Durham County District Court Judge William A. Marsh III on Wednesday said a teen charged with the death of his ex-girlfriend could spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted of first-degree murder.
Raleigh police and fire investigators were trying to determine the identify of a person was who was found dead after an intense fire at what was thought to be an abandoned house on Poole Road on Wednesday morning.
Wake County school administrators are proposing new regulations on the ways live animals can be brought to schools as classroom pets and for instructional purposes. Administrators say the new policy is needed because of the concerns about allergies and other health issues that students and staff might encounter when these animals are brought to school.
Durham police and U.S. Marshals ended a six-hour standoff at a Brye Street house Monday afternoon when a man they had been looking for since a shooting incident in January surrendered to authorities who had surrounded him.
A change to Wake County elections, driven by state legislators, drew a step closer to passage on Tuesday. After more than two weeks off the radar, Senate Bill 181 reappeared in the state House with less than 24 hours’ notice.