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- Several people attempted to steal beer Monday from a Harris Teeter on North Greensboro Street according to Carrboro police reports.- Someone walked out of a Food Lion on Jones Ferry Road with flowers that she did not pay for according to Carrboro police reports.Reports state that when the complainant went outside and confronted the woman Saturday she paid for the flowers.- A Carrboro resident told police that she received several e-mails from a subject claiming to be a woman from Zaire according to Carrboro police reports.The e-mails said that the woman had $3 million in England reports state and she would pay the Carrboro resident to help get the money into the United States. The e-mails asked for money to start the process reports state.Although the Carrboro resident did not send any money she told police that she wanted law enforcement to be aware reports state.The Carrboro resident told police that she would save the e-mails in case any follow-up was needed reports state.- Police received reports from a man early Tuesday who said his Cadillac Escalade had been stolen according to Carrboro police reports.When the officer arrived they talked to the complainant and another man reports state. The other man told police that he took the keys to the vehicle and moved it because the complainant was impaired.- Someone called police early Tuesday to report a dog outside a residence without shelter according to Carrboro police reports.The dog's owner told police that the dog was outside temporarily reports state and it had shelter food and water outside.
2:20 p.m." FRIDAY" NOV. 21 --- There are new developments in the ongoing battle between UNC and N.C. State fans.Apparently" N.C. State fans snuck onto UNC campus last night/early this morning and painted the cubes next to the Pit. Unfortunately for them someone tipped off Carolina Fever about their visit. Carolina Fever told them that they couldn't paint the cubes because they weren't UNC students. The Wolfpack fans weren't even able to finish painting. After mixing some dark blue and white paint Fever painted the cubes Carolina blue.The Student Union will give free supplies to student groups whose cube advertisements were covered up. Any cubes that are still not repainted by Tuesday morning will be up for grabs.Carolina Fever painted N.C. State's free expression tunnel Wednesday morning. This is the second time this week that State fans have retaliated. Red graffiti presumably spray-painted by State fans was found Thursday morning near Rams Head Dining Hall.Student Congress and Late Night Carolina gave Carolina Fever about $2"500 to protect the Old Well tonight from being desecrated by State fans like it was last spring before a UNC-State basketball game. It's suppose to be an all-night party of sorts. The athletic department is paying for the pizza. The Daily Tar Heel will have video later this weekend. In the meantime"" check out this video of student reactions. Below is some other content from the week.Visit the blog for updates this weekend.
8:30 p.m. FRIDAY NOV. 22 -- Marchers who are part of the Mardi Gras Indians were arrested on Franklin Street tonight according to staff reports. The masked group started walking up Franklin Street towards Carrboro blocking traffic. It is unclear about the exact events leading up to the arrests but eyewitnesses report that Chapel Hill police and marchers were involved in a scuffle prior tothe arrests. The Daily Tar Heel will continue to update this story as it develops.
2:24 p.m." WEDNSEDAY" NOV. 19 -- FoxSports.com is reporting freshman Tyler Zeller will miss the remainder of the season with fractures in his left wrist suffered in Tuesday's game against Kentucky. Writer Jeff Goodman cites ""a source close to the situation"" and writes that Zeller suffered multiple fractures when he landed on his wrist late in the game. UNC Athletics spokesman Steve Kirschner said the department is not releasing a statement yet. Check back later to The Daily Tar Heel Blogs for more on this story.
6:49 p.m. TUESDAY HILLSBOROUGH -- Michael Troy Lewis who was accused of kidnapping two UNC football players in December was found guilty Tuesday. He was charged with two counts of first degree kidnappingconspiracy to commit larceny and kidnapping attempted larceny and common law robbery misdemeanor assaulting law enforcement officer and misdemeanor resisting arrest.
1 P.M. TUESDAY NOV. 4 — Chapel Hill police charged the driver of the bus that hit and killed a pedestrian on South Columbia Street with misdemeanor death by vehicle today.
- An incident of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill occurred on West Franklin Street on Saturday night according to Chapel Hill police reports.Someone threatened the victim with a knife at 6 p.m. reports state.- A man was arrested early Monday and charged with selling cocaine according to Chapel Hill police reports.Reports state that Chad Vernon Clark31 of Siler City was stopped while driving on Roberson Street.Clark was taken to the Orange County Jail under a $5000 bond according to reports.- A fight at Bailey's Pub and Grill early Sunday resulted in five damaged bar glasses according to Chapel Hill police reports.- Someone stole a camera and a laptop computer from a Chapel Hill residence Sunday afternoon according to Chapel Hill police reports.The Dell computer and Nikon camera have a total value of $150 reports state.- Harris Teeter at University Mall failed an alcohol compliance check Thursday according to Carrboro police reports.The grocery store was the only one of 10 local businesses that didn't pass according to reports.Reports state that the Carrboro and Chapel Hill police departments used underage buyers that attempted to purchase alcohol at the locations.- A Carrboro resident reported a stolen scooter Friday according to Carrboro police reports.The resident left town for 10 days and when she returned the vehicle was gone reports state.The scooter was on the back porch and was not chained to anything reports state.- An officer responded Friday to reports of a barking dog according to Carrboro police reports.Reports state that the officer arrived at the intersection of Farmhouse Drive and Buckeye Lane but did not hear any barking.
5:30 p.m. MONDAY OCT. 27 — A female pedestrian was struck by a Chapel Hill Transit bus at about 4 p.m. today.
