Nearly 300 students marched across the Duke University campus Wednesday after a noose was found hanging from a tree overnight. The discovery was made around 2 a.m. in front of the Bryan Center. Updated 04:15 PM
Firefighters and police are investigating a deadly fire that broke out Wednesday morning at a home on Poole Road, near the intersection of Beverly Drive. Neighbors say no one has lived in the house for years but one person was killed.
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The focus of the meeting was the ongoing Dorothea Dix property negotiations with the state. Raleigh mayor Nancy McFarlene told Time Warner Cable News that his particular meeting was to finalize the purchase contract.
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Pet Experts Express Caution Over Rabbits, Ducklings as Pets During Easter
It is the season for chicks, ducklings and bunnies, but many experts warn these so-called Easter pets don’t always make the best house guests. Animal Shelter workers and Southern Store employees warn that it’s a commitment. 04:49 PM
“Village Subway” of Cameron Village Reopening for One Night Only
The basement in the Cameron Village shopping center, called the "Village Subway", was an underground complex that featured restaurants and music clubs back in the 1970s and 1980s. 03:21 PM
Teen Charged in Death of Ex-girlfriend Appears in Court
A Durham High School student accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death made his first court appearance Wednesday. 10:04 AM
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
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FINAL FOUR COVERAGE
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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'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
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
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