Posted by Joseph Neff on September 25, 2014
A North Carolina prison inmate with a history of mental illness died of dehydration in March, according to an Associated Press report. All the details are not yet known, but there are a number of striking similarities to the 1996 of a Vietnam veteran who suffered from post traumatic stress. A subsequent federal audit found a host of problems plaguing medical and mental-health care at Central Prison: inadequate staffing, an out-of-date facility, poor management and overuse of drugs and restraints in the psychiatric hospital.
In March, Anthony Michael Kerr, 53, died of dehydration while in care of Alexander Correctional Institution.
Here is the article on the previous death.
Posted by Steve Riley on September 4, 2014
Series exposes widespread tax cheating in construction nationwide. And it’s truly digital first.
Posted by Dan Kane on July 30, 2014
Gov. Pat McCrory on Wednesday signed into law a measure to prevent highly-paid state and local officials from using the state retirement system to support spikes in their pensions caused by pay hikes as they near retirement.
Posted by Dan Kane on July 8, 2014
Devon Ramsay, a former UNC football player whose career was derailed by an NCAA violation that was later overturned, is among those scheduled to testify before a committee looking into the well-being of college athletes.