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Suspect in Greensboro delivery driver murder has first court appearance

GREENSBORO, N.C. — More than 50 friends and family members of Bakri Khidir filled the courtroom Tuesday as Khidir’s accused murderer, 21-year-old Jeremy Carter, faced a judge for the first time. Officials say Carter shot and killed Khidir Sunday night while Khidir was making a delivery run for Olivia’s Restaurant. His boss, Ahmed Bassiouny, said […]
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Renters, Landlords & Security Deposits

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GREENSBORO, NC — You think you should get your security deposit back. But your landlord is keeping it. Which one of you is right?

A few years ago, Rent.com did a survey of a thousand renters: 26% of renters were denied their security deposits and 36% of renters said the landlord gave no explanation of why.

In other states, that may fly. But not in North Carolina. State law (NC Statute 42) requires landlords to refund your security deposit in 30 days or give you an itemized list of charges.

And while this is the law, the only real way to enforce it is to take your landlord to small claims court. According to a Fair Housing Investigator with the City of Greensboro, a security deposit is for “beyond normal wear and tear”.

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$10 Million Bond Set For Suspect In Delivery Driver’s Murder

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — A suspect in the murder of a Greensboro delivery driver made his first court appearance Tuesday.

Jeremy Alexander Carter, 21, appeared before a judge – via closed circuit television – at the Guilford County courthouse.

The judge set his bond at $10 million.

Carter is accused of luring a delivery driver to a house on Farlow Drive Sunday night before shooting and killing him.

READ MORE: Arrest Made In Murder Of Greensboro Delivery Driver 

The driver, 30-year-old Bakri Khidir Mohamed Khidir, worked for Olivia’s Italian Restaurant on Bonita Drive for nearly two years.

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Winston-Salem SOAR program employs ex-offenders

WINSTON- SALEM, N.C. — The SOAR program in Winston-Salem aims to successfully reenter ex-offenders back into the workplace. SOAR (Successful Outcomes After Release) was started by Councilman James Taylor last year. The U.S. Department of Justice will release about 6,000 inmates from federal prison nationwide on Oct. 30. The decision made by the U.S. Sentencing […]
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