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Someone shooting cars with BB gun on Durham road, police say
“He said, ‘What did you run over?’ I said, ‘I didn’t run over anything,’” Walker recalls.
Warrant: Durham man fell asleep and 5-year-old shot herself with his gun
A Durham man is facing a felony child abuse charge after a 5-year-old shot herself in the hand with his gun, according to court documents.Tyree Devon Hockaday, 28, was arrested this week on charges of negligent child abuse with serious body injury and possession of firearm by a felon, both felonies.
More than 27,000 gallons of untreated wastewater spilled in Durham
A press release said about 27,000 gallons of untreated wastewater were discharged from the Snowhill Lift Station into Little River, which is downstream of the reservoir. Rainfall from Florence caused the inflow to exceed the capacity of the station's pumps, officials said.
Durham, Chapel Hill-Carrboro school leaders take heat over hurricane decisions
A day after a rough reopening of schools in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, more complaints have rolled in for Durham Public Schools and the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools.A letter was sent to DPS Superintendent Pascal Mubenga and the school board sharply criticizing the decision to have sch
Sprouts deals 9/19: Grapes, bell peppers, apples, asparagus, pork loin :: WRAL.com
Sprouts has wonderful deals this week on grapes, multi-color bell peppers, apples, asparagus, broccoli, pork loin, chicken breasts, tofu and more!
Wake Forest's new $3.2 million Holding Park pool complex to open Saturday :: WRAL.com
The pool will be open from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Saturday, and 1 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Sunday. Admission will be free. Big note: The center is limited to a maximum of 300 people (so I'd recommend getting there early).
600,000 customers warned of drinking water as North Carolina's flooded hog farms, waste lagoons under scrutiny for contamination
© AP Photo/Steve HelberA hog farm is inundated with floodwaters from Hurricane Florence near Trenton, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
In Durham, McDonald’s Workers, Activists Protest Allegedly Pervasive Sexual Harassment
Among them wasTimarenEvans, who says she experienced abuse and harassment by managers and other employees at a Durham McDonald’s, and that reporting the abuse only caused it to intensify.
Person killed in crash involving 5 cars in Raleigh :: WRAL.com
According to officials, a car traveling above the speed limit sideswiped a second car and hit a third car head-on. The third car overturned and struck a fourth car. In the process of overturning, it also blew a tire and struck a fifth car.
N.C. Laws Says Bird Scooters Are Mopeds. That Could Present a Problem in Durham.
The problem is, the electric scooters descending on American cities don't generally have all of the requisite moped stuff—inflatable tires, lights for riding at night, a mirror, registration, and a license plate.
Man found fatally wounded by gunshot in south Durham
A man was found with a fatal gunshot wound late Monday in a residential section of south Durham, but police did not indicate whether it was considered a homicide.The man was found in the 1400 block of East Cornwallis Road after police were called about 10:15 p.m., spokesman Wil Glenn said in a state
Can't wait for that Krispy Kreme burger? Check out Taste of the State Fair Saturday :: WRAL.com
According to a news release, food truck vendors will be serving up crowd favorites such as deep fried Oreos, chicken and waffle tacos and Krispy Kreme burgers. (But don't get your hopes up for a specific item as menu items at each location may vary.) You also will be able to purchase food separately
Negroni or Gin & Tonic? This Durham distillery is named the best in the country.
The craft gin market is exploding in America andDurham Distillery’s Conniption Gin has been named the best in the country, according to a USA Today poll of drink experts and consumers.USA Today announced the results of its10 Best competitions Wednesday, with Conniption landing the top spot in craft
School Buses Caught in Flooded Roadways in Orange, Durham
The storm, the last remnants of Hurricane Florence, prompted Chapel Hill – Carrboro City Schools to initially announce a two-hour delay before moving to close schools for the day.
Man dies at hospital after being found shot in Durham, police say
DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - Durham police are investigating after a man was found shot on East Cornwallis Road Monday night, police said.
FLORENCE VIDEO: Durham water rescues
Cops used a boat to make rescues from three cars at Sprunt and Hillandale as heavy rain caused flooding in Durham on Monday morning.DURHAM --As Florence brought flooding and the threat of tornadoes to the Triangle on Monday morning, cops came to the rescue of people in three cars at the same interse
Durham woman's generosity helps evacuees in time of need
When a group of 12 family members, which included five kids, from Onslow County, arrived at Southeast Raleigh High School, there wasn't enough room for them.
PHOTOS: Damage as Hurricane Florence hits North Carolina
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Hurricane Florence made landfall at Wrightsville Beach at 7:15 a.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service said.
Durham schools on holding class amid flooding, tornado warning: 'We made the best decision we could' :: WRAL.com
Durham, N.C.— While apologizing for the inconvenience and potential danger to students and staff, Durham Public Schools officials defended the decision to hold classes Monday as flooding from Hurricane Florence intensified across the Triangle."Although we made the best decision we could with the inf
Raw Video Shows Dozens Of People Looting A Dollar Store As Flooding Cuts Wilmington Off From The Rest Of North Carolina
A major emergency brings out the best in some people, but in others it brings out the absolute worst. Shocking images of “dozens of people” ransacking a Family Dollar store in Wilmington, North Carolina have stunned the nation. This happened in broad daylight, and many of the looters didn’t even s