More criminal convictions called into question in N.C.

(Wentworth, N.C.)(AP) — Authorities will review 16 cases handled by a North Carolina prosecutor who left office after pleading guilty to charges involving a deal with another district attorney and their wives.

The News & Record of Greensboro reports that the interim district attorney for Rockingham County, Tom Keith, has ordered a review of 16 cases that former District Attorney Craig Blitzer handled from beginning to end.