Teens distributing, installing computers for Raleigh families in need

TEENS DISTRIBUTING, INSTALLING COMPUTERS FOR RALEIGH FAMILIES IN NEED

Teen volunteers are helping bridge the technology gap in Raleigh, helping distribute free refurbished computers to families in need.

COVID deaths trend downward, delay in death records still causes confusion

COVID DEATHS TREND DOWNWARD, DELAY IN DEATH RECORDS STILL CAUSES CONFUSION

The lag in this reporting creates some discrepancies in the COVID-19 data released

 
 
 
Cooper vetoes school reopening bill

COOPER VETOES SCHOOL REOPENING BILL

Senate Republicans promise a quick override vote.

'Obey the rules. It's not that difficult,' Raleigh mayor says as bars reopen

'OBEY THE RULES. IT'S NOT THAT DIFFICULT,' RALEIGH MAYOR SAYS AS BARS REOPEN

As bars across North Carolina welcomed customers back inside Friday for the first time in 11 months, authorities were on the lookout...

 
 
 
Durham bars prepare to welcome guests inside after nearly a year

DURHAM BARS PREPARE TO WELCOME GUESTS INSIDE AFTER NEARLY A YEAR

On Friday evening at 5 p.m., a major shift in COVID-related restrictions occurred as Governor Cooper's new executive order took effect:...

Walkers will wait a few more months to loop Raleigh's Lake Johnson

WALKERS WILL WAIT A FEW MORE MONTHS TO LOOP RALEIGH'S LAKE JOHNSON

A greenway update began in September and closed the East Loop Trail around Lake Johnson for upgrades, tree removal and repaving. Parking...

 
 
 
Negro League Baseball: 100-year-old segregated teams finally recognized as MLB legends

NEGRO LEAGUE BASEBALL: 100-YEAR-OLD SEGREGATED TEAMS FINALLY RECOGNIZED AS MLB LEGENDS

In North Carolina, teams like the Asheville Royal Giants, the Raleigh Tigers, the Black Star Line, the Raleigh Tar Heels and Winston-Salem's...

Suspect accused of murdering his aunt in Johnston County arrested outside Raleigh vape shop

SUSPECT ACCUSED OF MURDERING HIS AUNT IN JOHNSTON COUNTY ARRESTED OUTSIDE RALEIGH VAPE SHOP

Deputies discovered Shanna Lynn Williams, dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

 
 
 
FBI: More time online means youths more at risk from predators

FBI: MORE TIME ONLINE MEANS YOUTHS MORE AT RISK FROM PREDATORS

The number of reports of youths being contacted online by predators nearly doubled last year, according to the National Center for...

Wake residents demand neighborhood management stop towing their cars

WAKE RESIDENTS DEMAND NEIGHBORHOOD MANAGEMENT STOP TOWING THEIR CARS

Residents in three Wake County communities say their cars are routinely being towed from outside their homes, costing them hundreds...

 
 
 
Man wanted for shooting two outside Roanoke Rapids Walmart

MAN WANTED FOR SHOOTING TWO OUTSIDE ROANOKE RAPIDS WALMART

OQuevion R. Barnes, 19, is wanted on charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and shooting...

Louisburg ends losing streak against rival Bunn in debut of new stadium

LOUISBURG ENDS LOSING STREAK AGAINST RIVAL BUNN IN DEBUT OF NEW STADIUM

If you're not from Franklin County, or if you haven't spent much time around high school football in Franklin County, you may not know...

 
 
 
Gambino crime family's elder Gotti, Peter, dies in Butner prison

GAMBINO CRIME FAMILY'S ELDER GOTTI, PETER, DIES IN BUTNER PRISON

Mobster Peter Gotti, the brother of notorious Gambino crime boss John Gotti, has died while serving a federal prison sentence, a person...

Two shot at Roanoke Rapids Walmart

TWO SHOT AT ROANOKE RAPIDS WALMART

Two people were shot Friday morning in the parking lot of the Roanoke Rapids Walmart, according to Chief of Police Bobbie Martin.

