A bipartisan group of legislators sponsored a bill this month that would raise the juvenile age to 18 for misdemeanor crimes. North Carolina and New York are the only states in the country that automatically charge 16-year-olds as adults.
Guess what superhero-like weapons TSA agents confiscated from a passenger’s carry-on bag at Charlotte Douglas International Airport this week? Three batarangs, those roughly bat-shaped throwing weapons used by Batman.
Matt Cooke of Stanly County, a former Army sergeant, was shot five times by an Army psychiatrist trying to shield a fellow soldier at Fort Hood, Tex. He and victims waited five years to get the medal and appropriate benefits.
Thousands of protesters took to the streets Saturday in the largest Freddie Gray rally yet, and after hours of peaceful demonstrations, pockets of protesters smashed out police car windows and storefronts.