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.

Chapel Hill shooter Craig Hicks faces death penalty

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The Durham County District Attorney’s Office will seek the death penalty for Craig Hicks, the man indicted on three counts of first-degree murder for the recent killing of three Muslims in Chapel Hill. 


Police log for March 3, 2015

Someone shoplifted wine from a Rite Aid at 1800 E. Franklin St. between 1:30 p.m. and 1:42 p.m. Friday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


District attorney will seek death penalty in Chapel Hill shooting

The Durham County District Attorney’s will seek the death penalty for Craig Hicks, 46, who was indicted on three counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of Deah Barakat, 23, his wife, Yusor Abu-Salha, 21, and her sister, Razan Abu-Salha, 19.


Police log for Mar. 2, 2015

Someone accidentally discharged a firearm and caused $100 worth of damage to a bed frame at the Days Inn 1312 Fordham Blvd. at 8:05 p.m. Thursday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police log for Feb. 27, 2015

Someone stole an moped from a parking lot at 113 Conner Dr. between 4 a.m. and 11 a.m. Monday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police log for Feb. 25, 2015

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Scholarship honors Chapel Hill shooting victims

Deah Shaddy Barakat’s gift for leadership, Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha’s talent for creativity and Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha’s skills in community service will have a chance to live on in new generations of students following N.C. State’s announcement of a scholarship in their honor.


Police log for Feb. 23, 2015

Someone drove while impaired at Fordham Boulevard and Interstate 40 at 12:34 a.m. Thursday, according to Chapel Hill police reports. 


Police log for Feb. 19, 2015

Someone pried up the stop arm at the entrance to the Carr Mill Mall parking lot between 7 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 a.m. Monday, according to Carrboro police reports.


Hate crime or not, punishment for Craig Hicks will be severe

Police say the killing of three Muslim students last week was motivated by an ongoing neighbor dispute over parking — but others still believe it was a religiously-fueled hate crime.


Police log for Feb. 18, 2015

Someone burned down a playground on the 1100 block of Weaver Dairy Road at 11:33 p.m. Monday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Jury indicts Chapel Hill shooter for murder

Craig Stephen Hicks will face charges of three counts of first-degree murder following his indictment by a Durham County grand jury Monday.


Police log for Feb. 17, 2015

Someone reported an underage party on the 100 block of Noble Street at 1:18 a.m. Saturday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police log for Feb. 16, 2015

Someone damaged property on the 100 block of Ashley Forest Road at 3:39 a.m. Thursday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police log for Feb. 13, 2015

Someone committed larceny at a bar on the 100 block of East Franklin St. at 2:02 a.m. Wednesday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Social media fuels coverage after Tuesday's shooting

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It was only six hours after Chapel Hill Police Department released the names of the victims in Tuesday’s triple homicide, and #ChapelHillShooting had been tweeted an estimated 685,200 times by 9 a.m. Wednesday morning.


Thousands met in the Pit to remember those killed in Tuesday's shooting

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In the 15 minutes before the vigil honoring the victims of Tuesday’s shooting, it was impossibly quiet.


Police investigating whether Tuesday’s triple homicide was a hate crime

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More than 36 hours after the shooting deaths of Deah Shaddy Barakat, Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, there are still more questions than answers.


Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha: ‘She was loving, she was kind’

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Doha Hindi knew Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha for 14 years, and she had expected to know her for 60 more.


Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha: ‘Everything she said had a light behind it’

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There are little things Amira Ata will always remember about Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha.