A firefighter was killed and another injured Tuesday afternoon when the fire truck they were in overturned on Sykes Road in Louisburg.
Vikings bar Peterson from all team activities
After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas.
- Cary's Mills Park elementary, middle to keep traditional school calendar
Parents at Mills Park elementary and middle schools scored a huge victory Tuesday evening when the Wake County Board of Education voted unanimously to keep both schools on a traditional 10-month calendar.
- Shootings lead to soaring Durham violent crime rate
A rash of shootings early this year pushed the violent crime rate in Durham up by 30 percent between January and June, compared with the first six months of 2013, according to police statistics.
- Siblings injured in wreck near Panther Creek High School
Three Panther Creek High School students were injured Tuesday morning when the SUV they were in collided with a dump truck near the school.
- Ret. Ft. Bragg general: Ground troops likely to fight ISIL
Former Fort Bragg Commander Ret. Gen. Dan McNeill, former commander at Fort Bragg, says ground troops likely will be needed to combat the Islamic State forces in Iraq and Syria.
- Male pedestrian dies after being hit by two cars in Durham
A man was killed Tuesday night after being struck by two vehicles on Old Oxford Road between Roxboro Street and Dearborn Drive, Durham police said.
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