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North Carolina Officer Charged with Traffic Offense After Striking Child in Crosswalk

A Statesville, NC. police officer has been charged with failing to yield the right of way to a pedestrian after authorities said she struck a 4-year-old child with her patrol car last week. The boy was walking with his mother at the time and is expected to be OK.

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Video: North Carolina Deputy Dies in Crash Responding to Call

A Northampton County, NC, deputy who had only been on the job for six months died in a crash while responding to a call on Wednesday night, according to Sheriff Jack Smith.

2 Restaurant Workers Fired for Refusing Service to Police Officer

Two employees—one a manager and one a cashier—of a restaurant in North Carolina have been fired after it was discovered that they refused to serve a police officer with the Roxboro Police Department.

North Carolina Deputy Shot at Hospital, Suspect Killed

At the Emergency Department, the inmate tried to get the deputy’s gun and they got into a struggle, Wright and Hawkins said. “Fortunately, the deputy wrestled the subject, and luckily one of Fayetteville PD’s officers was there to help subdue the subject.”

North Carolina Officer Shot During Warrant Service Expected to Be OK

An officer with the Gastonia (NC) Police Department who was shot during a joint operation with the FBI early Friday morning reportedly suffered non-life-threatening injuries and is expected to be OK.

Police Impostor Attempts to Arrest Accused Murder Suspect

A man posing as a police officer in North Carolina joined actual police officers in a vehicle pursuit of a car suspected to be inhabited by a possible murder suspect in early October.

North Carolina Officer Working with FBI Task Force Shot in Charlotte

According to the FBI, members of their Safe Streets Task Force were executing a warrant to an ongoing criminal investigation and as they approached the home, they were fired upon. An officer with the Gastonia Police Department was hit.

North Carolina Agency Implements "Written Consent" Policy, Limiting Search Powers

A police advocacy group, the N.C. Police Benevolent Association, opposes the proposed policy, saying it should include a way for officers to bypass the written requirement if it is not safe or practical. The group would continue to oppose the practice, which isn't backed by law, said PBA President John Midgette.

4 North Carolina Officers Injured When Patrol Vehicles Collide

Four officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg (NC) Police Department were injured when two patrol vehicles they were in collided late last week.

Accused Killer of North Carolina K-9 Officer Pleads Guilty

The district attorney accepted the plea because he worried about the possibility that jurors could give Fenner second-degree murder. Under terms of the plea Fenner will spend the rest of his life in prison without the possibility of parole.