Topics: Crime and public safety

Chapel Hill Police Department logs can be found here.

Carrboro Police Department logs can be found here.

Department of Public Safety logs can be found here.

Candidates for governor, senator respond to events in Charlotte

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Policy analysts agree state elections in November will likely be unaffected by the death of Keith Scott despite protests in Charlotte last week due to the candidates' measured responses.


Judge rules to allow evidence from Chandler Kania's iPhone in trial

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An Orange County judge ruled that evidence from Chandler Kania’s iPhone can be used in the upcoming trial.

Authorities say Kania, now 21, was involved in a wrong-way collision on I-85 in July 2015 that killed three people.


Judge rules to allow evidence from Chandler Kania's iPhone in trial

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An Orange County judge ruled that evidence from Chandler Kania's iPhone can be used in the upcoming trial.


New laws, federal and state safeguards have led to more exonerations

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Willie Grimes spent 24 years in a North Carolina prison for a rape he didn’t commit — and in August, the Hickory City Council voted to approve a settlement with Grimes for $3.25 million.


Former finance director charged with embezzling more than $150,000 from UNC's Newman Center

The former director of finance and administration at UNC’s Newman Catholic Student Center Parish has been charged with credit card fraud, paying himself an unauthorized salary and embezzling more than $150,000 from the parish, records state.


Police: Car chase on Rosemary Street ended in Carrboro

A car chase occurred on Rosemary St. around 9:00 p.m. Thursday in Chapel Hill.


Chandler Kania defense lawyers move to delay trial date and suppress iPhone evidence

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Former UNC student Chandler Kania’s pretrial hearing in Orange County Courthouse Aug. 16 centered on his iPhone


Chandler Kania's defense attorneys move to keep iPhone evidence out of court

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Former UNC student Chandler Kania's pre-trial hearing in Orange County Courthouse Tuesday centered around his iPhone. 

Authorities say Kania was driving drunk on the wrong side of I-85 in July 2015 when he was involved in a head-on collision, killing three people and injuring a fourth.


Police log for May 12, 2016

• Someone reported the theft of a Honda Pilot on the 300 block of Forbush Mountain Drive between 12:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. on May 8, according to Chapel Hill police reports. The car is worth $18,000, the report states.


Police log for April 27, 2016

• Someone committed larceny at a hotel at 1301 Fordham Blvd. between 11:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday, according to Chapel Hill police reports. 

The person stole four keys, valued at $20 in total, reports state. 


Police investigate shooting on Forsyth Drive

One person is in the hospital following a shooting in Chapel Hill early Monday morning.


Police log for April 26, 2016

• Someone stole an automobile, valued at $8,000, at 313 E. Main St. at 12:20 a.m. Sunday, according to Carrboro police reports.


Proposed body camera bill draws ire from town officials

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Carrboro Board of Aldermen member Sammy Slade is concerned that a proposed bill from the N.C. General Assembly will limit accessibility to police body-worn and dashboard camera footage.


Chapel Hill Police investigating Monday shooting

A shooting on Forsyth Drive at 3:15 a.m. on Monday left one person injured, according to a release from Chapel Hill Police.


Police log for April 25, 2016

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Trump graffiti defaces Chapel Hill mural

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Chapel Hill muralist Michael Brown discovered one of his murals had been vandalized when a television reporter contacted him on Thursday morning.


Orange County implements misdemeanor diversion program

Teenagers arrested in Orange County could face less detrimental consequences than in other places in North Carolina thanks to the Misdemeanor Diversion Program launched April 14.


Police log for April 22, 2016

• Someone possessed drug paraphernalia at the intersection of Estes Drive and Umstead Drive at 12:37 a.m. Wednesday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police log for April 21, 2016

• Someone broke into and entered a vehicle at 1838 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. between 7:15 a.m.


Another UNC student robbed at gunpoint, sirens not sounded

At roughly 1 a.m. Wednesday, a UNC student was robbed at gunpoint — the second time this has happened in less than a week.