Stories tagged: "Josh Stein"

Ronnie Long
After 44 Years Behind Bars, Ronnie Long’s Claims of Innocence Are Finally Heard

NC prosecutors plan on vacating Ronnie Long’s 1976 conviction after a federal circuit court ruled this week police withheld key evidence.

In a show of defiance, protesters turn their backs and kneel in front of a line of Charlotte police officers during a May protest of George Floyd's killing. (Photo by Grant Baldwin)
Citing ‘Defining Moment’ on Race, Gov. Cooper Launches Criminal Justice Task Force

Saying that Black Americans are “too often” treated unfairly by courts and police, Gov. Cooper launched a task force on racial inequity in criminal justice.