Become a subscriber!

Sign-up for our free newsletter and have our headlines delivered to your inbox twice a week.

"*" indicates required fields

Zip Code*

Are you a health care worker? We’d love to hear from you. Email editor at

Posted inChildren's Health

North Carolina courts sentence some juveniles to life behind bars. Should that change? Some legislators think so.

By Hannah Critchfield In the spring of 2008, the Chapel Hill community was shaken by the murder of the University of North Carolina’s student body president. Eve Carson, a 22-year-old white woman, was kidnapped at gunpoint on the early morning of March 5, and forced to withdraw money from several ATMs in the area.  Because […]