Four defendants from Morrisville – the youngest of them just 17 – faced a judge for the first time Monday in the murder of a 16-year-old Green Hope High School student. All four were denied bail in a case police describe as a Cary drug deal gone wrong. One attorney said the case involved “a quarter bag of weed.”
A Wake County man was charged Sunday with assault after, police and witnesses said, he entered an an LGBT bar, angrily criticized the Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing same-sex marriage and then slapped the owner.
Independence Day will be celebrated all day long in Eastern Wake County, starting in Wendell in the morning and ending with fireworks at Knightdale Station Park and the Carolina Mudcats stadium at night.
The Wake County school system has been steadily reducing the number of multi-track year-round schools. Some say the reduction has endangered the multi-track program while others say there still not enough traditional-calendar seats.
Major League Baseball officials this summer for the first time are sponsoring youth league teams in Raleigh and Durham, along with similar leagues across the country, with the goal of teaching youngsters the values demonstrated by Jackie Robinson when he crossed the color line. They also hope the youngsters will emulate the pioneering efforts of Robinson and his teammates Don Newcombe and Roy Campanella, by inspiring a new generation of African-Americans youngsters to play the game.
Police are looking for the driver who killed a 16-year-old Green Hope High School student in a hit-and-run crash Friday night. Katherine Burdick-Crow was struck by a car near the entrance of Walnut Street Park.
Watch video as students drive through courses at Streetsafe Lifesaving Driving Experience's event at Green Hope High School in Cary, N.C. on Saturday, June 27, 2015. Video by Keung Huiemail@example.com
Nathan Scott Bizzell was struck shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday on Glenwood Avenue. Joseph Nicholas Passalinqua Jr. is charged with DWI and felony hit-and-run involving a death and Kathleen Ann Capece is charged with aiding and abetting a felony hit-and-run involving a death.