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2-car crash shuts down multiple lanes of Capital Boulevard near Wake Forest

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (WNCN) — A two-vehicle crash shut down multiple lanes on Capital Boulevard near Wake Forest on Friday morning. The crash occurred around 6:45 a.m. in the 10000 block of Capital Boulevard near a service road that runs adjacent to Capital Boulevard.


Silver Alert issued for missing 19-year-old

Mount Olive, N.C. — A Silver Alert was issued for a missing 19-year-old on Saturday. Kareim Stabel was last seen at 8609 Stonegate Drive, in Raleigh. Stabel is 6 feet tall and weighs 180 pounds. He is believed to be suffering from a cognitive impairment.


Flesh-eating bacteria nearly killed Wake Forest widow robbed during husband's funeral

Wake Forest, N.C. — It happens to reporters often -- one interview leads to another story that they feel must also be shared. The last 12 months were hard for Kathleen, who came down with a very rare disease that nearly took her life in Feb. 2018.


Woman critically injured after shooting in Durham

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- A woman was severely injured Saturday evening after being shot, officials say. It happened in the 400 block of East Pilot Street near Eagle Point Apartments around 7:45 p.m.


NC Picks New Elections Board Members In Tainted County

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – The North Carolina county at the heart of a ballot-collection scandal that forced a new congressional election is getting a clean slate of elections overseers.


Veterans nonprofit founder calls accused Wake County scammer a 'carnival barker on the corner'

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – GoFundMe is taking action following CBS 17’s reporting on the arrest of a man this month who’s accused of soliciting donations for veterans but keeping that money for himself.


Man accused of walking into North Carolina Barnes and Noble store and firing pellet gun

CARY, N.C. — An 18-year-old man is accused of walking into a Barnes and Noble bookstore in Cary and firing a pellet gun. WTVD reported that Jonathan Kyle Courtney, 18, of Cary, was charged with two counts of felony assault with a deadly weapon and one count of discharging a barreled weapon into an o


Wake County Students to Have Muslim Holy Day Off

WAKE COUNTY, N.C. -- Beginning in 2021, Wake County students will have a day off from school on a Muslim holy day. The Wake County Board of Education voted Tuesday to approve the academic calendar for the 2020-2021 school year.


New search warrants reveal at least 60 guns seized from North Carolina home after Diana Keel’s disappearance

NASHVILLE, N.C. — New search warrants show at least 60 guns and three knives were seized from the Keel home after Diana’s disappearance, according to WTVD. The search warrants were tracked down by ABC11 the same day Rexford Lynn Keel was returned from Arizona to face a murder charge in his wife’s de


School construction debate part of a larger infrastructure crisis for NC

The current debate in Raleigh over how to address the billions of dollars in school construction needs is part of a much larger discussion about how to maintain and build the physical infrastructure that makes modern life possible. A new report documents how declining public investments have left Am


Raleigh man charged with raping family member 46 years ago

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- A Raleigh man has been charged in a rape that happened 46 years ago and involving an underage family member. The victim called police in February to report that William Toney-Linell Harris raped her in January 1973 while she was visiting North Carolina with her mother.


Princeton Falls In NCAA Heartbreaker To No. 17 Kentucky, 82-77

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Princeton Tigers dropped a heartbreaker to the No. 17 Kentucky Wildcats, 82-77, at the Reynolds Coliseum in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday afternoon.


14-year-old boy killed in shooting near Raleigh apartment complex, father says

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- A 14-year-old boy was killed in a shooting in Raleigh overnight, the boy's father tells ABC11. Police have not confirmed any details about the shooting, including that it was fatal.


Man dies after Durham house fire

Durham, N.C. — A Durham house fire killed one person Saturday, authorities said. Emergency officials responded to the fire, at 1205 W. Horseshoe Road, at 1:40 a.m. Three people were in the house when the fire broke out, and one was able to escape.


Durham police investigate shooting

Durham, N.C. — Durham police were investigating Saturday night after a woman was shot in the 400 block of E. Pilot Street. Authorities said the shooting happened at about 7:45 p.m., and that the woman suffered serious injuries.


Zebulon man with kidney failure in search of donor

ZEBULON, N.C. (WTVD) -- A Zebulon man on the verge of dialysis is desperately searching for a kidney. "Sometimes there are days where I'm extremely tired. I may feel lethargic, I'm not able to do as much as other days," explained Demetrick Phillips.


N.C. State Women’s Basketball Corrals Maine in NCAA Tournament First Round

RALEIGH, N.C. – All of the No. 14 seed Maine University Black Bears’ chances of knocking off the No. 3 seed North Carolina State University Wolfpack in the first round of the NCAA Tournament were shot when their two scoring leaders went scoreless in the first half.


Warrant: Patient gives WakeMed worker a concussion

Raleigh, N.C. — A patient at WakeMed Hospitals was arrested Wednesday after, police say, he assaulted an employee there who was trying to care for him. Timothy Jamison Clemons II, 27, of 217 HoyleHolly Trace in Wendell, allegedly kneed the victim in the head, causing that person to have a concussion


Wegmans Set to Open New Locations in 2019

ROCHESTER, NY - Expansion is front and center for New York-based grocer Wegmans, as the retailer has plans to open 17 new stores, at least three of which are set to open in 2019. While the first three stores will open in Virginia Beach, Virginia; Raleigh, North Carolina; and Brooklyn, New York, the


Serena Williams withdraws from Miami Open with knee injury

RALEIGH, North Carolina, March 23 (Reuters) - Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Miami Open with a left knee injury, tournament officials said on Saturday. It is the second consecutive WTA event in which the American has been unable to continue, after her retirement from last week's tournament i