Sarah Krueger, WRAL NEWS in NC

Sarah Krueger


Durham, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Sarah:

Heated debate over potential use of ShotSpotter technology in Durham

A heated debate at the Durham City Council budget meeting...led to tears, even personal insults. The source of the controversy -- a gunshot detection technology called ShotSpotter. → Read More

Durham City Council debates ShotSpotter technology, but most in favor

Durham's police chief on Thursday morning addressed council members, outlining how the city could benefit from ShotSpotter technology designed to detect gunshots and pinpoint their location. → Read More

Local school debate: Do police officers belong in schools?

On Wednesday afternoon, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools community debated about how to make schools as safe as possible -- and whether police and SROs play a role. → Read More

Major parking cost increase could impact downtown Durham businesses

The cost to park in Durham could go up as much as 80% this summer. Some downtown business owners fear it's yet another financial hit -- that will negatively affect their customers and employees. → Read More

Durham crime report: Police chief says officers need more community cooperation

After numbers showed Durham police had only solved one homicide in the first quarter of 2022, Durham's police chief reported on the troubling rise in crime across the city at Thursday's city council meeting. → Read More

'Transformative change:' Durham doles out $21 million to local non-profits, aims to address root causes of crime

The Durham City Council is in a position to make historic investments in the City. Wednesday afternoon, they decided on non-profits and causes that will receive more than $20 million in federal COVID relief funds. → Read More

Durham police solved only one homicide in first 3 months of 2022

Durham Police solved only one homicide in the first three months of this year. → Read More

Federal government to give NC at least $100 million to invest in internet

Gov. Roy Cooper is expected to announce a broadband deal that could be a game changer for many North Carolina residents and businesses. → Read More

Suspect arrested in connection with missing Durham father had previous murder conviction

Darrius Tyson, charged in connection with a missing father of 6, has a lengthy criminal history - including being convicted of murder back in 2010. → Read More

Half-million dollar homes: Could small homes, small lots solve Durham's housing crunch?

Some builders are taking a unique approach to respond to the housing crunch in the Triangle - by building small homes on very small lots. The first of these homes was just listed today near downtown Durham for $525,000. → Read More

Parent upset with Durham Public Schools' communication after shooting near school bus

Michelle Lattimore said her 18-year-old son Cam was one of the students on board the school bus on Monday. → Read More

Suspect arrested in connection with disappearance of Durham father of 6

A man has been arrested in connection with the disappearence of Shawn Burton, 44, a Durham father of six who has been missing since late March. → Read More

Bus driver still battling to get workers' comp 3 years after deadly Durham explosion

Bus driver Rich Meyers continues to battle a traumatic brain injury after the deadly Durham explosion in April 2019. → Read More

Shooter on the loose; Roxboro woman killed in her sleep

The police chief told WRAL News this is the city's first murder of the year. → Read More

Overworked, underpaid: Local doctor says COVID burnout straining healthcare workers

As COVID cases continue to climb, the "Great Resignation" is taking a toll on the medical field. → Read More

Duke University Hospital plans to launch new program to curb violent crime

Medical professionals at Duke University Hospital said while they provide treatment for patients in need, they also want to get into the work of prevention too. → Read More

With shootings on record pace, Durham mayor gives her first State of the City address

Monday marks Durham Mayor Elaine O'Neal's first State of the City Address. → Read More

1 dead, at least 1 injured in shooting at apartment complex in Durham

Two people were shot Friday morning at Cadence at RTP apartments on Durham's East Cornwallis Road. Video from Sky 5 overhead showed at least one body under a sheet. → Read More

Re-testing of DNA helps crack 17-year-old case of Durham woman's rape, assault

Durham Police have made an arrest in a 17-year-old cold case, in which an elderly woman was raped and beaten in her home. → Read More

Durham chief addresses recent shootings: 'Durham is not immune to this continued trend'

At least 16 people have been shot and killed this year in Durham, according to data released by the Durham Police Department. → Read More