The autopsy of Jacksonville 3-year-old Mariah Woods shows that her body was found in a zippered couch cushion cover filled with cement. She was wrapped in trash bags tied around her neck. She died from chloroform toxicity.
Reps. David Price and GK Butterfield won’t sponsor private immigration bills to stop deportation for Jose chicas and Samuel Oliver-Bruno, immigrants in the country illegally now living in sanctuary in Durham.
Saint Savior’s Center — through its Diaper Train program — provides low-income families in Wake County diapers, baby wipes and, occasionally, children’s books and has since 2011. But the nonprofit was told this month it would no longer receive diapers from its largest supplier because of the nonprofit’s growth.
Franklin Academy dropped longstanding wording from its student handbook saying students couldn’t talk about being homosexual, bisexual or transgender. School leaders say it was a misunderstanding in wording that they’ve clarified.
The movie “The Handmaid’s Tale” was filmed at the house at 1810 Cedar Street in Durham where Kathleen Peterson was murdered. Michael Peterson’s former home, featured in Netflix’s “The Staircase,” is owned by a psychic.
“Dare to Dissent,” a protest-themed mural commissioned by the ACLU, was recently vandalized with racist messages. Artist Dare Coulter restored it and plans to redesign and repaint it, with community help.
A federal court upheld the life sentence of a 32-year-old gang member for her role in a 2014scheme to abduct Frank Janssen, the father of former Wake County Assistant District Attorney Colleen Janssen.
After a year of sanctuary in Durham, NC, Jose Chicas, a Raleigh pastor facing deportation to El Salvador, questions the authenticity of those in the faith community who have promised to support him. A private immigration bill is his last resort.
North Carolina state employees’ health care costs won’t go up in 2019 after State Health Plan leaders voted to keep premiums frozen at their 2018 rates. The good news for state workers comes at the same time that premiums in the private health insurance market are expected to rise.
As a UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees committee was briefed on July 17 about security for the upcoming academic year, about 20 protesters questioned the $390,000 that the university spends on safety around the Silent Sam Confederate monument.
Built in 1925, and abandoned in the 1990's, Holton Wilkerson and his group CommunitySmith plan to convert the building that once housed the police, fire department and the jail into 16 one-bedroom units.