Crystal Price, CBS 17

Crystal Price

CBS 17

Durham, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Crystal:

Durham police investigate shooting

Police have confirmed a shooting in Durham that took place Wednesday afternoon. → Read More

East End Connector in Durham opens to motorists on Thursday

The East End Connector project is about a one mile stretch of road that connects NC Highway 147 to U.S. 70 near Holloway Street. → Read More

Ex-prisoners, gang members speak with Durham youth to help stop gun violence

“I kind of want to steer the youth in a different direction, it’s just so easy to get caught up out here, man,” one former gang member said. → Read More

Durham unarmed responders to start responding to mental health calls next week

DURHAM, N.C. – After a year of preparation, Durham’s Community Safety Department will start sending unarmed responders to mental health and quality of life calls starting Wednesday. → Read More

NC Black youth incarcerated at disproportionate rate: report

In North Carolina, Black youth are incarcerated at a disproportionate rate, according to data from a recent report. → Read More

Historic YWCA building in Durham to be turned into affordable apartments

The nonprofit group, Reinvestment Partners, purchased the property and will be turning the historic building into 15 affordable studio apartments. → Read More

Durham lifeguard shortage impacts pool hours, eliminates summer swimming lessons

The outdoor pools in Durham opened on Wednesday for the summer, but at least half of the city’s lifeguard positions are vacant. → Read More

Durham father seriously injured in motorcycle hit-and-run crash

Durham Police are seeking information from the public about a motorcycle hit-and-run crash on Friday night that left a father critically injured. → Read More

300+ affordable housing units coming to downtown Durham in 2024

Construction is set to begin in the coming months on two new affordable housing complexes at 300 and 500 E. Main in the heart of downtown Durham. → Read More

21 homes, 6 businesses and community center hit by gunfire in Durham in 2022, reports show

“They shot about 30 bullets, some came through the walls here at the restaurant,” a caller inside Jimmy’s Famous Hot Dogs told 911. → Read More

Durham businesses brace for next COVID wave as county moves into high-risk zone

As COVID hospitalizations have gone up in Durham County, the CDC has moved the county into the Orange zone, which is a high-risk category for COVID spread. → Read More

‘We have to try something’: Durham police chief says ShotSpotter could address violent crime

“You look at where are the clusters, where are the shootings happening, where are some of the homicides happening,” the police chief said. → Read More

How will Durham’s proposed budget fund programs that will fight gun violence?

Durham Police are still searching for the suspect or suspects who shot and killed a man on NC 55 Hwy during rush hour on Monday. → Read More

Deadly shooting and crash close NC 55 in Durham, police say

One vehicle involved in the shooting crashed during the incident, closing both directions of N.C. 55 near Meridian Parkway, the news release said. → Read More

Raleigh, Durham residents look to buy homes in neighboring counties where prices are cheaper

As the median home sale price has gone up more than 20 percent in Wake and Durham Counties, realtors are seeing more residents in Raleigh and Durham looking to purchase homes in neighboring counties where the home prices are cheaper. → Read More

Foushee wins Democratic nomination for US House

North Carolina State Senator Valerie Foushee won the democratic nomination on Tuesday night for North Carolina’s District 4 Congressional Seat. → Read More

91% of Durham homicides in 1st quarter of 2022 unsolved, crime report shows

Some of the Durham deadly shootings this year have included a home invasion, a road rage shooting, deadly shootouts at gas stations and on streets. → Read More

Mom who lost son in Durham shooting delivers Mother’s Day gifts to other grieving moms

“I have six kids and that one that’s missing, it’s really hard. But just by being able to reach out to others who have lost their child, it just gives me strength,” the Durham mom said. → Read More

23% of Carrboro police positions vacant; response times to calls increasing

The Carrboro police chief said patrol shifts are now about 50 percent staffed on a regular basis and recently they have had to hold certain low priority calls. → Read More

Parents concerned after multiple fights at East Chapel Hill HS this school year

Parents of students who attend East Chapel Hill High School are speaking out after another fight broke out between students at the school on Thursday morning. → Read More