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Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

5 Fun Things To Do For Under $30 In Raleigh-Durham This Weekend

The weekend is here, and it's time to let loose and have some fun. But if you're short on cash, never fear: we've rounded up five intriguing events taking place around Raleigh-Durham this weekend, all of which won't set you back more than three Hamiltons. Here's where to go if you want to have fun w

ABC11.COM - 2018-03-17 02:03:56

Flowers in the trash can: Check out all five of Raleigh's trash can bouquets

I wrote earlier this week about the N.C. Museum of Art's trash can bouquets, giant floral collections that use city of Raleigh trash cans as their vase. The series promotes the museum's annual Art in Bloom event, which runs March 22 to March 25 and will feature more than 50 florists from around the

WRAL - 2018-03-16 18:15:24

Luenell heads to Raleigh, wants to make friends

Raleigh, N.C. - Fresh off a fabulous birthday celebration in Los Angeles, Luenell arrived in Raleigh "exhausted" but ready to entertain audiences this weekend at Goodnights Comedy Club. People who go see Luenell often get more than just her telling jokes on stage. As she said during a Thursday after

WRAL - 2018-03-16 14:21:00

Bullets flew outside Raleigh's Club Amnesia, police account says

A man with blood on his face and shirt came out of Club Amnesia in the early morning hours of March 10, then returned a few minutes later and began shooting at a group of people, according to a search warrant application from Raleigh police. When the man opened fire, a security guard working at the

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-03-16 16:20:00

Traffic alert: Gorman Street ramp on to Raleigh's Beltline closing for the weekend | News & Observer

The entrance ramp from Gorman Street onto eastbound Interstate 40 will be closed from about 6 p.m. Thursday, March 15, through the weekend so workers can dig it up and replace it. The ramp is expected to reopen in time for Monday morning rush hour. In the meantime, drivers wishing to go east on I-40


A closer look at how authorities nabbed 76 in multi-state child exploitation operation

RALEIGH, NC (WNCN) - A traveling pastor, a daycare worker, and a magician are among the dozens arrested and accused of crimes involving young children. During the bust, 76 people ages 17 to 73 were arrested as part of a child exploitation operation spanning eight states, officials said. Thirteen chi

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-17 17:32:56

Man charged with robbing drug store of $6K in opiate drugs

Cary police this week accused a 19-year-old of robbing two pharmacy employees at gunpoint of more than $6,000 in opiate medications. Jordan Alec Gentri, of 384 Clayton Pointe Drive in Clayton, has been charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, according to an arrest warrant filed Friday at the W

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-03-16 22:22:00

Apex police make human trafficking arrests

A week after raiding an Apex hotel and arresting one man for promoting prostitution and citing four women for soliciting prostitution, police are urging the public to be on the lookout for signs of human trafficking. The raid on March 9 occurred as part of a joint operation with the Salvation Army P

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-03-16 23:40:00

Video producer captured historic downtown Raleigh fire in local band's music video

Raleigh, N.C. - Exactly one year ago, the historic downtown Raleigh fire lit up the sky, destroying a construction site and damaging 11 surrounding buildings. The fire is not what Ian Dunne set out to capture on camera on March 16, 2017.Complete coverage: Downtown Raleigh fire causes devastation "I

WRAL - 2018-03-17 03:40:00

Child pornography task force arrests 76 in the Southeast

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina authorities say 76 people have been arrested in eight southeastern states on charges of child pornography or otherwise exploiting children. The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation announced Friday that the operation involved more than 200 law enforcement

WMDT.COM - 2018-03-17 15:01:50

Garner Magnet High School student charged after bringing handgun, drugs to school

A 17-year-old was charged Wednesday after he was found with a gun at Garner Magnet High School. Garner police said James Tyrone Davis Jr. was charged with possession of a weapon on a school campus and possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana after he was found with a Ruger handgun at the


Durham woman charged in hit-and-run of elderly man, police say

Durham, N.C. - Police charged a Durham woman Wednesday in a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a 60-year-old man. Authorities said Tracey Hartman, 34, of Durham, was driving a red 2006 Honda Accord around 2 a.m. Wednesday on Liberty Street near Spruce Street when she hit Raul Moreno. Respondin


Destination: Raleigh Little Theatre's teaching theater gets major makeover, opens Friday with family show

Raleigh Little Theatre will unveil a couple of things on Friday. "Beanstalk! The Musical," part of its youth series, opens for young audiences and offers a light-hearted take on the classic fairy tale about Jack and a giant vine. The show runs on select days through April 1. And it will be the very

WRAL - 2018-03-16 00:30:00

Harris Teeter deals 3/14: Eggs, shredded cheese, asparagus, avocados, Scott

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Police Sgt. says Raleigh's new pay structure unfair to him

The Raleigh Civil Service Commission voted in favor of the city of Raleigh to dismiss the grievance of a Raleigh police officer who said the new pay structure is unfair to him, said Brian Lewis, of the Raleigh Police Protective Association. The officer who filed the grievance, Sgt. Jeff Malzahn, sai

ABC11.COM - 2018-03-15 19:02:42

Residents on edge after several break-ins in Raleigh's Five Points

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Residents in Raleigh's Five Points neighborhood are feeling unsettled after several home break-ins were reported within the past few weeks. "I haven't been sleeping that much," said Kristen Bennett. "You hear things, like OK great is that someone coming in my basement?" Bennet

CBS17.COM - 2018-03-16 03:14:51

Heavy police presence at Harnett County school, students being evacuated

Students are being evacuated from Triton High School after heavy police presence on campus. Officers were called to the school Thursday morning after receiving reports of a possible threat. A parent told ABC11 students are being transferred to Genry Primary, located at 114 Porter Drive, where parent


Durham police searching for driver behind fatal hit-and-run crash

Durham police are searching for the driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash earlier this month. Authorities said officers responded to the 1100 block of N. Hyde Park Avenue near Lowry Avenue at about 9 p.m. on March 1 and found 59-year-old Levonne Rish lying in the street. Rish was

WRAL - 2018-03-15 20:03:26