http://www.newsobserver.com/news/nc/story/2943151p-2698761c.html Two years ago, in "Project Safe Neighborhoods," federal officials pledged to lock up violent career criminals who use guns. The Raleigh News & Observer reports that prosecutions in 44 North Carolina counties in the program have tripled over the period, says Frank Whitney, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina. Whitney noted that armed career criminals with three prior felonies get a 15-year mandatory prison term in federal courts. The News & Observer says . . .
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