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Former NC State basketball star's 'bad run' ends in prison sentence

Anthony Grundy, the former N.C. State basketball star who traveled the world playing professionally, was sentenced to two years in prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to driving while impaired and violating the terms of his probation for previous drunken driving convictions. Wake County District C

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-10-17 18:50:00

Changes have been proposed in Wake's student assignment plan. Is your child affected?

Spencer Maldonado, of Cary works with a tablet at East Cary Middle School in this 2013 file photo. Wake County student assignment staff are on longer recommending moving xtudents from Davis Drive and Dillard Drive middle schools to East Cary Middle. News & Observer file photoNews & Observer file pho

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-10-17 22:34:00

'Lean on Me' actor Jermaine Hopkins arrested in NC, charged with drug possession | News & Observer

Actor Jermaine Hopkins from the 1989 film "Lean on Me" was arrested in Apex on Tuesday for drug possession. Hopkins, 44, of Apex was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana and felony possession of marijuana, according to Wake County criminal records. Hopkins was arrested

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-10-17 22:44:00

Ford offers free inspection for Explorers amid carbon monoxide issues

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - The Center For Auto Safety is urging Ford to recall more than 1.3 million Explorers on the road today. This comes following the news that Ford is offering free inspections and repairs to reduce the potential for exhaust to enter those vehicles. The company insists its Explorer

WNCN.COM - 2017-10-17 19:46:03

Weekend Events: Carolina Uprising, U.S. National Soccer and More

Cary, NC - This weekend, there are several big events, from the large Carolina Uprising concert event to the U.S. Women's National Soccer team competing here at home and much more. Chatham Street Wine Market is having their weekly wine tasting event, with a different guest pourer every time and a ne

CARYCITIZEN.COM - 2017-10-18 13:21:04

Autopsy: Raleigh woman slashed, stabbed 123 times

Raleigh, N.C. - A Raleigh woman whose husband says he awoke from a dream last month to find her dead had been slashed and stabbed 123 times, according to an autopsy report released Tuesday. Matthew James Phelps, 27, is charged with one count of first-degree murder in the Sept. 1 death of his wife, L

WRAL - 2017-10-17 15:10:00

Charlie Daniels has plenty of opinions to share, but for now, he's got music on his mind

Charlie Daniels is probably as well known for sociopolitical commentary as for music these days. But he has scaled the music industry's mountaintop a couple of times, from several different directions. Four decades after first cracking the Top 10 with "Uneasy Rider" in 1973, Daniels was inducted int

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-10-18 12:00:00

Timber Drive Elementary School gets a new principal

The Wake County school board appointed Brady Kocher on Tuesday to be the new principal of Timber Drive Elementary School in Garner. Kocher's start date at Timber Drive hasn't been determined yet, but he will have a salary of $80,223. Kocher has been assistant principal of Holly Grove Elementary Sch

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-10-17 23:14:00

'We did as much as we could:' WCPSS officials revise student reassignment plan

Cary, N.C. - Wake County school leaders are discussing changes to their reassignment plan for the 2018-2019 school year and basing their revisions on feedback they've received from parents. The second draft of the reassignment plan was released Tuesday, and school board members have begun discussing

WRAL - 2017-10-17 22:10:00

Wake County school administrators recommend school reassignment changes

Photo by Michael Hyland/CBS North Carolina CARY, N.C. (WNCN) - As Wake County school leaders figure out where to place thousands of students next year, some parents learned Tuesday they were successful in their efforts to keep their children where they are. The school board got an update on revisi

WNCN.COM - 2017-10-18 02:37:44

Rep. George Holding's challengers dig into their own pockets for early campaign dollars

Two first-time Democratic candidates challenging Republican Rep. George Holding for his U.S. House seat next year are investing heavily in their own campaigns. Sam Searcy, owner of a vodka distillery, raised $576,180 in the latest fundraising quarter from July through the end of September, a figure

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-10-17 18:31:00

Sanford man accused of touching children at bus stops faces new charges

Felipe Lopez de la Cruz (CCBI) RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - The Sanford man who police said inappropriately touch children at multiple Wake County bus stops faces new charges. Felipe Lopez de la Cruz, 32, is accused of touching and hugging at least four children at Cary bus stops between Oct. 2 and Oct.

WNCN.COM - 2017-10-17 21:41:56

Operation Stop Arm aims to keep kids safe at NC bus stops

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - State Troopers across North Carolina are making a concentrated effort to ensure kids are safe at bus stops. It might sound like an unusual thing to do, but members of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol are following buses into neighborhoods to get drivers to slow dow

WNCN.COM - 2017-10-17 21:09:32

Bond Brothers Wins Silver Medal in National Beer Competition

Story originally appeared on FoodCary. Cary, NC - Every year, the top breweries in the country compete at the Great American Beer Festival. This year, Cary's own Bond Brothers Beer Company entered one of their beers and won the silver medal in their category.Silver Medal Nationally Bond Brothers Bee

CARYCITIZEN.COM - 2017-10-17 17:45:38

NC city one of the best in the US for celebrating Halloween

North Carolina's capital city is one of the best places to celebrate Halloween in the United States. Neighborhood social network Nextdoor released national rankings for the best cities to trick-or-treat. Raleigh came in at No. 3, and while Cary was No. 1 in 2015, it didn't crack the top 10 in 2017.

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-10-17 19:08:00

Is snow in the forecast? No, but the Town of Cary is still preparing today

A snow plow in Cary (Lauren Haviland/CBS North Carolina) CARY, N.C. (WNCN) - It's fall and we're finally starting to feel those cooler temperatures in the Triangle and although it's not quite cold enough for snow, one town is getting prepared for it anyway. The Town of Cary is holding a "snow rode

WNCN.COM - 2017-10-18 10:39:38

Notasium, play space and music school, to open in Cary

Two years after opening its first location in Durham, Notasium, the play space and music school, is making plans to open a second one in Cary. Preston Clarke, owner, tells me that he's been eager to expand to serve the Raleigh area. "People have driven in from Raleigh and Cary for the the play space

WRAL - 2017-10-18 00:40:00

Police: Man charged with touching Cary students also exposed himself at Sanford bus stops

Sanford, N.C. - A Sanford man arrested this week for inappropriately touching children at a Cary bus stop is now facing additional charges for several similar incidents closer to home. Felipe Lopez Delacruz approached children at a bus stop near Wrenn Drive in Cary on Oct. 2 and Oct. 11, authorities

WRAL - 2017-10-17 20:29:26

Cary's Heritage: Early Restaurants

Cary, NC - In Cary's early days, Chatham Street was also U.S. 1 and 64, plus U.S.70 and 54 also went through Cary. For a sleepy little town, there was traffic going through from New York to Florida. Even so, there were few restaurants or places to get food. Here are a few memories.Bill Rogers My dad

CARYCITIZEN.COM - 2017-10-17 17:02:59

Cary's Regency Woods expands as two area firms relocate

Construction is about to begin on an office building in Cary that will be home to two internationally-known companies looking for room to grow. The six-story building overlooking Symphony Lake will be anchored by Chiesi USA, a pharmaceutical company that will move its headquarters there from across

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-10-17 17:43:00