The Gaston Gazette reports that Mark Carver has been granted a new trial after being convicted a decade ago of murdering UNC Charlotte student Ira Yarmolenko. A superior court judge ruled that Carver received ineffective assistance of counsel during his first trial. Chris Mumma of the North Carolina Center on Actual Innocence is representing Carver. District Attorney Locke Bell has said he will appeal the ruling and conduct a new trial if that appeal is not successful. Keep reading for more news.