21 NC counties and 2 VA counties are under alert, including Johnston, Wayne, Nash, Franklin, and Halifax counties. Details
Cooper orders flags across NC to half staff in honor of slain correctional officer Megan Callahan — Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday ordered flags at state facilities to be lowered in honor of Sgt. Megan Lee Callahan, a correctional officer who died Wednesday after being assaulted at the Bertie Correctional Institution in Windsor. Officials say Callahan was attacked at about 5:30 p.m. by inmate Craig Wissink, a man serving a life sentence for a first-degree murder conviction in Cumberland County.
Published: 2006-05-19 17:03:00
Updated: 2006-05-19 17:03:00
Posted May 19, 2006