Some North Carolina lawmakers don’t want to change the ABC liquor system, despite research from nonpartisan legislative staff showing those changes would raise more revenue for state and local governments.
The Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office will determine if charges will be filed against a Charlotte, North Carolina, driver who fatally shot a man who jumped on the car hood and smashed a window.
The college basketball rivalry between Duke and UNC has spawned a healthy competition — and collaboration — among two college newspapers. The Daily Tar Heel at UNC-Chapel Hill and The Chronicle at Duke are teaming up to produce a joint edition on Feb. 20.
Records of a state investigation into supervision of Jean Carolyn McGirt found a lack of documented checks in that area the day of her death. The jail has responded by increasing the checks, and with plans to electronically document them in the unit as they do elsewhere in the facility.
In 2018, more inmates died in North Carolina jails than any other year since the state began tracking in 1997. Forty-four inmates died behind bars or at a medical facility after becoming ill in the jail last year.
Given Republicans control the legislature, it may seem like they aren’t interested in redistricting reform to change how maps are drawn. NC Rep. Chuck McGrady says there’s been support for redistricting reform.
Former North Carolina Congressman Mel Watt, who served as director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, misued his position by trying to ‘coerce’ a subordinate, according to Inspector General report.
Here’s a timeline of events since results of the November 2018 general midterm election & vote fraud allegations in the 9th District race between North Carolina Republican Mark Harris and Democrat Dan McCready.