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5 hrs ago | via The Charlotte Observer
CHAPEL HILL Feng Liu had a lunchtime routine that his colleagues and lab partners at the UNC-Chapel Hill school of pharmacy knew well. Comment?
8 hrs ago | via WECT-TV Wilmington
Two men with long criminal records are now charged with murder after Chapel Hill Police say they robbed and beat to death a University of North Carolina professor who researched ways to treat cancer. Comment?
13 hrs ago | via WRAL.com
Feng Liu, 59, of Durham, was assaulted at about 1 p.m. Wednesday in a residential area near the intersection of West University Drive and Ransom Street, police said. Comment?
14 hrs ago | via HeraldSun.com
A University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill professor has been identified as the victim in a brutal robbery that cost him his life. Comment?
16 hrs ago | via Chapel Hill News
Derick Davis II, 23, of 2429 Scots Pine Crossing, Durham, was charged today with misdemeanor possession of stolen goods, felony common-law robbery and felony assault inflicting serious bodily injury, Chapel Hill Police reported. Comment?
Wednesday | via News Observer
Judge Jim Hardin announced his decision Wednesday in the courtroom where Lovette is on trial for one of two murders he is accused of committing in 2008. Comment?
Wednesday | via HeraldSun.com
Superior Court Judge Jim Hardin said he will rule today on whether the jury in Laurence Lovette's murder trial can hear testimony about the 2008 slaying of Eve Carson and other crimes Lovette allegedly committed. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 22 | via Chapel Hill News
Shanita Love, who at the time was the girlfriend of Demario Atwater and living with his family in Durham, told Superior Court Judge Jim Hardin that she was there when Lovette and Atwater's brother, Philip Maybrey, divided up the spoils from the robbery and murder. Comment?
Monday Jul 21 | via News Observer
Art Holland, a former Durham police detective, testified Monday at the trial of Laurence Lovette, the 23-year-old man accused of murdering Mahato on Jan. 18, 2008. Comment?
Friday Jul 18 | via News Observer
That image of a mannerly gentleman conflicts with prosecutors' portrayal in the same court - they contend Lovette, already a North Carolina prison inmate, is responsible for the 2008 execution-style death of Duke University graduate student Abhijit Mahato. Comment?
Friday Jul 18 | via HeraldSun.com
Superior Court Judge Jim Hardin today denied a motion by attorneys for Laurence Lovette to dismiss murder and robbery charges against him. Comment?
Thursday Jul 17 | via Burlington Times News
All 12 regular jurors have seen selected to serve on the trial of a man accused of murdering a Duke University graduate student. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 16 | via Chapel Hill News
According to radio communications, a woman was found lying on the ground beside a white truck in the motels parking lot. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 16 | via HeraldSun.com
Defense attorneys approved eight jurors this morning in the murder trial of a man accused of murdering a Duke University graduate student. Comment?
Monday Jul 14 | via Chapel Hill News
The trial will take place in the Durham County Courthouse and will begin with jury selection, which could last a week or more. Comment?
Friday Jul 11 | via Norwalk Reflector
Charlotte Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston claims a random encounter with Browns All-Pro wide receiver Josh Gordon at a grocery store in Chapel Hill, N.C., led to the two pro athletes swapping vehicles on the eve of Gordon being arrested and charged with driving while impaired in nearby Raleigh. Comment?
Friday Jul 11 | via Chapel Hill News
Titus Saykquane Edwards, 23, of 104 Starlite Drive Carrboro was charged July 4 with felony possession of marijuana and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, police reported. Comment?
Thursday Jul 10 | via The Detroit News
Raleigh, N.C. -- Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston says he and Cleveland Browns Pro Bowl receiver Josh Gordon decided to swap vehicles following a chance meeting at a grocery store. Comment?
Saturday Jul 5 | via The Charlotte Observer
Anne M. Tompkins, United States Attorney Western District of North Carolina, addresses the charges against former Charlotte mayor Patrick Cannon on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. Comment?
Friday Jul 4 | via WRAL.com
A resident told investigators someone entered her room at Granville Towers East and took money after she went to sleep at around 2 a.m. She awoke around 7 a.m. to find her room door open and her purse and wallet on the hallway floor outside her room, police said. Comment?
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