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.
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.
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 man whom Wake Forest police charged with robbery the day after a holdup at a PNC bank branch in December 2013 was brought to the Triangle on Sunday night and slated for a first court appearance Monday.
Throngs of people packed two venues Sunday to hear firsthand accounts from survivors of the Holocaust, part of North Carolina’s official commemoration of the horrific genocide of 6 million Jews by the Nazis.