Sporting goods store worker accidentally shot with own gun
7 months ago
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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.
Pedestrian hit, killed by Amtrak train in Burlington
7 months ago
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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.
Police accuse man of shooting, killing barking dog
7 months ago
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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.
Man accused of killing dog, posting it on Facebook
9 months ago
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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.
3.5m gallons of sewage in Haw River in Burlington
2 years ago
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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.
Man charged with killing girlfriend in Burlington
2 years ago
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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.
Small plane crashes near Burlington, pilot dies
3 years ago
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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.
Small aircraft crashes near Burlington, pilot dies
3 years ago
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Small aircraft crashes near Burlington, pilot dies

A small aircraft has crashed in Burlington and police say the pilot has died.
Police say deaf man stabbed over sign language
3 years ago
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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.
82 whooping cough cases in Alamance County
4 years ago
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82 whooping cough cases in Alamance County

Health officials say there appear to be 82 cases of whopping cough in Alamance County.