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Five alleged members of violent Raleigh street gang face federal indictments

Demetrice Regus Devine aka Respect, 34, of Raleigh; Dontaous Demond Devine aka Scooch and Boochie, 28, of Raleigh; Demetrius Deshaun Toney aka Meat, 24, of Raleigh; Brandon Jowan Mangum aka B-Easy, 28, of Knightdale, North Carolina; and Shaiona Marie Smith aka Slyfox, 22, of Raleigh, were charged in

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 22:49:00

Johnston man faces murder charge in heroin overdose

Smithfield, N.C. - A Johnston County man has been charged with second-degree murder in a drug overdose death, authorities said Friday. Justin Cole Bennett, 18, of Benson, died on Aug. 9 of a heroin overdose, and the Johnston County Sheriff's Office says Joshua John Novak, 24, of Beulah Milton Drive

WRAL - 2017-09-22 18:59:19

Multiple cocaine sales to one customer led to multiple charges, Raleigh police say

Police set up four purchases of cocaine from a Franklin County man before arresting him Thursday when he brought more of the drug to do a deal Thursday, according to charges listed in arrest papers. Roel Fernando Gutierrez-Villanueva, 30, of Bunn was charged with four counts of cocaine trafficking

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 15:52:00

Crews fish empty minivan from Neuse River near Clayton

Clayton, N.C. - A swift water rescue team fished a minivan out of the Neuse River on Saturday near Clayton, but no one was found inside. Crews were dispatched to the river at the N.C. Highway 42 East bridge just east of the city. Officials said rescue teams searched the Honda minivan and downstream

WRAL - 2017-09-23 18:07:00

Pair plan to get married at Bikefest in Raleigh this weekend

Dara Debusk (left) and Dan Rollins. Photo by Kelly Kennedy/CBS North Carolina RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Bikers from across the country are rolling through downtown Raleigh this weekend for the 13th annual Ray Price Capital City Bikefest. "It's not like any other rally we've ever been to," said Dan Ro

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-23 02:35:41

Raleigh journalist, her activist mother killed in Turkey

Raleigh, N.C. - A Raleigh journalist was found dead along with her mother while living in Istanbul, Turkey on Friday. Dr. Arouba Barakat and her daughter, Halla Barakat, who was born and raised in Raleigh, were discovered in their Istanbul home, after family and friends couldn't reach them for two d

WRAL - 2017-09-23 03:14:00

Hurricanes trim camp roster to 40

The Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday trimmed their training camp roster to 40 players ahead of the Canes' three-game preseason road trip. Assigned to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League were: forwards Clark Bishop, Warren Foegele, Steven Lorentz, Andrew Poturalski, Nick Schilkey, Spe

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-23 19:39:00

Maria's track shifts slightly west, could bring 'direct impacts' to NC

Raleigh, N.C. - The forecast track of Hurricane Maria shifted slightly west early Saturday morning, bringing a small sliver of North Carolina's coast into the cone of uncertainty. The Category 3 storm is weakening as it moves north into waters cooled by Tropical Storm Jose, but Maria still threatens

WRAL - 2017-09-23 12:18:18

For Raleigh Mayor: Nancy McFarlane

When it comes to electing a mayor of Raleigh, there is usually no suspense and rarely any intrigue. The races typically involve a strong incumbent against a long-shot opponent and the issues involve the mundane and the perennial: potholes, parks, zoning, trash collection and taxes. This year is diff

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-23 21:00:00

Is it Alzheimer's or just old age?

Not long ago, I started working with a client who was becoming increasingly forgetful. Her children, who lived in another state, hired me after a recent trip home to celebrate Mom's 80th birthday. As often happens when there are long separations, certain changes (or declines) can seem more pronounce

WRAL - 2017-09-23 11:00:00

Police: Child in critical but stable condition after accidental shooting in Raleigh

Raleigh, N.C. - A child is in critical but stable condition after being accidentally shot in the chest in Raleigh on Friday night, police said. Raleigh police responded around 9:15 p.m. to a shooting at a home on Farmwell Road. When officers arrived, they found one juvenile who was shot in the chest

WRAL - 2017-09-23 19:24:38

Raleigh police search for man who robbed bank

Raleigh, N.C. - Police are searching for a man who robbed a bank in Raleigh on Saturday morning. Officers were dispatched around 10:51 a.m. to a robbery call at the Peoples Bank branch located at 3023 Capital Blvd. Police said the suspect walked into the bank and passed a note to the teller, who com

WRAL - 2017-09-23 16:48:00

At Raleigh vigil, stories of loved ones and suffering from Mexico earthquake

Laura Lopez lives in Wake County. Her parents live in Oaxaca. Their home has cracks in it and their kitchen has completely collapsed. They live in one of the areas suffering after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked Mexico City and many surrounding areas. She said her parents are cooking and sleeping

ABC11.COM - 2017-09-23 02:33:18

Parents react to new Wake County school assignment plan

CARY, N.C. (WNCN) - Citing "hardship" and worrying about "chaos," some parents are pushing Wake County's school board to reconsider next year's students assignment plan, which was released earlier this week. Since Tuesday, parents have posted on the school system's website both concerns and appreci

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-22 02:57:56

Firefighter faces indecent exposure charge

A Rocky Mount firefighter is scheduled to face a Wake County judge today on an indecent exposure charge after being arrested last week in Garner. Garner police arrested Anthony Ladd, 35, Sept. 14 in the parking lot of the Target store at 1040 Timber East Drive in Garner after an unidentified woman r

ROCKY MOUNT TELEGRAM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Raleigh police plan weekend DWI checkpoint at undisclosed location

Raleigh, N.C. - Raleigh police plan to hold a multi-agency DWI checkpoint somewhere in the city beginning Friday night and ending early Saturday morning. The police department said the checkpoint will add to its normal DWI enforcement activities. Identifying and arresting impaired drivers is a prima

WRAL - 2017-09-22 11:00:20

Who are the Triangle's best surgeons? New data provides scores and rankings.

The Triangle, long known as a hub for world-class health care, is home to three surgeons who rank in the top 1 percent of doctors in their surgical specialty, according to data released to The News & Observer. One of the region's top-ranked surgeons, Bradley Vaughn, is a knee and hip specialist who

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 20:00:00

Unhappy hour: Truck with 40,000 pounds of vodka overturns

CLAYTON, N.C. (AP) - A tractor trailer full of vodka has overturned on a North Carolina highway and it may take until happy hour to clean up the mess. Clayton police said on Twitter that the truck tipped on its side around 5:45 a.m. Thursday on U.S. Highway 70, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) southea

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-21 18:44:20

Cary Candidates Discuss Growth and Transit in Civil Forum

Cary, NC - With Election Day in three weeks, candidates for the Town Council races in Cary gathered to answer questions and discuss their positions on affordable housing, transit and partisan divide in North Carolina.To see candidate questionnaires sent to CaryCitizen, look at our Candidate 2017 ser

CARYCITIZEN.COM - 2017-09-22 15:37:18

Charmin offers year's supply of toilet paper to 'Mad Pooper' if she turns herself in

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sinclair Broadcast Group) - Charmin is offering a year's supply of toilet paper to the woman who has been defecating outside a Colorado family's home if she turns herself in. The Budde family, of Colorado Springs, says the suspect they call "The Mad Pooper" has been running

MYRDCTV.COM - 2017-09-22 15:50:15