The 2001 death of Kathleen Peterson of Durham and the murder trial and conviction of her husband Michael, will be the subject of documentary series "American Murder Mystery: The Staircase" on the Investigation Discovery (ID) channel in April.
A prosecutor dismissed the charge of attempting to incite a riot against Thomas Lee Jeffries Monday, March 12, 2018. The charges were dismissed after a judge ruled a copy of the post couldn't be submitted into evidence.
Durham County District Judge Fred S. Battaglia spoke with the Durham County GOP on Thursday, March 8, 2018, about his decision to dismiss the charges against three people charged with toppling the Durham County Confederate statue. He found another person not guilty.
Ledarius Samuel, 19, spent 376 days in jail after being charged in connection with a Jan. 12, 2017 fatal shooting on South Roxboro Street. His attorney says her client was elsewhere when the shooting occurred, and has video to prove it.