Family psychologist offers advice for parents with kids in remote learning

FAMILY PSYCHOLOGIST OFFERS ADVICE FOR PARENTS WITH KIDS IN REMOTE LEARNING

Many parents of school-age kids are preparing to help their children learn a semester's worth of information and connect with their...

15-year-old found safe in Selma

15-YEAR-OLD FOUND SAFE IN SELMA

Adonis Whitby has been found safe.

 
 
 
Durham woman: Brother shot her boyfriend after road rage argument

DURHAM WOMAN: BROTHER SHOT HER BOYFRIEND AFTER ROAD RAGE ARGUMENT

A woman said her brother shot her boyfriend after a road rage incident in Durham.

8 inmates test positive for coronavirus at Durham County Detention Center

8 INMATES TEST POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS AT DURHAM COUNTY DETENTION CENTER

Sheriff Clarence Birkhead said all inmates and DCSO staff will now be tested for the virus.

 
 
 
Body of drowning victim recovered in Moore County

BODY OF DROWNING VICTIM RECOVERED IN MOORE COUNTY

South Pines Fire Rescue said the rescue operation started Saturday night, at a lake near the Sandhills Community College in Pinehurst.

Raleigh Pride goes virtual

RALEIGH PRIDE GOES VIRTUAL

From dance parties - to musical guests - all events are showing on FaceBook Live and Zoom.

 
 
 
Former WRAL contributor, N&O columnist Dennis Rogers dies at 77

FORMER WRAL CONTRIBUTOR, N&O COLUMNIST DENNIS ROGERS DIES AT 77

Dennis Rogers, 77, was a writer and columnist for the News & Observer for over 30 years. He also did video commentary for WRAL-TV.

Protest held outside Sen. Tillis' house

PROTEST HELD OUTSIDE SEN. TILLIS' HOUSE

The group of educators, parents and cafeteria workers called on the senator to support the Heroes ACT which would provide federal relief...

 
 
 
West Stanly 4-star ATH Jordan Poole commits to NC State

WEST STANLY 4-STAR ATH JORDAN POOLE COMMITS TO NC STATE

West Stanly 4-star football standout Jordan Poole says that he is committed to play at NC State at the next level.

NC family loses relative in Beirut explosion

NC FAMILY LOSES RELATIVE IN BEIRUT EXPLOSION

While a Raleigh family waits for news in the search for their loved one in the Beirut blast, on Friday they learned one of the men...

 
 
 
UNC wants SCOTUS to review ruling mandating release of sexual assault sanctions

UNC WANTS SCOTUS TO REVIEW RULING MANDATING RELEASE OF SEXUAL ASSAULT SANCTIONS

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill intends to ask the United States Supreme Court to review a 4-3 decision by the Supreme...

Duke researchers put masks, face coverings to the test

DUKE RESEARCHERS PUT MASKS, FACE COVERINGS TO THE TEST

How can consumers know how much protection their face covering really offers? A new Duke University study attempts to answer that very...

 
 
 
Wake courthouse workers, lawyers say more virus protections needed

WAKE COURTHOUSE WORKERS, LAWYERS SAY MORE VIRUS PROTECTIONS NEEDED

People who work in Wake County courtrooms said Friday that not enough is bring done to protect against the spread of coronavirus in...

Raleigh family still holding out hope for relative buried in Beirut blast rubble

RALEIGH FAMILY STILL HOLDING OUT HOPE FOR RELATIVE BURIED IN BEIRUT BLAST RUBBLE

While a Raleigh family waits for news in the search for their loved one in the Beirut blast, on Friday they learned one of the men...

 
 
 
Additional funding needed in Durham for hotspots for online learning

ADDITIONAL FUNDING NEEDED IN DURHAM FOR HOTSPOTS FOR ONLINE LEARNING

The push to get all students in one county equipped with technology by the start of the school year is facing some challenges.

