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For Immediate Release: Tuesday, November 21, 2023 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today honored two North Carolinians in the Wilmington area with the Attorney General’s Dogwood Award. These awards are given out annually to recognize people who are working to improve the health, safety, and well-being of their fellow North […]

For Immediate Release: Monday, August 21, 2023 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed 919-716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein released the following statement after Freddie Anthony Jackson was convicted this month for a 1995 kidnapping and rape. A jury in New Hanover County found Jackson guilty of first degree kidnapping, two counts of first degree rape, two counts […]

For Immediate Release: Monday, April 24, 2023 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed 919-716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today announced that Robert Adam Burns pleaded guilty in New Hanover County to four counts of statutory sex offenses with a 13-,14-, or 15-year-old and four counts of indecent liberties with a child and was sentenced to 16-20 years […]

For Immediate Release: Thursday, March 2, 2023 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed 919-716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today announced that Special Superior Court Judge Michael Robinson denied Dupont and Chemours’ motion to dismiss the state’s lawsuit over PFAS pollution. Attorney General Stein sued DuPont, Chemours, and other related companies in October 2020 to hold them accountable […]

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, December 21, 2022 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed 919-716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein announced that his office won a criminal appeal in a sexual assault cold case that was solved when law enforcement began testing older untested kits in their custody. The criminal appeal was handled by Solicitor General Ryan Park’s office […]

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, December 20, 2022 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed 919-716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein congratulated law enforcement for their commitment to testing the backlog of sexual assault kits in local law enforcement custody and using DNA to solve cold cases. “Three recent cases show that law enforcement officers are tireless in their pursuit […]

For Immediate Release: Thursday, December 1, 2022 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today announced a $123,281.81 grant to preserve natural resources and ensure clean air and drinking water in Wilmington through the Environmental Enhancement Grant (EEG) program. In 2022, Attorney General Stein is awarding $2.5 million in EEG grants to […]

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, November 22, 2022 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed 919-716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today awarded the Attorney General’s Dogwood Award to two North Carolinians in Wilmington. Each year, Attorney General Stein recognizes North Carolinians who help to make their communities safer, stronger, and healthier. Recipients in Wilmington are: Chief J. Steve Mason, […]