An Edgecombe County grand jury determined Tuesday the state has enough evidence to move forward with its first-degree murder case against 31-year-old Antwan Maurice Pittman.
Pittman, a Rocky Mount man, is accused of strangling 28-year-old Taraha Shenice Nicholson earlier this year and dumping her body in the woods in a rural stretch of Edgecombe County, about a mile outside Rocky Mount. (The Rocky Mount Telegram)
Murdered/Missing Women in Rocky Mount NC
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For North Carolinians who ever questioned the Racial Justice Act, Tom Keith is Exhibit A.
Keith, the district attorney for Forsyth County, is always quick to make a case against the new law that allows criminals on death row a chance to have their convictions overturned if they can prove race played a part in their conviction.. (The Progressive Pulse)
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Van Jones is in the news for resigning his post as Special Advisor for Green Jobs at the Council on Environmental Quality. Jones was the victim of a smear attack by lack-of-credibility-laden Glenn Beck, solely because Beck was the target of an advertising boycott by ColorofChange.org, a group Jones founded in 2005, after Beck claimed that Obama is a racist. (The Buzz Flash Blog)