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.

Judge denies reduced bail for UNC junior charged in drunk driving deaths

Charged with three counts of second-degree murder, UNC junior Chandler Kania was unsuccessful in his bid for reduced bail at his Orange County Courthouse general appearance today.


UNC cornerback Malik Simmons arrested early Wednesday morning

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Senior football player Malik Simmons was arrested and charged earlier Wednesday morning with marijuana possession and resisting arrest, according to reports from Chapel Hill Police.

Simmons, a cornerback from Florida who started five games last year at the now-eliminated Ram position, has been suspended indefinitely from all team activities, according to UNC athletic department spokesman Kevin Best

Simmons' bond was set at $1,000, and he was not listed in Orange County jail records as of Friday afternoon. 



Police seek information after series of robberies

After a string of armed robberies in the Chapel Hill area, Town of Chapel Hill Police, UNC Public Safety and Duke University Police are seeking help to identify the suspects


UNC student charged with murder for fatal wreck

Chandler Kania, a rising junior at UNC, has been charged with three counts of second-degree murder, according to court documents.


Speeding suspect to appear in court this afternoon

The person who was speeding westbound on N.C. 54 toward Durham and then eastbound toward UNC campus Friday morning has been charged with felony speeding to elude arrest, felony hit and run, careless and reckless driving, failure to yield to a blue light and siren, resisting arrest and other misdemeanor traffic charges, according to a press release from the Chapel Hill Police Department.


Police log for April 24, 2015

Someone committed breaking and entering on the 100 block of Ashley Forest Road between 2:45 p.m. and 4:25 p.m. Wednesday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police log for Apr. 23, 2015

Someone reported an assault with a deadly weapon with the intent to kill at 415 N. Columbia St. at 4:48 p.m. Monday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police log for April 20, 2015

Someone reported misuse of 911 at the 5600 block of Chapel Hill Road at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police log for April 17, 2015

Someone stole items on the 100 block of Hillspring Lane at 7:06 a.m. Tuesday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police log for Apr. 16, 2015

Someone reported a simple assault the 200 block Old Fayetteville Road at 12:29 a.m. Monday, according to Carrboro police reports.


Police log for April 15, 2015

Someone was disturbing the peace at Pantana Bob’s located at 305 W. Rosemary St. at 12:38 a.m. Sunday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police log for April 10, 2015

Someone drove while impaired at 600 E. Franklin St. between 1:15 a.m. and 1:20 a.m. Wednesday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Police log for Apr. 8, 2015

Someone damaged property between Merritt Mill Road and Smith Level Road at 12:33 a.m. Sunday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.


Death penalty on the table in Chapel Hill shooting trial

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A Durham County superior court judge ruled Monday that Craig Hicks, charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the Feb. 10 shooting at Chapel Hill’s Finley Forest apartment complex, is eligible to be tried for capital punishment.


Man arrested for fatal Friday stabbing

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A person has been arrested in connection with a fatal Friday night stabbing in downtown Chapel Hill.


North Carolina to review sex offender tracking after Supreme Court ruling

When it comes to monitoring sex offenders, North Carolina will soon be forced to clarify how it integrates tracking technology with constitutional rights under the law.


UNC junior says members of his church attacked him for being gay

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Two years ago, Matthew Fenner was beaten and choked by members of his own church. Three months ago, his mother and brother testified against him when his attackers were indicted on charges of kidnapping and assault.


North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission in jeopardy of losing resources

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His mind was always on overdrive.

After 17 years of having little decision-making power over his day-to-day life, Gregory Taylor said he remembers opening the refrigerator door only to become lost in the sea of options.


Police log for Apr. 2, 2015

Two people trespassed at Akai Hana restaurant at 206 W. Main St. at 7:26 a.m. Monday, according to Carrboro police reports. 


Police log for Mar. 30, 2015

Someone reported a loud noise violation at the 400 block of N.C. 54 at 12:42 a.m. Friday, according to Carrboro police reports.