<![CDATA[Special Reports |]]> http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/ en-us Fri, 03 Nov 2017 14:19:56 EDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Fri, 03 Nov 2017 14:19:56 EDT Special Reports 60 ccarpenter@charlotteobserver.com(Cheryl Carpenter) ‘We are heartbroken.’ The stories of Charlotte’s 77 homicide victims this year. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article183978436.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 10 Nov 2017 17:32:21 EST

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Against the Odds: Are big winners gaming the NC lottery? http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/against-all-odds/#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 05 Oct 2016 09:03:15 EDT http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/against-all-odds/ Death by the River: The Fisherman's Defense http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Apr 2016 20:44:29 EDT http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/ Fatally flawed: Faulty investigations devastate families http://charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/nc-medical-examiners/#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 09:52:58 EST http://charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/nc-medical-examiners/ Nonprofit hospitals thrive on profits http://charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/prognosis-profits/#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:02:27 EST http://charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/prognosis-profits/ Shocking phone call reveals link between former classmates http://charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/myers-park/#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:13:04 EST http://charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/myers-park/ Read the full NC prison investigation: Wrong side of the bars? http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article153975449.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 02 Jun 2017 09:20:23 EDT

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Lawmakers decry ‘shocking’ prison corruption uncovered by the Observer http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article155319679.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 10 Jun 2017 14:27:27 EDT

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Secret gesture, bloody shanks: Did prison officials allow this deadly attack? http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article152332332.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 31 May 2017 11:29:00 EDT

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NC governor ‘troubled’ by prison corruption revealed in Observer investigation http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article154066604.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 02 Jun 2017 15:17:23 EDT

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25 inmates told the same disturbing story: Officers turned rural road crew into torture. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article152337452.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 02 Jun 2017 11:48:00 EDT

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Officers called it the ‘boom-boom room.’ Inmates found out why. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article152335532.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 31 May 2017 11:42:00 EDT

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Prison officer flashed Bloods signs on Facebook, photos with gangster http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article153382329.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 31 May 2017 14:45:00 EDT

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Here’s how NC could fight corruption in its prisons http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article153605534.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 31 May 2017 15:17:49 EDT

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This NC prison manager is accused of helping inmates attack other prisoners http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article153608054.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 31 May 2017 15:27:37 EDT

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This inmate says a prison employee gave him cologne, steroids - and a poodle http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article153556699.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 02 Jun 2017 12:48:36 EDT

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NC prison officer planned to behead 2 people. Then the FBI stepped in. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article153614774.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 31 May 2017 15:48:25 EDT

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How much training do NC prison officers get? ‘You’re kicked out to the wolves.’ http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article153618034.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 31 May 2017 15:59:30 EDT

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How your tax dollars fund sex, drugs and abuse in NC prisons http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article152336587.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 31 May 2017 11:45:00 EDT

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Billy Graham still matters as he turns 99. Here are 5 reasons why. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/billy-graham-life/article185001038.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:56:17 EST

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Prison officer released video of beating, then 4 others were killed http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article181046421.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Oct 2017 14:14:00 EDT http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article181046421.html Prison officer describes her brutal assault while watching the video of it http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article181021916.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Oct 2017 14:07:28 EDT http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article181021916.html ‘We are heartbroken.’ The stories of Charlotte’s 73 homicide victims this year. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article179909366.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 09:28:02 EDT

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NC Public Safety Secretary Erik Hooks responds to Observer’s prison investigation http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article155315844.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Jun 2017 14:16:56 EDT http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article155315844.html Gang members with shanks attack rival inmates. Did prison officials allow the deadly assault? http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article153330499.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 31 May 2017 09:03:54 EDT http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article153330499.html Inmate says prison employee was his lover and drug smuggler http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article153628084.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 31 May 2017 16:26:17 EDT

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How NC prison officers fuel corruption and abuse http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article153330154.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 31 May 2017 08:56:57 EDT http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article153330154.html From solitary confinement, a gang leader used smuggled cellphone to order a killing http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article153557199.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 31 May 2017 12:50:02 EDT

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13 commonly used prison slang terms http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article153381269.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 31 May 2017 14:41:00 EDT

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How we reported the prison series http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article153608394.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 31 May 2017 15:29:20 EDT

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