Durham County Assistant District Attorney Ameshia A. Cooper said that Dante Strobino’s effort to destroy a monument owned and maintained by Durham County was “organized destruction. Defense attorney Scott Holmes’ opening arguments centered not on the charges, but the monument and how it infringed on others rights.
The justice system penalizes poor people in three main ways, Peter Edelman, a Georgetown law professor and author of “Not a Crime to Be Poor,” told more than 50 state and local officials and others Friday.
VIDEO: Volunteers from the Durham Police Department dropped off 120 tiny red hats to Duke, which officers, staff and other volunteers knitted and crocheted over several months. The hats are a an American Heart Association campaigned, called 'Little Hats, Big Hearts,' to provide information on heart health and congenital heart defects in babies.
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Durham Police Department's big hearts deliver little hats to Duke
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