Cause of crash released that involved tractor-trailer, two other vehicles on I-40

CAUSE OF CRASH RELEASED THAT INVOLVED TRACTOR-TRAILER, TWO OTHER VEHICLES ON I-40

A fiery crash involving a tractor-trailer and two other vehicles backed up traffic on Interstate 40 in Orange County on Thursday evening.

 
 
 
Forsyth sheriff says changes already underway after jail death

FORSYTH SHERIFF SAYS CHANGES ALREADY UNDERWAY AFTER JAIL DEATH

Just two days after the release of video showing the 2019 incident at his county's jail that led to John Neville's death, Forsyth County...

State expanding coronavirus testing at NC nursing homes

STATE EXPANDING CORONAVIRUS TESTING AT NC NURSING HOMES

State officials on Friday ordered all staff of North Carolina nursing homes to be tested every two weeks for coronavirus.

 
 
 
Police: Man tried to rob Raleigh bank, left before stealing any money

POLICE: MAN TRIED TO ROB RALEIGH BANK, LEFT BEFORE STEALING ANY MONEY

A man attempted to rob a First Citizens bank in Raleigh on Friday at 9 a.m., officials said.

Former teacher charged with molesting students at Christian school in Goldsboro

FORMER TEACHER CHARGED WITH MOLESTING STUDENTS AT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL IN GOLDSBORO

A former teacher at Faith Christian Academy in Goldsboro was charged Friday with molesting two girls at the school more than two decades...

 
 
 



What you need to know about COVID-19: More than 97,000 kids tested positive...

What you need to know about COVID-19: More than 97,000 kids tested positive for virus in last 2 weeks of July

A report, published by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association, said in the last two weeks of July, there was a 40% increase in child cases... Read more ...

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world's most expensive coronavirus mask, a gold, diamond-encrusted face covering with a price tag of $1.5 million. Read more ...

Putin congratulates Lukashenko on winning presidential vote in Belarus

Putin congratulates Lukashenko on winning presidential vote in Belarus

Vladimir Putin has congratulated his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko on retaining his job following Sunday's election, expressing hope that he will continue to... Read more ...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine entered a pact to buy thousands of COVID-19 antigen...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine entered a pact to buy thousands of COVID-19 antigen tests. After a false positive, he's more skeptical

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive for COVID-19 on August 6, but subsequent tests came back negative. Speaking to CNN, the Republican governor said the experience points to... Read more ...

Puerto Rico Halts Primary Voting For Centers That Never Received Ballots

Puerto Rico Halts Primary Voting For Centers That Never Received Ballots

Hundreds of frustrated voters were turned away from centers across Puerto Rico that never received ballots. Read more ...

Germany's Social Democrats nominate Finance Minister Scholz as party's...

Germany's Social Democrats nominate Finance Minister Scholz as party's candidate for chancellor in 2021 election

The Social Democrats in Germany proposed Olaf Scholz, the vice chancellor and finance minister and their most high-profile and popular politician, to run to succeed Chancellor... Read more ...

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

A group of researchers at Duke University created a simple technique to analyze the effectiveness of various types of masks which have become a critical component in stopping... Read more ...

Poland urges EU to hold extraordinary summit on Belarus after Minsk clashes

Poland urges EU to hold extraordinary summit on Belarus after Minsk clashes

Poland on Monday called for an emergency European Union summit on the situation in Belarus after night clashes in Minsk following a presidential election in the country. “The... Read more ...

Trump mocks NYT for ‘fake news' claim he wants his face on Mt. Rushmore, but...

Trump mocks NYT for ‘fake news' claim he wants his face on Mt. Rushmore, but says it ‘sounds like a good idea'

Donald Trump has denied a New York Times report suggesting that he inquired about updating Mount Rushmore to include his own face, but noted, perhaps jokingly, that he was open... Read more ...

Simon Cowell breaks back while testing electric bicycle

Simon Cowell breaks back while testing electric bicycle

Simon Cowell broke his back Saturday while testing his new electric bicycle at his home in California, according to a spokesperson. Read more ...