Orange teachers heard threats, did not report them until after colleague resigned

Orange teachers heard threats, did not report them until after colleague resigned

Seth Stephens said the principal of Pathways Elementary School in Hillsborough didn’t know that a special needs teacher there had threatened to shoot up the school until May 18, the day after the teacher resigned. But other teachers heard her make threats as much as two weeks earlier.
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Source: Senate budget includes bigger raises for state employees, less for teachers

The Senate budget proposal set for release early next week will have higher raises for state employees than its House counterpart or Gov. Roy Cooper’s budget, but less for teachers, a source familiar with the plan said Friday.
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Prosecutors provide peek into undercover investigation of Raleigh investment adviser

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State prepares to move transgender inmate to women's prison

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety announced Friday that it plans to transfer a transgender inmate to a women’s prison by Aug. 22.

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Trooper cleared of shooting driver who pulled BB gun during traffic stop

Johnston County District Attorney Susan Doyle said Friday that no charges will be filed against a State Highway Patrol trooper who shot a driver last month during a traffic stop in Princeton.
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Police: Man brandished BB gun that looked real at Raleigh officer before shooting

A man pointed what appeared to be a handgun at a Raleigh police officer and refused to drop it before the officer shot him Sunday morning, police said Friday.

A Raleigh police officer shot an armed man at an apartment complex on Sunday morning, according to the police department.

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Fayetteville man killed in hit-and-run at Myrtle Beach Bike Week

Fayetteville man killed in hit-and-run at Myrtle Beach Bike Week

A Fayetteville man died in Myrtle Beach, where he was visiting for the city’s annual Bike Week, the victim of a hit-and-run early Friday morning.
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Man convicted in Raleigh double homicide

A jury convicted a Raleigh man Friday on two counts of murder in connection with a 2016 double homicide.
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Missing Lee County boy found safe

An 11-year-old Lee County boy reported missing Thursday was found safe Friday, authorities said.
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'Turn the sprinklers on;' Highs in the 90s are here to stay

Friday was hot and sticky, the start of a stretch that will see high temperatures near 90 degrees each day.
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Bomb threats at Wake jail, Franklinton High found to be hoaxes

Inmates at the Wake County Detention Center had to undergo tighter security while students at Franklinton High School got to go home early Friday after bomb threats at the jail and the school.
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No booze for 30 days after raid at Selma strip club

The arrest of employees Wednesday night at a Selma strip club has cost the establishment its liquor license.
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Lawyer: 'STAYUMBL' driver misses Friday's court appearance

Lawyer: 'STAYUMBL' driver misses Friday's court appearance

A Durham woman who has gained notoriety online for erratic driving and the license plate “STAYUMBL” missed her court appearance Friday morning, with her attorney appearing on her behalf.

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Raleigh startup launches 'gig work' app for restaurants

Enter helpKNX, an app that connects people and jobs in the service industry – for free.
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Raleigh startup CEO portrayed in Elton John biopic, 'Rocketman'

Ray Williams, founder and CEO of Raleigh’s Crumbs Music Media, a web-based music licensing startup, discovered Elton John after placing an ad for talent in a music magazine in 1967 and later managed the star though his first five albums. Now he’s portrayed in the Elton John biopic, “Rocketman.”
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Franklinton High dismissed after unsubstantiated threat

Students at Franklinton High School in Franklinton got to start the holiday weekend a little early. School was dismissed at noon, about an hour after a report of a bomb threat.
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Fayetteville Observer: DNA evidence, Ramsey St. rapist case discussed on Dr. Phil

The Ramsey Street rapist case is to be discussed on the “Dr. Phil″ show. The segment will focus on the use of DNA ancestry services to solve old, unsolved crimes. The show airs in at 3 p.m. Friday on WRAL and will be rerun at 11 a.m. on Monday.
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Lawyer: 'STAYUMBL' driver a victim of 'social media frenzy'

A Durham woman who has gained notoriety online for erratic driving and the license plate “STAYUMBL” missed her court appearance Friday morning, with her attorney appearing on her behalf.

