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Man arrested before UNC Board of Governors discusses fate of Silent Sam today
Durham, N.C. — One man was arrested Friday morning in protest of a plan to resurrect the controversial "Silent Sam" statue at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Durham robbery, chase leads to arrest of man wanted on 41 charges
Durham, N.C. — A man was arrested after leading police on a chase following an armed robbery Wednesday night in Durham. Durham police said Carlos Laytrel Davis, 31, entered the Circle K convenience store at 3301 Guess Road just before midnight, pointed a gun at an employee and demanded money.
Stickwork sculpture to be removed
As the Hillsborough community says goodbye to one beloved piece of art, they can rest assured a new piece will soon again capture their hearts. The Stickwork sculpture, A Sight To Behold created by artist Patrick Dougherty, stood tall and majestic along Riverwalk for almost three years. It will be r
Woman hurt after hitting tree, flipping car into yard of Durham home, police say
DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- A woman is in critical condition after Durham police said she flipped her car early Friday morning. Just after 3 a.m., police were called about suspicious activity on Red Oak Avenue.
This is Tourism: Botanist & Barrel
Orange County’s first winery and cidery is found just north of Hillsborough, situated amidst a picturesque blueberry farm on Persimmon Hill Lane. The brews you’ll find at Botanist & Barrel are made using hyper-local ingredients and methods that blur the line between bewing, wine-making and mixology.
Hillsborough Stickwork Sculpture Damaged During Winter Storm Diego
The Stickwork sculpture that has called Hillsborough’s Riverwalk home since late 2015 was damaged in the snow from Winter Storm Diego. The sculpture was set to be removed in mid-January. But the dome of the sculpture collapsed under the weight of snow on Monday, according to the town.
The North Carolina Election Fraud Scandal Keeps Getting Worse
The midterms were a month and a half ago, but the fight’s not over in North Carolina, where Republican House candidate Mark Harris’ 9th District election campaign is under investigation over allegations that an aide kept absentee ballots from being returned. Harris beat his opponent, Democrat Dan Mc
Duke student says she was raped at knifepoint in campus apartment building
DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — A Duke student reported Thursday morning that she was raped while sleeping in a campus apartment building, according to crime alert from Duke University.
UNC Student Wearing Noose on Campus to Protest Silent Sam Proposal
Jerry Wilson wearing a noose in protest of Silent Sam at a rally in August. Jerry Wilson is pursuing a doctorate degree in the Policy, Leadership and School Improvement program in the School of Education at UNC. He is black. And for the last week, Wilson has been walking across the UNC campus with a
Durham police looking for suspect who stole car with 7-year-old inside
DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- Durham police are looking for the suspect accused of stealing a car with a 7-year-old boy inside. The incident happened around 9:30 a.m. on Thursday in the 1300 block of Newcastle Road.
LIST: Orange County Schools closed again Wednesday
Orange County announced that schools will be closed Wednesday as the county continues to thaw out from the large winter storm. Chatham County and Halifax County reported schools will be on a two-hour delay Wednesday.
Slain North Carolina teen 'might be alive' if authorities hadn't overlooked evidence from 2016 case, prosecutor says
LUMBERTON, N.C. -- (WGHP) -- The kidnapping and killing of 13-year-old Hania Aguilar may have been prevented if authorities had properly handled DNA evidence from a separate case last year, a North Carolina prosecutor said.
Bill of Rights Day bell ringing ceremony to take place on Dec. 15
Seven years ago, bells rung in unison across Hillsborough to celebrate an event that occurred 220 years before: the ratification of the Bill of Rights. Each year since the inaugural event in 2012, people have gathered at bell ringing locations across town to celebrate those 10 amendments that compri
UNC Chapel Hill Teachers Holding Grades Hostage over Silent Sam
Some teachers are refusing to release grades until demands are met. The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill has been caught up in a controversy concerning a Confederate monument called "Silent Sam." The statue was erected on the campus in 1913 to honor Confederate veterans of the Civil War, p
Drugs, murder for hire and gangs tied to California man’s July murder in Durham, police say
A dispute over missing marijuana may have led to a man being found shot dead in July in a burning car in Durham, according to recently released court documents. Ly Teng Nhiayi, 32, of California was found dead inside a burning car in the 5000 block of Guardian Drive around 9:30 p.m. on July 26. Poli
Warrant: Drug dispute likely motive for execution-style killing in Durham
By Matthew Burns, WRAL.com senior producer/politics editor. Durham, N.C. — A dispute over missing marijuana may have led to the death of a California man whose body was found in a burning car in July, according to a new search warrant.
Warrant: Suspect in Bojangles armed robbery linked to several others around Triangle
CARY, N.C. (WNCN) - The suspect in a Cary Bojangles armed robbery has been linked to other armed robberies in Durham, Knightdale, Morrisville, Raleigh, and Wake Forest, according to a search warrant.
Family shaken after carport collapse at Orange County home
HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Valaria Vazquez couldn't wait to get out in the snow at her home on Nettie Stanley Road in Orange County on Sunday. "I was ready to play on it, and throw snowballs at my brothers - if they wanted to come down," the 9-year-old girl said.
Durham man charged after pulling gun on driver
SALISBURY — A Durham man was charged with felony extortion after he pulled a gun on a tow truck driver at Love’s Travel Stop. The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office additionally charged Matthew Austin Lockamy, 33, with misdemeanor armed to the terror of the public.
At least 10 cars crash on icy Durham road
DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- At least 10 and maybe as many as 15 carsslid on ice and crashed on the MLK Parkway near Industry Lane on Tuesday night. See breaking news? Tell us about it here.