5:05 p.m. MONDAY OCT. 27 GREENSBORO — A federal grand jury has indicted one of the two suspects in the killing of former Student Body President Eve Carson. Demario James Atwater22 now carries federal charges of carjacking resulting in death using firearms during a carjacking being a felon in possession of firearms" and possessing an improperly registered shotgun. The first two counts are punishable by life imprisonment or the death penalty. The second two carry 10-year prison sentences. The U.S. Attorney General has not yet decided whether to seek the death penalty.Orange County District Attorney Jim Woodall has already indicated that he will seek the death penalty for similar charges in state court.Read the indictment.The Daily Tar Heel will continue to update this story throughout the day.
2:30 p.m. MONDAY — Sheriffs have identified the two men found shot to death Saturday. David Junior Hayden 49 of Hillsborough and Willie Robertson Elliott III 31 of Durham were found at a residence at a Highway 70 East residence.
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5 p.m." WEDNESDAY OCT. 15 -- Electricity has been restored to most places on campus" as well as in Chapel Hill and Carrboro.
- Someone robbed and assaulted a Durham woman on East Franklin Street late Saturday according to Chapel Hill police reports.Police charged Bryan Keith Hilliard17 of Chapel Hill with felony counts of strong arm robbery and possession of stolen goods for the theft of $3302 reports state.Hilliard is being held at Orange County Jail in lieu of $20000 bail. He is expected in court today.- Police charged three Chapel Hill men Friday for carrying stolen firearms according to Chapel Hill police reports.Reports state that Marcus Lee Sharpe20 of 7803 Rogers Road; Jimmy Earl Sharpe40 of 604 Old School Road; and Johnny Earl Sharpe Jr.22 of 703 Gomains Ave. were arrested at 5:45 p.m. near Tate Realty in Chapel Hill.Police found a stolen firearm in Johnny Sharpe's laundry basket according to reports. Johnny Sharpe also faces misdemeanor charges of carrying a concealed weapon and failure to carry a driver's license reports state.Jimmy Sharpe was found in possession of a stolen firearm in the car he was riding in reports state. He also faces a charge of weapon possession by a felon report state.Reports state that Marcus Sharpe had a large butcher's knife beneath his feet. He was also charged with carrying a concealed weapon.All three are expected in court today reports state.- A UNC student faces a misdemeanor charge of assault on a female according to Chapel Hill police reports.William Grayson Bates18 of 2614 Granville Towers South slapped someone in the face Saturday at Mansion 462 at 462 W. Franklin St. reports state.- Chapel Hill police received reports Saturday of someone dancing in the street according to Chapel Hill police reports.Reports state that someone was in the road at 1:43 a.m. at Franklin Street and U.S. 15-501 South.- After police received complaints of an animal running at large an officer chased a small brown dog according to Carrboro police reports.Reports state that the officer lost sight of the dog and someone let it inside an apartment.The officer will step up patrols in the area according to reports.
2:05 p.m. FRIDAY OCT. 11 HILLSBOROUGH — Orange County authorities have identified the body of a man killed by a gunshot to the head and found on Morrow Mill Road on Sunday.Jose Antonio Estrada Carrillo was identified by fingerprints and an acquaintance. He was last seen four months ago and may have been living in Guilford County.His last known address is 500 Jefferson St. in Kernersville.Police asked that anyone with information about his location in the last four months contact the Orange County Sherriff's Office.Carillo29 was found after a resident called 911 on Sunday afternoon to report a body in an embankment near Morrow Mill Road's 8300 block.Officers think the body had been in the same location for a few days.
2:40 p.m. Monday"" Oct. 6 — Sheriffs found Sunday a man shot in the head in western Orange County.
UNC-system President Erskine Bowles said Thursday that N.C. Central University will have to repay federal loans granted to students who were enrolled in an unauthorized satellite campus.We will have a significant liability"" he said, adding that details were still up in the air and the UNC system still needed to talk with the U.S. Department of Education.The campus, founded in 2004 and based in an Atlanta-area church, was unknown to the UNC system until August. It was never approved by NCCU, UNC-system General Administration, the Board of Governors or the agency responsible for accrediting schools in the region. The campus was dissolved in June.Why" I still do not know" Bowles said of not being informed about the campus. I can think of no justifiable reason whatsoever why the former leadership at NCCU would completely fail to abide by the appropriate approval process.""Bowles said that they had examined more than 400 schools and found nothing comparable to the situation with NCCU. He also said they would have to do right by the 125 students involved with the program" including the 25 who graduated and 39 who were still enrolled when the campus was dissolved.Bowles thanked NCCU Chancellor Charlie Nelms for his handling of the situation" which was the doing of the prior administration.""I want to say" up front thank God for Charlie Nelms" he said. He inherited a mess.""
WEDNESDAY" SEPT. 10 1:21 p.m. - North Carolina sophomore swimmer Allison Barnes was taken to UNC Hospitals after becoming ill at a practice Thursday afternoon the Department of Athletics said today. Steve Kirschner associate director of athletics for communications" told The (Raleigh) News & Observer that Barnes was pulled out of the pool by her coaches who called 911. The N&O; reported that Barnes was in critical condition Tuesday night. When reached for comment" Kirschner and hospital officials would not give details about the swimmer's condition.
School of Medicine official to head airport authority
University to create center for natural disaster study