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NC to mark 75th anniversary of deaths in secret WWII project

Jan. 10, 2020 1:03 PM EST

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — The Russian ambassador to the U.S. is among those expected to attend a service to mark the 75th anniversary of the deaths of five people during a top-secret World War II mission when hundreds of Soviet aviators trained on North Carolina's coast. The service to remember Project...

FILE - In a Monday, Oct. 28, 2019 file photo, Mikel Brady enters the courtroom in Manteo, N.C. for the second phase of his trial in Manteo, N.C. Brady, sentenced to death in the killings of four workers during an attempted escape from a North Carolina prison, has been transferred to a federal prison in Kentucky because of safety concerns. The Daily Advance of Elizabeth City reports Mikel Brady was transferred to U.S. Penitentiary Big Sandy in Inez, Kentucky. He was being held at Central Prison in Raleigh.  (Steve Earley/The Virginian-Pilot via AP, File)

Inmate convicted in state prison attack moves to US prison

Dec. 31, 2019 1:57 PM EST

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — The man sentenced to death in the killings of four workers during an attempted escape from a North Carolina prison has been transferred to a federal prison in Kentucky because of safety concerns. The Daily Advance of Elizabeth City reports that Mikel Brady has been transferred...