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Consignment sales in Cary, Wake Forest this week

We have two children's consignment sales in the area this week. First United Methodist Church of Cary's annual sale starts Friday. Public shopping hours are 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, and 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Saturday. Some items are half off on Saturday. The general public also can shop from 6 p.m. to

WRAL - 2017-09-19 23:08:00

Father of man shot in Knightdale: He shouldn't have shoplifted, but he shouldn't have been shot

Deondrea Branch (photos courtesy of the family) KNIGHTDALE, N.C. (WNCN) - Deandre Branch was shot in the neck Monday evening. Police said he was shot by a woman working in a building that he ran in to as he fled police. His father, Willie Mitchener Jr., said he may never walk again.CLICK FOR MORE

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-21 03:48:59

Raleigh man charged with rape, kidnapping

Raleigh, N.C. - A Raleigh man was arrested after allegedly kidnapping and raping a woman on Wednesday. Charles Hicks Edgerton, 46, was charged with first-degree kidnapping, second-degree forcible sex offense and second-degree forcible rape, according to arrest warrants. He was jailed under a $300,00

WRAL - 2017-09-21 13:38:01

Report: Fatal plane crash during 'American Made' film blamed in part on Tom Cruise

The loved ones of two people who died during a plane crash while filming for "American Made" claim Tom Cruise is partially to blame for it. The Blast reports from court documents that the families of Alan Purwin and Carlos Berl believe the famous actor and director Doug Liman "contributed to the cir

MYRDCTV.COM - 2017-09-20 14:22:27

Lidl Deals 9/21: Sweet potatoes, cantaloupe, drumsticks, salmon

Lidl has fantastic deals this week on sweet potatoes (.39/lb), chicken drumsticks (.69/lb), red grapes (.79/lb), cantaloupe (.99 each), chicken breast tenderloins, salmon, baby carrots, hummus, Greek yogurt, coffee and more! See below for their coupon and store policies and locations. Click on the p

WRAL - 2017-09-21 17:22:00

Voters to decide fate of Raleigh's $207-million transportation bond

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Early voting for elections in Wake County starts Thursday and voters have a new transportation bond to consider. Raleigh is proposing a nearly $207-million bond to pay for road projects across the city. The first major difference with this bond and the one that voters approved

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-21 21:29:04

Church's revival Friday night aims to connect it to the Southeast Raleigh community

As a buzz swarms worldwide about six Episcopal Church revivals planned for this year and 2018 to motivate, equip and mobilize Episcopalians for evangelism and reconciliation, St. Ambrose Episcopal Church in Southeast Raleigh will host one of its own that crosses denominations and into communities a

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 21:54:00

Morgan Street Food Hall delays opening, chefs on the move, and more foodie news

Morgan Street Food Hall, one of two food halls planned for downtown Raleigh, has adjusted its timeline for opening with early 2018 as the new projection. The food hall originally had been projected to open by late summer, according to previous news releases. This week, the Hibernian Hospitality-owne

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 21:29:00

FREE Hardee's meal for first responders Monday

WRAL has partnered with Hardee's to offer a free meal to first responders on Monday, September 25! The free breakfast, lunch or dinner is available for Law Enforcement, Firefighters, EMS/Paramedics, Volunteer First Responders, & Emergency Dispatchers in the Greater Raleigh area. First responders wil

WRAL - 2017-09-22 00:32:00

LEGO Ninjago Movie only exists so you'll buy stuff

Raleigh, N.C. - You all seemed to really enjoy the way I involved my wife in my review of IT.This week, I am reviewing theLEGO Ninjago Movie. I hated it. It isn't even a movie. It is a 90 minute commercial. My 6-year-old son Aaron, however loved it. So this week, I thought we would keep the family t

WRAL - 2017-09-21 12:30:00

Weekend best bets: PepperFest, Beats n' Bars

Raleigh, N.C. - This weekend is full of concerts, doing-good events, festivals and more.Food and music festivals PepperFest - One of the largest chef competitions in North Carolina, this annual festival includes pepper-themed dishes and brews, family activities, a kid chef competition and zesty live

WRAL - 2017-09-21 11:29:00

Medicaid pregnancy program helps maternal mortality rates in NC

Raleigh, N.C. - It is an unpleasant statistic - more mothers die during, or just after, giving birth in the United States than any other developed country. Black women are at particular risk. But in North Carolina, the maternal mortality of black women has decreased by 40 percent in the last 15 year

WRAL - 2017-09-21 21:23:00

After quick thunderstorms, Thursday night to be dry, warm

Raleigh, N.C. - After some quick thunder and showers, Thursday night looks warm and dry. And once the sun sets, any showers that have formed will quickly die off, WRAL meteorologist Mike Maze said. "These showers and storms will come to an end in the early evening hours," Maze said. "Tomorrow's show

WRAL - 2017-09-21 21:01:00

RDU board did not violate open meetings law, its attorney says

The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority did not violate the state open meetings law in the decision to put hundreds of acres of airport property up for lease because the authority did not make the decision, its attorney said Thursday. Instead, the decision was made by the airport's staff, attorney Eri

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 20:58:00

Will edible cookie dough, an Amazon pop-up and American Girl get you to the mall?

As the holiday season approaches, Triangle malls are shaking up their offerings with pop-up shops and entertainment options. New pop-up stores at Crabtree Valley Mall include American Girl, Lyla Jones Bake Shop, Do'licious and Sweet Tea and Cornbread, said marketing director Brian Asbill. Alex and

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 20:24:00

Legislative leaders warn Cooper, commission on Confederate statue removal

Raleigh, N.C. - Legislative leaders on Thursday fired shots across the bow of Gov. Roy Cooper and the state Historical Commission in the ongoing battle over Confederate monuments on public grounds in North Carolina. The commission is set to meet Friday morning to take up a request from Cooper's admi

WRAL - 2017-09-21 20:21:43

Berger calls Cooper's request to remove Confederate monuments 'political theater'

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - North Carolina Senate leader Phil Berger has called upon Gov. Roy Cooper to withdraw a petition to remove three Confedereate monuments from the State Capitol grounds, calling it an "unlawful request." On Sept. 8, the state Department of Administration petitioned the state's Hi

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-21 20:08:54

State directs Chemours to provide bottled water to 11 nearby homeowners

Raleigh, N.C. - State regulators have ordered Chemours to supply bottled water to a group of residents near the chemical company's Fayetteville Works plant after drinking water there showed elevated levels of GenX, used to make Teflon and other products. The company, the chemical and several related

WRAL - 2017-09-21 18:58:00

Unhappy hour: Truck with 40,000 pounds of vodka overturns

CLAYTON, N.C. (AP) - A tractor trailer full of vodka has overturned on a North Carolina highway and it may take until happy hour to clean up the mess. Clayton police said on Twitter that the truck tipped on its side around 5:45 a.m. Thursday on U.S. Highway 70, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) southea

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-21 18:44:20

Construction could begin at the burned-out Metropolitan Apartments site in 6 weeks

The Metropolitan Apartments building destroyed by fire in March could see new construction as soon as six weeks from now, said Baker Glasgow, a vice president of Clancy & Theys. At a town hall meeting Thursday, Glasgow said demolition of the charred site in the Glenwood South neighborhood will cont

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 22:28:00