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Durham’s Crystal Mangum the subject of an episode of true crime series ‘Snapped’
Mangum, of course, was the dancer at the center of theDuke Lacrosse scandal from 2006. But “Snapped” is primarily concerned with her2013 conviction for the murder of her roommate and boyfriend Reginald Daye, who Mangum stabbed in 2011.
Northern Orange NAACP hosts town hall in Hillsborough
"The polling has showed that people know very little about the constitutional changes that are at the end of their ballot this fall, so we thought it was really important that we did hit the road and educate people and inform people about what we're calling dishonest amendments," explained Jen Jones
Lakewood shopping center bought in foreclosure sale. Here’s what the buyer has to say.
Brodyco bought eight acres of the shopping center in a foreclosure sale for $5.25 million, with plans to redevelop the aging strip mall. The company’s CEO, Hyman Brody, said he thought the amount was a “reasonable price for entry into this market.”
Frist Crack at Sunday Voting in Orange County Brings High Turnout
The 1,195 residents who voted on Sunday pushed the overall early voting total to 10,989 after voting began on Wednesday. Several groups had organized Souls to the Polls events across Orange County to encourage Sunday voting.
Zebulon man accused of decapitating mom in 2017 found not guilty by reason of insanity
LOUISBURG, N.C. (WNCN) - The Franklin County man charged with decapitating his mother in March 2017 was found not guilty by reason of insanity. Oliver Funes-Machado, 20, is accused of beheading his 35-year-old mother on March 7, 2017, then walking out of their home with her head in one hand and a bu
Teenager joins others charged in deadly multi-vehicle shooting in High Point
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Another man was charged about nine months after a man was fatally shot in the head whenpeople inside four vehicles started shooting at each other, according to High Point police.
Mebane man arrested for breaking and entering
Photo Courtesy Alamance County Sheriff's OfficeJoshua David Anderson arrested, another suspect at-largeJoshua David Anderson, 32, of Mebane was arrested for breaking and entering a Burlington home on Friday, October 19. Another suspect from the incident is still at-large.
Southfork Sorghum Festival set for this weekend in Hillsborough
Phillip and Diane Walker, brother Bryant and wife Nancy, along with good friend Mike Wright, started cooking Sorghum Syrup three years ago.
Chapel Hill Public Library to discuss white women’s role in white supremacy
BYJessica HardisonWith Silent Sam down and midterm elections coming up, The Center for the Study of the American South at UNC decided it was crucial to have a discussion about white supremacy as more than just a white, masculine topic.The Center will be hosting “White Women and the Politics of Racia
As college application deadlines loom, new ranking lists top 10 N.C. colleges, universities
It's go time for the thousands of high school seniors who are contemplating their college options. Early decision deadlines are coming up. More deadlines will follow soon after. To guide them - or make them even more anxious about the big decisions ahead - WalletHub, a personal finance website, on M
Durham neighborhood playground vandalized with graffiti gang references
A Durham neighborhood is concerned after waking up to find their playground equipment vandalized. Saturday morning, a resident found several pieces of equipment at Orchard Ridge spray painted, with the words "Crips" and "OG Gang." The playground equipment includes a slide, a mini-climbing wall, swin
Raid on suspected red diesel plant in Durham
HMRC officers, supportedby Durham County Council, searched an industrial site and nearby home in the West Durham area on Wednesday.
Frost advisory or freeze warning: No matter what you're under, it's cold!
Raleigh, N.C. - Much of the state is under freeze warnings and frost advisories until late Monday morning, and coats will be a necessity. Multiple counties west of the Triangle are under a freeze warning, including Alamance, Chatham, Lee, Moore, Orange and Person. Wake, Durham Harnett and Johnston c
2 home break-in attempts reported along same Raleigh street in 1 night
The first incident was reported around 11:20 p.m. Friday at a residence in the 2500 block of Clark Avenue, about two blocks from N.C. State, Raleigh police said.
Body found, police investigate
Reginald Williams, who was at the scene of the shooting later Friday morning, said that just after 2:30 a.m. he heard around four gunshots. Williams said that with the recent crime in the area, it makes him want to move back to Louisiana where he is from.
Man killed after SUV rolls over in Greensboro
(WGHP) GREENSBORO, N.C. - A man in Greensboro was killed after his sport utility vehicle went off the road and rolled over. Jarrett Dallas Jackson, 34, of Greensboro, died in the crash shortly before midnight Sunday at the Koury Boulevard exit of Interstate 40 west, according to police. Police said
Car crashes into Burlington home after driver becomes distracted and loses sight of curve
303 Austin Street in Burlington (Vincent Boccanfuso/WGHP) BURLINGTON, N.C. - A car crashed into a Burlington home after a woman driving became distracted due to the weather and lost sight of a curve. Police said a 2011 Toyota Camry went into a home in the 300 block of Austin Street shortly before 6
UNC student finds $18,000 worth of 'magic' cards in her childhood home :: WRAL.com
Chapel Hill, N.C.— Kess Hendrix, a senior at UNC-Chapel Hill, was sick of digging through the half-dozen mildewing boxes in her parents’ house in Charlotte.
Silver Alert issued for Wake County woman
A Silver Alert has been issued for a Wake County woman. The Wake County Sheriff Office is asking people to be on the lookout for Jauquinna Erica Townes. She is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Townes, 32, is 5'6" and weighs about 150 lbs. She has medium-leng
Two Durham County detention officers charged in alleged assault on detainee
Two Durham County Detention Center officers have been charged, and subsequently fired, following an investigation into an alleged assault on a detainee. The investigation came after a detention officer filed a use of force report on Sept. 23. As per policy, the officer's supervisor reviewed the repo