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#womandv #whereisthedvcharge? "Tina Payne....pulled a gun on her 15-year-old daughter....charged in August 2013 with attempted first-degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon...asked a judge Thursday to lower her bond so she could get out of jail.  The judge declined and instead ordered a second mental health evaluation."

Mom accused of shooting kids asks for lower bond

GASTONIA, N. (AP) - Arrest warrants show a Gaston County woman held a gun to her teen daughter's head before shooting and wounding the…

"The year-round schools are starting their reading camps in March by identifying at-risk students before they even take the end-of-grade reading exam."

"The year-round schools are starting their reading camps in March by identifying at-risk students before they even take the end-of-grade reading exam.

Laura Ackerson, missing Kinston woman

A psychologist who performed a court-ordered psychiatric evaluation on both Laura Ackerson and Grant Hayes as part of an ongoing child custody dispute testified Wednesday that she thought he be further evaluated for a possible mood disorder.

"Medleycott-Lopez indicated she was a “student-volunteer ... at community outreach,” is responsible for five dependents and receives $2,096 monthly in food stamps and Social Security, according to an affidavit of indigency."

Outreach founder charged with child abduction

An Onslow County woman is facing charges for allegedly saying she's a DSS worker to abduct a girl, investigators said.

""When someone leaves a dangerous, violent situation, or shortly thereafter, they are 75 times more likely to be killed," Brewer said. "So it is extremely dangerous times for these women.""

""When someone leaves a dangerous, violent situation, or shortly thereafter, they are 75 times more likely to be killed," Brewer said. "So it is extremely dangerous times for these women.

"Vellotti was supposed to go to trial last November for the Aug. 30, 2012, death of his wife, Agata Flipska Vellotti, but the case was indefinitely continued because of his medical condition."

"Vellotti was supposed to go to trial last November for the Aug. death of his wife, Agata Flipska Vellotti, but the case was indefinitely continued because of his medical condition.

".....there was an ongoing custody dispute with Melissa Amundsen when on Feb. 21 she filed a domestic violence protection order against him.   With the domestic violence order in place, deputies removed the children from the father's custody, and then Melissa Amundsen failed to appear the following week in court, Brewer said. She and the children had been missing since.   "

Mom jailed again in child abduction; bail increased

ordered that she be on GPS monitoring if she makes bail. Amundsen was arrested March 10 at a domestic violence shelter in Bakersfield, Calif., on a Wilmington warrant charging her with two counts of felony child abduction.

"The Florida Department of Law Enforcement says Barbara Brown and her two daughters, 7-year-old Emily Brown, and 15-year-old Kennedy Little, were found safe in North Carolina.  According to the Lake Wales Police, investigators received information that Brown and her daughters were at a home they frequented in Kenansville. A sergeant with the Duplin County Sheriff's Office went to the house, and located the trio."

"The Florida Department of Law Enforcement says Barbara Brown and her two daughters, 7-year-old Emily Brown, and 15-year-old Kennedy Little, were found safe in North Carolina. According to the Lake Wales Police, investigators received information that Brown and her daughters were at a home they frequented in Kenansville. A sergeant with the Duplin County Sheriff's Office went to the house, and located the trio."

"A Seaboard woman who was originally reported as a missing person and later arrested for kidnapping has been banned from North Carolina other than to come to and go from court."

"Voorhees' mother has custody of the girl and reported her daughter and granddaughter missing Monday. The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons issued a Silver Alert, officials said, because Voorhees is believed to be cognitively impaired.

"....Savannah Franklin, said her father is making the story up...mom was trying to file for separation from the man she’d been married to for 27 years....Tammy Franklin with felony accessory after the fact. ....Tammy Franklin hid her son from law officers at her parent’s home in Haywood County.  Tammy Franklin’s bail is $1,250,000, and her son’s bail is $1,100,000..."

Wake mother, son charged with conspiring to kill her husband at family home

"...mother of Rylan Ott was sentenced to a minimum of 19 months in prison Monday for allowing the toddler to wander away and drown in a pond about a half mile from his Moore County home.    Visiting Superior Court Judge Mary Ann Talley sentenced Samantha Nacole Bryant, 31, to a minimum prison term of one year and seven months and a maximum term of two years and eight months, Moore County prosecutor Peter Strickland said. Bryant was given credit for the 14 months of time served..."

Rylan Ott's mom sentenced to prison in toddler's death

Delaney Robinson, a sophomore at UNC-Chapel Hill, says she was raped by a football player on Feb. 14, 2016, but the university and the criminal justice system have taken no action against him.

Delaney Robinson, a sophomore at UNC-Chapel Hill, says she was raped by a football player on Feb. but the university and the criminal justice system have taken no action against him.

"“He has demonstrated that he is a fit parent and can take care of his children,” Shumate said.  Duncan said after closing arguments that this is a difficult and emotional case but said he will base his decision on the best interests of the children.  “I don’t lose sight that this case is about three children,” he said."

"In closing arguments Tuesday, Louise Paglen, an attorney representing the children’s interests, said Felipe Montes put his needs before his children’s.

"Amber Lynn Fulk, 26, of North Carolina, says she left her two children with Joshua Chappell, 21, also of North Carolina, at the Sea Gypsy Motel Saturday."

"Amber Lynn Fulk, of North Carolina, says she left her two children with Joshua Chappell, also of North Carolina, at the Sea Gypsy Motel Saturday.

"CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Mecklenburg County has a new director for the Department of Social Services.  Interim County Manager Bobbie Shields announced that Peggy Eagan will start as director on June 17.  Peggy is a longtime local community advocate for children and families and joins us after more than 30 years of social work, most recently serving as executive director of the Children and Family Service Center in Charlotte for over ten years,...."

Mecklenburg County has a new director for the Department of Social Services.

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