Zion-less No. 1 Duke trails No. 8 North Carolina at half in Battle of the Blues, 42-32

Zion-less No. 1 Duke trails No. 8 North Carolina at half in Battle of the Blues, 42-32

This is the 46th time UNC and Duke have met with both sides holding spots in the top 10.
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No. 8 North Carolina knocks off No. 1 Duke in Durham, 88-72

This is the 46th time UNC and Duke have met with both sides holding spots in the top 10.
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Two cars overturn, two people injured in Harnett County wrong-way crash

Two people were injured following a wrong-way crash Wednesday night in Harnett County.
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UNC fans celebrate on Franklin Street

After a win over No. 1 ranked Duke, UNC fans swarmed Franklin Street to celebrate. (Photos by Lexi Swartz)
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Winter thunder just means more rain, not snow, this week

Despite the rolling thunder early Thursday morning, snow isn’t in the forecast this week, meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner said, debunking the myth that snow will come within 10 days.
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Train hits police car in Durham

A train hit an unoccupied police car in Durham on Thursday morning. No one was injured.
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Building plans prompt speculation that Wegmans could be coming to Holly Springs

Building plans prompt speculation that Wegmans could be coming to Holly Springs

Building plans submitted to the Town of Holly Springs show a grocery store that some say has the characteristics of a Wegmans.
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Wilson woman sues Bridgestone plant, alleging bosses conspired to prevent promotion

A Wilson woman is suing the Bridgestone manufacturing facility after she said her supervisors conspired to prevent her from moving up in the company because of her race.
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Apartment fire offers hard lessons for Raleigh renters

A resident of Raleigh’s Enclave at Crossroads apartment complex is missing a pet and living with donated furniture one week after she and many others lost everything in a fire.
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Mark Harris' son on Bladen absentee ballot operation: I thought it was illegal, and I was right

John Harris predicted fallout if his father hired a “shady” Bladen County operative for his congressional campaign.
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Duke crowd roars in greeting for former Pres. Obama

Former President Barack Obama was among the college basketball fans at Cameron Indoor Stadium when UNC faced Duke on Feb. 20, 2019.
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'It's pretty scary:' Local students join national panel in call for gun safety

The national Gun Safety Town Hall made a stop in Raleigh on Wednesday night to push for support for the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019, also known as HR8.
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Fayetteville woman held under $1M bond in human trafficking case

Fayetteville woman held under $1M bond in human trafficking case

A second person was arrested Tuesday in connection with a human trafficking investigation at a Fayetteville motel.
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More wet weather on tap but some 'relief' is on the way

Wednesday’s cold and miserable weather isn’t going anywhere, and conditions are now forecast to be colder than originally expected on Thursday.
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Local nonprofit holds fundraiser for universal firefighter safety

Firefighters wear a lot of protective gear, but one of the most important pieces is the hood that goes under their helmet. For years firefighters have worn thin, single-layer hoods that didn’t block soot and smoke from reaching their skin. Scientists say this is contributing to higher rates of canceSee Original Article

Rain sets in for days, but warmer weather is on the way

Rain sets in for days, but warmer weather is on the way

Temperatures got to above freezing Wednesday afternoon, but the forecast was to be cold, windy and “miserable,” meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner said.
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North Carolina FC, Courage to host friendly doubleheader

The 2018 NWSL Champion NC Courage will host Alex Morgan, Marta and the rest of the Orlando Pride at 1:00 p.m. in a preseason match followed by an international exhibition between NCFC and Necaxa of Mexico’s Liga MX at 3:30 p.m.
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Report sheds new light on how intern died during attack at Caswell County preserve

An intern killed during a lion attack at a Caswell County animal preserve in December was dragged around by her neck before her death, according to a report into her death that was released Tuesday.
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Wake deputy taken to hospital after downtown Raleigh crash

A Wake County deputy was involved in a crash on Wednesday afternoon.
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With UNC, Duke both in Top 10, another big clash comes to Tobacco Road

This is the 46th time UNC and Duke have met with both sides holding spots in the top 10.
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Christensen, Howard set to return to Raleigh food festival

Christensen, Howard set to return to Raleigh food festival

The Thrive NC food festival will happen May 9-10 in City Market in downtown Raleigh.
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Autopsy sheds new light on how intern died during attack at Caswell County preserve

An intern killed during a lion attack at a Caswell County animal preserve in December was dragged around by her neck before her death, according to an autopsy report released Tuesday.
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Wake parents concerned about new math curriculum in schools

A group of Wake County parents hope to get answers on Wednesday night about a new math curriculum.

