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The State Budget’s Raise-the-Age Provision Isn’t Everything Advocates Wanted, But It’s a Start

The State Budget’s Raise-the-Age Provision Isn’t Everything Advocates Wanted, But It’s a Start

Come 2019, North Carolina won’t be the last state to automatically prosecute all sixteen- and seventeen-year-olds as adults

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Durham County Hikes Taxes But Won’t Give DPS as Much as Advocates Wanted

Triangulator Between the city and the county, the average homeowner will be paying about $80 a year more.

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Orange County School Board Punts on Long-Running Confederate Flag Debate

Triangulator A majority said they wanted to add protections for LGBTQ Students and Students with Disabilities.

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N.C. Republicans Want to Gerrymander the Courts Just Like They Did the Legislature

Triangulator A bill to redraw judicial maps cleared a House committee on Monday

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Wake Officials Had an Extra $3 Million in Property Taxes But Didn’t Give It to the Schools

Triangulator The school system didn’t even know it existed

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What Does Medicaid Look Like in North Carolina?

Triangulator And who would be harmed if the U.S. Senate succeeds in gutting it?

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The Durham County Sheriff’s Office Says It Doesn’t Participate in ICE’s Secure Communities Program. Tell That to Jairo Garcia del Cid.

Durham County The eighteen-year-old was held in the county jail until ICE could grab him, now faces deportation

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NCGA Budget Finds $2.6 Million to Fund Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Triangulator Another provision that would have cut funding for all abortion providers, including hospitals, didn’t make it

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Amazon Bought Whole Foods. This Is Just the Beginning of the New World Order

Triangulator Tech companies are flush. Traditional retailers are struggling.

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Wake's Budget Gives School System Less Than Half of What It Asked For

Triangulator The $1.26 billion budget provides $21 million in new schools funding.

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Durham’s Budget Raises Taxes, Funds Affordable Housing

Triangulator The average homeowner will see a $32-a-year hike

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U.S. Supreme Court: North Carolina Can’t Block Lester Packingham from Facebook

Triangulator The court struck down N.C.’s ban on sex offenders accessing social media

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In Raleigh and Wake County, Taxes Are Going Up as the Legislature Offers Tax Cuts

Wake County Those two things are related

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Hogwashed, Part 1: Hundreds of Poor, Mostly African-American Residents of Eastern North Carolina Say Big Pork Is Making Their Lives Miserable

News Feature Part one of a three-part INDY investigation into North Carolina’s hog industry

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Mayor Bill Bell Has Overseen a Bull City Renaissance. So Why Has Durham’s Poverty Rate Gone Up on His Watch?

News Feature The two stories of the mayor’s legacy: a special report

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How to Win Friends and Gerrymander People: A Redistricting Timeline!

Triangulator The Supreme Court says the state’s legislative districts are racial gerrymanders. Roy Cooper wants new ones now. The legislature … well … they’ll get to it eventually.

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Streets at Southpoint Installs Signs, Can Now Tow GoTriangle Customers

Triangulator It’s still unclear how the mall will determine who is a transit customer

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