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23-year-old man dead, another person injured in Henderson shooting

A 23-year-old man is dead after a shooting in Henderson Monday night. It happened around 11 p.m. in the 400 block of Merriman Street. Officers responding to the area found a vehicle that had been shot. Two people were injured in the shooting. Darrion Richardson, 23, died from his injuries. The secon

ABC11.COM - 2018-03-21 16:41:05

Chapel Hill brothers caught with 4+ kilos of cocaine in truck during traffic stop

CHAPEL HILL, NC (WNCN) - Two Chapel Hill brothers are facing multiple drug trafficking charges following a traffic stop conducted Tuesday morning in Hillsborough, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. The traffic stop, which was conducted at the intersection of Highway 70A and Lawrence Ro

WBTV - 2018-03-21 18:28:25

Family Dollar armed robbery suspect nabbed by Durham police, officials say

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - Durham police say they have found the gunman who robbed a Family Dollar store on Sunday afternoon. The incident happened just after 3:30 p.m. at the store at 900 Bacon Street, according to a news release from Durham police on Monday. The man first came in the store, grabbed a d

CBS17.COM - 2018-03-20 19:14:59

Person dies after officer-involved shooting in Timberlake

A person shot during an officer-involved shooting in Timberlake has died from the injuries he/she sustained, authorities said Wednesday. Officials have yet to release the identity of the deceased. Authorities at the Person County Sheriff's Office told ABC11 that the incident began when officers resp

ABC11.COM - 2018-03-21 14:05:11

Durham police looking for missing woman

Rhew is described as a white female, 5-feet, 7-inches tall and 140 to 150 pounds. She has brown hair and blue eyes. She may be staying in motels in the Durham area. Anyone with information on Kristin Rhew's whereabouts is asked to call Cpl. M. Richards at 919-560-4440, ext. 29320, the Durham Police

HERALDSUN.COM - 2018-03-21 11:54:00

Two face cocaine charges after traffic stop

Two Chapel Hill men face cocaine trafficking charges after a Tuesday, March 20, traffic stop. On the morning of March 20 deputies with the Orange County Sheriff's Office conducted a traffic stop on a Toyota Tundra truck at the intersection of U.S. 70A and Lawrence Road in Hillsborough, according to

HERALDSUN.COM - 2018-03-21 14:12:00

Raleigh police arrest mother after Facebook video apparently shows baby smoking | News & Observer

Raleigh police arrested a mother on Wednesday after a video began to go viral on Facebook apparently showing a baby smoking. "Big thanks to everyone who posted information about the smoking mother and baby," the Raleigh Police Department wrote on Facebook on Wednesday. "Thanks to your willingness t

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-03-21 18:59:00

Say it isn't snow. Forecast has Chapel Hill prepping for morning dusting. | The Herald Sun

Morning commuters could face tricky driving conditions Wednesday. Chapel Hill officials are monitoring the forecast and preparing roads and facilities for potential winter weather. The National Weather Service in Raleigh has forecast snowfall of an inch or less during the morning hours which may ca

HERALDSUN.COM - 2018-03-20 22:30:00

Woman injured after crashing car into Durham overpass bridge

A woman is in the hospital after Durham police said she crashed her car into a bridge support beam (pier) Tuesday morning. The incident happened just after 5 a.m. on Roxboro Road at I-85. Officers said the woman was driving southbound on Roxboro when she plowed into one of the overpass' piers. She w

ABC11.COM - 2018-03-20 09:56:07

Durham North Carolina Tax Return Preparer Sentenced to Prison

A Durham, North Carolina, tax return preparer was sentenced to 20 months in prison today for aiding and assisting in the preparation of false tax returns, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department's Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Matthew G.T

WFNCNEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 15:12:00

Chapel Hill Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

A Durham man has been arrested in connection with a Chapel Hill bank robbery last week. Police records show that 28-year-old Brandon Deshon China has been charged with six felony counts and was arrested on Friday, March 16. He is charged in connection with the robbery at the SunTrust Bank on West Fr


Snow is falling in the Triangle. Expect slippery roads, school delays.

A winter weather advisory has been issued for the Triad and parts of Central North Carolina, including Durham and Orange counties. By 6 a.m., light snow had fallen in Raleigh, Greensboro, Burlington, Henderson and Roxboro, the National Weather Service reported. The weather service issued the advisor

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-03-21 11:14:00

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HERALDSUN.COM - 2018-03-21 10:00:00

I-Team: Durham residents demand action on 'Dead Man's Curve'

Residents of a Durham neighborhood are demanding action from the city and NCDOT to improve safety on a section of Dearborn Drive they call "Dead Man's Curve." According to the City of Durham, a preliminary report counted at least 20 crashes and slide-offs at the sharp curve in the 2900 block of Dear

ABC11.COM - 2018-03-19 21:14:56

Durham Police seek suspect in Family Dollar armed robbery

Police said a man entered the store shortly after 3:30 p.m., took a drink to the checkout counter and told the clerk he needed money. When the clerk did not immediately respond, the man pulled up his hoodie to show the clerk a gun in his waistband. The man fled with an unknown amount of money. No on

ABC11.COM - 2018-03-19 21:13:34

Police searching for bearded man in Durham robbery

Durham, N.C. - Durham police are searching for the man who robbed a Family Dollar store Sunday afternoon. Authorities said a man entered the store at 900 Bacon St. at about 3:30 p.m. and told the clerk he needed money as he brought a drink to the counter. When the clerk did not respond, the man disp

WRAL - 2018-03-19 21:06:17

Friends, family 'shocked' by death of 24-year-old Wake County mom

Raleigh, N.C. - Friends and family of a 24-year-old mother who was found dead along a Wake County road over the weekend remain stunned by the news. Authorities said the body of Faith Chere Bevan, 24, of 1002 Buckhorn Road in Garner, was found in a ditch in the 7800 block of Caddy Road at about 7:30

WRAL - 2018-03-20 16:25:00

Chapel Hill Set to Use Bond Funding for American Legion Payments

The Chapel Hill Town Council appears set to use bonds passed in 2015 to make payments on the American Legion property, which the town voted to purchase in December 2016. The council is set to vote on a resolution at Wednesday night's meeting to use $4.3 million of the Parks Facilities bond voters ap

CHAPELBORO.COM - 2018-03-20 13:48:04

Raleigh victim of SC shooting remains hospitalized with spinal injury, official says | News & Observer

One of the victims of a weekend shooting in Five Points is on a ventilator after being shot in the face. Another remains in the hospital with a spinal injury, according to information released during a Monday bond hearing. Arthur Jones Jr., 22, of Hopkins, is charged with three counts of attempted


Popular Chapel Hill playground to close for two weeks for updates

The playground at Chapel Hill's Community Center Park will be closed for two weeks, starting Monday, March 19, so crews can make repairs and improvements to the popular space. The playground is one of the town's most used and its oldest, according to a press release. Work will include:Replacing some