Burlington

Sporting goods store worker accidentally shot with own gun
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. Mon, 02/02/2015 - 11:55pm
Pedestrian hit, killed by Amtrak train in Burlington
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. Wed, 01/28/2015 - 3:36am
Police accuse man of shooting, killing barking dog
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. Tue, 01/27/2015 - 1:58am
Man accused of killing dog, posting it on Facebook
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. Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:00am
3.5m gallons of sewage in Haw River in Burlington
Officials say 3.5 million gallons of wastewater has spilled into the Haw River after a break in a line at a treatment plant in Burlington. Fri, 01/31/2014 - 2:15pm
Man charged with killing girlfriend in Burlington
A 42-year-old man already in jail on a domestic violence charge has been charged with murder in the death of a Burlington woman whose skeletal remains were found a year ago. Fri, 10/04/2013 - 2:29am
Small plane crashes near Burlington, pilot dies
Police in Burlington have released the name of the pilot killed in the crash of a single engine plane. Wed, 01/16/2013 - 6:39pm
Small aircraft crashes near Burlington, pilot dies
A small aircraft has crashed in Burlington and police say the pilot has died. Wed, 01/16/2013 - 1:01pm
Police say deaf man stabbed over sign language
Police in Burlington say a deaf man was stabbed several times after his sign language was mistaken for gang signs by another man. Fri, 01/11/2013 - 8:49pm
82 whooping cough cases in Alamance County
Health officials say there appear to be 82 cases of whopping cough in Alamance County. Fri, 02/24/2012 - 12:31pm