North Carolina

Crystal Brooke Howell, a young woman who admitted to killing her sports editor father back in 2014, was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Monday.

On Wednesday after a three-day hearing, Judge Hudson vacated the double murder-conviction based on a trail of DNA evidence, again citing reasonable doubt, which included misconduct on behalf of the police and prosecutor.

Friends and neighbors held a vigil for the North Carolina deaf man fatally shot by a state trooper. So far the police have been silent about the deadly encounter.

Other speakers at the event tried ramping up support by laying out the Republican Party's historic relationship with African-Americans. Though in the last 100 years, the GOP has struggled to find footing with Blacks and Latinos.

Gov. Bel and President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency, freeing up funds for flood related assistance.

A North Carolina school board lifted its ban on students carrying Mace and pepper spray on campus. This comes in response to the DOJ's civil rights lawsuit against the state's bathroom law.

North Carolina's infamous "bathroom" law has been a frequent topic of national conversation.

A federal judge ruled to keep a controversial North Carolina voter ID law in place, despite outcry from civil rights activists and residents who claim it has a negative impact on people of color. On Monday, U.S. District Judge Thomas Schroeder decided to dismiss lawsuits filed against state election laws. Judge Schroeder said there isn’t any substantial […]

Federal investigators visited Wake County, N.C. to investigate complaints about racial bias in the school district. This is part of an ongoing civil rights probe.

The 2016 National Championship Game in Houston might have been the most lit NCAA Men’s Finals game of all time! Villanova beat out North Carolina with a sick three-point buzzer shot by Kris Jenkins. Marcus Paige hit a big three with a little over a minute left to cut Villanova’s lead down to three. After some stifling […]