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A woman was upset by racist doll at NC bank. Turns out it’s a ‘Walking Dead’ figurine.

RALEIGH, N.C. — A customer at a Raleigh credit union says she was offended by “a black doll with a noose around its neck and hands tied behind its back” on an employee’s desk. It turns out the doll is a figurine depicting a character from the zombie-themed television show “The Walking Dead.”Stacey S

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-05-24 18:37:00

Raleigh police charge man held 3 adults, promoted prostitution for 7 months

A 32-year-old Raleigh man held three women and offered them as prostitutes from mid-October through this week, according to arrest warrants sworn out Wednesday.The warrants named Charles Allen Hodge and list his address as Malibu Drive.Hodge was charged with three counts of holding an adult in invol

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-05-24 12:22:00

Law enforcement won't protest release of video in Raleigh man's beating

Rick Gammon, the Raleigh attorney representing Cameron Broadwell, the deputy charged with felonious assault and willfully failing to discharge duties, submitted his response on Thursday to a petition for release of the video footage from The News & Observer and WRAL.

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-05-24 19:22:00

2nd lockdown reported at Raleigh high school in 10 days

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Just 10 days after a lockdown at Sanderson High School in Raleigh, there was another one on Thursday afternoon, officials said.

CBS17.COM - 2018-05-24 22:24:26

Trump pardons heavyweight Jack Johnson, who died in Raleigh's segregated hospital

Jack Johnson, the flamboyant, cigar-chomping, heavyweight champion won a long-sought pardon from President Trump Thursday, a posthumous reprieve for a crime tinged with racist attitudes of his day.

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-05-24 14:29:00

Silver Alert issued for 27-year-old Raleigh man :: WRAL.com

Authorities said Jarrell Marquis Jones, 27, was last seen leaving 3908 Iverson Street, traveling toward New Hope Road, at about noon.

WRAL - 2018-05-23 20:14:18

Raleigh's Newton Road to be closed months for sinkhole repair

Close to four inches of rain fell in north Raleigh within an hour and a half, officials said. This overwhelmed the stormwater infrastructure on Newton Road and caused more erosion at the entrance of the impaired double 72-inch diameter stormwater pipe, leading to its failure and the water main break

ABC11.COM - 2018-05-24 20:06:27

Woman had children serve as 'lookouts' while she stole video games from Target, police say

A woman is accused of using two children as "lookouts" while she stole video games from a Target store in Raleigh.Police believe Ashley Nicole Reed, 29, of Jacksonville stole 34 Nintendo Switch video games from Target on Old Wake Forest Road on Wednesday, according to an arrest warrant.Investigators

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-05-24 16:18:00

Raleigh neighborhood says its a target for break-ins

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Homeowners in the Meadows at Eagle Chase community said they’re being targeted. According to CrimeMapping.com, eight homes and cars have been broken into in this community in the last month.

CBS17.COM - 2018-05-25 02:41:42

Raleigh man accused of throwing chair, assaulting officer while fleeing arrest

Police responded to a report of an assault around 11 p.m. in the 200 block of Wolfe Street in downtown Raleigh after it was reported that William Boone Young, 30, of 308 S. Blount St., threw a chair at two victims and attempted to assault another victim while being escorted out of a building.

CBS17.COM - 2018-05-24 13:47:49

Elkin man wanted on murder charge after NCSHP trooper dies in crash

Officials say just before 11 p.m., troopers tried to stop a black BMW that drove through a checkpoint. During the chase, Trooper Samuel N. Bullard crashed, and died at the scene.


Player who nearly died reunites with first responders in Raleigh

First responders Greg Rodevick, who's been with Wake County for 10 years, and Rich Eldridge, who has worked in the county for nine years, were at the arena that night and jumped in to do CPR. They also used an AED to bring him back to life.


Massive sinkhole swallows part of Raleigh road

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - A massive sinkhole has closed Newton Road following a night of heavy rains.The hole, which is 20 to 25 feet deep, has closed the entire road.One of two pipes running under the road collapsed and another became blocked. Water pouring from those pipes eroded soil under the road.


ALERT DAY: Wednesday brings severe weather threat

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Another round of springs storms will move through central North Carolina Wednesday, bringing with it the threat of severe storms. The CBS 17 Storm Team is calling Wednesday a SEVERE WEATHER ALERT DAY for central North Carolina.


Daughter of Raleigh nursing home patient: 'I didn't want to believe he was being abused' :: WRAL.com

Raleigh, N.C.— As state regulators investigate patient abuse allegations at a north Raleigh nursing home, the daughter of the patient involved said Tuesday that seeing how her father was treated was like a nightmare.


SWAT on scene as shooting under investigation in Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Police, SWAT and an armored vehicle responded to the scene of a shooting in Raleigh on Tuesday morning.


911 callers reported armed man before controversial Raleigh arrest

Hinton ignored commands to get on the ground, and physically resisted when the officers handcuffed him, warrants say. Hinton also hit the K-9, Loki, in the head and face.


Police: Man hit with DWI while on 4-wheeler in Garner parking lot

Officers said they found an impaired Ifoma Fowler, 45, operating an ATV and took him into custody.


RALEIGH CHURCH VAN CRASH: 2 killed and 12 injured in Raleigh church van crash

"When you see something like this, your first reaction is to help, help do something,” she said.


Several dead after Wake County crash involving church van :: WRAL.com

Authorities responded to the crash on Barham Siding Road and Zebulon Road, northeast of Rolesville, at about 5:30 p.m. and a helicopter, police cars, firetrucks and ambulances were visible at the scene.