Selma North Carolina police arrested a Garner woman for animal cruelty for tying a puppy to a truck bumper and dragging it through a parking lot. Her charges include a DWI for a .347 blood alcohol level and threatening officers and EMS.
Lori Bunton and Bonnie Jezior say only Yeme approaches the United States in gun violence and the only way to reduce deaths is to change Congress and lesson the power of the National Rifle Association (NRA).
Fighting the opioid epidemic, the US DOJ found NC prison staff were potentially mishandling drugs like prescription painkillers. NC officials agreed to pay a fine as part of a settlement. Central Prison in Raleigh was part of the investigation.
Zyon McNeil, 18, of Durham pleaded guilty to murder and robbery after a 2016 crime spree that included a taxi driver being shot in the chest and collapsing in a La Quinta. Judge Orlando Hudson sentenced him to up to 18 years in prison.
Phoebe Lawless' acclaimed Durham Scratch bakery was robbed after someone threw a rock through a window. Lawless, the owner, is a multiple James Beard Award semifinalist. The thief took petty cash, but left other valuables.
A convicted sex offender was arrested in Durham, North Carolina, on Monday, July 9, 2018, on felony charges of taking indecent liberties with a child and indecent exposure to someone under 16 years old.