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 killin
A North Carolina Central University student who was a passenger in a car that crashed into a concrete bridge railing on northbound U.S. 15-501 at West Cornwallis Road in Durham late Tuesday was killed and the man driving the car was seriously hurt, police said.
Raleigh Charter High School was ranked No. 78 nationally in Niche.com’s “2017 Best Public High Schools in America” list. Raleigh Charter was also ranked the second best school in North Carolina and the best in the Triangle.
A car that Durham police suspected had been used in an armed robbery led police and county sheriff's deputies on a 25-minute chase early Wednesday and stopped only when deputies used spikes on the road to flatten its tires.
GoTriangle is asking Orange and Durham counties to help find $175 million more and fill part of a $254 million shortfall in state funding initially expected for the 17-mile light-rail line from UNC to N.C. Central University.