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600,000 customers warned of drinking water as North Carolina's flooded hog farms, waste lagoons under scrutiny for contamination
© AP Photo/Steve HelberA hog farm is inundated with floodwaters from Hurricane Florence near Trenton, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Person killed in crash involving 5 cars in Raleigh :: WRAL.com
According to officials, a car traveling above the speed limit sideswiped a second car and hit a third car head-on. The third car overturned and struck a fourth car. In the process of overturning, it also blew a tire and struck a fifth car.
More than 2 dozen hog lagoons damaged or overflowed, dozens more on edge :: WRAL.com
Raleigh, N.C.— More than two dozen hog lagoons in eastern North Carolina have been damaged or overtopped by floodwaters, and 30 more are on the cusp of overflowing, according to the latest figures from the Department of Environmental Quality.
Someone shooting cars with BB gun on Durham road, police say
“He said, ‘What did you run over?’ I said, ‘I didn’t run over anything,’” Walker recalls.
14 family-friendly activities for weekend of Sept. 21 to Sept. 23 :: WRAL.com
By Sarah Lindenfeld Hall, Go Ask Mom editorWhat’s up this weekend? After Hurricane Florence dampened just about everybody’s plans last weekend, there’s a lot of fun for families lined up though Florence is still having some impact.Many corn mazes and pumpkin patches were scheduled to open last weeke
Police respond to armed robbery at Morrisville Bojangles :: WRAL.com
Morrisville, N.C.— Police in Morrisville are searching for a suspect after an armed robbery at a Bojangles early Wednesday morning.Around 4:30 a.m., police responded to the Bojangles located at 1000 Claren Circle off of Airport Boulevard.Police did not say if the suspect took any money. No injuries
Video Shows Water Rushing Over Failed North Carolina Dam
The video, recorded on Sunday, Sept. 16, shows the power of the water, digging deep into the dam and cutting into the banks by the railroad tracks at the foot of the dam. Three lakes drained when the dam failed, and the storm destroyed several other roads in the area.
Warrant: Durham man fell asleep and 5-year-old shot herself with his gun
A Durham man is facing a felony child abuse charge after a 5-year-old shot herself in the hand with his gun, according to court documents.Tyree Devon Hockaday, 28, was arrested this week on charges of negligent child abuse with serious body injury and possession of firearm by a felon, both felonies.
Rising waters in North Carolina after Florence | Pictures | Reuters
Trump visits hurricane-stricken North CarolinaPresident Donald Trump promised strong federal support as he visited flood-soaked North Carolina in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.1:15pm EDTPuerto Rico one year after Hurricane MariaA year after Hurricane Maria killed almost 3,000 people, about 45,
Now that the rain is over, when will it feel like fall? :: WRAL.com
Raleigh, N.C.— North Carolina won't see a lot of rain this week, providing residents in flooded areas a chance to recover from the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Florence.
Operation Airdrop dispatches pilots to deliver donations to Florence victims :: WRAL.com
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Trump, in NC, says ‘a lot of money’ coming to state for Florence recovery
Gov. Roy Cooper, Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, FEMA Administrator Brock Long, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and other officials joined Trump at a public briefing from the air station.
More hog lagoons overflowing; 300,000 gallons of raw sewage spills in Johnston County
The Town of Benson, about 33 miles south of Raleigh, is the latest North Carolina community to report that its sewage treatment plant discharged untreated waste water into the environment.Meanwhile, North Carolinaauthorities said that the number of lagoonsholding hog waste that are damaged or at ris
NC towns make Money Magazine’s list of best places to live in US. One made the top 5.
Cary is among the five best places to live in the country, making it North Carolina’s top place to live, according to the latest ranking by Money Magazine.
Trump to visit North Carolina, where rivers are still rising while homes and roadways remain submerged
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to visit North Carolina, which is bearing the brunt of Florence's deadly deluge and where rivers are still rising while thousands of homes and roadways remain submerged.Trump plans to arrive at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point in Havelock, North Carolina,
PHOTOS: Damage as Hurricane Florence hits North Carolina
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Hurricane Florence made landfall at Wrightsville Beach at 7:15 a.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service said.
Gov. Cooper: 26 dead in NC due to Florence, 1,100 roads closed, 10,000 in shelters
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Gov. Roy Cooper announced at a news conference Tuesday that 26 people have now died in North Carolina as a result of Hurricane Florence — and with rivers still rising, that number could go up.
Hey Guys! Comedy Tour makes its way to NC :: Out and About at WRAL.com
By Tony Castleberry, Out and About contributorRaleigh, N.C.— Three comedians from New York City will be the featured acts when the Hey Guys! Tour makes its way to North Carolina this week, but Triangle-area comedy fans may recognize some familiar faces at the shows as well.Will Abeles, who created t
Pollution fears in N. Carolina as rivers swamp hog farms, dumps
The Associated PressRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Flooded rivers from Florence’s drenching rains have swamped coal ash dumps and low-lying hog farms, raising pollution concerns as the swollen waterways approached their crests Monday.North Carolina environmental regulators say several open-air manure pits at
Mark your calendars: High school fair scheduled for October :: WRAL.com
By Sarah Lindenfeld Hall, Go Ask Mom editorRaleigh, N.C.— Are you, like me, contemplating high schools for your middle schooler next year? (Gulp!)If you are, you might want to mark St. Timothy's School's High School Fair on your calendar. It's slated for 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Oct. 2, in the school's