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Family of unresponsive N.C. teen who survived rip current makes tough decision
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - The parents of the Wake Forest teenager who survived a rip current over the weekend say her brain was too severely damaged. Paige Merical's father, John Merical, posted on Facebook late Wednesday saying they made the decision to let her go.
Utility worker injured in Durham explosion dies at UNC Hospitals
DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- The utility worker injured during the Durham gas explosion has died, according to UNC Hospitals. The worker, Jay Rambeaut, 51, of Creedmoor, had been at the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center in Chapel Hill since the explosion on April 10.
10 Big-Ticket Events Coming Up Near Raleigh
RALEIGH, NC — New and exciting events are coming to the Raleigh area all the time. Whether you're looking to attend a concert or sporting event, theater performance or magic show, Patch's partnership with TicketNetwork has you covered. Here's your weekly roundup of the top big-ticket events coming u
Deutsche Bank, which has big Cary presence, and German rival break off merger talks
CARY – Merger talks between Germany’s two biggest banks have collapsed. Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank announced Thursday that they would abandon merger discussions that started six weeks ago.
Cary woman denies stealing more than $3,000 from church charity box
CARY, N.C. (WTVD) -- A Cary woman told ABC11 that she did not steal more than $3,400 from St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church just three miles from her home. Rosario Eraso-Lopez is accused of taking the money from the church's Rice Box fund.
Police: Man approached Raleigh officer with knife, refused to drop it before fatal shooting
Raleigh, N.C. — Preliminary findings by the Raleigh Police Department into a fatal shooting by an officer last weekend indicate the victim "repeatedly advanced" toward the officer with a knife in his hand and refused the officer's commands to drop it before the officer shot and killed him.
Troubleshooter: Pink phone mixup has Cary man seeing red
CARY, N.C. (WTVD) -- Cary resident Ronald Carr said it was a return runaround when it came to getting a refund for a phone he mistakenly ordered. The problem revolves around a cell phone is ordered from Samsung. When Ronald ordered it online for a gift for his son, he realized he made a mistake afte
FOUND: Raleigh police locate 11-year-old boy who went missing
RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- Raleigh police have located the 11-year-old boy who went missing early Wednesday morning. The police department released the news on its Twitter page. Authorities said Gabriel Xavier Godoy-Woodard was last seen around 6:30 a.m. at the intersection of Polk and Blount Streets.
Person pulled from vehicle that drove into lake in Raleigh
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - A person was pulled from a vehicle after it drove into a lake Thursday morning. The incident happened just before 10 a.m. in the area of New Hope Church Road and Deana Lane in Raleigh.
Thousands of teachers will march in Raleigh on May 1. Here are the event details.
The area near Fayetteville Street will become filled with a sea of red on Wednesday as thousands of teachers and their supporters flood downtown Raleigh to march on the state legislature.
1 person pulled from car that crashed into Northshore Lake
RALEIGH (WTVD) -- Emergency crews pulled one person out of a car that was submerged in a Raleigh lake Thursday morning. Just before 10, officials received a call about a car that drove into Northshore Lake on New Hope Church Road near Deana Lane.
Black Bears are on the Move – What to Do and What Not to Do
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 24, 2019) -– Become BearWise. That’s the advice N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission biologists are giving now that the weather is warm, and bears are on the move.
Man breaks leg when electric scooter collides with car in downtown Raleigh
RALEIGH (WTVD) -- One man is in the hospital after an electric scooter he was riding collided with a car in downtown Raleigh on Thursday morning. Police said the collision happened just before 12:30 a.m. on West Hargett Street at South Dawson Street.
23 Card Skimmers Found in Gas Pumps Throughout NC So Far in 2019
RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Standards Division (NCDA&CS) and local law enforcement agencies have found 23 credit card skimmers in gas pumps around the state so far in 2019, a significant increase over last year.
Man with knife arrested as 4 accused in Silent Sam toppling at UNC head to court
A man was charged Thursday with having a knife in the courthouse before he and three others faced a hearing in the Aug. 20 toppling of the Silent Sam Confederate statue on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus.
Woman says pipe flew through her windshield while driving on I-40 in N.C.
JOHNSTON COUNTY, N.C. (WNCN) - People traveling from Raleigh to Selma say a pipe flew off a truck on Interstate 40 and smashed through the windshield of their vehicle. Even with a picture to prove it, Elizabeth Atkinson can hardly believe what happened on her way to work. She was with several other
Woman charged with assault after stabbing in Knightdale
By Nia Harden, WRAL reporter, & Deborah Strange, WRAL digital journalist. Knightdale, N.C. — A woman was charged with assault after sheriff's deputies said she stabbed her boyfriend in Knightdale on Thursday morning.
Wooten needs headcount for rally; as of now, school to be held on May 1
LUMBERTON — Superintendent Shanita Wooten on Wednesday made a call to teachers in the Public Schools of Robeson County to advise the central office if they plan to attend a teachers rally in Raleigh next week.
Person shot, robbed outside Durham store Wednesday night, police say
DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Durham police are investigating a shooting and armed robbery from a person standing outside a store that occurred Wednesday night. According to police, a person was standing outside a store in the 2000-block of Guess Road around 9:07 p.m. when they were robbed at gunpoint and s
Two Henry County kids shot in the face during a road rage incident in Mt. Airy, North Carolina
AXTON, Va, (WDBJ) - A road rage incident in Mt. Airy, North Carolina left Nayeli Sheff, 7, and her brother Prince Sheff, 9, with gunshot wounds to the face. According to their mother, Aimee Hodge, the siblings were visiting their father, Graig Sheff, for the weekend. As the family was leaving Graig'