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Raleigh man accused of fracturing baby's skull during Valentine's Day assault

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A Raleigh man is behind bars after beating his girlfriend's baby, causing a skull fracture, according to court documents. Michael Buchanan, 23, is facing one count of intentional child abuse causing serious bodily injury.


Garner Walgreens worker critical after shooting, store remains closed

GARNER, N.C. (WTVD) -- Newly-released radio traffic sheds insight into the police response aftertwo employees were shot Thursday inside the Walgreens on US-70 in Garner. "Raleigh to Garner units, have a shooting at the Walgreens," said radio traffic from Garner. "... They're advising the pharmacist


Pharmacy manager one of two shot at Walgreens after dispute, suspect identified

By Emmy Victor, WRAL reporter, Adam Owens, WRAL anchor/reporter, and Deborah Strange, WRAL digital journalist. Garner, N.C. — A pharmacy manager was one of two people shot Thursday morning after an altercation at a Garner drugstore, according to the victim's friends.


Pedestrian struck by vehicle on New Bern Avenue in Raleigh, police say

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Raleigh police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on New Bern Avenue in Raleigh Friday afternoon. The collision occurred at approximately 1:09 p.m. near the intersection of New Bern Avenue and S. Pettigrew Street, police said.


Adopted daughter gives North Carolina pastor transplant

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) — Billy Houze is the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Lawndale. An area of the state that’s in desperate need. “We’re in the upper part of Cleveland County, which is the poorest part of the county,” Houze said.


Garner officer's rifle stolen from patrol vehicle at his Johnston County home

GARNER, N.C. (WNCN) - Garner police and the Johnston County Sheriff's Office are working together to recover a rifle that was stolen out of a Garner's officer's vehicle. Sometime between Monday night and Tuesday morning, a service rifle was stolen from an off-duty Garner officer's patrol vehicle at


Black Widow Killer is North Carolina's oldest woman on death row

In October of 1990, President George H.W. Bush condemned Iraq's takeover of Kuwait. Famed American conductor Leonard Bernstein, composer of "West Side Story," died at 72. And a meteorite exploded above the Pacific Ocean.


21-year-old man sentenced to prison for Clayton greenway attack

CLAYTON — A 21-year-old man pleaded guilty last week to attacking and robbing a high school teacher on a greenway in Clayton last year. Satchel Tobias Needham was sentenced to 15 months to 27 months in prison after he was convicted of assault inflicting serious injury and common law robbery, Clayton


2 people hit, killed by Amtrak trains on same Raleigh-to-Charlotte route just 30 minutes apart

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- Two people were hit and killed by Amtrak trains on the same Raleigh-to Charlotte route Thursday afternoon,according to our newsgathering partners at the News & Observer.


North Carolina’s election fraud scandal is heading toward a dramatic resolution

More than a month into the new Congress, there is still no United States Representative from North Carolina’s Ninth Congressional District. A state hearing on Monday should finally bring some clarity to one of the most bizarre election scandals in recent memory.


I-Team: NC undocumented immigrants say a wall wouldn't have stopped them

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- They may not exist on paper, but we know they're here. The ABC11 I-Team spoke with several undocumented immigrants about their stories, including how they entered the United States and how they're surviving in North Carolina. According to the Pew Research Center, the Tar Heel


Medical clinic for Clayton subdivision

CLAYTON — UNC Physicians Network is locating a medical facility in Flowers Crossroads at Flowers Plantation. The 10,000 square-foot facility will offer a full range of primary care and specialty services.


North Carolina’s Craft Spirits Are Ready to Take Off Like Craft Beer Did a Decade Ago—Unless the ABC Commission Gets in the Way

Rytas Vilgalys discovered the recipe for Krupnikas in an old cookbook a generation after his family fled Soviet-occupied Lithuania following World War II. In their home in Durham, where the family settled after Rytas became a Duke biology professor, his son Rim remembers watching him hunched over a


Mother searches for answers 2 years after son's murder outside North Carolina mall

LENOIR, N.C. - A mother from Lenoir is still hoping for answers two years after her son was murdered outside a popular mall in North Carolina. Wezley Tugman was gunned down at the Four Seasons Town Centre Mall in Greensboro in 2017.


NC State visits Duke in biggest matchup this weekend in ACC

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference:. North Carolina State at No. 2 Duke shapes up as the best matchup of a weekend in which none of the ACC’s six Top 25 teams play each other. How do the first-place Blue Devils (22-2, 10-1) follow up after pulling o


Clayton girl's letter to police helps make road outside Powhatan Elementary safer

A third grader in Clayton decided to take action when traffic made her feel unsafe on her walk to school. Aubrey Clark, 8, said cars on Vinson Road, outside of Powhatan Elementary School, don’t always stop to allow students to cross the street.


Apex man now charged with murder in high-speed crash that shut down US-1

CARY, N.C. (WTVD) -- A man now faces a murder charge in connection with aJanuary crash that sent two people to the hospital. Timothy Cox, 24, of Apex, was speeding at more than 100 mph Jan. 16 during rush hour on US-1 southbound near Cary when he lost control and struck another vehicle.


9 Investigates: Calls for trampoline park regulations in North Carolina

HICKORY, N.C. - Grayson Huffman, 20, is learning how to get around on crutches, unable to put weight on his right foot for another month. [ALSO READ: Father warns parents after son breaks both ankles at Hickory trampoline park]


Man charged in stabbing that injured 3 in Raleigh

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- A man has been charged in connection with a stabbing that injured three people Wednesday night in Raleigh. Officials say 19-year-old Joshua Surles, of Idlewild Avenue, has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and assault inflicting serious bodily


Jurors see surveillance video of shootout inside Raleigh motel

Raleigh, N.C. — Jurors in the murder trial of Seaga Edward Gillard on Friday got to see surveillance video that shows the moment two people were shot to death in a Raleigh motel.