Topics: Crime and public safety

Violent crimes in spotlight in Chapel Hill, despite a lower crime rate

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Violent crimes are decreasing in the town of Chapel Hill, but students and residents still have questions about whether officials are taking the necessary precautions to keep them safe.


Assault victim says police mishandled case

The victim of an assault in Fraternity Court Friday said police failed to give him an opportunity to fairly identify his assailant.


Police log for Sept. 30, 2014

Someone broke into the driver’s side window of a vehicle at 400 W. Rosemary St. between 12:30 a.m. and 1:30 a.m. Sunday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police looking into assault at fraternity

Chapel Hill police are investigating an aggravated assault that occurred at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity Thursday night.


Police log for Sept. 29, 2014

Someone reported identity theft at 828 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. at 3:45 p.m. Thursday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police Log for Sept. 26, 2014

Someone vandalized at 333 W Rosemary St. at 5:14 p.m. Monday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police log for Sept. 25, 2014

Someone reported communicated threats at 306 Estes Drive at 5:40 a.m. Monday, according to Carrboro police reports.


Police log for Sept. 24, 2014

Someone damaged town property at 332 Umstead Drive at 1:03 a.m. Saturday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police log for Sept. 23, 2014

Someone reported larceny at 105 Billie Holiday Court at 10:16 p.m. Thursday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police log for Sept. 18, 2014

Someone reported second degree trespassing at 110 W. Main St. at 8:26 a.m. Tuesday, according to Carrboro police reports.


Police log for Sept. 17, 2014

Someone spray painted a mailbox and damaged property at 1314 Leclair St. between 1 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Search underway for missing Arboretum sign

Margo MacIntyre just wants her sign back. 

MacIntyre, the curator of Coker Arboretum, said the Arboretum’s sign has been missing since at least Wednesday night


Police log for Sept. 16, 2014

Someone stole a Toyota 4Runner at 113 Stephens St. between 2 a.m. and 10:41 a.m. Sunday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police log for Sept. 15, 2014

Someone refused to pay the fare for a taxi and then resisted arrest at 120 E. Franklin St. at 12:34 a.m. Friday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police report for Sept. 12, 2014

Someone reported a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of a bank at 300 W. Weaver Street at 9:13 a.m. Wednesday, according to Carrboro police reports.


Police log for Sept. 11, 2014

Someone reported stalking at 1330 Ephesus Church Road at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police log for September 10, 2014

Someone communicated threats at 347 S. Estes Drive at 8:15 a.m. Monday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Dozens call for justice for Faith Hedgepeth during memorial

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It didn’t take much for people to want to be friends with Faith Hedgepeth.


Police log for Sept. 9, 2014

Someone reported larceny and shoplifting at the Walgreens at 1500 E. Franklin St. at 7:26 p.m. Saturday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Faith Hedgepeth documents, autopsy unsealed on Friday

Faith Danielle Hedgepeth was a fighter, that much her father knew.