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.

Man arrested after Saturday night stabbing near Old Chicago

A man was transported to UNC Hospitals in serious condition following an altercation near Old Chicago Saturday night.

Police log for Jan. 13, 2017

Someone reported larceny from a vehicle on the 200 block of South Estes Drive at 12:58 p.m. Wednesday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.

Motions hearing scheduled for Jan. 31 in Craig Hicks trial

At Thursday's hearing in Craig Stephen Hicks' death penalty case, Superior Court Judge Orlando Hudson scheduled a motions hearing for Jan 31.

Police log for Jan. 12, 2017

Someone trespassed at the Chapel Hill Public Library at 100 Library Dr. at 12:07 a.m. Tuesday, according to Chapel Hill Police reports.

Police log for Jan. 11, 2017

Someone committed larceny on the 1300 block of East Franklin Street at 8 a.m. Friday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.

Year in Review: Chandler Kania Trial

Former UNC student Chandler Kania was convicted Oct. 17 of three counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of reckless driving.

Appeal by former Fort Bragg soldier who murdered mother and 2 daughters was rejected in military court


An Army appeals court's November decision to uphold the death sentence of Timothy Hennis, a former Fort Bragg soldier, is raising questions over the death penalty in military court.

Carrboro joins list of cities against the death penalty


Carrboro Mayor Lydia Lavelle issued a proclamation on Nov. 30 declaring that the Town of Carrboro is part of “Cities for Life - Cities against the Death Penalty” to raise awareness about the movement to abolish the death penalty in the United States.

Ohio State attack prompts UNC Public Safety to plan

Eleven people were injured after a student at The Ohio State University drove a car into a group of people Monday morning, left the vehicle and stabbed passers-by with a knife, according to authorities.

Chapel Hill sees an increase in car break-ins

Lock your cars. There has been a significant rise in car break-ins in Chapel Hill this month. 

Police log for Nov. 2, 2016

Someone reported breaking and entering on the 100 block of the Legion Road Extension at 5:16 p.m. Friday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.

McCrory addresses GOP office firebombing with visit to Hillsborough


Gov. Pat McCrory visited the Orange County GOP headquarters in Hillsborough Monday to address the vandalism and firebombing that occurred at the office early Sunday morning. 

I-85: Episode Two

In this episode of I-85 we discuss day three of the Kania trial and testimony from his friends and fraternity brothers.

I-85: Episode One

I-85 is a series on the Chandler Kania case. In the first episode, we discuss the events of July 19, 2015 when authorities say Chandler Kania was driving drunk on the wrong side of I-85 when he crashed into another car.

Durham jail receives grant to address mental health concerns

The Durham County Sheriff's Office announced Oct. 3 that the Durham County Detention Facility will be improving its mental health services thanks to a combination of county money and a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.

Police log for Oct.10, 2016

Someone reported breaking and entering of a vehicle on the 700 block of North Columbia Street at 2:49 p.m. Thursday, according to Chapel Hill police reports.

DWI arrests up in Chapel Hill, down in Carrboro


With former UNC student Chandler Kania currently on trial after a drunken driving crash, DWI arrests are a particularly relevant issue around Chapel Hill.

Chandler Kania enters guilty plea ahead of jury selection for trial

An emotional Chandler Kania and his defense team surprised a sparse crowd at the Orange County Courthouse Monday morning by entering a guilty plea.

Police hope new composite could break Faith Hedgepeth case


It’s been four years since Faith Hedgepeth was found dead in her Chapel Hill apartment, and still the case remains unsolved.

Candidates for governor, senator respond to events in Charlotte


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.