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Hibachi Buffet restaurant in Burlington searched after complaint about human trafficking

The restaurant at 309 Huffman Mill Road on the side of an entrance to the Holly Hill Mall was searched at about 10:30 a.m. Thursday, according to Rodney Beckom, a special agent with ALE.

MY FOX 8 - 2018-08-16 20:49:37

Food truck festival at Tanger Outlets in Mebane

Courtesy of Hemera TechnologiesMEBANE— From barbecue to baguette sandwiches, over 20 vendors are expected for a food truck festival this weekend at Tanger Outlets at 4000 Arrowhead Blvd.Hours for the event are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.The event features a DJ from noon to 6 p.m. each day

GREENSBORO.COM - 2018-08-16 15:01:00

Chapel Hill Police Investigating Reported Burglary, Sexual Battery

Chapel Hill Police have arrested a 51-year-old man in connection with a reported burglary and sexual battery from early Thursday morning.Authorities said the incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. Thursday at the Willow Terrace Condominiums.Frank Albert Robinson was arrested and charged with possession

CHAPELBORO.COM - 2018-08-16 20:43:51

NC P.F. Chang's Employee Charged For Selling Drugs From Restaurant

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - An employee at a Durham P.F. Chang's faces charges related to selling marijuana from the restaurant, according to warrants.

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-08-16 02:32:26

‘Terrified’ customers fled after shots rang out in crowded Durham bar district

A man stepped into the middle of the street in an area surrounded by restaurants and bars shortly after midnight Saturday and fired a gun into the air.Witnesses said customers and bystanders ran away as the sound of gunshots rang out.Durham police responded to the 700 block of Rigsbee Avenue at 12:4

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-08-16 16:26:00

Racist threats, Nazi graffiti, Trump feuds: Records reveal racial tension in Orange County schools :: WRAL.com

By Kelly Hinchcliffe, WRAL education reporterHillsborough, N.C.— In May 2017, an assistant principal entered a boys' bathroom at Cedar Ridge High School in Orange County. There, scrawled on the wall, was a threat: "Kill all (racial slur)." He soon found similar graffiti in other bathrooms. Swastikas

WRAL - 2018-08-16 09:00:00

Frontier Airlines flight makes emergency landing due to unknown smell

A Frontier Airlines flight made an emergency landing last night due to an unknown smell in the cabin.Flight 1674 from Orlando to Philadelphia was forced to land at Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina around 7pm.Photos showed firetrucks waiting on the runway and firefighters making checks on board the pla

DAILY MAIL - 2018-08-16 14:28:12

Autopsy: Former ECU football player shot 18 times :: WRAL.com

Raleigh, N.C.— A former East Carolina University football player who was killed last year outside a Raleigh restaurant was shot at least 18 times, according to an autopsy report released Thursday.

WRAL - 2018-08-16 19:05:00

The town wanted more outdoor dining. So why are some Hillsborough merchants upset?

Many didn’t understand how it would look until furniture and fencing was installed, said Kim Tesoro, chief executive director of the Hillsborough-Orange County Chamber of Commerce. The chamber has met with businesses and residents to seek solutions, she said.

HERALDSUN.COM - 2018-08-16 12:57:00

After 2 Months, South Greensboro Street Reopens in Carrboro

The roadway has been closed since June 11 as crews were installing a roundabout intersection at South Greensboro Street, Old Pittsboro Road and Two Hills Drive. The roundabout is intended to improve safety, access and mobility.

CHAPELBORO.COM - 2018-08-16 17:41:51

65-year-old charged in fatal Durham hit-and-run crash :: WRAL.com

William Patrick Carl, 65, of Durham was arrested Tuesday and charged with felony hit-and-run involving serious injury or death.


32-year-old firefighter dies after being found unresponsive following rescue call

Hillsborough Mayor Tom Stevens identified the Orange Rural Fire Department firefighter as Assistant Chief Jeff Holden, 32, who had been with the department since Sept. 2001, according to The Herald-Sun in Durham.


Orange County rural assistant fire chief dies following rescue

Holden, who served as assistant chief, leaves behind a wife and child, a release from the department said.


Durham PF Chang's employee accused of selling marijuana at work

DURHAM, NC (WTVD) --The Durham County Sheriff's office said an employee at the PF Chang's restaurant near The Streets at Southpoint Mall was selling marijuana out of the men's bathroom.A warrant revealed a tipster led authorities to the restaurant and an undercover informant caught Steven Purnell de


‘Shoot me!’ shouted man killed by Durham police

DURHAM, N.C. — “Shoot me! Shoot me!” a man shouted at Durham police, pointing a gun at two officers, according to theHerald Sun.


Haw River man who abducted, raped girl near Mebane gets 92 years in prison

Greg Daniel Overman, 41, of 128 Second St., Haw River, took the girl as she waited for her school bus around 7 a.m. on Oct. 11, 2016, on Mebane Oaks Road near Horner Farm Trail outside Mebane, according to the Alamance County Sheriff's Office.


After terminally ill girl's dog stolen, police mow family's lawn, wash house - WWAY TV

BURLINGTON, NC (WFMY) — The stolen companion dog ofterminally ill 8-year-old Dakaia Gray still hasn’t shown up, but that hasn’t stopped the Burlington Police Department from taking action in heartwarming fashion.


Taco Bell and craft beers? Hillsborough Street’s boozy Taco Bell Cantina is now open.

Raleigh’s Taco Bell Cantina on Hillsborough Street will open today for lunch, ushering in a new era of fast food in the region, one where a cheesy gordita crunch finally gets the pairing it deserves, a Baja Blast Mountain Dew with tequila in it.Yes, Raleigh is one of the very few cities in United St


Chapel Hill Landmark Merritt's Grill Opening UNC Location

Two Chapel Hill institutions are joining forces.Students are flooding back into Chapel Hill in the days leading up to the beginning of the fall semester at UNC. And those students will have on-campus access to a food staple in Chapel Hill, a Merritt’s BLT.Carolina Dining Services announced earlier t


Man arrested months after May shooting in Burlington

BURLINGTON, N.C. — Police arrested a man more than two months after a shooting a Burlington, according to a news release.