News & Sports Archive
Sheriff: Thursday’s Incident “Apparent Suicide” UPDATE: Man Identified
'It's "pretty clear" that Thursday's death of a man who jumped from the overpass of I-40 at exit 266 is an apparent suicide.'
UNC to Test A Diabetes Outreach Program in SC
UNC researchers have adopted elite iPad technology to decrease diabetes prevalence in a rural county in South Carolina, where nearly 15 percent of res...
Anarchists Smash Car Windows At Chapel Hill Police Department
A group of self-proclaimed anarchists vandalized police cars last night at the Chapel Hill Police Department Headquarters on Martin Luther King Jr. Bo...
UNC Team gets $2.2 Million For Water Plan
A UNC Professor of Environmental Sciences and Engineering has been awarded a $2.2 million grant to develop strategies for meeting water supply demands...
Connell Family Takes The #IceBucketChallenge
A lot of people have some work to do after these challenges.
In Durham: Peaceful Protest For Police Brutality Victims
Peaceful protests in Durham mirrored actions taken across the country Thursday evening.
News Around Town
J-School To Change Name; “Family-to-Family Education Program”; CFD’s New Engine
UNC's School of Journalism and Mass Communication will change its name to the "School of Media and Journalism," effective next year.
Pre-K - 12 Education
CHCCS School Board Cuts Custodial, Gifted Specialist and TA Positions
Members of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Board of Education expressed their anger toward the Republican leadership of the North Carolina General Assembly T...
The Grid: Carrboro High Jaguars
The Jaguars struggled to a 4-7 finish last season. But now, a new era begins for Jaguar football begins with Jason Tudryn’s departure for UNC and lo...
Man Does Not Survive Jump From I-40 Overpass
Police and emergency officials are investigating an incident that occurred around noon Thursday on I-40 at NC-86, exit 266.
Robin Williams’ Widow: ‘Actor-Comedian In Early Stages Of Parkinson’s’
Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease and was sober at the time of his apparent suicide, his wife said Thursday.
Women’s Soccer Stars Threaten to Sue FIFA over World Cup Turf
The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team is vying for next year’s World Cup title, but they are also preparing a lawsuit against FIFA, the international leagu...
News Around Town
Slain Durham Priest’s Public Memorial Services Cancelled
The public visitation and memorial services for the Durham volunteer priest who was found murdered last weekend have been cancelled.
News Around Town
Durham Tech’s New Look; “Free Movies Under The Stars”; Chatham Tax Bills
School's back in session and Durham Tech has a new brand!
AARP: Poll Shows Retirement Security Fears
50+ voters say they want to see candidates whose platforms include focusing on their financial security.
UNC FB Adds California To Future Schedule
The Tar Heels will play host to the Bears on Sept. 2, 2017, and then play on the road in Berkeley on Sept. 1, 2018.
Rep. Price Laments ‘Rightward Turn’ in Congress, Lack of Cooperation
U.S. Representative David Price of North Carolina’s 4th Congressional District visited the WCHL studio on Tuesday to discuss several issues in the n...
Undersized Carolina Defense Offering Speed, Energy
There may be a concerning lack of size and power, but the UNC defense is making up for it with speed and energy as the Tar Heels continue to hit the p...
UNC Study: More Than Half Of Seniors In ERs Poorly Nourished
UNC researchers have discovered that more than half of UNC’s emergency-room patients that are 65 or older suffer from poor nutrition.
Another Chapel Hillian To Help Fight Ebola?
Anna Freeman is a nurse with Doctors Without Borders, which says its mission is to serve areas where there is the greatest need.