Gov. Ralph Northam will be introducing a bill to abolish the death penalty that, if successful, would make Virginia the first Southern state to end capital punishment.
A state panel has recommended that North Carolina essentially legalize the possession of up to 1.5 ounces of marijuana, making it a civil offense and expunging past convictions.
A crisis is roiling the criminal justice system: Suicide rates have hit a new high in local jails across the nation. But experts say solutions are within reach.
June 19 marks Juneteenth, a celebration of the de facto end of slavery in the United States.
President Donald Trump signed a sweeping criminal justice bill Friday that addresses concerns that the nation's war on drugs had led to the imprisonment of too many Americans for non-violent crimes without adequately preparing them for their return to society.
The podcast that brought the medium into the mainstream spent a year inside a Cleveland courthouse.
HICKORY — Catawba Valley Community College will host a presentation by Melissa Neal entitled “Liberty and Justice for All,” at noon Wednesday,…
CONCORD, N.C. – The Concord Police Department on Friday announced two promotions to fill vacancies left after Allen Overcash was named deputy chief.
Three Kannapolis Police Department officers were promoted this week.
Editor's note: This is Randy Cauthen's biography from the City of Kannapolis Web site.
Scott Teague, a former Statesville police officer, is the new assistant chief for the North Wilkesboro Police Department.
Scott Teague, a former Statesville Police Department officer, is the new assistant chief for the North Wilkesboro Police Department.
After three months of serving as Statesville's police chief on an interim basis, Tom Anderson can now drop the word interim from his title.
Many people are without jobs here in our area and our economy is failing, but there is a solution to this. One profession stands out above the…