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Surveillance video shows thief snatching gifts from Garner porch
As delivery truck drivers drop off packages on porches throughout the Triangle, thieves are just as quickly waiting in the wings ready to scoop them up. The home security company Safewise just named the Raleigh-Durham as one of the Top 10 metro areas in the country where porch pirates are striking m
From her Garner home, this local mom is creating new worlds for her popular YA novels
Her friends and neighbors know Gwen Holt by her "muggle name," as she says, but the Garner mom also lives a double life as a YA author - Leigh Statham. And Statham is racking up the books and honors. In February, she'll come out with her fourth YA novel, "Imani Unraveled." She is the winner of the 2
List: Triangle restaurants open Christmas Day
Not in the mood to cook on Christmas Eve or Day? These local restaurants will be open, but make sure to call for reservations!. 41Hundred (4100 Main at North Hills Street, Raleigh) - Located in the Renaissance Raleigh North Hills, this restaurant is offering a special Christmas Eve menu from 3 to 6
Suspect sought after Smithfield man killed in assault, deputies say
A Smithfield man died during an assault Monday night and a Clayton man is wanted in the incident, deputies said Tuesday. The incident was reported just before 10:40 p.m. at 1516 Braswell Road in Smithfield, according to a news release from the Johnston County Sheriff's Office.
Crews responding to Garner duplex fire
GARNER, N.C. (WTVD) -- Multiple crews are on scene after reports of heavy fire at a duplex in Garner. A call came in just before 11 a.m. for reports of heavy fire near 519 Woodland Road.
North Carolina Guardsman’s death under investigation
National Guard Explosive Ordnance Detachment technician, his unit had repeatedly requested better equipment and training but were denied because of a lack of funds, according to documents obtained by The New York Times. Sgt. James Slape, 24, a soldier with the North Carolina Guard’s 430th Ordnance=
Wake County Animal Center drops dog adoption fess to $25
WAKE COUNTY (WTVD) -- Looking to add a furry friend to your family?. Well, the Wake County Animal Center is making that process a little bit easier. From Dec. 17 - 23, adoption fees for pets six months and older will be reduced. Dogs will cost $25 and cats are "name your price."
Five females arrested in Raleigh, charged with theft campaign against two Belk stores
RALEIGH — Three women and a girl from Whitakers and a woman from Rocky Mount face charges of running a shoplifting operation that netted more than $1,900 in merchandise from Belk stores in Raleigh and Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, last week.
Soldier from Holly Springs held on $1 million bond after arrest on child sex charges
HOLLY SPRINGS, N.C. (WNCN) - A U.S. Army soldier from Holly Springs is being held on a $1 million bond while facing several child sex offenses after he was arrested Friday, according to Wake County arrest records.
Driver at-large after flipping vehicle, leaving injured passenger behind in Raleigh
RALEIGH, N.C. (WRAL) — Police are searching for a man who took off running after flipping his vehicle early Tuesday morning with a female passenger inside the car. Officers say the man lost control and flipped the vehicle on Lake Wheeler Road, near S. Saunders Street, around 2 a.m. The vehicle lande
How will Durham spend $2.4 million in taxpayer money? Here's what 300 people want so far.
Dec. 17--DURHAM -- Durham is going to spend $2.4 million on projects its residents will get to pick. You don't need to be a registered voter or U.S. citizen. Or even an adult. You just need to be a Durhamite at least 13 years old.
Wet weather, wind patterns causing stench from South Wake Landfill to spread
HOLLY SPRINGS, N.C. (WNCN) — It seems the recent wet and wintry weather is wreaking havoc on more than just our local roads. For some people in southern Wake County, it's causing problems that really stink.
Infant taken to hospital after fight at Raleigh apartment
RALEIGH (WTVD) -- An infant is in the hospital after Raleigh police said the child was hurt during a domestic argument early Monday morning. The incident happened before 1 a.m. at Cedar Point Apartments on Sandy Forks Road near Suburban Drive.
Man Gets Creepy 'Wake-Up Call' From His Security Camera
Voice claiming to be 'white hat' hacker came out of Arizona man's Nest Cam IQ camera. (Newser) – When your security camera makes you feel less secure, there might be a problem. Especially when a voice emanating from the other end claims to be a "white hat hacker" from the "Anonymous Calgary Hivemind
NC woman will buy her dream home with almost half a million Cash 5 jackpot
Raleigh, N.C. (FOX Carolina) -- Jewel Thorne of Spring Hope, North Carolina said she plans to buy her dream home after winning a $427,896 Cash 5 jackpot. “I’m finally going to get my own house,” Thorne said. “It’s a wonderful feeling to know I won’t have to pay rent. Plus, I’ll be able to make sure
Hope Mills moves ahead with police, fire complex
HOPE MILLS — The town Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Monday night to move ahead with building a new police and fire complex near the existing departments adjacent to Town Hall.
Crash slows traffic on I-40 near Garner
A crash has stalled traffic on westbound Interstate 40 near U.S. Highway 70. The crash occurred in Garner near Exit 306 for the Clayton Bypass. Drive times between N.C. Highway 42 and Interstate 440 were as high as 85 minutes.
After fraud probe, new primary may replace GOP candidate
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Legislation quickly passed by North Carolina’s lawmakers this week would prepare a path for Republicans to dump their nominee in a still-undecided U.S. House race marred with ballot fraud allegations.
Warrants: Man dropped infant son, punched woman at Raleigh apartment
Raleigh, N.C. — A baby boy was taken to the hospital early Monday after he was dropped twice at a Raleigh apartment, according to arrest warrants. According to officials, the 3-month-old was present during a domestic dispute at an apartment located at 7101 Sandy Forks Road.
Raleigh man charged in fatal Sanford shooting
Sanford, N.C. — A Raleigh man has been charged in a weekend shooting at a community center in Sanford that left one man dead, police said Monday. Quanterris D. Baldwin, 28, of 3004 Riverbrooke Drive, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Derrick Dion Williams. He was being held without