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Inmate found dead at Burke County Jail

Image above courtesy of the Burke County Sheriff’s Office PRESS RELEASE On Sept. 19, 2018, Charles Bynum Hughes, age 32, of 2309 Hwy US 70…

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Investigation continues in Burke County officer-involved shooting

We’re getting new details about an officer involved shooting in Burke County. Ann Wyatt Little with WSIC News Partner Fox 46 was at the Sheriff’s…

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Morganton man charged in Hickory homicide investigation

PRESS RELEASE Hickory – On August 20, 2017, Hickory Police, with the assistance of Morganton Department of Public Safety, Burke County Sheriff and North Carolina…

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Morganton man who crashed trying to pass Trooper sentenced

PRESS RELEASE Charles Edward O’Neil, 46, of Morganton, was given an active prison term of three to five years for fleeing to elude arrest and…

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Attempted ISIS supporter Justin Sullivan gets second life sentence in state court

PRESS RELEASE A Morganton man who was given a federal life sentence for an attempted act of terrorism three weeks ago also was given a…

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Justin Sullivan gets life in prison for attempted ISIS support

PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON – Justin Nojan Sullivan, 21, of Morganton, North Carolina, was sentenced today to life in prison for attempting to commit an act…

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Sentencing Tuesday for NC man convicted of trying to support ISIS

A North Carolina man convicted of trying to support ISIS will learn his fate at sentencing tomorrow. Morganton resident Justin Sullivan was nineteen when he…

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Sheriff’s Office: Tip from alert citizen nets arrests in B&E case

PRESS RELEASE On Thursday, June 22, 2017, at approximately 6:00 PM, Alexander County 911 was notified of a possible Breaking & Entering located on Payne’s…

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District Attorney: Man who purchased teen as sex slave sentenced

PRESS RELEASE A Morganton man will spend 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to the statutory rape of a 14-year-old female during Burke County…

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Morganton man gets 25 years for attempted murder

PRESS RELEASE A Morganton man will spend the next 25 years in prison after pleading guilty in Burke County Superior Court on Monday, March 20,…

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