Police in Burlington say a worker at a sporting goods store was injured when he accidentally shot himself with his own gun.
The Times-News of Burlington reports a statement from police said 43-year-old Bruce Foote of Mebane suffered a gunshot wound to his upper left leg, and was on the floor at Dunham's Sports at a Burlington mall when he was shot on Sunday.
Burlington police say a pedestrian is dead after being struck by an Amtrak train.
A statement from police says emergency personnel responded to a call on Tuesday and found the body of a man near the tracks.
Police in Burlington have accused a man of killing a dog while it was inside a parked car at his home because it wouldn't stop barking.
Area media outlets report 56-year-old Timothy Enoch surrendered to authorities at the Burlington Police Department after the incident Sunday night.
Authorities have charged a Snow Camp man with felony animal cruelty after he shot and killed a family's dog, then bragged about it on a social media site.
The Times-News of Burlington reports 20-year-old Trevor Lee White is accused of shooting the dog in the face while hunting on land near Robbie and Allie Dixon's property.