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Bus driver arrested following multi-school bus crash in Durham

The crash, which involved at least two school buses from Durham Public Schools, happened before 7:30 a.m. on Alston Avenue and Juniper Street.

ABC11.COM - 2018-08-17 12:06:27

Chapel Hill Police Investigating Reported Burglary, Sexual Battery

Chapel Hill Police have arrested a 51-year-old man in connection with a reported burglary and sexual battery from early Thursday morning.Authorities said the incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. Thursday at the Willow Terrace Condominiums.Frank Albert Robinson was arrested and charged with possession

CHAPELBORO.COM - 2018-08-16 20:43:51

Car Hit 197 MPH During NC Street Race, Troopers Say

LOCALCar Hit 197 MPH During NC Street Race, Troopers SayNews outlets report that the North Carolina State Highway Patrol arrested 22-year-old William Oliver Jefferson on Aug. 7, after a complaint pointed them toward a Facebook video that captured the speedometer.

WLTX.COM - 2018-08-17 16:58:02

‘Terrified’ customers fled after shots rang out in crowded Durham bar district

A man stepped into the middle of the street in an area surrounded by restaurants and bars shortly after midnight Saturday and fired a gun into the air.Witnesses said customers and bystanders ran away as the sound of gunshots rang out.Durham police responded to the 700 block of Rigsbee Avenue at 12:4

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-08-16 16:26:00

NC P.F. Chang's Employee Charged For Selling Drugs From Restaurant

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - An employee at a Durham P.F. Chang's faces charges related to selling marijuana from the restaurant, according to warrants.

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-08-16 02:32:26

Food truck festival at Tanger Outlets in Mebane

Courtesy of Hemera TechnologiesMEBANE— From barbecue to baguette sandwiches, over 20 vendors are expected for a food truck festival this weekend at Tanger Outlets at 4000 Arrowhead Blvd.Hours for the event are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.The event features a DJ from noon to 6 p.m. each day

GREENSBORO.COM - 2018-08-16 15:01:00

The spot where Robert E. Lee statue once stood at Duke Chapel will remain vacant

Thursday, Duke President Vincent Price said the space will stay unoccupied to “provide a powerful statement about the past, the present and our values.”

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-08-16 15:40:00

Duke lacrosse accuser who killed her boyfriend has lawsuit dismissed

But, currently, Mangum is behind bars on a second-degree murder charge after her boyfriend died from a stabbing.

CBS17.COM - 2018-08-15 23:00:54

Police: Have you seen this teen in Cary or Chapel Hill? :: WRAL.com

Chapel Hill, N.C.— Police are searching for a 17-year-old woman in Chapel Hill.Bryanna Lashay Drewery was last seen Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. near Shepherd Lane.Drewery is described as a bi-racial female who stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 137 pounds. She has brown eyes and curly orange and red-dy


After 2 Months, South Greensboro Street Reopens in Carrboro

The roadway has been closed since June 11 as crews were installing a roundabout intersection at South Greensboro Street, Old Pittsboro Road and Two Hills Drive. The roundabout is intended to improve safety, access and mobility.

CHAPELBORO.COM - 2018-08-16 17:41:51

Suspect charged in fatal shooting of Durham man on porch

Sterling Eugene Whitted, 48, is accused of gunning down 43-year-old Reginald Johnson on his grandmother's front porch on July 31.


Tip from ex-wife led to arrest of NC man in fatal hit-and-run, warrant says

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - A tip from a man's ex-wife led police to his Durham apartment complex where he was then arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run, according to a Durham County search warrant obtained by CBS 17.


State investigating Durham auto dealer for obtaining more than $500K in fraudulent car loans

Search warrants say “43 fraudulent deals have been identified” by the DMV’s fraud lab, and that the “State Employees Credit Union has loaned out at least $540,000 in loans for these deals.”

CBS17.COM - 2018-08-15 21:57:41

Thousands in Durham can’t afford housing, will enter lottery just for waiting list

Winning the lottery in Durham could mean the difference between having a home or not.Two years ago, 6,500 people applied to get on a waiting list for “housing choice vouchers,” also known as Section 8. Only 1,500 made the list.Next week, the lottery opens again and 1,500 people will be added to the


65-year-old charged in fatal Durham hit-and-run crash :: WRAL.com

William Patrick Carl, 65, of Durham was arrested Tuesday and charged with felony hit-and-run involving serious injury or death.


Lawsuit: Deputy's 'reckless' driving caused motorcycle crash that injured Durham officers :: WRAL.com

By Janine Bowen, WRAL.com editorDurham, N.C.— An officer with the Durham Police Department are suing the Durham County Sheriff’s Department over a2017 chain-reaction crashthat injured two police officers.According to a wreck report, DeputyPaul Aiken’s 2013 Harley-Davidson motorcycle hit a rock, caus

WRAL - 2018-08-15 21:31:59

Chapel Hill Police Seeking Information on Missing Teenager

Dreary is described by police as a bi-racial female, approximately 5′ 6″ tall and weighs 137 pounds with brown eyes and curly orange and red-dyed hair. She was wearing a blue tank top, light wash blue jeans, brown sandals and carrying a lime green back pack when she was last seen.


A Durham Police officer was struck by a car early this morning during a checkpoint

CBS 17 file photoDURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - A Durham police officer was struck by a car early Sunday morning during a checkpoint.Durham police say a female driver drove through a Booze It and Lose It checkpoint at University Drive near Forest Hills Blvd around 2:30 a.m. The female driver did not stop,


Once homeless, he's now headed to UNC-Chapel Hill

Stored outdoors under an aluminum canopy, the stage was where Osborne spent nights when he couldn't find a place to stay. With the school's Wi-Fi reaching just far enough, it was also where he did homework for his AP classes.


‘You have to make that choice.’ TROSA graduates embark on new lives.

Dressed in black robes, the latest class of TROSA graduates beamed brightly as they crossed the stage, accepting a ring and diploma for completing the drug and alcohol rehab program many called the hardest thing they’ve ever done.“When I walked up the stairs at TROSA, I was a very broken woman,” sai