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Author Archives: Heath Hamacher

Big trouble in little Boone (access required)

“There’s no such thing as good money or bad money,” mobster Lucky Luciano once said. “There’s just money.” But when the folks at Boone Ford (not to be confused with Boone’s Farm) received a mysterious wire of more than $200,000 ...

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Wright is wrong (access required)

Regis Wright stood accused of robbing four convenience store clerks while brandishing a pistol. According to the court, he walked into the stores — weapon in hand — and demanded money. Donning ski masks and other face coverings, Wright ordered ...

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Not privileged (access required)

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Where a Virginia man signed a confidentiality waiver as part of his probation agreement with the state, during his sentencing hearing for another case, the district court did not err in considering statements the man made to a therapist regarding ...

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What if I told you…

At halftime of the Feb. 28 basketball game between Duke and North Carolina, Michael Jordan announced that beginning next year, UNC’s football team will outfit itself in uniforms bearing his Jumpman logo. For the 2017 squad, he proclaimed, the sky’s ...

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