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Famous on social media, Raleigh cat looks perpetually peeved

Famous on social media, Raleigh cat looks perpetually peeved

Tucker, a 22-year-old cat, doesn’t look particularly happy in photographs. He still has 8,610 followers on his Instagram page, “Oak City Kitty.”

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Lawyer: 'STAYUMBL' driver to miss Friday's court appearance

The Durham woman who has gained notoriety online for erratic driving and the license plate “STAYUMBL” will miss her court appearance Friday morning, her attorney told WRAL News, after she spent the night in Wake County jail.

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Foodie News: Relish's new concept is opening soon

Sean Lennard, the Triangle Food Guy, has the scoop on openings, closings and foodie events.
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Johnston County: It's hot and dry, please limit water for lawns

With a steamy Memorial Day weekend on the way, Johnston County is asking residents to skip watering lawns to preserve water for more important uses.
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'STAYUMBL' driver surrenders days after skipping Wake court date

'STAYUMBL' driver surrenders days after skipping Wake court date

A Durham woman who has gained notoriety online for erratic driving and the license plate “STAYUMBL” surrendered to Wake County authorities Thursday afternoon – three days after she didn’t show up for a hearing on speeding and reckless driving charges.

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Man, woman attacked by pit bull, taken to WakeMed

A man and a woman were taken to WakeMed Thursday night after being attacked by a pit bull, according to Eric Curry with the Wake County Sheriff’s Office.

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11-year-old boy reported missing from Lee County

Lee County authorities are searching for 11-year-old boy. Jayden Zavier Gordell Johnson, who was reported missing Thursday.
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Early summer sizzle is here

Friday is expected to get up to 93 degrees, but high humidity will make temperatures feel even warmer.
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38 million drivers expected on NC roads this weekend

Friday will be one of the busiest travel days of the year as people take to the roads for Memorial Day weekend.
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Children's toy ministry gives lifelike dolls to dementia patients

Lifelike baby dolls help “unlock memories in the heart that the brain has forgotten” says Deb Cann, aka “Mrs. Claus.”
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Sores, lesions: Early fish kill in Neuse worries those who use the river

Sores, lesions: Early fish kill in Neuse worries those who use the river

State environmental crews are investigating a disturbing fish kill in the Neuse River. They’re trying to figure out why numerous schools of menhaden are breaking out in sores and dying in the river near New Bern. They say it is unusual because it is still early in the yearly river cycle.
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Wrongfully convicted Wilson man freed after four decades in prison

Five months after a federal appeals court threw out his murder conviction, and more than 40 years after he was sentenced to death, Charles Ray Finch was freed Thursday.
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$1,000 reward offered for info in death of young Fayetteville dad

A man was fatally shot late Wednesday at a gas station in Fayetteville, police said Thursday.

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5 Carolina cities make most affordable downtowns list

A study by GOBankingRates named 5 Carolina cities as the most affordable downtowns to live in across America.
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Feds: Raleigh investment adviser tricked clients

A Raleigh investment adviser went on trial Thursday on charges that he bilked people out of more than $15 million in an elaborate Ponzi scheme.
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'I'm guilty,' Nash man tells judge after arrest in aunt's death

A Nash County man told a judge Thursday he wanted to skip all of his court hearings and plead guilty to killing his aunt last week.
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Durham police looking for truck in search for security guard's killer

Durham police looking for truck in search for security guard's killer

Durham police on Thursday released video from a parking deck surveillance camera of a vehicle that may have a connection to the shooting of a security guard there.
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Cooper boosts parental leave for 56,000 state employees

Mothers in cabinet-level agencies will get eight weeks paid leave. Spouses, adopters and foster parents will get four.
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Wrongfully convicted Wilson man walks free after four decades in prison

