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Hookah a growing trend among NC teens :: WRAL.com

Raleigh, N.C.— Ever smoked hookah? It's one of the latest trends in some bars and restaurants.


Apex rape victim sketched photo of attacker, later spotted his photo on TV :: WRAL.com

Sean Thomas Klinek, 28, of 1010 E. Lady Diana Court, was charged Wednesday with first-degree forcible rape, first-degree kidnapping and assault causing serious bodily injury. He was being held Thursday in the Wake County jail under a $1.5 million bond.


Durham's Northgate Mall faces potential foreclosure

When Northwood Investors bought the Sears building at Northgate Mall in Durham in June, the New York-based real estate investment company didn't stop at just acquiring the property of a struggling legacy retailer. Northwood, a firm with around $7 billion of assets and properties around the world, a


WCPSS announces $75,000 settlement with Apex student hit by car at bus stop

APEX, N.C. (WNCN) - The Wake County Public School System announced on Tuesday a $75,000 settlement linked to a 2014 accident involving a young student at his Apex bus stop.


Fall for Cary Festival Expands Across Downtown in 10th Year

Cary, NC – Last year’s Fall for Cary Festival brought more than 5,000 people to Downtown Cary and this year has even more in store as two new areas are added along W Chatham Street and events are looped in to keep guests occupied all day long.


Death of infant found on Cary apartment floor is focus of police investigation

The death of a 5-month-old boy who was found on a bedroom floor in the apartment where he lived is under investigation as a possible crime, according to a search warrant that police obtained.According to information that Detective Adam Dismukes gave a magistrate last month when asking for permission


'I held onto him': Neighbor heard shots and found dying trooper in his final moments | News & Observer

The Columbus County man who found a dying North Carolina trooper in the road just after 12 a.m. Wednesday says he tried to comfort Kevin Conner in his final minutes, reports TV station WTVD. "I told him everything will be OK. It will be fine. He would make it through this," Hilton Cox told the stati


6-month-old found dead feet away from sleeping Cary mother

The mother, Myechia Avery, said her 6-month-old son died Sept. 18 while she was napping in the same room in her apartment located on Cheswick Place in Cary.


Durham woman desperate for answers after mother found dead in parking lot :: WRAL.com

"I just feel like something happened. Somebody knows something, and they're not saying anything," Hallmon said. "When I saw her, her pants were down a little bit, and her shirt was up some."


State Fair vendor serves up award-winning jerk chicken wrap :: WRAL.com

By Kathy Hanrahan, Out and About editorRaleigh, N.C.— Cool Runnings Jamaican has been a staple at theN.C. State Fairfor the past 18 years.You can only get their food at the fair, as they don't have a food truck or permanent brick-and-mortar location.Their hard work paid off last week when their jerk


Parents at Cary middle school voice new concerns on reassignment plan

"We were the school that no one wanted to go to," said Joanie Peterson, who is on her third student at Reedy Creek. "It needed a lot of support to where it is now. This year was the first year where it felt like the last piece of the puzzle was there."


Man charged in kidnapping and rape of 15-year-old girl in North Raleigh last year | News & Observer

A 28-year-old man was arrested Wednesday on charges that he kidnapped, beat, and raped a 15-year-old girl in North Raleigh last year. Sean Thomas Klinek, 28, of Apex was arrested in Wilmington by Raleigh detectives. Klinek is accused of abducting the teen May 28, 2017, from a street off Miranda Dri


Apex man charged with beating, raping girl under 16, warrants say

Sean Thomas Klinek (Raleigh/Wake CCBI) RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - An Apex man was arrested after police said he violently attacked a teen girl and raped her in May, court documents show. Sean Thomas Klinek, 28, is being held under $1 million bond after his arrest on Wednesday. Klinek is accused holdin


Troopers say 16-year-old was driving twice the speed limit before fatal crash

State troopers say a Cardinal Gibbons High School student was driving twice the posted speed limit Tuesday when her car ran off the road and struck several trees.Madeline Shook, 16, died in the crash, the State Highway Patrol reported.Investigators say they are not sure how the teen ended up on a de


Father of Woman Killed in 'Cold Medicine Murder' Will 'Never' Forgive Her Husband

The father of a woman who was stabbed to death by her husband, who then blamed thefatal attackon cold medicine, wishes he'd asked more questions.


Wilmington gang members sentenced to prison on heroin charges

RALEIGH, NC (WECT) - Two Wilmington gang members were sentenced to federal prison for selling heroin, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina.Deandre Sweet, 27, was sentenced to over 8 years in prison, while Kyeric Sweet, 25, received 7.5 year prison senten


Fayetteville Wendy's closed following overnight fire

A Fayetteville Wendy's caught fire Thursday morning. The fire broke out around 1 a.m. at the Wendy's on Ramsey Street. Investigators said the fire started under a grill where employees were cleaning. Everyone was able to get out of the building safely, but the restaurant will be closed until further


WTVD's downtown Raleigh newsroom expansion means more reporters in the capital city | News & Observer

ABC11 quietly unveiled the expansion and renovation of its downtown Raleigh street-side studio several weeks ago on air, but the official ribbon-cutting and celebration came on Wednesday. While the Disney-owned WTVD station still counts its home base as the Liberty Street newsroom in Durham, its Fay


Missing teen found in Saulston area

Kayla Walton, 13, was found this afternoon after being reported missing since Monday.Photos contributed


Vegan-friendly fair foods

Raleigh, N.C. - The North Carolina State Fairis the time of year when most people indulge in fried meats and deserts, however, fairgoers who practice veganism are often left out. In order to help all fairgoers enjoy the N.C. State Fair, we have accumulated a list of vegan-friendly vendors. 1. Neomon