Charges Dropped Against All Durham, NC, Confederate-Statue Protesters

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Takiyah Thompson (second from left), who was accused of helping to topple a Confederate statue, speaks to reporters as supporters hold signs in Durham, N.C., on Dec. 5, 2017. (Jonathan Drew/AP Images) There were 12 defendants charged in connection with the Aug. 14, 2017, toppling of a Confederate statue in Durham, N.C., and by Tuesday …

Durham apartment employee accused of kidnapping, raping resident

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Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content. DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – A 51-year-old man is being held on a $1 million bond after police said he kidnapped and raped a resident of the apartment complex where he was employed. Andre Lynch worked at the Arboretum at Southpoint Apartments as a …

76 undocumented immigrants, including 13 kids, found in tractor-trailer at Texas checkpoint

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Seventy-six undocumented immigrants, including 13 children, were found inside a tractor-trailer near Laredo, Texas. An American was arrested after trying to smuggle 76 undocumented immigrants, including 13 children, across a checkpoint in Texas Friday, federal officials said. The immigrants from Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala were found in “good health” inside a tractor-trailer on …

Central NC snow totals for Jan. 17 — so far

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Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content. RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — As a winter storm hit much of North Carolina on Wednesday, snow totals started coming in from the National Weather Service and various spotters. The highest amount so far from the National Weather Service was 9.4 inches about four …

Winter weather blamed for 4 deaths around NC

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This Real Estate Startup Uses Data Science to Predict Home Listings Before They Happen

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It’s well known in the real estate business that agents get most of their work through personal relationships. When someone needs help selling their home, they’ll often turn to the agent who lives three houses down the street or did a great job selling a friend or family member’s property two years ago. Many agents …

NC charter school that improperly gave diplomas might restart high school program

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Leaders of an embattled Durham charter school that’s trying to rebuild its image after improperly awarding diplomas to 40 percent of its graduates say they might ask for state permission to reopen the high school program in a few years. The State Board of Education voted in March to order Kestrel Heights Charter School to …

At 31, Bill Bell said, ‘If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em.’ He did, and changed Durham

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UPDATED 1 MINUTE AGO DURHAM It was 1968, and a young African-American family was looking to buy a house in the Parkwood neighborhood of Durham. Bill Bell worked at IBM, and Parkwood was a convenient, nice neighborhood. It’s where Bell goes to vote now. But he doesn’t live there. “At that time there was a …

Lots Of Competition For Durham Apartments

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Durham is a beautiful city located in North Carolina that is home to Duke University and within close distance to many other top-notch academic institutions. Since college life tends to dominate Durham, you can find many apartments for rent in just about every part of town. If you are looking for Durham apartments to rent …

2 affordable housing complexes near downtown Raleigh will stay affordable

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The new owner of two affordable housing complexes in east Raleigh plans to renovate the apartments and continue to accept federal housing vouchers for at least 20 more years. Steele Properties paid $15.7 million for Raleigh North and Millbank Court, both off of Raleigh Boulevard about three miles east of downtown. On Wednesday, the company …