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'American Ninja Warrior' finds kidney donor for daughter

TRINITY, N.C. - Kenny Niemitalo may not have won the top prize on "American Ninja Warrior," but he came away from the show with something infinitely better - a kidney for his young daughter. Last year, when the 30-year-old Trinity man competed on the popular NBC reality competition program, he share

WRAL - 2017-11-24 16:01:00

Crash shuts down all lanes of Wade Avenue near I-440

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - A crash shut down all lanes in a section of Wade Avenue Friday morning, according to Raleigh police. The crash was reported around 7:30 a.m., according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Police said that all lanes of Wade Avenue, just east of the Interstate 44

WNCN.COM - 2017-11-24 13:30:27

Car slams into downtown Raleigh home; man inside killed, 3 kids uninjured

A car slammed into a home in downtown Raleigh Friday morning. One man was killed inside the home (Lauren Haviland/CBS North Carolina) RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - One man is dead after a car slammed into a house in downtown Raleigh early on Friday, according to Raleigh police. The crash happened around

WNCN.COM - 2017-11-24 10:20:59

Man dies when car crashes into Raleigh house

Raleigh, N.C. - A man died in Raleigh early Friday after a car crashed into a house where he was inside. The crash happened just after midnight. Three children were also inside the home in the 800 block of E. Lenoir St.; None were injured. Police arrested 19-year-old Etgar Edvardo Bautista-Montoya,

WRAL - 2017-11-24 07:04:00

Large police presence at Cameron Village bank in Raleigh

Photo by David Hurst/CBS North Carolina RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - A large police presence was seen at a bank at Cameron Village in Raleigh on Friday morning. By 11 a.m., several Raleigh police cars and a Wake County Sheriff's Office SUV were surrounding the First Citizens Bank at 2005 Clark Ave., whi

WNCN.COM - 2017-11-24 16:07:47

14-year-old gets 100 stitches after shark attack

Local NewsWake Arrests OpinionDRAUGHON DRAWS: Editorial Cartoons from CBC Opinion Out and AboutNightlife Photos FootballFootball: Garner practices ahead of third round (Nov. 22, 2017) Local NewsDurham authorities issue 145 speeding citations in 'Wild Turkey' operation Local NewsPolice: Body found on

WRAL - 2017-11-23 22:00:27

Hummingbird cafe and bar opens its doors

Raleigh, N.C. - Chef Coleen Speaks almost became an accountant. The successful caterer has a degree in it from Loyola University in New Orleans, but she never pursued it as a profession. The St. Louis native found joy throwing dinner parties and working in restaurants, including Emeril Lagasse's NOL

WRAL - 2017-11-24 14:15:00

Teen ejected, 3 other juveniles also injured in Raleigh crash

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - A teen driver was ejected and three other juveniles were injured in a single-vehicle crash on Friday morning in Raleigh, police said. The crash happened just after 11:10 a.m. along Bland Road near the intersection of Falls of Neuse Road, according to a news release from Raleig

WNCN.COM - 2017-11-24 18:31:56

'Home' For The Holidays

HARRISONBURG - It is not exactly easy for Magi Linscott to say where she's from originally. Growing up in a military family, "home" is a bit of a transient term. But in Our Community Place, she has found a place for fellowship, a place to belong and be involved in others' lives, a different kind of

DAILY NEWS-RECORD - 2017-11-24 03:07:00

JMU Event To Explore Diversity In Italian Cinema

The hashtag "#OscarsSoWhite" brought attention to Hollywood's lack of diversity, but Italian-Ghanaian director Fred Kudjo Kuwornu wants to show that it's not just a U.S. problem, but a global one. Kuwornu's 2016 documentary, "Blaxploitalian: 100 Years of Blackness in Italian Cinema" explores the pre

DAILY NEWS-RECORD - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

Farm at Sunnyside earns conservation honors

The 2017 Rappahannock County Bay-Friendly Farm Award has been presented to The Farm at Sunnyside in Harris Hollow along the banks of the Rush River. The annual Conservation Awards dinner was held in Culpeper and honors residents who have demonstrated leadership in the stewardship of local soil and w

RAPPAHANNOCK NEWS - 2017-11-24 13:28:15

In the face of cancer and a career coming to a close, Louisa football coach Mark Fischer reflects on the lives he's touched

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FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-11-24 02:00:00

Simplicity helps Santa Fund endure

Sometimes simple is better, and that may be why Central Virginia's homegrown Santa Fund has been a success for more than 120 years. Created in 1894 by The Daily Progress' founding publisher James H. Lindsey and now cosponsored by WINA radio, the children's charity begins its annual fund drive today


Local chefs share their holiday recipes

The Halloween sugar comas have passed and attention now turns to Thanksgiving, the holiday of home-cooked meals featuring family recipes from generations past. The Chef's Market Bonnie Jones and Phil Anderson opened The Chef's Market to share their love of food with the community. Featuring local ar


Announcements for Nov. 22 through Nov. 28

AARP Tax-Aide seeks volunteers to serve as tax counselors and greeters for low-income and middle-income taxpayers from February through April in the Charlottesville, Fluvanna and Lovingston areas. (434) 244-0451. Albemarle County School Board seeks volunteers through Dec. 1 to serve on the Long-Ra


Digital Only All Access Daily Progress

State government offices: Closing at noon on Wednesday, closed Thursday and Friday. Local government offices: Buckingham County, closed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Madison, Nelson, Orange, closing at noon Wednesday; Charlottesville, Louisa, closing at 1 p.m. Wednes


Shirley mom faces Leandra's Law charge, records show

A Shirley mother who police said crashed her car with her two children inside while she was high on drugs faces a felony Leandra's Law charge. Tara Fontana, 38, was arrested Wednesday after crashing her vehicle into a pole on Middle Island Road in Middle Island, injuring herself and her two childre

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-23 21:12:00

Shelter was warned about resident accused in attack, ex-employees say

Former manager and a caseworker wrote that they were concerned about veteran's mental health before he allegedly assaulted another resident in Yaphank. Michael Hunter is led out of the Sixth Precinct in Selden for arraignment in July 2017. Photo Credit: James Carbone Administrators of the Suffolk

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 18:36:00

Hamptons and North Fork Kids Events This Weekend: November 25-29

Enrich your kids' lives with these great events in the Hamptons and North Fork this weekend, November 25-27, 2017. Find more events at Events.DansPapers.com. THEATER The Three Little Pigs Build a Better House When: November 25, 11 a.m. Where: Bay Street Theater, 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor What: The th

DANSPAPERS.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Letter: Delaying zoning changes makes sense

To the Editors: Zoning regulations in town would already permit age-restricted housing. For example, any of the cluster housing developments that already exist near Town Center, such as Avalon, Village Walk, Glen River, River Ridge or Wilton Crest, could have been built to serve seniors. Regarding t

WILTONBULLETIN.COM - 2017-11-24 12:00:41