Happy Monday to you and first day of astronomical summer! Your First Alert forecast this evening includes continued hot and muggy sunshine with temperatures still sticking in the 90s until around dinner-time.
The insurance company for the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office just agreed to pay $6 million to settle a lawsuit filed by residents accusing deputies there of using excessive force. $6 million is the maximum payout allowed under the insurance policy carried by the sheriff’s office.
For years, the Town of Carolina Beach has brought in millions of dollars through Freeman Park – however – lengthy legal battles with private landowners as well as a battle against mother nature has cost the town.
WECT is attempting to verify information presented in a series of anonymous letters, alleging that a now-high-ranking official at the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office (NHCSO) helped cover up a teacher sex scandal in the school system, and that another deputy engaged in improper activity with minors himself.