Send investigative news ideas and tips to the News & Observer team

Our investigative team of North Carolina journalists and watchdog reporters at The News & Observer in Raleigh are dedicated to exposing corruption, wrongdoing and injustice.

Have a breaking news tip or investigative suggestion? Here are a few ways you can submit your tip:

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Have an investigative tip you want to keep discreet? We completely understand. Please follow these steps to remain anonymous. Our staff respects your desire to keep an investigative news tip private and will be happy to work with you using this method.

Traditional Mail

If you like, mail your submission in physically by addressing your envelope to:

Investigations Team
The News & Observer
421 Fayetteville Street, Suite 104
Raleigh, NC 27602