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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.


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.


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.


Mark Harris' son warned him about operative in North Carolina scandal

In emotional testimony Wednesday, the son of North Carolina Republican Mark Harris said he warned his father about the absentee ballot strategy used by Leslie McCrae Dowless, the political operative now at the center of an election fraud scandal in the state's 9th Congressional District.


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.


$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.


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?


Middle Creek shocks No. 4 Holly Springs, advances to SWAC title game

Garner, N.C. — The Middle Creek Mustangs had come so close to knocking off Holly Springs in the two regular season meetings between the teams, falling by five points on the road and two points at home.


Transgender woman has asked to be moved from a men’s prison. So far, NC has said no.

LILLINGTON — In 2017, Kanautica Zayre-Brown had the last of several surgeries changing from male to female, a final and irreversible step on her long-desired path to becoming a woman.


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.


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.


Gas Prices Skyrocket Across North Carolina; Prices in the High Country Hovering Near State Average

Gas prices are on the rise in the Carolinas and across the country. North Carolina’s $2.27 average is 12 cents higher than this time last week, four cents higher than yesterday and 16 cents higher than this time last month. South Carolina’s $2.12 average is 12 cents higher on the week and four cents


NC elections board calls Mark Harris to testify

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Republican holding a slim lead in the country's last undecided congressional election is expected to explain why he stuck with a North Carolina political operative with a shady track record that even the GOP candidate thought about protesting in the past.


Two cars overturn, two people injured in Harnett County wrong-way crash

Harnett County, N.C. — Two people were injured following a wrong-way crash Wednesday night in Harnett County. Authorities said a driver was traveling south in the northbound lane of N.C. Highway 421 when a car traveling north swerved to avoid it, and got side-swiped by another vehicle before being s


Wake County wants to unload Crooked Creek – and Fuquay-Varina is happy to take it

A property with a controversial history soon could belong to Fuquay-Varina. Town leaders voted unanimously Tuesday night to begin negotiations with Wake County to receive the 143-acre property that once was Crooked Creek Golf Course. A day earlier, Wake County commissioners voted unanimously to offe


ICE Cracks Down in North Carolina

A decision made my North Carolina lawmakers has sparked controversy this week as prison inmates are being released from prisons across the state, resulting in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arresting more than 200 undocumented immigrants between Monday and Thursday of last week.


Here's how much a ticket to see Duke vs North Carolina will cost

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — One of, if not the greatest rivalry in all of college basketball will tip off Wednesday night when the No. 1 ranked Duke Blue Devils host No. 8 North Carolina.


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.


Train hits police car in Durham

Durham, N.C. — A train hit an unoccupied police car in Durham on Thursday morning. The Durham police cruiser was parked as officers were searching for suspects in a possible robbery.


Don't miss these 5 top-rated movies screening around Apex

Want to see a movie, but not sure what's worthwhile? Check out this week's lineup of acclaimed movies showing on the big screen in and around Apex. Read on for the highest rated films to catch, based on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes' Tomatometer Score, which reflects the opinions of hundreds of