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Pedestrian hit and killed by truck in Mebane

A person is dead after being hit by a truck in Mebane. The incident occurred at 7320 Oakwood St., which is off Interstate 40 near Mebane’s Tanger Outlets, according to Orange County dispatchers. The incident was reported at 6:29 a.m.

Crime

Durham judge sets Jan. 31 hearing in Craig Hicks case

Judge Orlando Hudson scheduled a hearing to weigh requests from the defense team representing Craig Stephen Hicks. The 48-year-old man is accused of murder in the shooting deaths of three Muslim-American students at UNC-Chapel Hill and N.C. State University — Deah Shaddy Barakat; his wife, Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha; and her sister, Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha.

Videos

Occaneechi village will rise again in Hillsborough

John "Blackfeather" Jeffries on the new replica Occaneechi village planned for Hillsborough's River Park
Mark Schultz mschultz@newsobserver.com
Occaneechi village will rise again in Hillsborough 1:05

Occaneechi village will rise again in Hillsborough

President Obama works the crowd at Chapel Hill rally for Hillary Clinton 0:58

President Obama works the crowd at Chapel Hill rally for Hillary Clinton

Republicans reopen Orange County headquarters after firebombing 2:11

Republicans reopen Orange County headquarters after firebombing

Governor: Firebombing 'assault on our democratic process' 12:11

Governor: Firebombing 'assault on our democratic process'