16 hrs ago
Rain, gusty winds causing power outages across Triangle
Phones are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Call 800-424-9725 or 919-744-3861. - Frozen precipitation will likely taper off in the northwestern part of the Triangle by mid-morning Friday, but rain and gusty winds could continue to cause power issues and travel concerns throughout the final day of the work week.
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20 hrs ago
Storm cuts power to 400,000; floods cause massive sewage spill in Pittsboro
The ice and winds overnight brought down numerous trees, including 40 to 50 pines that blocked Bivens Road in Durham County near the Orange County line, the state Department of Public safety reported.
21 hrs ago
House fire displaces 7, kills dog
A house fire in eastern Durham County left a dog dead and seven occupants displaced, fire officials said.
Platt: Time to feed some hungry brains
Three years ago, I bought the latest George R.R. Martin novel. I've taken my sweet time reading it in brief bursts.
Downed trees, hazardous roads close Durham, Orange schools
Durham Public Schools closed today due to inclement weather that downed trees, caused hazardous road conditions and left thousands of residents in Durham and Orange counties without power.
Suspended Pembroke cop back at work
Detective Reese Oxendine was suspended as a result of "allegations of sexual abuse," Gary Locklear, Pembroke's town attorney, said Thursday.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Police log, March 7
Investigators on Thursday sought Brandon Rich and Kevin Morgan, both charged in connection with burglaries in the Duke Park neighborhood in January and February.
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But that's no guarantee it won't happen, which is why the Durham County Sheriff's Office has created a "courthouse response team."
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Despite frustrations with system, people finding help through ACA
With a laugh, Durham resident Darryl Williams said his strategy before was to try not to get sick.
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CMS on N.C. tenure controversy: We'll ask for change, not sue
School board leaders said Wednesday they'll ask state lawmakers to postpone controversial changes to the teacher tenure system so Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools can create a better plan.
Police log, March 5
Niesha Shabrial Goodwin, 24, of Oran Avenue in Durham was charged with possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a Schedule VI controlled substance and maintaining a place for controlled substances.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Exercise challenge draws government, school employees
For the next month, employees from Durham County, the city of Durham and Durham Public Schools have agreed to become more physically active.
Slippery morning brought dozens of minor accidents
Slick roads on late Monday and early Tuesday kept motorists slipping and sliding, resulting in dozens of traffic accidents for police to manage.
Prosecutors to seek death penalty in boy's shooting
Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against a Durham man accused in the fatal January shooting of a 9-year-old boy who was riding in a car with his mother.
- Freelon Group to merge with global firm
A prominent Durham-based architecture firm that's involved in the design of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. and in the design of museums, libraries and other buildings in Durham and around the country is planning to merge with a global firm.
Headaches abound in Triangle as drivers face icy conditions
Raleigh police were diverting traffic off Glenwood Avenue between T.W. Alexander Road and Brier Creek Parkway because of and accident and disabled vehicles unable to navigate the hill there.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Early school dismissals planned as winter weather advisory hangs over Triangle
Johnston County schools said they would close two hours early. Chatham County schools will close at 11:30 a.m. The advisory warned that sleet could accumulate, but forecasts for Durham and Raleigh said little to no accumulation was expected.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Illegal alien repeatedly raped 11 and 13-year-old girls in North Carolina
Earlier this week, Jorge Juarez-Lopez, 39, pleaded guilty in a Durham County courtroom to raping his live-in girlfriend's two young daughters.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Crusading to honor, preserve - real barbecue'
John Shelton Reed knows a thing or two about barbecue. As the saying goes, he wrote the book on it.
Baumgartner Vaughan: Women at the front
The main photographic image in the new, permanent "Confronting Change" exhibit at the Carolina Theatre is an archive photo from this newspaper, taken when Faye Mayo was at the front of the ticket line at the then-segregated theater, asking to buy a movie ticket for the regular seats, not the ones way up in the balcony through the side door.