Police say the driver and a passenger of a car that wrecked on a Durham freeway ran from the crash, leaving behind one of their passengers who would later die.
Investigators said in a news release that a Honda Civic registered in South Carolina lost control while speeding on NC 147 around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday and crashed into a guardrail.
Those protesting the decision against indicting a white police officer in the Ferguson, Missouri, shooting of a black teen briefly blocked a road in Durham. Hundreds of people attended various rallies in the Raleigh-Durham area Tuesday evening.
A former Marine Corps sniper in Iraq who started a coffee shop that employs fellow veterans is to be honored at a White House event Wednesday even as he solicits online donations to stay open.
Intrepid Life Coffee & Spirits owner Matt Victoriano admitted Tuesday it's ironic to be honored as an example of the successful veteran-turned-entrepreneur when he may have to shut down in less than two weeks.