Durham County District Attorney Roger Echols announced Tuesday afternoon that he is dropping the charges against the five remaining people accused of destroying a Confederate statue in downtown Durham last summer.
Defendant Chad Copley becomes emotional on the witness stand after describing shooting Kouren-Rodney Bernard Thomas and being asked if he has any regrets. Copley is charged with murder in the August 7, 2016 shooting. Copley was inside his garage when he fired a shotgun at the victim and claims that he was defending himself and his family.
Defendant Chad Copley describes shooting Kouren-Rodney Bernard Thomas. Copley is charged with murder in the August 7, 2016 shooting. Copley was inside his garage when he fired a shotgun at the victim and claims that he was defending himself and his family.
City Hall and other city-owned properties could need $80 million in major repairs if Raleigh doesn’t replace them with a new government complex. City staff laid out long-term maintenance needs for the 35-year-old building on Hargett Street downtown. They say it would cost taxpayers about $32 million to redo the mechanical and electrical systems and replace the roof at least twice over the next several decades. It would cost about $28.5 million to do the same upgrades at One Exchange Plaza, which also houses city employees.
The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office is searching for a woman who snatched several packages from the same porch in El Dorado Hills, California. The video shows the woman grabbing boxes from a porch twice within an hour. In her first appearance, she's wearing a coat and bra, but no shirt. Later, she ditches the coat and is seen wearing just her bra and pants. The weather that day was breezy and a cool 60 degrees.
Chad Olds, an animal service officer with Vance County plays his guitar to a very eager crowd at the Vance County Animal Shelter. The shelter says the adoption room had never been so quiet and at peace and they plan to continue this program.