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Housing Partners with UNC School of Social Work

UNC-Chapel Hill graduate student Alex Lombardi had an aha moment shortly after she began working as an intern for the Housing Department.

Public housing neighborhoods in Chapel Hill are surrounded by student housing. But the communities and residents don’t really mix.

“In Chapel Hill, public housing is so well integrated, that many students are unaware,” she said. “When you’re a student you’re in a sort of bubble.”

Now Lombardi wants to get to know her neighbors – and it’s because of where she works. She is the first student from UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Social Work in a new field instruction course based at the Town of Chapel Hill Housing Department.

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UPDATE - Police Make Arrest in Attempted Murder

Post Date:08/31/2017 4:51 PM
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Cordell O. Baldwin, born 9/2/1989

Members of the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force for the Middle District of North Carolina arrested Cordell O. Baldwin of Mebane at 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2017, for his involvement in a shooting which occurred in Chapel Hill on May 23, 2017.  He was located at a residence in Mebane and arrested without incident.  He is charged with one Felony count of Attempted First Degree Murder, one Felony count of Assault with Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury, and one Felony count of Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.  Baldwin is being held in the Orange County Jail under a $500,000 secured bond.

The U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force for the Middle District of North Carolina is comprised of investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service, Immigration Customs and Enforcement, Chapel Hill Police Department, Durham Police Department, Greensboro Police Department, High Point Police Department, Winston-Salem Police Department, Alamance County Sheriff’s Office, Orange County Sheriff’s Office, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Department of Community Corrections – Probation & Parole. For more information, visit usmarshals.gov.

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