A $5.25 million economic development incentive approved by the City Council this week seeks to protect second-tier contractors following a high-profile protest by workers on the Residence Inn in downtown Durham.
A man accused of trying to drown his children had been living with them and their mother in Durham for nearly six months despite Wake County Human Services recommendations that he have no contact with them.
A run-in with a private police officer at a Raleigh apartment complex Tuesday night led to a man’s being arrested on charges that he had sold forged oxycodone prescriptions, one of them from a Duke University doctor, to a police informant.
A decomposed body that two fishermen found in woods near Falls Lake earlier this month is “likely” Santos Pastor Portillo, 43, who was reported missing from Durham on Sept. 1, according to the Wake County Sheriff's Office.
A second man has been charged with murder in the killing of Jerry Eugene Sumpter in a Brier Creek parking lot Sept. 17, but police have not yet filed charges against anyone for shooting a second man who survived.