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Police: Body found on Durham Freeway after possible hit-and-run crash

Durham, N.C. - All lanes of the Durham Freeway were closed near Duke Street early Thursday morning while police investigated a possible fatal hit-and-run. Police said a body was found near Duke Street. N.C. The road is expected to be closed for a about three hours while police investigate.

WRAL - 2017-11-23 10:28:10

Police: Body found on Durham Freeway after possible hit and run

CBS North Carolina file photo of Durham police DURHAM, NC (WNCN)- Police have closed the Durham Freeway in both directions this morning after a possible fatal hit and run. A body was discovered near the Duke Street exit of the freeway, prompting the freeway closure at Duke St northbound and Chapel

WNCN.COM - 2017-11-23 10:55:13

Death that closed Durham Freeway Thursday believed to have been a suicide | The Herald Sun

An apparent hit-and-run death early Thursday morning that closed the Durham Freeway for several hours is now believed to be a probable suicide, police say. Durham Police Department spokesman Wil Glenn said a pedestrian was struck by several vehicles on the northbound lanes of the freeway - N.C. 147

HERALDSUN.COM - 2017-11-23 17:12:00

Deer breaks into Durham's Northgate Mall, gets stuck in gate

Deer crossing the road (Pixabay) DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina mall got a live and unexpected Christmas display when a small deer broke through a glass door and became stuck in a metal gate. Authorities tell local media outlets that the deer broke into Northgate Mall in Durham Wednesday mor

WNCN.COM - 2017-11-22 18:01:07

Durham Police Department warns of home repair scams

Durham Durham police are warning residents to be wary of home repair and odd jobs requests. "Durham police have received recent reports of scams involving home repairs and maintenance," Police Department spokeswoman Kammie Michael wrote in a press release. Michael didn't immediately respond to a qu

HERALDSUN.COM - 2017-11-22 20:51:00

A modernist moment in a changing Durham neighborhood

She is sweeping fall off her small porch when I walk up. "I like growth, but the thing that's killing me is the taxes," Amanda Stanfield says. "I open my mail, and I say, 'Whew!'" I've pulled onto Glendale Avenue to see the new modernist homes. The developer is holding an open house I've seen on Fac

HERALDSUN.COM - 2017-11-22 11:00:00

Durham Police chief: Fewer complaints with body cameras

Citizen complaints about police have dropped since officers started wearing body-worn cameras, says Durham Police Chief C.J. Davis. Over the past year, the Police Department has issued 470 body cameras among its roughly 500 sworn officers, completing the roll out, Davis said. There have been fewer

HERALDSUN.COM - 2017-11-22 11:00:00

'They hug the books.' Young readers build libraries with help from Durham donors.

Imagine a community in which every child owns books by the dozens, reads all summer long, and personally chooses every book in his or her home library. That's the vision that drives Ginger Young and the Durham group she runs, Book Harvest. "Every child should have the littered landscape of books in

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-11-22 23:00:00

Fire Crews Respond to Fire in a Home Tuesday Morning

LUBBOCK, TX - Tuesday morning, fire crews were called to a report of a fire in a home. The call came in around 4:30 a.m. to a home in South Lubbock County. The home was located near Private Road 7355 and FM 179. The initial call was for both the Wolfforth Fire Department and the Woodrow Fire Departm


Author signing at Barnes & Noble, Greensburg

An author signing will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, at Barnes & Noble, 5155 Route 30, Greensburg, from 1 to 3 p.m. Multiple local authors will be in store to sign and discuss their latest books. The authors include Chuck Wagner of Shanksville, Richard Gazarik, Kevin Engle, J.P. Ronald, David Nabhan and

DAILY AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-11-22 03:38:38

Man's body found in creek with gunshot wounds

WILKINS TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Police are asking for help solving the homicide of a man who was found shot to death in a creek in Wilkins Township. Someone called 911 around 2 p.m. Monday to report seeing the man's body near Lougeay Road, which is just off of the Parkway East near William Penn Highway. REL

WPXI - 2017-11-22 23:09:45

A decade later, gas drilling tax politics roil Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A decade after energy companies began realizing the explosive economic potential of the vast Marcellus Shale natural gas reservoir, the politics of taxing it still roils Pennsylvania, now the nation's No. 2 gas state. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf made taxing Marcellus Shale produc

WPXI - 2017-11-23 17:36:33

Solobay offers safe cooking tips

State Fire Commissioner Tim Solobay is reminding residents to follow safe-cooking recommendations when celebrating Thanksgiving with family and friends. "The holidays typically bring a lot of happy times with family and friends," Solobay said. "But failing to follow some basic safety rules can turn

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2017-11-23 05:15:00

Demonstrators in Germany protest US, North Korea tensions

BERLIN (AP) - In a story Nov. 18 about a protest in Berlin against tensions between the United States and North Korea, The Associated Press erroneously identified one of the organizations involved. The group is called International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, not International Pedi

WPXI - 2017-11-23 17:04:58

We gather today to give thanks

Today Americans gather, once again, as a nation divided. Yet we will come together as we always do on the fourth Thursday of November because, despite disagreements in nearly every aspect of daily life, there is still plenty to be thankful for. Nationally, the unemployment rate has dropped to 4.1 pe

DAILY ITEM - 2017-11-23 07:00:00

Spirit of Thanksgiving what really matters

As a Nov. 6 Wall Street Journal article headlined "The Whenever Thanksgiving" pointed out, more Americans are celebrating what's often dubbed "Turkey Day" earlier than on this fourth Thursday of the year's 11th month. One focus of the article was the fact that a recent survey of more than 2,000 adul

ALTOONA MIRROR - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Thanksgiving 2017: List of stores that will be open for the holiday

Hoping to attract shoppers with early Black Friday deals, several large retailers have announced that they will be open for business on Thanksgiving Day. (SCROLL DOWN FOR FULL LIST) JC Penney will open its doors at 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving -- one hour earlier than last year -- and will stay open until

WTAE.COM - 2017-11-23 18:09:00

Chiefland man is killed as deputies respond to domestic disturbance

Levy County deputies killed a Chiefland man Nov. 16, Thursday, after they responded to domestic disturbance. Three LCSO Patrol Division deputies responded to 7450 NW 110 St. to a domestic disturbance at 8:40 p.m. that ended in the death of 34-year-old Michael Wesley Goodale. If you subscribe to the


Ces second grade students give thanks

Laura Wilson's Class What dose Thanksgiving mean to you? It means I get to see my family and I don't see them that often- Miah What doses thanksgiving mean to you? Its about sering food and being kind- Franklin I am thankful that I have a mom and family- Angelena Thanksgiving is of sharing food-


Clay Landing Days is coming to Manatee Springs State Park

Manatee Springs State Park will be holding Clay Landing Days, a living history event, Friday, Nov. 24, and Saturday, Nov. 25. Clay Landing Days will bring you to a time when the Seminoles and Settlers lived in the Clay Landing area. There will be Covered Wagon Rides that take you on the North Trail