Crystal Price, CBS 17

Crystal Price

CBS 17

Durham, NC, United States

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Past articles by Crystal:

Durham violent crime during summer months down compared to recent years, police say

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) –- Gun violence continues to be a problem in Durham as there were at least 60 shooting incidents during the month of September. CBS 17 spoke with Tara Parrish after three stray bullets struck her home during a shooting at Cornwallis Road Apartments in south Durham on Aug. 17. “When you have […] → Read More

Durham Public Schools aim to fill 120 teacher vacancies at job fair

The district is particularly in need of math and science and elementary school teachers. → Read More

Pedestrian hit, killed by train in downtown Durham; roads reopen

A pedestrian was struck by a train at the intersection of W. Ramseur St. and S. Corcoran St. on Tuesday afternoon, police said. → Read More

Durham brothers accused of killing young woman remain in jail with no bond

The parents of the two suspects asked that the two defendants be let out on bond since they did not have any prior convictions. → Read More

2 charged with murder in shooting death of young woman in Durham, police say

Karizma Mebane, 21, of Mebane was found with at least one gunshot wound and later died, Durham police said. → Read More

Woman dies in shooting at Durham gas station; 2nd active police scene at nearby car wash

The incident was reported just after 9 p.m. at the Triangle Auto Wash, that is at the intersection of Avondale Drive and N. Alston Avenue, Durham police said. → Read More

Durham mom writes mental health book in hopes of helping youth

The Durham mom said “Writefully Honest” is an interactive mental health book for kids ages 11-18 and it’s geared toward addressing their mental health and well being. → Read More

2 injured in Durham shooting, active scene remains with road blocked off

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Two people were shot in a residential area in Durham on Thursday morning, officials with the Durham County Sheriff’s Office told CBS 17. The shooting took place at approximately 8:53 a.m., but deputies are unsure if the shots were fired inside or outside of a home in the 1500 block area […] → Read More

1 injured in Durham stabbing, police say

One person was stabbed in Durham Wednesday evening, police say. → Read More

Flying cheesesteaks or coffee, anyone? New drone food delivery service launches in Durham

“It’s very similar to Door Dash and Uber Eats, but instead of driving it to your house, we’ll be flying it.” → Read More

‘It’s a sad day’: Supermarket owner closing after 20 years in east Durham following rent hike

For 20 years, Miguel Collado ran Los Primos Supermarket at the intersection of East Main Street and North Alston Avenue in Durham. But now, rent hikes are forcing him to close his doors. → Read More

Reaction after Durham violence interrupter is shot dead in car at I-85 off-ramp

Reshaun Cates, who had spent more than 10 years in prison, was a Bull City United violence interrupter, who was working to fight violent crime in various Durham neighborhoods. → Read More

DHA hires safety manager, coordinator amid ongoing issues with violence

As people who live in public housing communities in Durham are voicing their concerns about gun violence in their communities, officials with the Durham Housing Authority said they have filled safety manager and safety coordinator positions that have been vacant for most of the year. → Read More

2 injured in Durham shooting, police say

Two people were shot in Durham on Thursday night, police say. → Read More

$40 million HUD grant will help Durham revitalize affordable housing communities

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has chosen Durham to receive $40 million in funding that will go toward reconstructing and revitalizing affordable housing communities in the city. → Read More

Durham advocates call for improved bike safety in light of recent crashes

Unfortunately, serious crashes involving cars and bicycles in Durham are happening too often. → Read More

Bull City United worker fired after drug arrest, gun charge for another employee

A Bull City United worker has been fired after she was arrested on drug charges on Sept 14, and another Bull City United employee is facing criminal charges. → Read More

Durham voters to consider $423 million bond for school repairs on November ballot

This November, Durham voters will consider a $423 million bond that includes funding that will go toward building two new schools and renovating several others. → Read More

3 arrested for murder in Durham that took place in February, police say

Durham police have arrested and charged three men for a homicide in February that left two men dead and two other men injured. → Read More

Durham Police seize 670 guns so far this year, up 25% from 2021

While gun violence continues to be an issue in Durham, the police department has seized more firearms so far this year compared to 2021. → Read More