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One person shot in Charlotte protest, officer injured

Protestors confront bicycle officers along Trade Street in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. The protestors were rallying against the fatal shooting of Keith Lamont Scott by police on Tuesday evening in the University City area. (Jeff Siner/The Charlotte Observer/TNS)

Casey McAnarney | Editor in Chief

September 21, 2016

This story has been edited to clarify the attribution of sources.  A peaceful protest turned violent Sept. 21, 2016 when a civilian shot a fellow Charlottean during a Black Lives Matter protest.  The man, 26-year-old Justin Carr, died Thursday at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, according to a CNN report. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief...

“Burkini” refers to a bathing suit designed to cover the entire body and head

The above graphic details what constitutes a

Courtesy of The Tribune News

September 11, 2016

The above graphic details what constitutes a "burkini." The term was coined as a combination of the word "bikini" and the word "burqa," which is an Islamic item of clothing designed to cover a woman's entire body and head while leaving a small mesh piece in front of the face through which the woman ca...

Brock Turner leaves jail after serving 3 months of 6-month sentence

Dan Honda | The Tribune News

September 5, 2016

Brock Turner leaves the Santa Clara County Main Jail on Friday, Sept. 2, 2016 n San Jose, Calif. Turner was released after serving 3 months of his 6 month sentence for the sexual assault of an unconscious woman in January of 2015. The judge in the case, Aaron Persky, has come under fire for a senten...

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September 10, 2014

From left, University of California, Berkeley student Shannon Thomas, 21, former student Nicoletta Commins, 22, and student Aryle Butler, 20, prepare to speak during a press conference at the Graduate School of Journalism in Berkeley, Calif., on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. Thirty-one female students h...

Wilmington’s gang violence

On Monday, Mar. 31, Wilmington’s city manager, Sterling Cheatham, released a series of recommendations outlining the city’s plan to reduce rampant gang violence that the city has been experiencing lately.

Asia Brown | Contributing Writer

April 9, 2014

On Monday, Mar. 31, Wilmington’s city manager, Sterling Cheatham, released a series of recommendations outlining the city’s plan to reduce rampant gang violence that the city has been experiencing lately.The 29 recommendations were broken down into immediate short-term and long-term strategies, includin...

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