A city spokesman told Time Warner Cable News that the focus of the meeting is the ongoing Dorothea Dix property negotiations with the state. However the special meeting notification, which is required by law, states that council members are meeting "for the purpose of any lawful business." 11:20 AM
Duke University leaders are investigating a noose found on campus Wednesday morning. It was found hung in the Bryan Center Plaza and has since been removed.
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A Durham High School student accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death made his first court appearance Wednesday.
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NC Central University Senior Killed in Car Wreck
The NC Central University community is mourning the loss of one of its own Wednesday morning after a crash killed a student Tuesday night. School leaders say senior Chekeria Reid of Greensboro died in a car wreck on Highway 55 near Crete Street in Durham. 07:18 AM
Indy the Site of Past Success for Coach K, Blue Devils
The Duke Blue Devils are expected to arrive Wednesday in Indianapolis for their record-tying 12th Final Four under Coach Mike Krzyzewski. Though they still have two games to win, they may just be in the right city to pull it off. 09:42 AM
'Fight For $15' Plans Announcement About Next Mobilization
Organizers of 'Fight for $15' say they'll announce the mobilization Wednesday at a news conference in Durham. They'll be accompanied by fast-food workers, home-care workers, students, allies and adjunct faculty. 07:05 AM
One Person Killed in Early Morning House Fire
Firefighters in Raleigh battled a house fire Wednesday morning. The blaze broke out on Poole Road near Beverly Drive around 5 a.m. and firefighters had it under control in about an hour. 12:27 PM
NC Beer Month Returns for Third Year
April is North Carolina beer month, presented by Visit North Carolina and the NC Craft Brewers Guild. It showcases the state's thriving beer culture by urging people to explore more than 100 breweries that call North Carolina home. 08:20 AM
Follow Duke in the Final Four on TWC News
You can follow the Duke Blue Devils all week right here on Time Warner Cable News. Duke tips off against Michigan State at 6 p.m. Saturday. Sports directors Mike Solarte and Jim Connors, along with reporters J.B. Ricks and Cristen Drummond will have live and on scene reports from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, as well as one-hour editions of Jersey Mike's Sports Night.
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Missing Durham Girls Return Home
Two missing Durham girls are back home. Kelsey, 12, and Aubrey, 14, were last seen at their home on Southview Road in east Durham near the Falls Lake recreational area between 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday. 08:19 AM
NC Commission Warns of Increase in Black Bear Sightings
The commission says if left alone, most transient bears will find their way out of town and back to their natural habitat. People are urged not to approach or follow bears, or get between a bear and its possible escape route. 07:14 AM
Report: Higher Than Usual Number of Orcas Being Born
The Center for Whale Research says four Orca babies have been born in the last three months off the coast of British Columbia—a higher number than usual. This baby boom brings their total number to 81 whales. 08:47 AM
World’s Oldest Person Dies at Age 117
The world's oldest person has died. Japanese officials say Misa Okawa died Wednesday in Osaka of natural causes, she was 117-years-old. 08:40 AM
DOT, City of Raleigh Starting Work to Widen Section of Tryon Road
Thousands of drivers in southwest Raleigh will have to deal with major construction on Tryon Road for the next couple of years. 03/31/2015 08:42 PM