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Several Western NC counties seeing recent surge in COVID-19 cases even as willing pool of vaccine recipients dries up.
When people die at the hands of law enforcement or while in custody, local officials often ask the SBI to investigate. What happens next?
Penny Abernathy, visiting professor at Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, in discussion with Angie Newsome, explores role of public service journalism in combatting news gaps.
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Sheriff’s office says three officers fired shots and four others were involved. An additional three officers resigned or retired following the incident.
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Outdoor mask mandate to end this week. Social distancing and indoor mask restrictions remain in force.
UPDATE: NC judge denies petition to immediately release body camera footage in Andrew Brown Jr. case
Judge Jeff Foster ruled against the press’ petition to release footage of the shooting and killing of Andrew Brown Jr. by law enforcement in Pasquotank County.
Como una de las poblaciones más vulnerables de COVID-19, los trabajadores agrícolas son candidatos clave para la vacunación. Las organizaciones de los condados de la NC occidental trabajan para recibir disparos a grupos transitorios.
Greg Newman, district attorney for Henderson, Polk and Transylvania counties, was disciplined last year by the state bar and has been the subject of complaints over his handling of cases.
Since 2017 plant closure, North Carolina poultry farmers struggle to find new solutions for processing.
University volunteers and school staff in some NC districts receive COVID-19 vaccine doses ahead of schedule.
Forest supervisor James Melonas sets priorities for tenure as leader of state’s four national forests. Photo by USFS.
Carolina Public Press provides regular updates and expanded reporting in response to unprecedented health emergency of coronavirus in North Carolina.
New numbers show state gained 1 million new residents since 2010. Data for redistricting expected in late summer.