Carolina DUI Suspect Complains Police Won't Share Their Confiscated Liquor

Police say Elliott failed breath tests and was put in a patrol car, where he saw a bottle of Fireball Whiskey confiscated from someone else. The report says he told the officer: "You could have shared; I'm already drunk."

North Carolina Department to Host Dodgeball Tournament for Special Olympics

The event is the result of one officer having had the experience of watching a dodgeball completion on television and bringing the idea to one of the officers in charge of the department's Special Olympics fundraising events.

NC Deputy Returns to Duty 10 Months After Being Shot in Face, Vest

“It has taken a lot of determination and commitment over the last 10 months” to recuperate, Cook said. “I am happy to say I am back to work, full duty and able to continue serving the citizens of Harnett County.” Except from some permanent nerve damage, Cook said he is fully recovered.

Charlotte Officers On Watch for Human Trafficking During NBA All-Star Game Weekend

During big events, police say traffickers take advantage of hot spots like sports venues, hotels and areas just outside main interstates that can turn into easy areas for trafficking—all areas you can expect NBA All-Star weekend events.

Female North Carolina Officer Competing on "The Titan Games" TV Show

An officer with the Greensboro Police Department was among the competitors on Wednesday's episode of "The Titan Games"—a game show from athlete and movie star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

Civilian Motorcyclists Join Police Motor Officers in Charity Ride for Fallen LEO

The event was organized by members of the East Coast Coyotes, a car club that had previously done two similar fundraisers for fallen police officers.

North Carolina Officer Shot in Neck Now in Stable Condition

Officer Charles Ainsworth—who was responding to a call of a suspicious vehicle—had been shot several times, including in the neck.