A coalition of criminal justice groups are holding a 58-day vigil to pressure Gov. Roy Cooper to do more to protect the 30,000 North Carolinians in prison from COVID-19.
Officials in Graham passed a town ordinance discouraging protests over the town's Confederate statute standing. A federal judge is intervening.
A ruling Friday by the N.C. Supreme Court found a repeal of the Racial Justice Act was unconstitutional, paving the way for death row inmates to appeal their sentences.
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