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Michael Peterson reacts after pleading guilty to manslaughter

Michael Peterson reacted after entering a guilty plea Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 resolving a murder charge that has lingered for 15 years. Through an Alford plea in which the Durham novelist refused to admit guilt, Peterson pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge for killing his wife Kathleen Peterson.

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Michael Peterson pleads guilty to manslaughter, victim's family reacts

Michael Peterson entered a plea Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 resolving a murder charge that has lingered for 15 years. Through an Alford plea in which the Durham novelist refused to admit guilt, Peterson pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge for killing his wife Kathleen Peterson. Lori Campbell and Candace Zamperini, Kathleen Peterson's sisters made emotional statements following the plea.

Business

Durham’s new Popeyes restaurant is so busy, it’s slowing traffic on Guess Road

People are so excited about Durham's first Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, they have been willing to wait in long lines to get some of the restaurant’s food. The restaurant on Guess Road near Interstate 85 opened last week, and its drawn such a crowd its turned the major thoroughfare into a parking lot. The traffic was so snarled that the city issued a traffic advisory and the owner had to hire someone to direct traffic, according to television station WRAL.

Arts & Culture

‘Curious’ visually stunning, but lacks novel’s intimacy

English author Mark Haddon’s moving bestseller, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” which chronicles the daunting difficulties faced by a 15-year-old boy somewhere on the autism spectrum, was adapted into an award-winning play. The national touring production now at DPAC faithfully reproduces the dazzling technical aspects of the Broadway version.

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Michael Peterson reacts after pleading guilty to manslaughter

Michael Peterson reacted after entering a guilty plea Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 resolving a murder charge that has lingered for 15 years. Through an Alford plea in which the Durham novelist refused to admit guilt, Peterson pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge for killing his wife Kathleen Peterson.
Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com
Michael Peterson reacts after pleading guilty to manslaughter 6:38

Michael Peterson reacts after pleading guilty to manslaughter

Michael Peterson pleads guilty to manslaughter, victim's family reacts 3:10

Michael Peterson pleads guilty to manslaughter, victim's family reacts

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