Crime (page 5)

  • Post

    Raleigh’s racial and youth disparities in gun violence

    Raleigh police released a report on gun violence that shows that victims and suspects of gun violence in Raleigh are mostly young and predominantly black.
    Jon Sanders, July 10, 2018
  • Post

    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Voters will have multiple chances to amend the N.C. Constitution this fall. Becki Gray analyzes proposed state constitutional amendments during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Terry Stoops discusses a new state law that focuses on cutting down the number of tests in N.C. public schools.
    Mitch Kokai, July 6, 2018
  • Post

    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    North Carolina’s bloated, confusing criminal code needs a complete rewrite. Before that can happen, state lawmakers want an index of all the crimes currently in effect in the state. Jon Guze analyzes legislation designed to meet that goal for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Education-related…
    Mitch Kokai, June 29, 2018
  • Post

    Good news for North Carolina’s Criminal Justice System: House Bill 379

    Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis reports Gov. Roy Cooper has signed a bill into law that will being to clean up North Carolina’s criminal code. The state has too many crimes, lawmakers and legal experts say. Hundreds of these laws are scattered across more than 140 chapters of the N.C.
    Anna Manning, June 26, 2018
  • Post

    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on the latest N.C. legislation targeting human trafficking. Shannon Watkins’ Daily Journal pans feminist activism masquerading as higher education.
    Mitch Kokai, June 22, 2018
  • Post

    LISTEN HERE: Head Locke Episode 18: Some Crimes are Out of Sight and Out of Mind

    This topic of this weeks Head Locke episode is the problem of overcriminalization. Did you know that in North Carolina stealing over $1,000 of grease is a class H felony or that it’s illegal to serve alcohol at a bingo game? These are just two examples of the thousands…
    Anna Manning, June 20, 2018
  • Post

    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on cost questions linked to a proposed N.C. constitutional amendment strengthening victims’ rights. John Hood’s Daily Journal emphasizes the importance of learning about alternative political views.
    Mitch Kokai, June 18, 2018
  • Post

    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online that the anti-opioid HOPE Act is heading to the governor’s desk despite lingering privacy concerns. Andy Taylor’s Daily Journal focuses on efforts to link N.C. teacher pay to teachers’ performance.
    Mitch Kokai, June 15, 2018