Tim Moffitt Coverage
Under scrutiny, mug shot publishing industry evolves
In the short, three-year history of mug shot websites, they've already shown how easy it is to evolve in novel ways. Experts say that may make legislating them into compliance problematic.
Proposals would do little to limit mug shot publications
Competing provisions in the state legislature are taking aim at mug shot that charge to remove the images, even if a person is cleared. But experts say the rules might not help.
Asheville water bill heads to House Finance Tuesday
House Finance will hear a proposal Tuesday to repeal a law allowing Asheville to use water revenue for infrastructure repairs related to its water system.