Durham woman, child found safe after search
A woman and child reported missing from Durham were found Wednesday morning. An off-duty Durham police officer located Ashli Nicole Green, 27, and Rashad Tylee Eaborn, 4, at the bus station, at 515 Pettigrew St.
Lovette acquitted in Duke grad student's shooting death
A jury in Durham found Laurence Alvin Lovette Jr. not guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Duke University graduate student Abhijit Mahato, who was found shot in the head inside his apartment more than six years ago.
Public's help needed in finding Durham woman, child
Investigators are seeking the public's help in finding a woman and child travelling together.
Lovette jury still deliberating after seven hours
A jury of 10 women and two men will return to a Durham courtroom Wednesday to continue its deliberations in the trial of Laurence Lovette, accused of robbing and killing Duke University graduate student Abhijit Mahato in January 2008.
Lovette defense: State 'fell short' on meeting burden of proof
Prosecutors failed to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Laurence Lovette killed Duke University graduate student Abhijit Mahato more than six years ago, defense attorneys said Monday during closing arguments in the 23-year-old's first-degree murder trial.
US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes
The United States shut down its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort amid a significant deterioration in security in Tripoli as fighting intensified between rival militias, the State Department said.
Durham police seek public's help in locating missing woman
Investigators are asking for the public's help in locating Lorraine West, who has been missing for approximately two weeks.
Israeli fire hits UN facility in Gaza, killing 15
Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside, Palestinian officials said, as Israel pressed forward with its 17-day war against the territory's Hamas rulers.
Judge allows Eve Carson evidence in Lovette murder trial
A Durham judge ruled Wednesday that jurors in Laurence Lovette's murder trial could hear from a key state witness, despite arguments from defense attorneys that it had an "enormous" prejudicial effect on their client's right to a fair trial.
Raleigh police offer reward for assist with kidnapping case
Raleigh police are offering a reward for information that leads to an arrest of a man who kidnapped a McDonald's employee July 2 and forced her to drive to the restaurant in Holly Springs so he could rob the business.