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Man charged with assault using porcelain watermelon

Brooks Michael Driver was charged with assault after police say he hit a man with a porcelain watermelon topped with a chicken in December.
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Seaga Gillard found guilty in 2016 murders at Raleigh motel

A Wake County jury on Wednesday found Seaga Edward Gillard guilty in the double murder of two people in a Raleigh motel.
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Raleigh: 2019's 3rd best state capital

According to a WalletHub study, 2019’s 3rd best state capital to live in is Raleigh.
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9th District Consultant: Now I don't know what to believe

9th District Consultant: Now I don't know what to believe

A consultant for congressional candidate Mark Harris says he’s stunned by evidence of illegal absentee ballot harvesting by an operative hired by the campaign.
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NC superintendent shares top education priorities, including raising teacher pay at least 5%

North Carolina Superintendent Mark Johnson released a detailed list of his education priorities Tuesday, including raising teacher pay at least 5 percent, developing a statewide teacher recruitment system, giving local school systems more flexibility and investing in school construction.
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Autopsy: Lion cut through intern's jugular vein during attack at Caswell County preserve

An intern killed during a lion attack at a Caswell County animal preserve in December was dragged around by her neck before her death, according to an autopsy report released Tuesday.
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Military statue set on fire at Dunn museum

Officials are searching for suspects after a military statue depicting Major General William C. Lee was set on fire at a museum in Dunn.
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NC takes wait-and-see attitude toward lawsuit against Trump

NC takes wait-and-see attitude toward lawsuit against Trump

California and 15 other states filed a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Durham sheriff looking for man accused of shooting victim in the head

The Durham County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to find a man suspected of shooting a man inside his home Monday night.
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Durham police investigate bank robbery at BB&T

Durham police were investigating a bank robbery Tuesday afternoon on N.C. Highway 54.

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Bladenboro teen's 2014 hanging death now part of documentary

Lennon Lacy’s mother continues to search for the truth in her son’s 2014 death. Lacy, 17, was found dead on Aug. 24, 2014, hanging from a noose fashioned from two belts and tied to a swing set in Bladenboro. Local authorities ruled it a suicide, but family members and NAACP officials pushed for an oSee Original Article

Pause before you post: Wake middle school principal warns parents, kids after explicit photos found on social media

It takes just seconds to post something on social media that you might regret. After recently discovering that students had shared partially nude photos on social media, officials with Wake County schools are reminding kids to pause before they post.

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NC superintendent proposes raising teacher pay at least 5%, shares other education priorities

North Carolina Superintendent Mark Johnson released a detailed list of his education priorities Tuesday, including raising teacher pay at least 5 percent, recruiting more teachers, giving local school systems more flexibility and investing in school construction.
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Road Roundup: Money problems delay road projects

Road Roundup: Money problems delay road projects

Lower revenue is forcing the state to slow some construction plans.
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Bail reduction denied for alleged Ramsey Street rapist

Darold Wayne Bowden, Fayetteville’s alleged “Ramsey Street rapist,” was in court Tuesday morning seeking to get his bail reduced from $18.5 million to $500,000.

District Court Judge Stephen Stokes denied the request.
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Raleigh leaders approve Dix Park master plan

The master plan is considered a starting point that could result in what is being called Raleigh’s Central Park.

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Some could see sleet, all will feel the chill tonight

Durham, Orange, Granville, Vance and Person counties are included in a winter weather advisory that begins at dusk Tuesday and extends through Wednesday at noon.
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Car crashes into Orange County Dollar General store

No major injuries were reported when a car jumped the curb before crashing into a Carrboro discount store Tuesday, authorities said.
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Raleigh skater chosen for the USA Roller Derby Team

Raleigh native Jenn Card has been selected to represent the United States on the USA Roller Derby Team.
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Sheriff: Man killed wife, then himself in Johnston County home

Sheriff: Man killed wife, then himself in Johnston County home

Two people were found dead Monday night at a Johnston County home. Authorities responded to the 700 block of Davis Mill Road, near Pine Level, Monday evening.
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Closed bedroom door could save your life in a house fire

Inside a house fire, a closed door can mean the difference between time to escape and smoke inhalation.
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'Rock of Ages' celebrates 80s rock, fashion at DPAC

Rock of Ages plays DPAC Friday and Saturday.
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Raleigh high school student plans Battle of the Bands fundraiser to raise money, awareness of brain health

A sophomore at Broughton High School is behind a battle of the bands fundraising event next month that’s inspired, in part, by her grandfather.
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Attorney: Carolina Panthers could be Kaepernick's next stop

After quarterback Colin Kaepernick settled his lawsuit against the NFL last week, the player has been mum, but his lawyer suggested to CNN that he’ll sign soon with an NFL team. Among those mentioned by attorney Mark Geragos: The Carolina Panthers.
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Sorry snow lovers: Tomorrow will just be cold and rainy

A winter weather advisory goes into effect for several counties north of the Triangle late Tuesday as a threat for freezing precipitation moves in.
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