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Wake County bus driver facing child sex crime charges
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - A Wake County Public Schools bus driver was arrested Thursday on child sex crime charges, according to a Wake County arrest warrant.
Lottery officials warn NC residents about scratch-off ticket scam :: WRAL.com
By Janine Bowen, WRAL.com editorRaleigh, N.C.— The North Carolina Education Lottery issued a warning Thursday about a scam involving scratch-off tickets.Lottery officials said someone is altering scratch-offs so they look like winning tickets and then selling them at a discount to other people.Those
Coyote fears have Raleigh neighborhood on alert
A recent coyote sighting as mentioned on Nextdoor in the Southall neighborhood of Raleigh has residents on the lookout. A poster, Christina Asti, said a coyote walked in front of her car, stood for a moment, and then went toward the curb at the intersection of New Hope Road and Marsh Creek.
Death of Durham developer found with dog leash around his neck ruled homicide
Bishop's 16-year-old son called police on April 18, saying that he had found his dad unresponsive in their basement with a dog leash wrapped three times around his neck and the dog still attached. He said he removed the leash and called his mother, and then 911.
NC's first confirmed West Nile death of 2018 is in Cumberland County
North Carolina's first death and first confirmed case of West Nile virus in 2018 happened in Cumberland County, where an elderly person contracted the illness, according to the NC Department of Health and Human Services.
Scam Alert: NC Education Lottery issues alert about new lottery scam
RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina Education Lottery is issuing a warning to players to buy lottery tickets only from authorized lottery retailers to avoid a recent scam involving scratch-off tickets altered to appear as a “winning ticket,” according to a news release.
Salem Bedeviled 6-1 by Buies Creek Friday
BUIES CREEK, NC (Friday, July 20)- The Salem Red Sox ended their eight-day, seven-game road swing with a bad taste in their mouth Friday night, striking out 15 times in a 6-1 loss to the Buies Creek Astros at Jim Perry Stadium.Salem (15-13, 46-48) came within one offensive strikeout of matching thei
No, You Did Not Win The Lottery!
In the scam, non-winning scratch-off tickets are changed to make them appear to have matching numbers that win a prize. The altered ticket is then sold, usually at a discount, to unsuspecting players who find out they were scammed when they try to claim the prize.
Trinity Road reopens. Will the tunnel under it be ready for State’s first game?
Trinity Road has now reopened in West Raleigh nearly five months after a portion of it was closed so contractors could build apedestrian tunnelbetween the N.C. State Fairgrounds and Carter-Finley Stadium.The tunnel is not finished, but work has progressed enough that the N.C. Department of Transport
Benson man charged after pedestrian struck and killed in Johnston County, authorities say :: WRAL.com
Benson, N.C.— A driver has been arrested and is facing charges after a pedestrian was killed early Friday while walking outside Benson, authorities said.
Man arrested in connection with Durham bank robbery, shooting :: WRAL.com
Durham, N.C.— As Durham police on Thursday arrested theman believed to be responsible for shooting a bank employee during a Wednesday robbery, 911 calls released Thursday show the panic that followed the incident.
Raleigh man accused of engaging in sexual acts with 8-year-old :: WRAL.com
According to arrest records, Gary Dewayne Cooper, 39, of 919 E. Davie Street, had been engaging in sexual activities with the child since 2016. The victim was 6-years-old at the time of the first reported offense.
She was a single mom, and her children needed a ride. So she started an 'Uber for kids.' | News & Observer
When Stacy Shannon moved back to North Carolina four years ago, she shed her entrepreneurial spirit and joined the traditional workforce. But as a single mom in Cary, transportation for her three kids became a problem. Two years ago, she turned that problem into a business, GoKart. She now employs m
Autopsy: Durham inmate died of drug overdose :: WRAL.com
By Matthew Burns, WRAL.com senior producer/politics editor. & Sarah Krueger, WRAL reporter
Residents upset over possible closure of Apex fire station :: WRAL.com
“Right now, I’m at 12-and-a-half minutes [from the fire station] and when we go to this, I’m probably going to about 14 to 15,” he said.
Sox starter wins 5th straight as Salem beats Buies Creek 4-1
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Apex named fastest growing suburb in America by Realtor.com
“Higher prices within the nearby city of Raleigh have pushed many cash-strapped buyers into the suburbs,” according to the Realtor.com article. “And Apex's walkable downtown, with a few blocks of storefronts, has made it appealing to city folks.
Raleigh man charged with beating, kidnapping man on Hammond Road
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - A Raleigh man is behind bars, accused of beating another man and dragging him across the road in an attack on Wednesday night on Hammond Road, according to police and a Wake County arrest warrant.
DURHAM NORTH CAROLINA BANK ROBBERY: Bank teller shot by gunman with big wig, pink jacket
Michael said the suspect wore a wig with long dreadlocks, in addition to sunglasses, a pink jacket, and black pants. Police released surveillance photos of a suspect holding a gun and a wad of cash who they're seeking.
Autopsy report provides details in Mariah Woods' death :: WRAL.com
By Matthew Burns, WRAL.com senior producer/politics editorRaleigh, N.C.— A 3-year-old Onslow County girl was wrapped in trash bags and a couch cushion cover before her body was tossed into a creek late last year, according to an autopsy report released Wednesday.Mariah Kay Woods was reported missing