Freda Black, died of end-stage liver disease, according to an autopsy released by the North Carolina Medical Examiner. She was best known for helping to convict Durham novelist Michael Peterson of murder of his wife Kathleen.
William Collen Allen of Raleigh is accused of shooting Colton Jeffrey Rogers in head with shotgun Tuesday. He was arrested at a mobile home on Cy Lane, Wake County Sheriff’s Office homicide investigators said.
Arrest warrant issued for husband in Nash County homicide, reports say. Lynn Keel is accused of killing his wife Diana Alejandra Keel, whose body was found in Edgecombe County five days after daughter reported her missing.
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP wants to see school district pay more attention to racial equity after recent decisions on a Mandarin magnet school, the Blue Ribbon Mentor Advocate program and other issues.
GoTriangle and local elected officials are seeking ways to keep the Durham-Orange light-rail project moving toward a Federal Transit Administration grant. Duke decided to reject a critical Erwin Road agreement.
GoTriangle officials postponed a meeting at which Durham, Orange and regional transit officials were to discuss the future of the light-rail project between UNC, Duke and NC Central. More information is pending from the FTA and NC Railroad.
Sunshine Week: City of Durham paid out more than $2.8 million in settlements related to lawsuits for allegations ranging from police excessive force to neglecting to maintain a sidewalk. There was also a grant tied to the Duke Lacrosse case.