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Durham police investigate shooting

Durham, N.C. — Durham police were investigating Saturday night after a woman was shot in the 400 block of E. Pilot Street. Authorities said the shooting happened at about 7:45 p.m., and that the woman suffered serious injuries.


Woman critically injured after shooting in Durham

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- A woman was severely injured Saturday evening after being shot, officials say. It happened in the 400 block of East Pilot Street near Eagle Point Apartments around 7:45 p.m.


Man dies after Durham house fire

Durham, N.C. — A Durham house fire killed one person Saturday, authorities said. Emergency officials responded to the fire, at 1205 W. Horseshoe Road, at 1:40 a.m. Three people were in the house when the fire broke out, and one was able to escape.


Juvenile charged after infant fatally shot in North Carolina

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A juvenile has been charged after shooting and killing an infant Friday night, The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said. Officials told WTVD that it happened in the 3100 block of Cricket Road at about 7:30 p.m.


At former car lot in downtown Durham, smaller apartments aim to offer a new housing option

A developer and an architect with ties to several projects in downtown Durham plan to build a new apartment building — featuring mostly small, studio units — on a former car lot near Durham Central Park.


Durham's Jalen Johnson takes athletic bloodlines to Tennessee

Before Johnson attended Southern and Orange High Schools, his mother was a track star for UNC alongside Marion Jones. But find out the one important trait the UT hoopster did not get from his parents.


North Carolina mom purposely crashes into vehicle carrying her 2 kids amid custody dispute, cops say

A North Carolina woman was charged after she intentionally crashed into another vehicle carrying her two children amid a bitter custody dispute with the toddlers’ father, police said.


Nobody won the $625 million Powerball jackpot, but somebody bought a $1 million winning ticket at a North Carolina mini mart

LOWELL, N.C. - The Powerball Jackpot jumped to $750 million overnight Sunday and since then, a $1 million ticket was sold in Gaston County. The ticket was sold at a mini mart in Lowell on McAdenville Road.


Man accused of walking into North Carolina Barnes and Noble store and firing pellet gun

CARY, N.C. — An 18-year-old man is accused of walking into a Barnes and Noble bookstore in Cary and firing a pellet gun. WTVD reported that Jonathan Kyle Courtney, 18, of Cary, was charged with two counts of felony assault with a deadly weapon and one count of discharging a barreled weapon into an o


Complaints lead to arrests in NC prostitution bust

BURLINGTON, N.C. (WFMY) -- Police conducted an undercover prostitution operation which led to the arrest of five people after receiving several complaints from the community. According to the Burlington Police Department, the following men were charged with solicitation of prostitution on Friday.


Fayetteville police responding to hostage situation

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- Fayetteville police are responding to hostage situation with a possible barricaded subject in the 100 block of Openview Drive Sunday morning. Around 7:30 a.m., police responded to the area of Openview Drive in reference to a barricaded subject holding a hostage.


Searching for egg hunts, Easter events in Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Chapel Hill? Check our Triangle area Easter Event Guide

Wondering where and when to catch the Easter Bunny and fill up those baskets with loot? Our Raleigh NC Easter events database is updated for the 2019 season with more than 60 events across the region.


Supreme Court arguments on Md., N.C. gerrymandering cases will be Tuesday

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments on Tuesday in two high-profile partisan gerrymandering cases, including one involving Maryland's 6th Congressional District. The nation's high court in January announced it would hear the cases, which allege district lines were unconstitutionally drawn


Woman held hostage in Fayetteville home, suspect in custody

Fayetteville, N.C. — A suspect was in custody Sunday after holding a woman hostage at a Fayetteville home, according to police. Around 7:30 a.m., officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to a home along the 100 block of Open View Drive near Dunn Road and Samuel Street. Police said


Warrant: Danville Pastor shot in Costco parking lot met suspect on popular online sales app

DANVILLE - A Danville pastor and Duke University divinity student who was shot two weeks ago while in the parking lot of a Durham Costco was apparently the victim of an attempted robbery, which occurred while he was conducting a transaction with someone he met on a popular app used to buy and sell s


An old friend stands in Duke’s way, and his son, too

Columbia, S.C. — Many times, Aubrey Dawkins took the court at Cameron Indoor Stadium after the Duke Blue Devils finished practices. Johnny Dawkins drilled basketball lessons into his son’s head the same way he did with Duke’s players a few minutes earlier, the same way Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewsk


Burlington police arrest 5 men accused of soliciting a prostitute

BURLINGTON, N.C. — Police in Burlington have arrested five men accused of soliciting a prostitute after authorities said there were multiple complaints in the community about prostitution.


bluebird bio opens manufacturing facility in Durham, looks to add 20 workers in ’19

DURHAM – bluebird bio on Friday officially opened its new manufacturing facility in Durham and said it plans to add 20 workers to the current team of 50 scientists, engineers and others at the plant.


In pursuit of history, Duke will have to get past the most important player in its own

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Without Johnny Dawkins, there’s none of this. Mike Krzyzewski isn’t ‘Coach K,’ Duke isn’t among the greatest programs in college basketball and the Blue Devils aren’t in pursuit of their sixth national championship under the game’s all-time winningest coach.


Ability to assess tire tread-wear in real-time is coming

Tire sensor and data management company Tyrata (based in Durham, North Carolina, U.S.) has crossed a major technology milestone in terms of commercializing a real-time tread wear sensor. The device can alert drivers when tire tread depth has grown dangerously thin.