A firefighter was killed and another injured Tuesday afternoon when the fire truck they were in overturned on Sykes Road in Louisburg.
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.
- ADA: Cary photographer fired after asking out student
A Cary photographer facing child porn charges was fired from a job with a high school booster club after he allegedly asked out a student, a Wake County prosecutor said during a hearing Tuesday.
- Obama's Ebola response: Is it enough and in time?
President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis spiraling out of control.
- Remembering Floyd: Storm made landfall 15 years ago
Residents of eastern North Carolina have no trouble recalling the impacts from dozens of tropical systems, but for many, memories of Hurricane Floyd - which made landfall 15 years ago Tuesday - are hauntingly fresh.
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