All posts in Crime and Justice

Current Buncombe County District Attorney Ron Moore and challenger Todd Williams appear at a recent debate held in Asheville.
April 16, 2014, No comments

Two candidates vying to become Buncombe County’s next district attorney recently discussed issues ranging from funding to the Asheville Police Department evidence room audit to ‘restoring integrity’ in the office.

Buncombe DA debate April 11, 2014

Debate over Asheville police evidence audit returns in Buncombe DA race

April 14, 2014, No comments

The still-secret report, completed more than two years ago, has loomed large in the primary contest between incumbent Ron Moore and challenger Todd Wi ...

Bob Orr. Photo courtesy of Poyner Spruill.

McCrory appoints interim DA for 5 WNC counties

April 9, 2014, No comments

Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed Justice Bob Orr, a former member of the N.C. Court of Appeals and former Justice on the N.C. Supreme Court, to fill the ...

Shanita Jackson. Micah Wilkins/Carolina Public Press

Artists, advocates, community members shine spotlight on incarceration

March 26, 2014, 1 Comment

African Americans make up 22 percent of North Carolina's population, but 61 percent of its prison population, according to Prison Policy Initiative. A ...