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Grand jury indicts North Carolina police officer in fatal shooting of unarmed black man

A North Carolina police officer was indicted in the shooting death of an unarmed man who had crashed his car after prosecutors presented the case to a second grand jury. Police Officer Randall Kerrick was indicted Monday on one count of voluntary manslaughter, reported the Charlotte Observer, just one week…

Angry crowd boos North Carolina lawmakers over voting restrictions

North Carolina state lawmakers who voted to restrict voting rights faced an angry crowd in Charlotte on Wednesday. At a Central Piedmont Community College Mecklenburg Legislators Forum sponsored by the Charlotte Observer, PNC Bank and WTVI, the four republicans on the panel reportedly “often found themselves on the defensive before…