A Halifax County grand jury today returned true bills of indictment on 10 counts against a local funeral director.

Wednesday, 07 December 2016 15:58

Key dates set in 12 county murder cases

The District Attorney’s office and defense attorneys today agreed on dates for trials and administrative sessions for 12 murders which remain on Halifax County court dockets.

Thursday, 25 August 2016 10:41

Three days in court

Three days in court and our outlook is a little jaundiced.

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In less than 30 minutes this evening a jury returned a verdict of guilty in the case of a Roanoke Rapids minister charged with a count of indecent liberties with a child.

The state rested its case today and the defense called no witnesses in the trial of a Roanoke Rapids minister charged with indecent liberties with a minor.

Testimony today tied the indecent liberties with a minor count against a Roanoke Rapids minister to a kiss he reportedly gave the victim when she was 15 which extended from her collarbone to earlobe.

Monday, 22 August 2016 19:51

Jurors seated for Meinsen trial

Eight men and four women will begin hearing evidence Tuesday in the case of a Roanoke Rapids minister charged with indecent liberties with a minor.

On his 16th birthday today, Daquon Martin was sentenced to 64 to 89 months in prison along with his 18-year-old co-defendant, Jimmy Williams Jr., in a shooting which occurred December 11 on Madison Street.

Friday, 05 August 2016 18:48

Horton found not guilty on all counts

A jury picked from Warren County to hear evidence and deliberate the fate of Jimell Horton found the Enfield man not guilty of all counts against him in the 2013 shooting deaths of Chris Harrison and Monte Hines.

A state witness and defendant in the Jimmel Horton murder trial claims Horton sent him letters while in the Halifax County Jail telling him to say nothing about the case.

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