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As criminals turn to Facebook, law enforcement follows, with search warrant in hand

Search warrants filed earlier this year in Danville Circuit Court show local police searching cellphones, Facebook accounts and telecommunications companies to assist in criminal investigations, locating fugitives and identifying suspected gang members.

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-07-16 23:32:00

Halifax Co. teacher charged with illegal activity with a minor facing more charges

HALIFAX Co., Va. (WSET) -- A South Boston teacher suspected of engaging in illegal activity with a minor is now facing more charges.41-year-old Katina Eppshas been charged with possessing obscene material, according to court records.Epps was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor ba

WSET - 2018-07-16 17:31:11

Durham police: Can you identify these 3 robbery suspects? :: WRAL.com

By Maggie Brown, WRAL.com editorDurham, N.C.— Durham police officers are trying to identify three men who were involved in an armed robbery in the early morning of July 2.The three men robbed a man at gunpoint in the 1400 block of East Cornwallis Road.The victim was not injured but had money and a c

WRAL - 2018-07-16 16:39:00

Teen girl taken to hospital after 25-foot fall at Orange County quarry, officials say

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (WNCN) - A teen girl was taken to a hospital after she fell from a 25-foot cliff and landed in water at a quarry on Sunday afternoon in Orange County, officials said.

CBS17.COM - 2018-07-15 20:41:25

Massage parlor owner held under $1M bond on charge of promoting prostitution :: WRAL.com

A group of law enforcement agencies cooperated to search Sunshine Studios, in the 200 block of Hope Hills Road in Fayetteville, Red Rose Studios, in the 7000 block of Cliffdale Road in Fayetteville, and Numi Day Spa, in Durham.

WRAL - 2018-07-16 21:08:03

Granville County year-round students head back to class

MILES BATES / Dispatch staffAlicia Hillard, a second-grade teacher, speaks with students Monday during the first day of school at West Oxford Elementary School.

HENDERSON DAILY DISPATCH - 2018-07-16 23:45:09

Anger boils over following robbery of Durham couple in wheelchairs :: WRAL.com

By Sarah Krueger, WRAL reporterDurham, N.C.— The initial court appearance Monday for a man charged with robbing a disabled Durham couple earlier this month ended in a confrontation outside the courthouse between neighbors of the robbery victims and supporters of the suspect.Eric Lemel Campbell, 29,

WRAL - 2018-07-16 15:20:00

Danville mobile home declared a total loss after fire

DANVILLE, Va.- Danville firefighters say the fire broke out around 11 p.m. Saturday in Lamberth Drive Lot. Once crews arrived, they found the underneath part of the mobile home completely engulfed in flames and heavy smoke.Officials say the home was undergoing renovations. No one was inside when the

WSLS - 2018-07-15 12:24:38

Expletive-laced argument spills outside Durham County Courthouse

Police say that Eric Lemel Campbell, 29, of Durham went up to a disabled couple July 6 and robbed the 65-year-old man and 78-year-old woman.

CBS17.COM - 2018-07-16 15:57:05

Mom's concern about mold gets officials to repair Granville Co. school

BUTNER, N.C. (WNCN) - Granville County school administrators said air quality tests conducted over the weekend indicated it was safe to open schools for year-round students Monday, after parents raised concerns about seeing mold at a middle school.

CBS17.COM - 2018-07-16 20:17:24

Durham police investigating after man found dead in parking lot

DURHAM (WTVD) --Durham police are investigating the death of a man who was found lying in a parking lot with multiple gunshot wounds.It happened shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday morning when police were dispatched to the 1400 block of Wyldewood Road.The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.An investi

ABC11.COM - 2018-07-15 13:14:46

Police: Person shot after argument in Cookout drive-thru line :: WRAL.com

Winston-Salem, N.C.— Police in Winston-Salem are investigating a drive-thru shooting.According to WXII, the shooting occurred at the Cookout restaurant located at 3103 Peters Creek Parkway.Officers said it happened during an argument in the drive-thru line.One person was shot and taken to Wake Fores

WRAL - 2018-07-15 15:44:11

Fire destroys mobile home in Danville

Crews say they found the structure well involved with fire and smoke, and while they were able to quickly put the flames out, the home was declared a total loss.


Report: Durham man found shot in car

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) --Police are investigating after a man was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds inside a car in the 600 block of Middle Street.Officers responded to the incident shortly after 1:30 p.m. on Sunday.Officials say the man suffered multiple gunshot wounds to his body, one to e

ABC11.COM - 2018-07-15 21:33:03

DUKE UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE CHANGES: Duke University to make changes to entrance requirements

DURHAM, N.C.- Duke University will no longer require students to submit some testing scores when they apply.It will soon be optional for applicants to submit SAT essay scores or ACT writing scores.Officials say this chance is to ensure every student has an opportunity to be fully considered during t

WSOC-TV - 2018-07-15 13:16:24

Suspect, motive sought after gunshot victim found in Durham :: WRAL.com

Durham, N.C.— Durham police were searching for clues Sunday after a man was shot several times, authorities said.

WRAL - 2018-07-16 00:57:40

Danville Police tackles Guns N’ Roses and Drake in lip-sync challenge video

It continues with a medley of hits including “God’s Plan” by Drake, “Let It Go” by Idina Menzel, “Who Let the Dogs Out” by Baha Men and “Bye Bye Bye” by NSYNC.


Arrest made in robbery of disabled Durham couple

Durham Police said Friday they have made an arrest in a case where a disabled couple, who both use wheelchairs, were robbed as they headed home last Friday.


Man found shot to death in Durham Sunday morning

In 2017, 244 people were shot compared to 214 people shot in Durham in 2016. But homicides fell by half, from 42 in 2016 to 21 in 2017.

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-07-15 10:06:00

5 Arrested, 3 Wanted in Connection With Alamance Co. Crime Ring

A litany of crimes committed by those in the ring included fraud, drug trafficking, illegal firearm sales, extortion, residential breaking and entering, larceny of firearms, larceny of motor vehicles, extortion, and violent crimes involving firearms.