Santillan found guilty in Garner murder trial

The jury in the Jonathan Santillan trial on Friday found the teen guilty of first-degree murder in the killings of a Garner couple who prosecutors have described as unintended victims of gang violence.

Gene Chizik finds “karma” in fresh start at UNC

Every morning when he walks into the North Carolina football offices, Gene Chizik passes the statue out front of Charlie “Choo Choo” Justice, the one with Justice standing tall, looking stern, tough, his helmet in his hand. It makes Chizik think.

The Virginia deaths and using discretion in a digital world

Bob Kochersberger: Social media have the terrible potential to harden users and to desensitize them to human tragedy. There is simply no value in looking at images of death, so easily available as we saw during the on-air shootings of a TV reporter and cameraman but so potentially damaging.

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Rolesville volleyball co-captains Ashley Stroot (2) and Carson Evans (16) knew their game against Wake Forest meant a lot. They were down by two sets before coming back to claim the match in five. Video by Jessika Morgan, jmorgan@newsobserver.com