Chad Olds, an animal service officer with Vance County plays his guitar to a very eager crowd at the Vance County Animal Shelter. The shelter says the adoption room had never been so quiet and at peace and they plan to continue this program.
Chad Cameron Copley, 40, is charged with murder in the Aug. 7, 2016, death of 20-year-old Kouren-Rodney Bernard Thomas. The trial began on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at the Wake County Justice Center.
Florida’s Broward County Sheriff’s Office confirmed at least 17 people were killed in a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland on Wednesday, February 14. Police broke through door windows of classrooms to rescue and find students, as seen in these videos. The students were evacuated from the building, holding their arms in the air. The suspect Nikolas Cruz, 19, a former student at the school, was detained by police.
A 19-year-old suspected of killing at least 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in a mass shooting on February 14 was arrested a short distance from the school on the same day. This video was shot by Mike Quaranta who said he was driving his kids home from school when he saw an arrest taking place. The footage was shot a little over a mile away from the school.
VIDEO: Gov. Roy Cooper said he would not veto a bill that would give North Carolina elementary schools more time to reduce class sizes but includes other legislative changes he opposes during a press conference at the Executive Mansion Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018.
VIDEO: NC Gov. Roy Cooper says Republican legislators are 'using our kids and now our schools as tools for their power grab and their partisan attacks is pretty low, even for them' during a press conference at the Executive Mansion Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018.
A police officer in Raleigh, North Carolina, has been applauded by local residents after he appeared to console an eight-year-old boy whose family was left homeless after Hurricane Maria. A clip shared to Facebook shows a Raleigh police officer getting down on one knee and hugging a boy, who has autism and ADHD, after his family was recently evicted from a motel.
VIDEO: May and Blue, two goats from Spring Haven Farm in Chapel Hill, arrived with roses to Blake and Heather Massengill's home in Fuquay-Varina on Valentine's Day. The "goat-a-gram," delivered by Andrew and Cullen Crihfield, was a surprise for Heather and their son Jake.
Diligence, a 210-foot Coast Guard cutter home-ported in Wilmington, N.C., was responsible for seizing about 960 kilograms of the seven tons of cocaine unloaded Tuesday in Port Everglades, Fla. The cutter James crew offloaded the approximately 14,000 pounds of cocaine in Port Everglades, Florida Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, worth an estimated $190 million wholesale seized in international waters in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.