Darryl Tyree Williams, 32, died at a hospital after being confronted and handcuffed by officers in a southeast Raleigh neighborhood about 2 a.m. on Jan. 17, according to a report by Police Chief Estella Patterson released days later.
C&P reporter Michael McElory shares his list of top stories from 2021 from a vaccine comparison to Patrick Swayze and an in depth interview with North Carolina’s poet laureate.
Brown was killed in April by Pasquotank County deputies who shot him in the back of the head as he drove away.
A North Carolina family called police for help when Matt Oxendine threatened suicide. Instead, deputies killed him.
Mid-May polling was often split on partisan lines, but North Carolinians were generally supportive of more police scrutiny.
We can’t talk about police reform in North Carolina without talking about the racist origins of policing in America and in the South.
The Elizabeth City shooting has made northeast North Carolina into the center of the racial justice movement for now.