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Man wounded in drive-by shooting in Durham neighborhood, police say

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — A man was shot Friday afternoon in a Durham neighborhood, police said. The shooting was reported just after 5:05 p.m. in the 1300 block of Stedman Street, according to a statement from Durham police. Police said the drive-by shooting happened as the victim was walking along...
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Crash closes I-40 in both directions in Cary on Saturday afternoon

Cary, N.C. — A car crash closed four lanes of Interstate 40 near Harrison Avenue in Cary on Saturday afternoon. Traffic was backed up in both directions as crews worked to clear the crash. Two left lanes on I-40 westbound and two right lanes on I-40 eastbound were closed. Traffic...
Raleigh, NCcbs17

Man shot at apartment complex in Raleigh, police say

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Police are investigating after a man was shot at an apartment complex in Raleigh Friday afternoon. The shooting was reported just before 4:45 p.m. along the 6300 block of Shanda Drive, which is off of Sandy Forks Road. Police said the victim was breathing and talking...
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Durham police charge man in 2019 fatal shooting near Birchwood Park

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – The Durham Police Department has charged a man in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred near Birchwood Park in 2019. Mario Blanding, 34, was charged with the murder of 32-year-old Nikki Bazemore, who was found unresponsive in the woods along the 3100 block of Hursey Street.
Nash County, NCRocky Mount Telegram

Authorities shut down heroin ring

Eight people received stiff sentences in U.S. District Court after a partnership between law enforcement agencies and prosecutors put a heroin trafficking ring out of business. Acting U.S. Attorney Norman Acker and Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone made the announcement on Friday during a news conference at the Nash County...
Durham, NCWRAL

Durham officer shoots, kills dog after it bites woman

Durham, N.C. — A Durham officer was forced to kill a dog on Saturday morning after the animal attacked a woman, biting her arm. Officers arrived to a home in the 600 block of Conover Road around 10 a.m. The dog bit the woman's arm and didn't let go, despite...
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Man critically injured in Durham drive-by shooting

Durham, N.C. — A man was critically injured in a Durham drive-by shooting. The shooting happened just after 5 p.m. on Friday in the 1300 block of Steadman Street. Durham police said the man was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and was undergoing surgery. Anyone with information...
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Richmond County Daily Journal

NC reverses course, urges masks in all schools

RALEIGH — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday decided to reverse course from guidance he issued last week and will now urge all K-12 public school students and staff to be masked, even if they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19. The Democratic governor and the state’s top public health official, Dr. Mandy Cohen, pinned much blame on unvaccinated people and renewed calls for them to get the shot.
Garner, NCcbs17

Police identify man killed in drive-by shooting in Garner

GARNER, N.C. (WNCN)- An investigation is underway following a fatal drive-by shooting that happened in Garner late Friday night. The shooting happened on U.S. 70 Highway East near the intersection of Interstate-40, according to police. Authorities say 24-year-old Kyree Deron Dickerson of Raleigh sustained multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported...