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Two HRC Members Blast Commission's Jail Recommendations

Apparently, two members of Durham’s Human Relations Committee are none too pleased with their fellow commissioners—and have no interest in being associated with the HRC’s call for reform inside the Durham County Detention Facility. Commissioners Richard Ford and Ricky Hart penned this “minority report,” which was obtained by the INDY, in which they argue the […]

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Developing Story: Businesses Closed, Water Not Safe

OWASA is urging its customers not to use its water following a water main break and the shutdown of a Chapel Hill water treatment plant—and said residents should consider the water unsafe for at least the next twenty four hours. Customers are being asked to use bottled water for drinking, cooking, cleaning, and even flushing […]

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Durham police use incentives to find recruits

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Seven men and four women who graduated from police academy Wednesday night are Durham’s newest police officers. “Every bit of our recruiting has been a struggle lately,” said police Sgt. David English, who works in the department’s recruiting unit. Statewide, he said, fewer people are joining police forces than were a […]

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Adpotion agency’s sudden shutdown leaves NC families reeling

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (WNCN) – More than 100 North Carolina families are reeling from the sudden shutdown of an adoption agency. Their hopes and dreams of adopting a child are shattered with the closing of Independent Adoption Center. A total of 174 North Carolina families and nearly 2,000 nationwide are affected by the sudden shut […]

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