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Police ID man charged in pellet gun shooting

CARY, N.C. (WNCN) — There was a large police presence in Cary on Friday evening after two people were injured in a pellet gun shooting, officials said. At 7:10 p.m. an 18-year-old, identified as Jonathan Kyle Courtney, walked into the Barnes and Noble bookstore with a pellet gun and began firing, Ca


Silver Alert issued for missing 19-year-old

Mount Olive, N.C. — A Silver Alert was issued for a missing 19-year-old on Saturday. Kareim Stabel was last seen at 8609 Stonegate Drive, in Raleigh. Stabel is 6 feet tall and weighs 180 pounds. He is believed to be suffering from a cognitive impairment.


California avocados being recalled in North Carolina for possible listeria contamination

NORTH CAROLINA (FOX Carolina) -- Henry Avocado Corporation is voluntarily recalling California-grown whole avocados sold in bulk at retail stores because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.


School construction debate part of a larger infrastructure crisis for NC

The current debate in Raleigh over how to address the billions of dollars in school construction needs is part of a much larger discussion about how to maintain and build the physical infrastructure that makes modern life possible. A new report documents how declining public investments have left Am


New search warrants reveal at least 60 guns seized from North Carolina home after Diana Keel’s disappearance

NASHVILLE, N.C. — New search warrants show at least 60 guns and three knives were seized from the Keel home after Diana’s disappearance, according to WTVD. The search warrants were tracked down by ABC11 the same day Rexford Lynn Keel was returned from Arizona to face a murder charge in his wife’s de


Warrant: Danville Pastor shot in Costco parking lot met suspect on popular online sales app

DANVILLE - A Danville pastor and Duke University divinity student who was shot two weeks ago while in the parking lot of a Durham Costco was apparently the victim of an attempted robbery, which occurred while he was conducting a transaction with someone he met on a popular app used to buy and sell s


2019 Plane Pull to benefit Special Olympics North Carolina

Corporate Teams, Law Enforcement teams and Individual Participants are needed for the 2019 Plane Pull for Special Olympics North Carolina Fundraiser to be held Saturday, April 27 at the UPS tarmac at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport - RDU 1480 International Drive Morrisville.


Man dies after Durham house fire

Durham, N.C. — A Durham house fire killed one person Saturday, authorities said. Emergency officials responded to the fire, at 1205 W. Horseshoe Road, at 1:40 a.m. Three people were in the house when the fire broke out, and one was able to escape.


Princeton Falls In NCAA Heartbreaker To No. 17 Kentucky, 82-77

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Princeton Tigers dropped a heartbreaker to the No. 17 Kentucky Wildcats, 82-77, at the Reynolds Coliseum in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday afternoon.


The ‘Nostalgia Invitational Tournament’ continues for NC State on Sunday

The second leg of the NIT, or more accurately the “Nostalgia Invitational Tournament,” brings N.C. State back to Reynolds Coliseum on Sunday night (7:30 p.m., ESPNU). The Wolfpack (23-11) takes on Harvard (19-11) an unfamiliar foe with a familiar coach. Former Duke star Tommy Amaker brings his 12th


Woman critically injured after shooting in Durham

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- A woman was severely injured Saturday evening after being shot, officials say. It happened in the 400 block of East Pilot Street near Eagle Point Apartments around 7:45 p.m.


14-year-old boy killed in apparent drive-by shooting at Raleigh apartment complex

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- A 14-year-old boy was killed in an apparent drive-by shooting in Raleigh overnight. Raleigh police responded to the 900 block of Sawpit Drive around 11:40 p.m. for a report of shots fired into a building.


Raleigh man arrested on charge he shot at Albemarle officer, passing cars

Albemarle, N.C. — A Raleigh man was arrested Thursday on charges he shot at a law enforcement officer during a traffic stop last fall in Stanly County. According to the warrant for his arrest, Michael Allen Jackson, 23, of 3400 White Sock Lane, fired an AK-47 rifle at an Albemarle police officer who


Wegmans Set to Open New Locations in 2019

ROCHESTER, NY - Expansion is front and center for New York-based grocer Wegmans, as the retailer has plans to open 17 new stores, at least three of which are set to open in 2019. While the first three stores will open in Virginia Beach, Virginia; Raleigh, North Carolina; and Brooklyn, New York, the


N Carolina picks elections board members in tainted county

RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina county at the heart of a ballot-collection scandal that forced a new congressional election is getting a clean slate of elections overseers.


Warrant: Patient gives WakeMed worker a concussion

Raleigh, N.C. — A patient at WakeMed Hospitals was arrested Wednesday after, police say, he assaulted an employee there who was trying to care for him. Timothy Jamison Clemons II, 27, of 217 HoyleHolly Trace in Wendell, allegedly kneed the victim in the head, causing that person to have a concussion


Serena Williams withdraws from Miami Open with knee injury

RALEIGH, North Carolina, March 23 (Reuters) - Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Miami Open with a left knee injury, tournament officials said on Saturday. It is the second consecutive WTA event in which the American has been unable to continue, after her retirement from last week's tournament i


Triangle housing market started the year slowly, but things are looking up

The Triangle housing market’s start to 2019 has been a “mixed bag” so far. While sales were still down in the first month of the year, conditions in the housing market have improved since the slowdown at the end of last year, when a combination of bad weather and rising interest rates began to weigh


All aboard! Pullen Park kiddie train reopens

Raleigh, N.C. — Pullen Park's train is back open as of Friday morning. The popular kiddie ride at the popular downtown Raleigh park closed in December for routine maintenance to both the train and the track, a closure that happens each year. The park and its rides are open daily. Tickets to ride are


An old friend stands in Duke’s way, and his son, too

Columbia, S.C. — Many times, Aubrey Dawkins took the court at Cameron Indoor Stadium after the Duke Blue Devils finished practices. Johnny Dawkins drilled basketball lessons into his son’s head the same way he did with Duke’s players a few minutes earlier, the same way Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewsk