Police investigating after man hit by vehicle in Raleigh

POLICE INVESTIGATING AFTER MAN HIT BY VEHICLE IN RALEIGH

Officials were investigating after a man was hit by a vehicle on Creedmoor Road on Tuesday.

Wake school board chooses new name for East Wake Middle School

WAKE SCHOOL BOARD CHOOSES NEW NAME FOR EAST WAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL

The Wake County Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to rename East Wake Middle School to Neuse River Middle School, beginning...

 
 
 
Wake school leaders want to use Census data to help balance student diversity

WAKE SCHOOL LEADERS WANT TO USE CENSUS DATA TO HELP BALANCE STUDENT DIVERSITY

To help balance student diversity across schools, Wake County Board of Education members said Tuesday they would like to use county...

NC 'must halt its implementation' of contract with new K-3 reading company

NC 'MUST HALT ITS IMPLEMENTATION' OF CONTRACT WITH NEW K-3 READING COMPANY

North Carolina's new K-3 reading assessment company, Istation, "must halt its implementation" while the state Department of Information...

 
 
 
Police, nonprofit attacking gun violence in Durham from different angles

POLICE, NONPROFIT ATTACKING GUN VIOLENCE IN DURHAM FROM DIFFERENT ANGLES

A 9-year-old and an 18-year-old were killed in shootings in Durham in less than 24 hours, and Police Chief C.J. Davis said Tuesday...

Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools names interim superintendent

NASH-ROCKY MOUNT PUBLIC SCHOOLS NAMES INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT

Nash-Rocky Mount Schools held a special meeting on Tuesday where it named its interim superintendent.

 
 
 
Durham police investigating after body found Tuesday afternoon

DURHAM POLICE INVESTIGATING AFTER BODY FOUND TUESDAY AFTERNOON

Durham police are investigating after a body was found Tuesday afternoon.

Man arrested in fatal shooting of Durham teen

MAN ARRESTED IN FATAL SHOOTING OF DURHAM TEEN

A Durham man was charged in the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old, police said.

 
 
 
Smokable hemp fight continues at General Assembly

SMOKABLE HEMP FIGHT CONTINUES AT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Concern over "de-facto" marijuana legalization may threaten North Carolina's hemp industry.

Prosecutors drop charges against 'STAYUMBL' driver in Durham school bus incident

PROSECUTORS DROP CHARGES AGAINST 'STAYUMBL' DRIVER IN DURHAM SCHOOL BUS INCIDENT

A Durham woman who has gained notoriety online for erratic driving and the license plate "STAYUMBL" on Wednesday rejected a plea deal...

 
 
 
Monday storms topple large trees and leave mess at Dix Park

MONDAY STORMS TOPPLE LARGE TREES AND LEAVE MESS AT DIX PARK

Crews worked Tuesday to clean up Dorothea Dix Park after a downburst a day earlier was blamed for toppling more than a dozen giant...

Suspect arrested, charged with murder in fatal stabbing of Goldsboro rapper

SUSPECT ARRESTED, CHARGED WITH MURDER IN FATAL STABBING OF GOLDSBORO RAPPER

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday that a suspect has been arrested in connection with the weekend fatal stabbing of an...

 
 
 
Eno the emu found in Orange County, officials say

ENO THE EMU FOUND IN ORANGE COUNTY, OFFICIALS SAY

An emu that was on the loose in Orange County since July has been located, according to county officials.

Alligator forces Wilmington police to close busy road

ALLIGATOR FORCES WILMINGTON POLICE TO CLOSE BUSY ROAD

Police in Wilmington closed a road Tuesday morning after an alligator was spotted.

 
 
 
Man accused of stealing $15,000 in jewelry, money from Cary home

MAN ACCUSED OF STEALING $15,000 IN JEWELRY, MONEY FROM CARY HOME

A Cary man faces multiple charges after a break-in at a home, according to town officials.

More scattered storms to move into central NC tonight

MORE SCATTERED STORMS TO MOVE INTO CENTRAL NC TONIGHT

Showers and scattered storms are expected to move into central North Carolina on Tuesday, but they won't be as severe as Monday's thunderstorms.

 
 
 
1 year after toppling, Silent Sam's future still unclear

1 YEAR AFTER TOPPLING, SILENT SAM'S FUTURE STILL UNCLEAR

One year ago Tuesday, a group of protesters toppled the Silent Sam statue at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The debate...

Back to School: 7 organization tips that will make mornings, afternoons easier

BACK TO SCHOOL: 7 ORGANIZATION TIPS THAT WILL MAKE MORNINGS, AFTERNOONS EASIER

Back-to-school time means back to crazy schedules for plenty of parents, starting with those harried mornings and ending with evening...

 
 
 
Organization tips and tricks to avoid back-to-school chaos

ORGANIZATION TIPS AND TRICKS TO AVOID BACK-TO-SCHOOL CHAOS

Getting your child ready for back-to-school can quickly descend into chaos if you're not organized. That's why planning is key, says...

Trees fall across central NC in strong thunderstorms

TREES FALL ACROSS CENTRAL NC IN STRONG THUNDERSTORMS

Thunderstorms that popped up across central North Carolina on Monday afternoon left scores of downed trees in their wake.

 
 
 



President Trump cancels Denmark meeting over Greenland proposal

President Trump cancels Denmark meeting over Greenland proposal

President Donald Trump says an upcoming trip to Denmark is on hold because its prime minister isn't interested in selling Greenland to the U.S. Read more ...

Ex-MLB players Dotel, Castillo linked to drug ring

Ex-MLB players Dotel, Castillo linked to drug ring

Dominican officials say a 1,050-kilogram shipment of drugs heading from South America to Puerto Rico was one of several seizures attributed to this ring. Read more ...

Facebook users will finally be able to see info collected from other apps...

Facebook users will finally be able to see info collected from other apps and websites

Facebook is introducing a tool to help users see and manage the data that apps and websites collect on them and share with the social media website. Read more ...

President Trump acknowledges China policies may mean US economic pain

President Trump acknowledges China policies may mean US economic pain

The president said tariffs on China, whether or not they hurt the U.S. in the short term, are needed to address long-term problems abroad. Read more ...

'This is a horror story': Illegal apartments created halfway between floors

'This is a horror story': Illegal apartments created halfway between floors

The illegal micro apartments are windowless. Tenants are charged $600 per month. Read more ...

Trump To Skip Visiting Denmark After Prime Minister Says Greenland 'Not For...

Trump To Skip Visiting Denmark After Prime Minister Says Greenland 'Not For Sale'

The president said he would postpone a planned trip to the Scandinavian country after Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen called his idea of buying the island "absurd." Read more ...

Parker, Gray help Sparks beat Lynx for 9th straight home win

Parker, Gray help Sparks beat Lynx for 9th straight home win

LOS ANGELES - Candace Parker had 20 points and 10 rebounds for her third double-double, Chelsea Gray added 17 points, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Minnesota Lynx 81-71... Read more ...

Best chicken sandwich? Popeyes, Chick-fil-A, Wendy's all vying for the crown

Best chicken sandwich? Popeyes, Chick-fil-A, Wendy's all vying for the crown

Three national fast-food chains are vying for American tastebuds in a social media feud over who has the best chicken sandwich. Read more ...

After Greenland Sale Rejected, Trump Cancels Denmark Trip

After Greenland Sale Rejected, Trump Cancels Denmark Trip

President Trump has called off a planned trip to Denmark because Prime Minster Mette Frederiksen has rejected the idea of selling him 98% of the kingdom's territory. After... Read more ...

Lamb, Escobar deliver big hits, D-backs beat Rockies 8-7

Lamb, Escobar deliver big hits, D-backs beat Rockies 8-7

PHOENIX - Pinch-hitter Jake Lamb had a tiebreaking two-run single in the sixth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat the Colorado Rockies 8-7 Tuesday night. Read more ...