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  1. Northampton County authorities seek Lorie Jackson - fugitive of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NJ.com

    Lorie Ann Jackson, 44, is wanted to appear in court on a narcotics charge, the Northampton County Sheriff's Department said.

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  2. See it! Best photos of moon, Venus, JupiterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Earth & Sky

    ... it low in the sky, below Venus (brightest) and Jupiter (top of photo) in this shot by Ken Christison in Northampton County, North Carolina? Thanks, Ken! The youngest moon shot we received this month is this one, from Mohamad Fadzli in Malaysia. He ...

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  3. Moon, Venus and Jupiter on May 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Earth & Sky

    ... The moon (low in sky), Venus (brightest) and Jupiter (top of photo) in this shot by Ken Christison in Northampton County, North Carolina. Click here for more photos of last night's moon and planets! Watch the young moon climb up past Venus on these ...

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  4. Scene: Two Rivers' Crystal Cabaret sparklesRead the original story

    Saturday May 9 | The Morning Call

    Eric Ruth and Meagan Grega ,co-founders of the Kellyn Foundation, receive a ceremonial check from Janet A. Mease, vice president of community affairs of Two Rivers Health Eric Ruth and Meagan Grega ,co-founders of the Kellyn Foundation, receive a ceremonial check from Janet A. Mease, vice president of community affairs of Two Rivers Health More than $32,000 was raised at the Two Rivers Health & Wellness Foundation's annual Crystal Cabaret, "Ebony & Ivory", April 24 at Northampton Country Club. The funds raised will benefit the Eat Real Fresh Food Mobile Market, an initiative to bring local farm food to food-insecure neighborhoods in Northampton County, including areas of Easton, Bethlehem and the Slate Belt.

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  5. Gillie Bell Branch, 91, liked to keep family memories aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Philly.com

    ... neighbors and service to the community," her family wrote. Gillie was educated in the public schools of Northampton County, N.C. She and James Branch were married on Jan. 7, 1944, and moved to Philadelphia. She was a partner in her husband's ...

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  6. Transgender prostitute arrested in Bethlehem Township hotel, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | NJ.com

    A transgender male from Mexico is accused of a prostitution offense at a hotel in Northampton County, court records say. Reynel Roque-Landez, who turned 35 on Thursday, agreed to have sex with an undercover police officer in exchange for $200 about 8:55 a.m. Thursday at a Bethlehem Township hotel, records say.

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  7. Judge denies release for 8 drug sting suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | WRAL.com

    ... North Carolina along the Interstate 95 corridor. The judge on Thursday allowed one of the defendants - Northampton County 911 dispatcher Tosha Dailey - to be released into the custody of her parents. In closing remarks, attorneys for the suspects ...

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  8. Prosecutors: Officers accused in drug sting have confessedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | WRAL.com

    ... So, the officers remained in custody. FBI agents arrested 15 people, including seven current or former Northampton County deputies and three North Carolina corrections officers, on Thursday after a grand jury issued a 54-count indictment that ...

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  9. Bond hearing held for officers accused in drug stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | WRAL.com

    FBI agents arrested 15 people, including seven current or former Northampton County deputies and three North Carolina corrections officers, on Thursday after a grand jury issued a 54-count indictment that accuses them of moving large quantities of cocaine and heroin through North Carolina for distribution in South Carolina and Maryland. During Wednesday's bond hearing, prosecutors alleged that Virginia corrections officer Lann Tijuan Clanton, 36, transported what he believed to be 55 kilograms of cocaine, 60 kilograms of heroin and $3 million in drug proceeds.

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  10. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | WBTV

    ... as part of the undercover operation. Those indicted include five current and two former deputies of the Northampton County Sheriff's Office in North Carolina, along with a county 911 dispatcher; a Windsor police officer; three North Carolina ...

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  11. Families of deputies caught in drug sting sob in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | WRAL.com

    FBI agents arrested 15 people, including seven current or former Northampton County deputies and three North Carolina corrections officers, on Thursday after a grand jury issued a 54-count indictment that accuses them of moving large quantities of cocaine and heroin through North Carolina for distribution in South Carolina and Maryland. More than a dozen armed officers were in the federal courtroom, and they were joined by Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp and some of his deputies.

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  12. FBI investigation nets Northampton County sheriffs deputies accused of drug traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Independent Weekly

    ... the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina. The indictment alleges that members of the Northampton County Sheriff's Office comprised a large-scale trafficking ring in an effort to move drugs and cash up the Interstate 95 corridor. ...

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  13. More charges may arise from FBI drug stingRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Deputies from Northampton County were among 15 suspects indicted Thursday in a federal drug trafficking conspiracy that led authorities to a Rocky Mount warehouse. Dear Reader, This content is only available to subscribers of the Rocky Mount Telegram print or electronic edition.

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  14. Northampton deputies, NC corrections officers caught in drug stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WRAL.com

    - A two-year investigation has led to federal drug and weapons charges against seven current or former Northampton County deputies, three state corrections officers and five other people, authorities said Thursday. The group conspired to move large ...

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  15. 13 law enforcement officers charged with drug conspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... as part of the undercover operation. Those indicted include five current and two former deputies of the Northampton County Sheriff's Office in North Carolina , along with a county 911 dispatcher; a Windsor police officer; three North Carolina ...

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  16. Feds says 13 current or former officers in Eastern Carolina snagged in FBI stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WITN

    ... and former law enforcement and corrections officers". The feds say seven current and former deputies from Northampton County, a Windsor police officer, three North Carolina corrections officers, two Virginia corrections officers, a Northampton ...

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  17. Waverly officer sentenced for over-reporting work hoursRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... While working in Waverly, Paul says Davis also worked full-time law enforcement jobs in Newsoms and in Northampton County, North Carolina. SUSSEX, Va. (AP) - A Waverly police officer has been sentenced to six months in jail for over-reporting his ...

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  18. Ex-Newsoms police chief sentenced to 6 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... While working in Waverly, Paul says Davis also worked full-time law enforcement jobs in Newsoms and in Northampton County, North Carolina. COMMENTS ADVISORY: Users are solely responsible for opinions they post here; comments do not reflect the views ...

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  19. Bill demands NC to set Iran energy divestment policyRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | WBTV

    ... tries reached an agreement this month designed to curb Iran's nuclear program. Sen. Erica Smith-Ingram of Northampton County cast the only 'no' vote.

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  20. Waverly police captain pleads guilty to fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... he had been set up. He told WAVY.com, in addition to working in Waverly, Davis also worked in Newsoms and Northampton County, North Carolina. The sentence for Davis includes 30 days straight in jail, with 60 more served in work release or on ...

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