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The normally quiet Wellington Mobile Home Park was the site of a drive-by shooting the night of Dec. 5, witnesses say.
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7 hrs ago | News Observer
Attorney Craig James’ argument capped a three-day trial in which jurors were repeatedly shown a surveillance video of Council, 27, hoisting McClain in the air and slamming him down on a concrete floor of the Wake County’s detention center in June.
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Marcus Kevvon Gibson, who gave police no permanent address, was charged with sexual servitude with a child victim and promoting prostitution, according to an arrest warrant.
The state Department of Revenue charged McManus, 56, of 11 Pine Forest Drive in Siler City, with three counts of embezzlement of state property.
Former N.C. State basketball coach Sidney Lowe pleaded guilty in a Wake County court Wednesday to failing to file his North Carolina tax returns for three years.
The N.C. Department of Revenue announced Wednesday that Rep. Deborah H. McManus, D-Chatham, faces three counts of embezzlement of state property.
Triangle Transit is advancing plans for a future light-rail line between Chapel Hill and Durham, even as local critics and some experts continue to question the wisdom of spending nearly $30 million on required studies.
Advocacy groups representing parents and public education are suing North Carolina officials after the General Assembly passed a law this year allowing taxpayer money to help pay private school tuition.
But there won’t be Sunday voting in the May 2014 primary, and a symbolically significant community center in Southeast Raleigh will not be among the primary early-voting sites.
On Nov. 26, Wake County celebrated its Annual Farm City Day at Adams Vineyards in Willow Spring with food and fellowship for all present.
The 6-foot, nearly 300-pound jailer then handcuffed the limp, 5-foot 7-inch, 119-pound inmate and radioed for help.
The Wake County Public School System says administrators at Athens Drive High School in Raleigh made a mistake by not informing a mother until two days later that an 18-year-old boy hit her 14-year-old daughter in the face on campus last month.
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC A man committed to putting people behind bars was booked into New Hanover County Detention Center Monday night.
The trial of a former corrections officer in the death of an inmate at the Wake County Detention Center will resume Tuesday.
For the third year in a row, Freekibble.com and Ellen DeGeneres' natural pet food company, Halo, Purely for Pets, will make the holidays brighter for homeless dogs and cats across the nation, including those in Anson County.
Self Storage Solutions in Raleigh, N.C., recently astounded a homeless tenant in need by waiving her more than $700 in overdue rental fees, which allowed her to reclaim her belongings.