Lauren Nicole Hugelmaier Phelps was the victim of 123 stab wounds and cuts in September during a frenzied attack in the bedroom of her home, according to an autopsy report made public Tuesday. Her husband, Matthew James Phelps, who faces murder charges, contends he took Coricidin Cough & Cold medicine before falling asleep, then awoke to find his wife’s bloody body.
A half-million North Carolina customers who buy individual health insurance from Blue Cross and Blue Shield will pay an avarage rate increase of 14.1 percent starting in January, the company said Tuesday. But details on specific plans won’t be public until Nov. 1, the beginning of open enrollment.
Early voting starts Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, for a runoff vote in the Raleigh mayor’s race and the start of municipal races in Apex, Garner, Fuquay-Varina, Morrisville, Knightdale, Holly Springs, Wake Forest, Rolesville, Wendell and Zebulon.