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Chapel Hill Saves with Energy Efficiency, but Officials Say More Is Needed

Efforts to conserve energy in the Community Center, Town Hall and the Homestead Aquatics Center have reduced the Town of Chapel Hill’s energy bill for the second year in a row, leading to lower costs and a slightly smaller carbon footprint.


School drops case of student who bloodied Silent Sam statue

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill hearings panel has dismissed an honor court case against a graduate student who colored a Confederate statue on campus with ink and blood.


Chapel Hill and Carrboro mayors speak out against ICE raids in N.C.

This week, Chapel Hill Mayor Pam Hemminger and Carrboro Mayor Lydia Lavelle signed a letter along with other mayors in North Carolina to condemn the recent immigration raids that have happened across the state.


15 family-friendly activities for weekend of Feb. 15 to Feb. 17

Happy weekend! Here’s what’s happening on the family fun front. As always, check WRAL.com’s Out & About calendar for more ideas. Raleigh Little Theatre opens Junie B. Jones, The Musical on Friday. The show runs through March 3. Tickets are few and far between for this weekend, but there are plenty f


Black Widow Killer is North Carolina's oldest woman on death row

In October of 1990, President George H.W. Bush condemned Iraq's takeover of Kuwait. Famed American conductor Leonard Bernstein, composer of "West Side Story," died at 72. And a meteorite exploded above the Pacific Ocean.


Four Years After Chapel Hill Shooting, Victims' Families Seek Closure

On February 10th, 2015, Deah Barakat, his wife Yusor Abu-Salha, and her younger sister Razan, were killed in their apartment. This month marks the four year anniversary of their deaths. The family is still waiting on a trial date to be set.


Chapel Hill asked developers for a picture. They brought one and got another delay.

The Town Council was thrown another curveball Wednesday by an apartment project for adults age 55 and up on Homestead Road. The developers, represented by the Gurlitz Architectural Group, last appeared before the council Jan. 30 and were asked to bring back a drawing of how the four-story apartment


North Carolina dealing with injuries entering Wake Forest matchup

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- It's unclear whether eighth-ranked North Carolina will have freshman Nassir Little at Wake Forest on Saturday due to an ankle injury. Little, UNC's top bench scorer at 9.8 points per game, left Monday's loss to fourth-ranked Virginia after rolling his right ankle with 12 minutes


Immigrant activists claim ICE dressing as day laborers to find and detain undocumented immigrants

An activist group that supports the rights of undocumented immigrants living in the United States claimed this week that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers were seen in Henderson dressed as day laborers in an effort to round up undocumented immigrants.


Here's the latest on affordable housing in Carrboro

Several Carrboro Board of Aldermen members raised concerns about affordable housing in the new Shelton Station development while discussing their economic development report at Tuesday's meeting.


Man charged with setting UNC Davie Poplar tree on fire, injuring professor found not guilty by reason of insanity

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WTVD) -- Joshua Edwards, the man charged withsetting fire to the historic Poplar tree on the UNC campus and injuring a professor, was found not guilty by reason of insanity, ABC11's newsgathering partners The News & Observer reported Wednesday.


Short memory helps Guy hit big shots

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (CBS19 SPORTS) -- Kyle Guy's shooting numbers may have taken a dip in recent weeks, but as always, the Virginia shooting guard's confidence never waned. "I just try to shoot the same way every time, and if I can't, I just tell myself I'm going to make it and most of the time I do,"


That energy Duke showed during epic Louisville rally? Blue Devils hope NC State feels it.

Durham — As much fun as rallying from a 23-point deficit to win in the final 10 minutes was for Duke, the No. 2 Blue Devils know they can’t rely on such things and expect success.


Help Find The Winner of a $100K Cash 5 Jackpot Before it Expires!

Did you buy a Cash 5 ticket last August in Hillsborough? Check your numbers ASAP. NC Lottery says time is running out for the winner of a $100,000 Cash 5 jackpot to claim the prize before it expires on Friday, February 22.


Durham police investigating after man robs BB&T bank for the second time in a week

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- Police are investigating after a man robbed a BB&T bank twice in one week. Officials say the BB&T on S. Miami Blvd. in Durham was robbed for the second time on Thursday by the same man who committed a robbery earlier in the week.


UNC professor warns declining role of men in society is a problem

Chapel Hill, N.C. — When UNC Chapel Hill Business school professor James Johnson travels the country making speeches, he focuses on what he sees as a major problem. He wonders what is happening to men in American society.


Durham apartment damaged in fire; no injuries reported

Durham, N.C. — A fire broke out in the living room of a third-floor apartment in Durham on Friday morning. No one was in the unit, at Arium Pinnacle Ridge Apartment Homes, when it caught fire at 1:40 a.m.


Apex man now charged with murder in high-speed crash that shut down US-1

CARY, N.C. (WTVD) -- A man now faces a murder charge in connection with aJanuary crash that sent two people to the hospital. Timothy Cox, 24, of Apex, was speeding at more than 100 mph Jan. 16 during rush hour on US-1 southbound near Cary when he lost control and struck another vehicle.


FBI fatally shoots man on Most Wanted List at North Carolina motel

APEX, N.C. — A man on the FBI’sTop Ten Most Wanted List was fatally shot by an FBI agent during a predawn raid Wednesday at a North Carolina motel, the News & Observer reported.


Mother searches for answers 2 years after son's murder outside North Carolina mall

LENOIR, N.C. - A mother from Lenoir is still hoping for answers two years after her son was murdered outside a popular mall in North Carolina. Wezley Tugman was gunned down at the Four Seasons Town Centre Mall in Greensboro in 2017.