MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A new memorial to lynching victims portrays the horror of thousands of African-Americans who were lynched in the South and other states. The National Memorial for Peace and Justice includes 800 rectangular slab inscribed with the names of more than 4,000 killed in lynchings that terrorized generations of blacks. The memorial is opening this week in Montgomery, Alabama.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's understaffed prisons remain a dangerous place for employees six months after the bloodiest escape attempt in state history left four workers dead. Prison officials say that in the six months since four workers at an Elizabeth City prison were killed, about three dozen workers have been assaulted so badly they lost work time.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Two teens have been arrested and charged with murder in a deadly shooting in North Carolina's largest city. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said 26-year-old Eskinder Dawit Asefaw was shot late Friday afternoon and died at a hospital Saturday morning. A 17-year-old and a 15-year-old have been arrested in the case. The 15-year-old
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A man has been arrested in the death of a woman whose body was found in a motel in North Carolina. Raleigh police said in a news release that 35-year-old Mark Brichikov was arrested Monday morning and charged with murder. Officers were called to a Raleigh motel early Sunday and found the body of 48-yea-rold Nadia Natasha Brichikov. Police have not said how she died.
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