Almost 40 years after Willie Henderson Womble, 60, was convicted of murdering a man in Butner, a special three-judge panel in Granville County found him innocent of the crime.
In June, the state's Innocence Inquiry Commission recommended that the panel review Womble's case.
Television actress and Hillside High School alum April Parker Jones must have given out 100 or more hugs Friday during a visit to her alma mater to talk with Wendell Tabb’s drama students.
Parker Jones, in town this weekend for her 20th class reunion, also posed for 100 or more selfies.
For the second year in a row, Raleigh Little Theatre, in partnership with Hayti Heritage Center, is bringing a free, preview event to Durham.
A local food pantry says it is in dire need of help to stock its shelves.
It was a pitiful sight: A kitten with a broken leg trying to drag himself across U.S. 15-501 in Durham.
But a Good Samaritan saved the day. She got out of her car on the busy highway and scooped him up. Surgeons fixed the kitten’s leg, and he’s doing well now.
Duke and UNC host ACC games with potential post-season implications today, while surprising N.C. Central travels to Baltimore for a showdown with MEAC foe Morgan State.
A Durham man was arrested Thursday morning on charges stemming from a shooting Oct. 3 on Elizabeth Street near Commerce Street.
The person fired on was not injured.
County Commissioners aren’t particularly sold on or happy about the idea that the state may soon force a further consolidation of the groups that orchestrate mental-health care for Medicaid recipients.
The RDU Airport Authority has offered Wake County a rolling, year-to-year lease extension for a 149-acre tract south of Interstate 40 that houses Lake Crabtree County Park’s walking and bike trails.
A Durham woman has pleaded guilty in federal court to making false statements on student financial aid application on Oct. 9.
N.C. Central University will host a two-day conference Oct. 22-23 focusing on strategies for researching and addressing health disparities, according to the NCCU Office of Public Relations.
UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine researchers will be partnering with a Durham-based biotechnology company to test treatment strategies to help patients with lung disease using a $7.7 million grant.
A new initiative at the Durham County Detention Center is helping young offenders prepare for life outside of the jail walls.
Modeled off a similar program in the Wake County Detention Center run by the Literacy Council of Wake County, the program has two components -- a GED education program and a life skills program.