 
 
 
After 2 years, bones of whale uncovered on Cape Lookout beach

AFTER 2 YEARS, BONES OF WHALE UNCOVERED ON CAPE LOOKOUT BEACH

Two years after a whale died on a Cape Lookout beach, scientists are preparing its remains for display, WITN reports.

Wake County expects 40% increase in COVID-19 vaccine allotment next week

WAKE COUNTY EXPECTS 40% INCREASE IN COVID-19 VACCINE ALLOTMENT NEXT WEEK

The Wake County Division of Public Health told WRAL News on Friday that it expects to receive an allotment of almost 12,000 first doses...

 
 
 
Man who played Duke Chapel bells for 50 years dies

MAN WHO PLAYED DUKE CHAPEL BELLS FOR 50 YEARS DIES

When J. Samuel Hammond arrived as a freshman at Duke University in 1964, he knew nothing about the musical instrument that allowed...

Here's what changes at 5 pm in NC and what stays the same

HERE'S WHAT CHANGES AT 5 PM IN NC AND WHAT STAYS THE SAME

Governor Roy Cooper's new executive order easing COVID-19 restrictions in North Carolina goes into effect at 5 p.m. today, Friday,...

 
 
 
For the first time, NCDOT inspects bridge with a drone

FOR THE FIRST TIME, NCDOT INSPECTS BRIDGE WITH A DRONE

The N.C. Department of Transportation just conducted a bridge inspection using a drone for the first time.

Everything to know about Johnson & Johnson's vaccine, which could be approved today

EVERYTHING TO KNOW ABOUT JOHNSON & JOHNSON'S VACCINE, WHICH COULD BE APPROVED TODAY

The Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine could be in arms as early as next week.

 
 
 



Lakers' LeBron James responds to Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 'No way I would ever...

Lakers' LeBron James responds to Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 'No way I would ever just stick to sports'

The NBA star rejects the soccer star's call to stay out of politics. Read more ...

LeBron James rejects Zlatan's criticism of activist athletes

LeBron James rejects Zlatan's criticism of activist athletes

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James responded to Zlatan Ibrahimovic's criticism of his political activism with a promise that he will never just shut up and dribble. Read more ...

House passes $1.9T Biden COVID-19 bill decried by some as bloated

House passes $1.9T Biden COVID-19 bill decried by some as bloated

House Democrats on Friday night narrowly approved President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill, overcoming Republican opposition and accusations of waste in the... Read more ...

House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill

House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill

It's President Joe Biden's first crack at his initial legislative goal of acting decisively against the pandemic. Read more ...

Lakers snap skid thanks to Dennis Schröder's return: ‘gives us a spark'

Lakers snap skid thanks to Dennis Schröder's return: ‘gives us a spark'

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James had 28 points, Dennis Schröder added 22 in his return to the Lakers' lineup, and Los Angeles snapped its four-game losing streak with a 102-93... Read more ...

House Approves $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

House Approves $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

The proposal, which would provide a new round of financial support for workers, families and businesses, will now advance to the Senate. Read more ...

No. 21 Loyola holds on to beat Southern Illinois 60-52

No. 21 Loyola holds on to beat Southern Illinois 60-52

CHICAGO - Marquise Kennedy scored 16 points, and No. 21 Loyola Chicago hung on to beat Southern Illinois 60-52 on Friday night. Read more ...

Shades of red: Thunder beat Hawks after uniform mix-up

Shades of red: Thunder beat Hawks after uniform mix-up

OKLAHOMA CITY - Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 24 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Atlanta Hawks 118-109 on Friday night after changing uniforms at halftime... Read more ...

Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton help Suns rally to beat Bulls

Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton help Suns rally to beat Bulls

CHICAGO - Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton each scored 22 points and the Phoenix Suns rallied to beat the Chicago Bulls 106-97, on Friday night. Read more ...

Inbound Eisenhower shut down after man, woman shot on expressway

Inbound Eisenhower shut down after man, woman shot on expressway

CHICAGO - The inbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway have been shut down Friday night following a shooting that injured two people, according to Illinois State... Read more ...