A Charlotte Observer investigation found that a hidden world of drugs, sex and gang violence thrives inside North Carolina’s prisons – and that the officers who are paid to prevent such corruption are instead fueling it.
Mark Carver is serving a sentence of life in prison without parole in the death of 20-year-old Ira Yarmolenko. But Carver insists he didn't kill her. In a six-part series, the Observer presents the defense he never got.
As each of six surviving members of evangelist Billy Graham’s family shared personal reflections Friday, in a cavernous tent on the Billy Graham Library grounds, you could see flashes of the man they and 2,000-plus guests were there to celebrate.