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Trump order would ban most transgender troops from serving

President Donald Trump is issuing an order to ban transgender people from serving in the military except under "limited circumstances," following up on his calls to ban transgender individuals from serving. The White House says retaining troops with a history or diagnosis of "gender dysphoria" - tho

ABC11.COM - 2018-03-24 01:47:07

Durham police: Man found dead in street was shot in self defense

Durham police have determined that a shooting earlier this month was self-defense, and they have cleared the shooter, finding that he was only fighting back when two men tried to rob him. The man told Durham police that he was walking upstairs to an apartment when two men, one of whom had a gun, cam

WRAL - 2018-03-22 22:17:15

Twice doctors told her she was going to die. Now she's keeping other women alive. | News & Observer

"You see that star?" Rita McDaniel points to a star-shaped trophy atop her bureau. She is lying down in her bedroom, surrounded by a dozen pink plush pigs. "I just won that [award] last year. That's a long-term survivor's award." McDaniel, 54, has lived with HIV for 24 years. Since her diagnosis

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-03-23 18:05:00

6 arrested when resident complaints prompt Durham prostitution bust

Durham, N.C. - Six people were arrested in Durham after complaints from residents prompted an operation to crack-down on prostitution. Amy Garrett, 46, Antonio Thompson, 21, Pansy Gray, 51, Angela Mack, 44, Kimberly Williams, 30, and Alphonso Nance, 23, were all charged with solicitation for prostit

WRAL - 2018-03-22 22:23:19

Traffic Stop Leads To Big Cocaine Bust In Hillsborough

A traffic stop on Tuesday morning led to a major drug bust in Orange County. As part of an ongoing narcotics investigation, Sheriff's deputies stopped a truck at the intersection of Route 70 and Lawrence Road in Hillsborough. Officers searched the vehicle and seized over four kilograms of cocaine. B

CHAPELBORO.COM - 2018-03-22 16:18:16

FBI report: These are the 10 most dangerous cities in North Carolina

Raleigh, N.C. - Data from the FBI's 2016 Crime In The United States Report has revealed North Carolina's most dangerous cities. Road Snacks, a website that uses data to rank states and cities across the country, used the FBI report to name the ten riskiest cities to call home in the Tar Heel state,

WRAL - 2018-03-22 14:48:00

The March for Our Lives may have an anthem, courtesy of Durham's Hiss Golden Messenger | News & Observer

"Passing Clouds," the new song from Hiss Golden Messenger, isn't specifically about the Feb. 14 school shooting in Parkland, Fla., which left 17 people dead. It was recorded a week before that happened. But the song has a dreamy, elegiac vibe that feels like searching for something positive amid al

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-03-23 19:12:00

Person of interest nabbed in UNC basketball locker room theft, authorities say

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WNCN) - A person of interest in the theft of more than $7,100 worth of items from the Dean E. Smith Center earlier this month has been apprehended, officials said Friday. The theft happened when someone broke into the men's basketball offices and locker rooms early on March 9. A

CBS17.COM - 2018-03-23 19:57:27

Mom arrested after video of smoking baby goes viral: cops

RALEIGH, N.C. - A video of an infant smoking a small cigar set off outrage on social media that helped North Carolina authorities identify and arrest the mother. A version of the video that's received 1.5 million views was posted by a user who urged the mother's arrest. The 10-second clip shows the


Durham man at Freeway homeless camp: 'I got nowhere else to go.'

Kendrick Scott and Melton Melvin call the right of way at the Durham Freeway and West Chapel Hill Street home. Scott, who has lived there about five months, said he helped with a recent city cleanup of the homeless camp, and would keep cleaning the space if the city would give him the tools. He wan

HERALDSUN.COM - 2018-03-22 12:57:00

Warrant: Raleigh baby was smoking marijuana on Facebook video

The 20-year-old mother of the baby seen smoking in a viral video on Facebook has been arrested and faces multiple charges. According to the arrest warrant, the child was smoking marijuana in the video. Police have arrested and charged 20-year-old Brianna Ashanti Lofton with two counts of felony chil