Gaston County Police officers were ecstatic when they unveiled the department’s shiny drone aircraft to the public in 2006. Equipped with low-light and infrared cameras, the unmanned aerial vehicle known as the “CyberBug” was promised to deliver sweeping surveillance, tactical operational support during raids, extensive crime scene photography and a bird’s eye view of hidden […]
Imagine the local sheriff or police chief issuing an arrest warrant for the President of the United States. Imagine that the majority of the citizens in that local jurisdiction agree with the arrest warrant, and in fact take to the streets to support its issuance. Imagine that other local sheriffs and police chiefs band together to push […]
There is no more exciting adventure than questioning those in power. It’s an act I’ve been able to enjoy in different countries, cities, and languages. I’ve been able to interview small-town mayors, bigwig police chiefs, and was even awarded the chance to grill New Jersey Governor Chris Christie while he flirted with running for national […]
The following are the three articles I wrote this week for The Gaston Gazette. Study: Vending Machines in Schools Not to Blame for Obesity N.C. Congressional Delegation Split on Insider Trading Bill No-Snow Winter Would Be First in History for Region Check out my Gazette page to catch up on all contributions thus far.
If the skies fail to yield any frozen precipitation in the next six to eight weeks, the greater Charlotte region could experience its first-ever winter without any snow. This is a stark contrast to last year’s abnormally snowy season, which left children celebrating multiple school closings and parents fretting dangerous and icy road conditions. According […]
As Congress takes up legislation to ban insider-trading by its members and employees, local constituents will be paying special attention to their representatives’ votes on the bill, set to come up for a vote in the House of Representatives by next week. The bill, known as the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act, is aimed […]