The trial for a Monroe dance instructor arrested last year for allegedly inappropriately touching a student is set for Monday, Aug. 7. Kristopher Backman, 33, Kristopher Backman, 33, was originally charged with second-degree child molestation almost exactly one year ago, following a seven-month investigation. He pleaded not guilty at his arraignment days later. It was…

Former Northern students remember ‘touchy-feely’ officer, cheer coach :: WRAL.com

Former students at Durham’s Northern High School say they knew a school resource officer and volunteer cheerleading coach toed the line, but they did not realize how far investigators now say he crossed it. Former Northern students remember ‘touchy-feely’ officer, cheer coach Durham, N.C. — Former students at Durham’s Northern High School say they knew…