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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
Deputies charge itinerant State Fair workers had drugs and .44 Magnum gun in their car
Two brothers who work on the midway at the State Fair are facing charges that they had multiple drugs and a counterfeit drug that looked like heroin, and one is accused of having a concealed .44 Magnum handgun in their car.The Wake County Sheriff’s Office said deputies patrolling the fairgrounds saw
Man shot, wife assaulted during Orange County home invasion, sheriff's office says
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WNCN) - A man was shot and his wife was assaulted during a home invasion in Orange County Friday morning, according to the sheriff's office.
Durham man crashes car into vehicle, pole and deputy's cruiser, officials say
DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - A man crashed into a car, then a utility pole and finally backed his car into a Durham deputy's vehicle Thursday night, officials say.
Months later, Vance County man starts new chapter after losing barn in blaze
VANCE COUNTY, N.C. (WNCN) - A foundation where a barn once stood could be seen on Talmadge Burgess's Vance County farm on Highway 39. "It's just a different sight when you come out and look and the building is not here," Burgess said. He remembers the August night when he said he got a call from a
North Carolina high school student dies in high-speed crash
RALEIGH, NC - A Raleigh teen was killed after hitting trees in a wreck Tuesday morning, according to the Associated Press. Madeline Grace Shook, 16, a student at Cardinal Gibbons High School, was driving on Possum Track Road when the car ran off the road, ultimately striking several trees. She died
ABC11 Game of the Week: Northern Durham holds off Hillside, 20-14
"We're undefeated, they wanted to win," said Brycen Jackson, Northern quarterback. "We focused all week on staying calm ... and just go out there and do what we do."
4th person dies from August crash on I-40 in Johnston County
A fourth person has died as a result of a 10-vehicle crash that happened August 29 on Interstate 40 near Benson, the State Highway Patrol said Friday. Stay on top of breaking news stories with the ABC11 News AppSherry E. Allen, 69, of Four Oaks, died October 2 from injuries sustained in the crash, a
Suspect sought after man fatally shot in Durham, police say
Durham, N.C. - Police in Durham were searching for clues Friday after a man died after being shot late Thursday night, authorities said. Police were called to the 1100 block of Lancaster Street about 8:30 p.m. on a report of shots fired. When officers arrived, the learned that the victim had been ta
Family of man killed in high-speed chase doesn't understand why he fled, why officers pursued
Raleigh, N.C. - The family of a man who died Sunday night fleeing Wake Forest police say they still have questions about his death. Marcus Richardson, 34, crashed outside Youngsville in Franklin County after he sped off from a traffic stop, police said. "I just want to know exactly what happened," h
NCT's Joyfully Staged In the Heights Features Soaring Vocals and Intricate Choreography | Triangle Arts and Entertainment
Lin-Manuel Miranda, the master of Broadway rap-battles, would probably appreciate the irony of two of his shows dueling it out in the Triangle theater arena. But luckily for those who were not fortunate enough to win the lottery for tickets to the wildly popularHamilton, playing Nov. 6-Dec. 2 at the
Durham's Northgate Mall faces potential foreclosure
When Northwood Investors bought the Sears building at Northgate Mall in Durham in June, the New York-based real estate investment company didn't stop at just acquiring the property of a struggling legacy retailer. Northwood, a firm with around $7 billion of assets and properties around the world, a
Durham man given until Monday to clean up yard 'project'
“I'm developing the yard but it's like they want to tell me when I can do it, how I can do it and at their schedule,” he said. “I work at my own schedule.”
'I held onto him': Neighbor heard shots and found dying trooper in his final moments | News & Observer
The Columbus County man who found a dying North Carolina trooper in the road just after 12 a.m. Wednesday says he tried to comfort Kevin Conner in his final minutes, reports TV station WTVD. "I told him everything will be OK. It will be fine. He would make it through this," Hilton Cox told the stati
Parent upset after school survey asks 11-year-olds about sexual orientation
The program is called Shifting Boundaries, which is funded through a federal grant. In the survey handed out to students, the sixth question asks "What is your sexual orientation?"
Durham woman desperate for answers after mother found dead in parking lot :: WRAL.com
"I just feel like something happened. Somebody knows something, and they're not saying anything," Hallmon said. "When I saw her, her pants were down a little bit, and her shirt was up some."
'Town center' will finally bring grocer, shops and restaurants to RTP's Park Center | News & Observer
When Scott Levitan was named the chief executive officer of the Research Triangle Foundation, he said his No. 1 priority was to get the foundation's ambitious Park Center project underway. On Thursday, the foundation, the not-for-profit that manages Research Triangle Park, made significant strides
For U.S. 58, it's a long road back after Tropical Storm Michael
Halifax County and other southern Virginia communities are continuing to feel the effects of Tropical Storm Michael more than one week after it pummeled the area, with numerous road closures and damage to tobacco and other crops being reported.A number of roads in Halifax County remained closed Thur
New Roses to open in Tarboro
Ernie Schaffer, managing member of Riverside Plaza Phase II LLC, said he expects the new Roses to open in the first quarter of 2019, either in February or March.
Jackpot dreams lead Lenoir County man to $1 million scratch-off prize
“I had some extra cash on me so I figured, ‘Why not?’” Lucas said. “I was blown away when I saw what we won. I was completely floored. We rarely play the lottery so this is unbelievable!”