Tag: NC

Expanded Castle in North Carolina

North Carolina has expanded its Castle Doctrine law to include vehicles and places of work: Under the new law, the lawful occupant of a home, motor vehicle or workplace isn’t required to retreat prior to using deadly force. The law presumes that a person who unlawfully and by force enters or attempts to enter one […]

North Carolina Castles?

Kathy Harrington Files “Castle Doctrine” Bill in NC Senate Kathy Harrington (R), Andrew Brock (R), and Doug Berger (D) have filed a bill in the NC Senate to bring what is known as the “Castle Doctrine” to North Carolina. Under current law, citizens may use deadly force against and intruder in their own homes “if […]

Jeff Moss: The idiot of the day

Lunchbox mix-up leads to charges for Sanford teen An athletic and academic standout in Lee County said a lunchbox mix-up has cut short her senior year of high school and might hurt her college opportunities. Ashley Smithwick, 17, of Sanford, was suspended from Southern Lee High School in October after school personnel found a small […]

Pizza Hut Robber: ‘I mean business’

Deliveryman, a former sheriff’s deputy, fatally shoots 2 during holdup at Pizza Hut This is a case of pizza guy getting beaten and robbed while in the store. And this pizza guy is a former LEO, so we’ll see what that does to Pizza Hut’s “no weapons” policy. Inside a cooler at an east Charlotte […]

Crossbow Hunting in North Carolina

North Carolina Allows Crossbow Hunting But Requires Concealed Handgun Permit This is odd to Murdoc: State law requires that anyone buying or otherwise receiving a crossbow in North Carolina first obtain a pistol permit from the sheriff’s office in their county of residence or hold a valid concealed handgun permit. From what I understand, this […]