Topics: Crime and public safety

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Mother and son found dead in home on Deming Road

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When Dirk Cotton and his family moved to their home on Deming Road in 2005, one of Margaret Gibson’s sons knocked on their door with an apple pie at hand. 

“I thought it was a really sweet thing to do. I hadn’t seen anyone do that in decades," he said. "The incident was surprisingly depressing." 

Thursday Oct. 12, the Cottons found out their neighbors, Margaret Gibson, 86, and her son, Eric Gibson, 53, had died in their Chapel Hill home in 442 Deming Road.


Two dead bodies found in Chapel Hill home

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Two dead bodies were found in a Chapel Hill home off of Deming Road on Thursday afternoon.


UNC student faces several charges after Sunday's high-speed chase

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UNC Police arrested a 22-year-old student Sunday evening after he drove into the area around the Bell Tower, damaging $50 worth of University property in landscaping costs. 


Phillips Middle School teacher accused of domestic violence

A Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools teacher and his wife, a UNC Health System employee, were arrested on assault charges Saturday, Sept. 30. 


Breaking: Robbery reported on Manning Drive

UNC alerted students to a robbery near Manning Drive that at occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m..


Crime Roundup for Oct. 3

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Here's a roundup of two crimes that occurred over the weekend: 


A child killed in his home leaves Baity Hill community reeling

 There is light in the darkest of places.  

If she’d had a pen, 28-year-old Baity Hill resident Lauren Talmor would have left a note with those words for Victor Oluwasegva when she saw him a few days after his 5-year-old son was killed. 


Skimmers found in Carrboro gas pumps

Four credit card skimmers were found in gas pumps at a gas station off of NC 54 this past weekend by Carrboro police officers, for the third time since March in the same location.


Police log for April 28, 2017

Someone reported a fraudulent eBay transaction on the 1100 block of NC 54 at 8:05 p.m. Tuesday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police log for April 27, 2017

Someone broke and entered on the 500 block of Church Street at 2:31 a.m. Wednesday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police log for April 26, 2017

Someone reported loud music and a party on the 800 block of North Columbia Street at 12:52 a.m. Sunday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police log for April 24, 2017

Someone reported harassment on the 100 block of Ashley Forest Road at 5:28 p.m. Thursday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police log for April 20, 2017

Someone trespassed on the 100 block of Battle Lane at 9:19 p.m. Wednesday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police log for April 19, 2017

Someone committed alcohol violations on the 300 block of West Franklin Street at 12:11 a.m. Saturday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Former Georgia sports agent pleads guilty to charges in UNC case

Terry Watson, a former Georgia sports agent who provided UNC football players with improper benefits, pleaded guilty to violating state law at the Orange County Courthouse Monday. 


Police log for April 18, 2017

Someone broke into and entered a business with no force on the 100 block of Saluda Court at 4:50 a.m. Thursday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police log for April 17, 2017

 Someone reported damage to property on the 500 block of Weaver Dairy Road at 9:04 a.m. Tuesday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police log for April 12, 2017

• Someone reported loud music and a party at the 400 block of Hillsborough Street at 12:15 a.m. The person was hosting a surprise birthday party, reports state.


Trump declares a National Crime Victims' Rights Week

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President Donald Trump proclaimed last week, April 2 to April 8, to be National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.


Police log for April 11, 2017

Someone reported a peeping Tom at the Quality Inn hotel on 1740 Fordham Blvd. at a 12:01 a.m.