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An attorney from Chapel Hill disappeared over a year ago and is accused of running off with clients' money.
From WRAL.com: A judge sentenced former DA Mike Nifong to a day in jail for a contempt of court charge.
From WRAL.com: The City of Raleigh will have to pay for soil clean-up after spreading sewage for 25 years.
The Durham Police is seeking any clues about six unsolved murders that took place in the past two years.
The Raleigh City Council voted on August 7th to accept a $495,000 bid to undergo renovations at the park.
The City of Raleigh says the new increase in the car registration fee will bring in an extra $1.4 million
Cary Police say they are trying to match up 116 stolen power tools with their rightful owners.
Wake County deputies said that they siezed over 400 pounds of marijuana from a home in Raleigh.
Two young Apex residents were found dead on Sunday, the apparent victims of a murder-suicide, say police.
Both JetBlue and Southwest Airlines will be offering direct flights to Ft. Lauderdale this winter, says RDU.
Online sales will be the first way that concerts for Kellie Pickler, Daughtry, and Ruben Studdard will be sold.
From Yahoo.com: According to a new study, one in ten Americans lives below the poverty line in America.
City officials implement Stage 1 restrictions and say water could run out by January if the drought continues.
A man in Cary was arrested and charged with murder in the death of his seven-month old infant son, say police.
According to the Durham Police, a man stabbed his wife to death in their Durham apartment.
Allan Smith, formerly of Cary, is filming a Hollywood movie and a NC documentary on Pea Island rescuers.
A family says their 18 year old daughter was robbed by two women in Durham after cashing her paycheck.
Patients will face big problems this fall, due to Blue Cross' big battle with Moses Cone Hospital.
From The NY Times: Sometimes patients and doctors focus on blood sugar while ignoring other problems.
From WRAL.com: Judge Stephens said Trooper Scott Harrison was "unworthy of belief" after several problems.
From Yahoo.com: The NRC said the 2006 spill could have caused an uncontrolled nuclear reaction at the site.
From WWAY: The state is planning to improve freight service first, but has long term plans for passenger cars.
Raleigh spends to improve the value of subdivisions and to keep people away from a popular greenways trail.
Raleigh Police say several masked gunman broke into an apartment and killed a woman during a robbery.
From WRAL.com: A Durham police officer was arrested at the West Side Story Nightclub in Raleigh.
SUNDAY OPINION: Columnist D.G. Martin talks about the well-known Belk's executive who died on Friday.
The last free concert this summer is Aug. 25 plus more entertainment info about Raleigh, Boston, and more.
Luckily, police officers were not injured, but four other people were not so lucky in other shootings.
The Carolina RailHawks hosted the Atlanta Silverbacks to a scoreless tie on Friday night at SAS Soccer Park.
Police say Kracker was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman at the Ess Lounge in Raleigh.
From Yahoo.com: A Raleigh Pentagon investigator says the US was billed $969,000 for two 19 cent washers.
Nine months after Young was murdered, Sheriff Harrison said he has no suspects but the case is ongoing.
WakeMed will build a proposed ten acre $22 million new WakeMed East Healthplex in Wendell.
Richard Hart, editor of the Independent Weekly newspaper , has resigned from the free publication.
Although the editor is stepping down, the paper has hired 12 new writers for Raleigh and Durham.
From WRAL.com: In a memo to the city council members, Mayor Charles Meeker rejected the plan.
In a letter to the editor, parents say that the choice to go to year round schools has resulted in less kids in schools.
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