Five months after a federal appeals court threw out his murder conviction, and more than 40 years after he was sentenced to death, Charles Ray Finch walked free on Thursday.
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Serial flasher released with $50 fine after pleading guilty

A man who has repeatedly been jailed for exposing himself in public pleaded guilty Thursday to the latest charge against him and was released after paying a $50 fine.
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Fighting for $15: Democratic presidential candidate joins McDonald's workers for Durham rally

Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro plans to join McDonald’s workers who are striking on the same day as the fast food giant’s annual shareholder meeting in Dallas.
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Illegal killings, political opposition hobble wolf recovery

Illegal killings and longstanding political resistance have undercut the return of two species of endangered wolves to the wild, frustrating government efforts that already cost more than $80 million but have failed to meet recovery targets.
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Weekend's heat could break records

Weekend's heat could break records

A string of days in the 90s is on its way, as Thursday is the last time temperatures peak in the high 80s in the seven-day forecast.
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Fighting for $15: Dem. presidential candidate joins McDonald's workers for Durham rally

Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro plans to join McDonald’s workers who are striking on the same day as the fast food giant’s annual shareholder meeting in Dallas.
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Holliday: Triangle fans could see three teams advance to baseball semifinals

Duke and UNC won their ACC baseball openers and play again Friday. NC State opens tournament play Thursday night.
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Top summer travel destinations: Raleigh makes list

According to a WalletHub study, the Greater Raleigh Metro Region ranks in the top 15 best summer travel destinations.
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Family: Clerk shot, killed at Fayetteville gas station was a new dad

A man was fatally shot late Wednesday at a gas station in Fayetteville, police said Thursday.

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Teacher charged with threat to shoot up Orange County school banned from properties, owning weapons

At a hearing Thursday morning in Orange County, a teacher who allegedly threatened to shoot up the school where she worked had nothing to say about the charge.
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Gas station clerk shot dead in Fayetteville

Gas station clerk shot dead in Fayetteville

A man was fatally shot late Wednesday at a gas station in Fayetteville, police said Thursday.

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Politics, killings stifle wolf recovery amid hefty price tag

Illegal killings and longstanding political resistance have undercut the return of two species of endangered wolves to the wild, frustrating government efforts that already cost more than $80 million but have failed to meet recovery targets.
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Driver charged in chain reaction crash on New Bern Avenue in Raleigh

A multi-car crash closed part of New Bern Avenue in Raleigh late Wednesday morning.

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Fighting for $15: Julian Castro joins McDonald's workers for Durham rally

Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro plans to join McDonald’s workers who are striking on the same day as the fast food giant’s annual shareholder meeting in Dallas.
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Weekend best bets: Spirits tasting, Animazement, Sugar Rush

Our picks for this holiday weekend include a spirits festival, a dessert food truck rodeo and more!
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If you see an armadillo in North Carolina, report it, wildlife experts say

Armadillos are native to Central and South America, but there have been recent sightings in North Carolina, according to the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.

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Man struck by train, critically injured

Man struck by train, critically injured

A man suffered life-threatening injuries after being hit by a train in Cary.
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Man struck by train, critically injured in Cary

A man suffered life-threatening injuries after being hit by a train in downtown Cary.
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Weather transitions to steaming Thursday afternoon

Beautiful, warm weather transitions into hot and sticky weather on Thursday, meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner said.
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Julian Castro to join McDonald's strikers in Durham

Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro plans to join McDonald’s workers who are striking on the same day as the fast food giant’s annual shareholder meeting in Dallas.
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Brunswick County Schools to offer free breakfast, lunch to all students next year

Brunswick County Schools announced on Wednesday that all students will receive free breakfast and lunch next year.
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Consumer Reports: The best sunscreens for skin protection

Consumer Reports rated 82 lotions, sprays, sticks and lip balms to find the sunscreens that work best.
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