If you're fortunate enough to have good neighbors in Charlotte or elsewhere in North Carolina where you reside, you likely value their opinions and turn to them for input on various matters.
If you became aware as a college student that a visitor walked inside a campus building and unlawfully extracted $44 worth of quarters from a vending machine, you'd think that such person would merit a bit of punishment, right?
The head of a medical device maker and his company targeted in a whistleblower lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice were exonerated in a trial concluded earlier this year. Specifically, they were found not guilty on 10 criminal charges.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department officers spend a lot of time at local Walmart stores.
The terms "theft" and "larceny" are often used in media accounts spotlighting crime and alleged criminal activity in a broad and interchangeable way, and it understandable that such is the case.
Criminal activity is on the upswing in Charlotte.
Some North Carolinians and other Americans across the country might have last focused upon Al Franken when he was a droll and sarcastic principal of Saturday Night Live decades ago.
Have you heard of TARP?
At a recent news conference, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Chief Kerr Putney sketched a portrayal of local crime that some readers might reasonably regard as being a somewhat ambiguous take on the subject.
We noted in our immediately preceding blog post (please see our January 8 entry) that a criminal theft charge appearing fairly straightforward on first appearance might actually entail material ambiguity -- even flat-out uncertainty -- on a number of fronts.