Month: March 2016

2016 Redistricting Map

Congressional redistricting map approved by NC General Assembly

By Terri Flagg – tflagg@civitasmedia.com

Gov. Pat McCrory has signed into law a court-ordered redistricting map and procedures for a special congressional primary set for June following a two-day special session of the General Assembly last week.

The new district map shifts Stokes County from District 6 to District 5, grouping it with neighboring counties and those in the northwest corner of the state. Continue reading “Congressional redistricting map approved by NC General Assembly”

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For Sexual Assault Victims, An Effort To Loosen Statutes Of Limitations

Allegations of sexual assault against Bill Cosby as well as intensified focus on campus rape have left many prosecutors struggling to figure out new ways to right old wrongs. Now, a growing number of states are changing their statutes of limitations to allow sexual assault cases to be prosecuted years and even decades after the fact. Continue reading “For Sexual Assault Victims, An Effort To Loosen Statutes Of Limitations”

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Darryl Hunt’s body found inside vehicle, police say

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. —The body of Darryl Eugene Hunt, who served nearly 20 years in prison before DNA results exonerated him in a 1984 murder, was found Sunday morning in Winston-Salem.

Hunt’s body was found inside a vehicle in the 2800 block of University Parkway, WXII 12 News learned. Police did not say how Hunt died. Continue reading “Darryl Hunt’s body found inside vehicle, police say”