Just In: A 15-year-old boy charged in the Jan. 5 shooting deaths of a couple in their Wake County home can be tried as an adult, a District Court judge ruled Tuesday. Search warrants in the case indicate the couple, Jose and Maria Mendoza, were unintended targets in a gang war between two rival gangs. The boy is one of two people charged in the case.
"All the teachers started screaming into the room and saying, 'Get into the hallway! We don't want you to die!' and stuff like that," said sixth-grader Phaedra Dunn. "We just took off running."
The trough of low pressure that kept showers steady Monday had weakened and drifted to the north and east Tuesday, dumping on the Roanoke Rapids area.
Tuesday's agenda includes a plan to announce the finalists in the school system's superintendent search and a vote on the latest iteration of the much-revised student assignment policy.
A 15-year-old boy charged in the Jan. 5 shooting deaths of a married couple in their Wake County home can be tried as an adult, a District Court judge ruled Tuesday.
Prosecutors making closing arguments Tuesday in their case against a Fayetteville man accusing of raping and killing a 5-year-old girl called on the jury to convict based on "strong circumstantial evidence" against the defendant.
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