Autopsy reports released by the N.C. Medical Examiners office on Tuesday and Wednesday offer a more detailed glimpse at the gunshot wounds that killed Deah Shaddy Barakat, his wife, Yusor Abu-Salha, and her sister Razan Abu-Salha.
A news conference held to denounce an Instagram post by an East Chapel Hill High School student turned into a raucus debate when the father of one of the girls in the photo showed up to defend his daughter
In the fallout from treating one the most violent patients in Rex Hospital’s history, the Raleigh hospital was recently threatened with loss of millions of dollars in federal funding. Investigators found that hospital staff kept the patient immobilized in restraints for extended periods and subdued him with a Taser stun gun on two separate occasions.
The NC House has approved legislation that would freeze the requirement that electric utilities use increasing amounts of renewable energy. The provision could also make it harder to launch new solar projects, and it would reduce what had been a guaranteed market for renewable energy.
With rents rising and occupancy levels near record highs, the Triangle apartment market has become an attractive destination for an investment sector that typically hasn’t had a high profile here: Corporate housing.
With a unanimous vote by the Council of State, Raleigh and the state government have inked a deal for the city to buy the Dorothea Dix campus. Boosters have long said such a sale could bring a “Central Park” for the entire state to Raleigh.
Raleigh Little Theatre has recently been offering shows with adult content to attract audiences beyond those for traditional community theater fare. The edgy glam-rock musical “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” is the company’s boldest effort yet, with early sellouts and an extended run confirming such shows will sell.