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Barack Obama, Spike Lee Headline Top Celebrities at UNC vs. Duke Basketball Game

As expected, Barack Obama made his way to Cameron Indoor Stadium on Wednesday night for the latest edition of UNC versus Duke. But the former president was not the only big-name celebrity to travel to Durham to see Zion Williamson and Duke play host to Roy Williams and Carolina.


3 taken to hospital following crash involving Wake County deputy

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- Three people were injured Wednesday afternoon when a Wake County deputy crashed with another car in Raleigh. ABC11 video revealed extensive damage to the front of the deputy's vehicle.


Town Plans for Historic Cary Sites

Cary, NC – Starting in 2018, the Town of Cary has been deciding what to do with three historic sites, both through professional evaluations and citizen surveys. Now, the town has announced its plans, with funding for repairs and restorations on these historic buildings already secured.


Oh baby! Walmart slashes prices for new parents on 'Baby Savings Day'

Walmart stores across the country will slash prices on baby gear Saturday. The retail giant launched a list of hundreds of participating locations across the country. The list includes more than 10 Triangle stores and dozens of others in North Carolina, including:


$4K stolen from Raleigh man's bank as ATM skimmer fraud spreads to Wake County

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- A Raleigh man who used a CashPoints ATM in North Raleigh nearly two weeks ago says when he checked his bank account online he noticed two $2,000 cash withdrawals this week--withdrawals he didn't make.


The very best movies screening in Cary this week

In the age of streaming entertainment, it can be hard to leave the couch. But movie theaters still offer a special experience for those willing to get out of the house. Want to see what's out there? Check out this week's lineup of acclaimed movies showing on the big screen in and around Cary.


Seaga Gillard found guilty in Wake County double murder case

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- A jury found Seaga Gillard guilty of first-degree murder Wednesdayin a Wake County double murder case. The jury deliberated for less than 24 hours before they decided on the verdict.


FEMA Approves $54 Million for North Carolina’s Implementation of STEP Program

RALEIGH, N.C. (WITN) The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $54 million to the North Carolina Office of Emergency Management for instituting the Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power (STEP) program following Hurricane Florence.


Weekend Events: Cary Art Loop, Applause Youth Theatre and More

Cary, NC – There are several big events in Cary this weekend, including Applause! Cary Youth Theatre celebrating its 20th season, Final Friday Art Loop with exhibits all over town, a dance performance at the Cary Theater and much more.


North Carolina lagging behind as marijuana legalization sweeps nation

Marijuana legalization can affect multiple things from a state's tax income to incarceration rates. Will North Carolina legalize it? And if so, when?


'It's pretty scary:' Local students join national panel in call for gun safety

Raleigh, N.C. — The national Gun Safety Town Hall made a stop in Raleigh on Wednesday night to push for support for the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019, also known as HR8.


Mark Harris set to testify in absentee ballot fraud hearing

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Republican narrowly leading the country's last undecided congressional election wants North Carolina elections officials to overlook ballot manipulation in a rural county and declare him the winner. But Mark Harris will have to overcome testimony from a compelling witness -


Cary's hot shooting leads Imps over Athens Drive, 78-61

Cary, N.C. — Cary shot the lights out in their 78-61 win over Athens Drive to advance to the championship game of the Tri 6 tournament. The Imps are known for their size and score a majority of their points in the paint. While that was still the case tonight, the Imps also used their perimeter shoot


Father arrested after young children found wandering down Six Forks Rd

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- A Raleigh father is behind bars after police say they found his children walking down a busy street alone. It happened Feb. 19 on Six Forks Road. Investigators said they found a 3-year-old and a 4-year-old wandering down the busy road.


No charges filed against prison inmate accused of rape at Raleigh Burger King

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- The prison inmate accused of raping a woman at a Raleigh Burger King will not face charges. The Wake County District Attorney's Office told ABC11 on Wednesday that the office could not find evidence to corroborate the accuser's story.


Intern killed by lion at North Carolina wildlife center was dragged around by her neck, fought back

The 22-year-old intern killed by an escaped lion at a North Carolina wildlife education center tried to fight off the animal as she was dragged around by the neck, according to an autopsy report released Tuesday.


What might $800 rent you in Raleigh, today?

We've rounded up the latest rental offerings via rental site Zumper to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to scoring an apartment in Raleigh if you're on a budget of $800/month.


Wegmans planning sixth Triangle grocery store in Holly Springs

HOLLY SPRING, N.C. (WTVD) -- The wildly popular Wegmans grocery store chain is plunging into the Triangle supermarket war in a big way, making plans for a sixth store, even before opening its first location.


Lion killed intern at No. Carolina zoo when gate was blocked, witness says in report

BURLINGTON, N.C. — A witness told authorities a gate blocked by a ball at a North Carolina animal preserve allowed a lion to reach three people cleaning an enclosure and begin a fatal attack, biting one intern's ankle and pulling her into the enclosure, according to a medical examiner's report.


Zion Williamson injured as No. 1 Duke falls to No. 8 UNC

Durham — No. 1 Duke lost star freshman Zion WiIliamson to a knee injury before a point was scored on Wednesday night and put up little resistance against No. 8 North Carolina.