The News & Observer, along with seven other North Carolina and national media groups, including The Daily Tar Heel, requested access to records from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill after football players were accused of receiving improper benefits from agents. A university tutor was also accused of providing inappropriate assistance on academic assignments and providing illegal benefits for players.
After nearly two years, a Wake County Superior Court judge unsealed search warrants and 911 calls related to the homicide of a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student.
The media organizations looking to unseal records in a Chapel Hill homicide case are still waiting for a judge’s ruling on the issue, but a hearing Wednesday did shed some additional light on the investigation.
The Daily Tar Heel, backed by several other local media organizations, is fighting to unseal search warrants and other records in a 2012 student death case.
A two-year battle for documents detailing an investigation in NCAA violations is over, with public records being released to The Daily Tar Heel and other media organizations today and in the coming days.
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act does not protect records relating to the violation of NCAA rules regarding impermissible benefits received by student-athletes, a North Carolina judge has decided.
A fraternity claimed responsibility Wednesday for taking 10,000 copies of The Daily Tar Heel, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s student newspaper, just hours after staff members discovered the theft.
More than two years and $20,000 later, the newspaper at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill received an answer it did not want to hear.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student newspaper's state open meetings law case against the school's closed disciplinary hearings was argued in December.
The student newspaper at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has filed one of the first cases in history to gain access to student disciplinary hearings.