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21 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

Durham DA clears NCCU police in killing of man who shot at them

DURHAM N.C. Central University police were justified in shooting a man to death last year after he shot at them and refused to drop a shotgun, Durham County District Attorney A. Leon Stanback says.

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23 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

Police log

Truck strikes police car, drives onto Tobacco Trail DURHAM - A Durham man struck a police car with his truck before driving onto the American Tobacco Trail on Wednesday, investigators said.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

HeraldSun.com

Police log, April 15

Jeremy Taylor, 22, of Durham remained hospitalized from Sunday's accident between Horton and Holt School roads, according to Durham police spokeswoman Kammie Michael.

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Candidate forum at Hillside High The Inter-Neighborhood Council of Durham will hold a forum for school board candidates on April 22 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Hillside High School auditorium.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

HeraldSun.com

Police log, April 12

Sheriff's deputies arrested 24-year-old Rashad Ahmad Adams after a vehicle chase through East Durham late Thursday afternoon.

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HeraldSun.com

Argument preceded gunshots in Durham mall parking lot

J.L. Potts, an off-duty Durham County Sheriff's deputy, heard an argument involving several people in the Northgate Mall parking lot on Thursday.

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Chapel Hill News

Jeff Prather: Chapel Hill needs comprehensive stormwater strategy

One of the unique aspects about Chapel Hill is the liveliness of its debate. What started as an attempt by the town to build community consensus for a vision for Ephesus-Fordham redevelopment has come apart because that consensus was not forged.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Two trials set for lawsuit against N.C. Attorney General

With about two weeks to go before empaneling jurors, a judge ruled Thursday there would be two trials in a defamation lawsuit filed more than a decade ago against North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper by a former political rival.

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HeraldSun.com

Shots fired outside Durham mall

At least two men appeared to be in custody Thursday afternoon following reports of shots fired outside Macy's at Northgate Mall.

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WRAL.com

Family injured on State Fair ride learning a 'new normal'

"The one thing that is a constant memory is a loud bang, and that was my head hitting the platform," Gorham said.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

WRAL.com

NC crime lab director says funding needed to clear DNA testing backlog

Director Joseph John said Wednesday that the reason for the delay in analyzing DNA is primarily because of a lack of manpower.

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HeraldSun.com

Deputies arrest sex offender, two more in Durham drug bust

Sheriff's deputies went looking for a wanted sex offender on Concord Street. They found him.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Business Journal

Chapel Hill church to make way for office buildings

This Farrington Road church in east Chapel Hill will make room for two office buildings.

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News Observer

Morning Memo: GOP Senate primary crunch time, as Democrats plot fall strategy

There is less than a month before the primary election and tensions are escalating in the race, but Republican candidates still kept it mild at a Durham County forum Sunday that drew the three top contenders.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

HeraldSun.com

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Hoping to forestall future evictions, Durham Department of Public Health officials say they want to work with local banks and the County Commissioners to create a program that would subsidize septic-system repair and replacement.

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News Observer

Wake County would reach into Durham County for sliver of school land

That will occur if the board approves a proposal it heard on Monday to build a new elementary school on the Wake-Durham border to accommodate the growing student population of the Brier Creek area.

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The hotel developer behind the planned transformation of downtown's Hill Building on Corcoran Street into a boutique hotel is starting a search for a head chef for the hotel restaurant.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Warrants: Woman paid for Girl Scout cookies with fake bills

Wendy Wilson, 35, of 7th Street, was charged Monday by Surf City Police Department with three counts of uttering a forged instrument, two counts each of simple possession of a schedule II controlled substance and obtaining property by false pretense, and one count of possession of a firearm by a felon.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Governor McCrory Announces Appointments

Bullard is an attorney with her own practice. She is the secretary of the Board of Trustees for Fayetteville Academy.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Cleveland County, NC, Cumberland County, NC, Rockingham County, NC, Wake County, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Local investigtor retires after two decades solving crime

Working in Onslow County since 1991, Condry made a name for himself being a great team player, a friend, mentor and a detective who excelled in his field.

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