2 charged in connection to Apex BB gun shooting

2 charged in connection to Apex BB gun shooting

Police charged two people with shooting students on the Apex high school track team with a BB gun.
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6 kayakers rescued from rain-swollen Cape Fear River

Six kayakers on the Cape Fear River were rescued Sunday afternoon by emergency crews after their boats flipped in the water.
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28-year-old man killed by SUV while walking on US-1 in Cary, police say

A pedestrian walking on U.S. Highway 1 in Cary died early Sunday morning after being hit by a passing vehicle.
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Report: 16-year-old accused of stabbing, throwing bleach on 17-year-old

A 16-year-old has been accused of stabbing and throwing bleach into the face of a 17-year-old, according to The Fayetteville Observer.
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Man rescued on Neuse River after boat flips, drifts 30 miles downstream

Man rescued on Neuse River after boat flips, drifts 30 miles downstream

Smithfield police rescued a boater early Sunday morning who spent several hours on the Neuse River after his boat flipped and he drifted 30 miles downstream.
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Cooler temps, lower humidity on the way after steamy weekend

There’s good news coming if you’re tired of the humidity.
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56-year-old man dies in single-vehicle crash near Falls Lake

A 56-year-old man died Saturday night when he crashed his car on Creedmoor Road in Raleigh.
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2 shot inside Fayetteville nightclub Dab Lounge, police say

Two people were shot early Sunday morning at a Fayetteville nightclub.
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Authorities: Abused infant dies in North Carolina hospital

Authorities: Abused infant dies in North Carolina hospital

Authorities say a 6-month-old girl who was in critical condition at a North Carolina hospital for more than a month has died.
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Davidson College turning former mill into innovation center

A private college in North Carolina is planning to turn a former mill into a center for entrepreneurs and innovation.
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US 264 in Wilson County reopens after closure due to flooding

US 264 in Wilson County reopens after closure due to flooding

U.S. Highway 264 and N.C. Highway 48 reopened in Wilson County Saturday after the closure due to flooding.
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Flooding continues to plague Goldsboro

There are still around a dozen roads closed in Wayne County due to flooding, according to Craig Brown, the county’s emergency management director.
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Smithfield police respond to water rescue on Neuse River

Smithfield police responded to water rescue on the Neuse River.
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Pedestrian killed by SUV while walking on US-1 in Cary, police say

A pedestrian walking on U.S. Highway 1 in Cary died early Sunday morning after being hit by a passing vehicle.
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US 64 in Wilson County reopens after closure due to flooding

US 64 in Wilson County reopens after closure due to flooding

U.S. Highway 264 and N.C. Highway 48 reopened in Wilson County Saturday after the closure due to flooding.
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Pentagon: blast kills US service member outside Mosul

A U.S. service member in Iraq was killed Saturday by an explosive device outside Mosul, according to a statement released by the Pentagon.
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Heat, humidity make for sticky end to weekend

Heat and humidity squatting in North Carolina will make for a sweaty, sticky weekend.
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Small kitchen explosion closes Fayetteville Cheddar's restaurant

The Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen on McPherson Church Road in Fayetteville is closed after a small explosion occurred in the kitchen, according to Fayetteville authorities.
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12-year-old boy accidentally shot while playing with gun, Wake sheriff says

12-year-old boy accidentally shot while playing with gun, Wake sheriff says

A 12-year-old boy was accidentally shot Friday night in Wake County at a home on Fishing Court in Fuquay-Varina, officials said.
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Tractor-trailer wreck clogs I-40 east near Hillsborough

The right lane of Interstate 40 eastbound in Orange County was closed Saturday morning after a tractor-trailer overturned.
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Brother who bought alcohol for teen who died after leaving crash will not face charges

In investigating the death of Lauren Maria Jenkins, 17, after a car crash at the intersection of Leesville and Oneal roads last month, authorities have found that her older brother bought alcohol for Jenkins and two friends before the accident.
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Former WRAL reporter Mark Binker dies

Veteran statehouse journalist and former WRAL News multimedia investigative reporter Mark Binker died unexpectedly at his home early Saturday. He was 43.
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Police: Church van overturns on US 1 in Sanford

Police: Church van overturns on US 1 in Sanford

A church van has overturned on U.S. Highway 1 at N.C. Highway 42 WRAL’s Adam Owens will be live at the scene on Fox50 and WRAL.
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Juvenile shot in Wake County

A juvenile was shot in Wake County outside of Fuquay-Varina, officials said
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12 injured in Sanford wreck involving church van

A total of 12 people were injured in a wreck involving a church van on U.S. Highway 1 in Sanford, according to police.
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Heat, humidity make for sticky weekend activities

Heat and humidity squatting in North Carolina will make for a sweaty, sticky weekend.
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News Minute: Here is the latest North Carolina news from The Associated Press at 3:50 a.m. EDT

News Minute: Here is the latest North Carolina news from The Associated Press at 3:50 a.m. EDT

Authorities say a shark bit a surfer's foot while she was coming to shore on Folly Beach. Local media outlets report a shark bit the left heel of a 36-year-old woman Saturday while she was on her surf board. Folly…
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Lawmaker wants NC to help sex trafficking victims

A lawmaker wants North Carolina to spend $56 million to help sex trafficking victims and to train students and law enforcement officers to recognize signs of the crime.
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NC county board to discuss grant to reopen rural hospital

The board of commissioners a rural North Carolina county plans to discuss a grant that would help reopen the hospital that closed almost two years ago.
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Board considers water line for neighbors of coal ash ponds

A county board could OK an agreement with Duke Energy Corp. for a multi-million-dollar water line that the company is required to provide to neighbors of coal ash ponds.
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Brother who bought booze for teen who died after leaving crash will not face charges

Brother who bought booze for teen who died after leaving crash will not face charges

In investigating the death of Lauren Maria Jenkins, 17, after a car crash at the intersection of Leesville and Oneal roads last month, authorities have found that her older brother bought alcohol for Jenkins and two friends before the accident.
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VA secretary focuses on suicide prevention during Durham speech

Saturday marks President Donald Trump’s 100th day in office, and to highlight the progress made during that time for veterans, Dr. David Shulkin, the secretary for veterans affairs, spoke at the Durham VA Medical Center.

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Apex police investigating 3rd incident involving possible BB gun

The Apex Police Department is asking for the public’s help in two incidents involving Apex High School students. According to police, on April 4 and on April 26, between 3 and 3:30 p.m., members of the high school’s cross country team were injured by an unknown projectile, possibly a BB from a BB guSee Original Article

Autism Society of NC applauds Sesame Street for new muppet with autism

After spending nearly half a century on air, the children’s program “Sesame Street,” welcomed a new muppet to the children’s cast in 2017: Julia, a muppet with autism.
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