A Chicago man pleaded guilty Thursday in Raleigh to federal charges related to the manufacture of defective bearings that were installed in up to 25 bridges built by the North Carolina Department of Transportation between 2009 and 2011.
Four Fort Lauderdale, Fla., men were brought to Wake County on Wednesday night to face charges that they broke into four homes in Cary and Apex and stole more than $200,000 worth of jewelry and electronics last month.
U.S. Marshals on Wednesday arrested a man whom Chapel Hill police have charged with attempted murder and kidnapping in connection with an assault that they said began on East Rosemary Street last weekend.
A proposal to grant driving privileges to immigrants in North Carolina illegally, if they pass a criminal background check and are fingerprinted, has advocates and critics. It passed through a House committee Wednesday.
Raleigh police raided a Beverly Drive house to which gunshots had brought officers three times last year and seized beer and liquor and arrested a woman they charged was running a bar there, court documents disclosed.
A group of inmates’ family members and others say they plan to protest Friday night a “lock back” prompted by a surge of violence at the Durham County Jail that is keeping inmates confined to their cells all but six hours a week.
The man accused of killing a community college worker said the motorcycle he used to get away broke down along Interstate 95 and he walked 30 miles before a woman headed to Florida gave him a ride, according to a police report released Wednesday.
A former community college student dismissed from a work-study program for too many absences is accused of fatally shooting his former supervisor, who was gay, and police are investigating the campus slaying as a possible hate crime.