Policies to be tightened after wanted man walked out of UNC Hospitals

POLICIES TO BE TIGHTENED AFTER WANTED MAN WALKED OUT OF UNC HOSPITALS

A judge on Monday raised the bond on a man accused of walking out of a hospital late Friday after getting whacked on the head with...

Despite data, private meetings, some Wake parents remain skeptical of MVP math

DESPITE DATA, PRIVATE MEETINGS, SOME WAKE PARENTS REMAIN SKEPTICAL OF MVP MATH

The Wake County Public School System released a 17-page report Monday detailing its use of the controversial MVP math curriculum and...

 
 
 
Two killed in Sampson crash

TWO KILLED IN SAMPSON CRASH

Two people were killed early Sunday in a crash in Sampson County, authorities said.

Durham preschool identified as second location of possible measles exposure

DURHAM PRESCHOOL IDENTIFIED AS SECOND LOCATION OF POSSIBLE MEASLES EXPOSURE

Public health officials in Durham County said Monday that students and staff at a local preschool might have been exposed to measles...

 
 
 
Airbnb's top ‘wish-listed' homes for future stays across NC range from tiny to towering

AIRBNB'S TOP ‘WISH-LISTED' HOMES FOR FUTURE STAYS ACROSS NC RANGE FROM TINY TO TOWERING

The votes are in via Airbnb customers for the top “wish-listed” places to stay across North Carolina with the top 20 properties representing...

Events this week: Wicked Weed Beer Dinner, Beatles tribute, Vampire Weekend

EVENTS THIS WEEK: WICKED WEED BEER DINNER, BEATLES TRIBUTE, VAMPIRE WEEKEND

Beat the heat with these after-work events this week!

 
 
 
Crash causes heavy delays on I-40 near NC-55 in Durham

CRASH CAUSES HEAVY DELAYS ON I-40 NEAR NC-55 IN DURHAM

A crash was causing heavy backups on Interstate-40 in Durham on Monday.

Final week of spring will be hot with several storms

FINAL WEEK OF SPRING WILL BE HOT WITH SEVERAL STORMS

The last week of spring is here, and it will be a hot one, according to WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner.

 
 
 
Report: North Carolina ranks in bottom 20 for child well-being

REPORT: NORTH CAROLINA RANKS IN BOTTOM 20 FOR CHILD WELL-BEING

A national study released Monday shows that children in North Carolina are more likely to graduate high school on time compared to...

Police: Pine Knoll Shores beachgoer found ordnance, placed it in garden

POLICE: PINE KNOLL SHORES BEACHGOER FOUND ORDNANCE, PLACED IT IN GARDEN

Police in a North Carolina beach town are warning people to be careful after a resident picked up military ordnance from the beach.

 
 
 
Motorcyclist dies in crash on Blue Ridge Parkway

MOTORCYCLIST DIES IN CRASH ON BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY

Authorities say a man driving a motorcycle on a scenic mountain parkway in North Carolina has died in a crash.

Father's Day a time to celebrate for some, mourn for others

FATHER'S DAY A TIME TO CELEBRATE FOR SOME, MOURN FOR OTHERS

For many, Father's Day is a time to celebrate dads. For others, it's about remembering.

 
 
 
8-year-old bitten by shark at Bald Head Island

8-YEAR-OLD BITTEN BY SHARK AT BALD HEAD ISLAND

Brunswick County confirms EMS was called to Bald Head Island Sunday about a shark bite, WECT reports.

Retired UNC professor dies after going missing in Hudson River marathon swim

RETIRED UNC PROFESSOR DIES AFTER GOING MISSING IN HUDSON RIVER MARATHON SWIM

A swimmer from North Carolina died after going missing Friday in the Hudson River during a marathon swim, the race organizers said.

 
 
 
Shelby woman says neighborhood Sasquatch loves candy

SHELBY WOMAN SAYS NEIGHBORHOOD SASQUATCH LOVES CANDY

Footprints are a Shelby woman's proof of Sasquatch sightings, she said.

Home invasion suspect arrested in Burlington after escaping from Chapel Hill hospital

HOME INVASION SUSPECT ARRESTED IN BURLINGTON AFTER ESCAPING FROM CHAPEL HILL HOSPITAL

The home invasion suspect who escaped from a Chapel Hill hospital with a machete wound he got from a boy during the invasion was arrested...

 
 
 
Celebrate and remember: Dads, living and deceased, honored on Father's Day

CELEBRATE AND REMEMBER: DADS, LIVING AND DECEASED, HONORED ON FATHER'S DAY

For many, Father's Day is a time to celebrate dads. For others, it's about remembering.

Man with machete wound left hospital, told nurse 'police were looking for him'

MAN WITH MACHETE WOUND LEFT HOSPITAL, TOLD NURSE 'POLICE WERE LOOKING FOR HIM'

Orange County authorities are looking for the suspect in a Mebane home invasion who walked out of the hospital Friday evening after...

 
 
 
Wanted man with machete wound left hospital, told nurse 'police were looking for him'

WANTED MAN WITH MACHETE WOUND LEFT HOSPITAL, TOLD NURSE 'POLICE WERE LOOKING FOR HIM'

Orange County authorities are looking for the suspect in a Mebane home invasion who walked out of the hospital Friday evening after...

Fayetteville police: Missing boy has autism, can't speak

FAYETTEVILLE POLICE: MISSING BOY HAS AUTISM, CAN'T SPEAK

Officers with the Fayetteville Police Department are searching for 11-year-old Hayden Marroquin.

 
 
 



2 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally; celebration continues

2 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally; celebration continues

TORONTO - Two people were shot and wounded at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, and two people were arrested, police said. Read more ...

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

The American artist, author, actress, fashion designer, heiress and socialite was born in 1924. Read more ...

Man shot in gunfire exchange outside Dallas federal courthouse dies

Man shot in gunfire exchange outside Dallas federal courthouse dies

Witnesses and authorities say a masked gunman opened fire on a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas Monday morning before being fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire with... Read more ...

Gloria Vanderbilt's most iconic quotes on life, death and style

Gloria Vanderbilt's most iconic quotes on life, death and style

The fashion legend, socialite and artist died Monday at the age of 95. Read more ...

The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' has fallen

The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' has fallen

The tree was estimated to be about 80 to 100 years old. Read more ...

Supreme Court hands Democrats a win in Virginia racial gerrymander case

Supreme Court hands Democrats a win in Virginia racial gerrymander case

Because the Supreme Court dismissed the challenge on standing grounds, justices did not rule if the maps constitute an unconstitutional racial gerrymander. Read more ...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for same-sex wedding

The court's decision puts off a major case for next term and allows the issue to further percolate in the courts below. Read more ...

This Day in History: O.J. Simpson leads police on infamous Bronco chase

This Day in History: O.J. Simpson leads police on infamous Bronco chase

The infamous white Ford Bronco police chase came days after Simpson's ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, was killed along with her friend Ron Goldman. Read more ...

Bodies of missing woman, child found after father's arrest for murder

Bodies of missing woman, child found after father's arrest for murder

The bodies of a missing Oregon woman and her 3-year-old son were discovered in a wooded area over the weekend - weeks after the boy's father was arrested in connection to their... Read more ...

'You're better off getting a job': 11-year-old recounts fighting off...

'You're better off getting a job': 11-year-old recounts fighting off intruder with machete

Braydon Smith was alone in the house and on the phone with his mom when the suspect entered through a window. Read more ...