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Drug detecting nail polish doesn't solve date rape problem, expert says
A novel approach by North Carolina State University students to combat date rape -- developing a nail polish that can detect date rape drugs -- drew tentative approval Tuesday from a woman who deals with the issue for InterAct of Wake County.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
NC Supreme Court asked to release voucher funds during appeal
Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood gives his ruling that North Carolina's school voucher program is unconstitutional, siphoning public dollars for private school use, in a Wake County courtroom on Aug. 21. RALEIGH Advocates of the North Carolina school voucher program did not wait for a judge to write his order declaring public taxpayer assistance ... (more)
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Cary man appears in court for nurse's shooting death
Police arrested Daniel Scott Remington, 36, of 501 Gooseneck Drive, in Fayetteville Saturday night on a charge of murder in the death of Wendy Jean Johnson of Sanford.
Fifth teen pleads guilty in Raleigh greenway murder
Tyrell Chester Charles Hamilton, 17, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Monday in the November 2012 murder of Regynald Brown, 37. Friends found Brown, 37, in a trash can inside a drainage tunnel along the Walnut Creek Trail near Hammond Road in December 2012.
Ga. woman pleads guilty to beating death of 91-year-old Raleigh woman
Cathy Lynne Lentini, 53, of Cartersville, Ga., entered a plea of second-degree murder in a Wake County courtroom Monday - nearly a year after she was charged in the 2001 death of Beulah Dickerson.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Yes, it's that time of (school) year again
"A lot of pats on the back," he said when asked about what the district is doing to keep teachers.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
CMS rolling out new grading system that allows test retakes
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is rolling out a new grading system this year that will allow students who score poorly on tests to re-do the assignment for a higher score.
Four Wake County Mayors take the Ice Bucket Challenge
Ronnie Williams, Russell Killen, Mark Stohlman and Harold Weinbrecht were all drenched in ice cold water Saturday at the Lazy Daze event in Cary.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Who moves to Wake County? #WakeHitsAMillion
Too bad there's not a traffic counter waiting at the Wake County line to award a "1 Millionth Resident" crown to the newest resident to move into Wake County.
Jacksonville Daily News
Aviation Development Task Force Members Announced
The aviation industry, both commercial and general, is directly responsible for over 100,000 jobs in North Carolina, and the industry's impact exceeds $25 billion in North Carolina annually.
Helicopters, assault vehicles and more: The federal arsenal in the hands of local law enforcement
Wake County law enforcement agencies received nine observation helicopters, Orange got two combat assault tactical wheeled vehicles.
The Charlotte Observer
Wake County's 1 millionth resident arrives Friday
But for such a populous county, there are still many places to get away from the teeming masses without leaving home.
NVR to build 440 homes in Apex in new deal with Wheelock Street Capital
Less than two months after NVR Inc., a national home-building holding company, purchased 316 acres of land in Apex for a new home community called Jordan Pointe, the builder has already moved the transaction off its books.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Post and Courier
N.C. school voucher ruling not expected to affect S.C.'s program
A North Carolina judge ordered that state to stop using taxpayer money to pay for tuition at private or religious schools, but his Thursday ruling is not expected to affect a new South Carolina program that helps students attending similar schools.
Woman's shooting death hasn't been ruled a suicide
Wake County sheriff's investigators are taking a second look at a fatal shooting initially thought to be a suicide.
Police arrest Jacksonville man accused of human trafficking
Raleigh Police have charged a Jacksonville man with human trafficking for allegedly holding several women in involuntary servitude and assaulting them.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Millbrook High School band director suspended after arrest
Raleigh police charged Natalie Ledford Kerr, 36, of 5122 Lady of the Lake Drive, Raleigh, with simple assault and driving while impaired.
Second teen pleads guilty in Raleigh greenway murder
Initially charged with first-degree murder, Tereise Massenburg, 17, pleaded guilty to accessory to robbery with a dangerous weapon in the death of Regynald Jose Brown.
Wake County schools, libraries get a $345.2M boost
Wake County sold $345.2 million in bonds for both schools and libraries. Of the $345.2 million: $334.24 million is intended for the Wake County Public School System building program; $11 million for libraries.
Stylin': Parlor Blow Dry Bar opens in Cameron Village
The latest bridal gowns from the Soft by Rosa Clara collection will be on display at Traditions by Anna in Raleigh Friday and Saturday.