Ceremonial ground breaking held to kick off start of Rocky Mount cargo hub

CEREMONIAL GROUND BREAKING HELD TO KICK OFF START OF ROCKY MOUNT CARGO HUB

State and local officials gathered Wednesday for the ceremonial groundbreaking of a long awaited rail cargo hub that is expected to...

2 tanker trucks collide, closing intersection at US 70, US Hwy 301

2 TANKER TRUCKS COLLIDE, CLOSING INTERSECTION AT US 70, US HWY 301

The intersection of U.S. 70 at U.S. Highway 301 was closed Wednesday morning after two tanker trucks crashed.

 
 
 
Pair arrested after LSD, heroin, ecstasy seized from Fayetteville home

PAIR ARRESTED AFTER LSD, HEROIN, ECSTASY SEIZED FROM FAYETTEVILLE HOME

Two people were arrested on Tuesday after a tip led police to a drug bust at a Fayetteville home.

3 shot outside Sanford residence

3 SHOT OUTSIDE SANFORD RESIDENCE

Three people were shot outside of a Sanford residence on Tuesday evening, police said Wednesday.

 
 
 
Chapel Hill-Carrboro schools among 12 districts receiving federal grant for hurricane recovery

CHAPEL HILL-CARRBORO SCHOOLS AMONG 12 DISTRICTS RECEIVING FEDERAL GRANT FOR HURRICANE RECOVERY

North Carolina has received a $2 million federal grant to help 12 school systems and one charter school recover from damage caused...

Police: Men broke into NC State sorority house, stole snacks

POLICE: MEN BROKE INTO NC STATE SORORITY HOUSE, STOLE SNACKS

North Carolina State University police were searching Wednesday for two men who reportedly broke into a sorority home overnight.

 
 
 
Before and after: Survivor shares story of her opioid addiction

BEFORE AND AFTER: SURVIVOR SHARES STORY OF HER OPIOID ADDICTION

April 27 is National Drug Take Back Day. The event encourages people to check their medicine cabinets for unnecessary prescriptions...

Vance County joins list of schools closed on May 1

VANCE COUNTY JOINS LIST OF SCHOOLS CLOSED ON MAY 1

Vance County schools will cancel classes on May 1, holding an optional teacher workday instead.

 
 
 
Wake school leaders ask county for more money for new school year

WAKE SCHOOL LEADERS ASK COUNTY FOR MORE MONEY FOR NEW SCHOOL YEAR

A pending vote will have a widespread reach within Wake County schools, directly impacting parents and students from what they pay...

Warm weather, partly cloudy skies on tap Wednesday

WARM WEATHER, PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES ON TAP WEDNESDAY

Wednesday will have some cloudy skies, but a low humidity level and warm temperatures will feel pleasant, meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner...

 
 
 
Gym owner pleads guilty to touching teen girls

GYM OWNER PLEADS GUILTY TO TOUCHING TEEN GIRLS

The owner of a Raleigh fitness center pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon to two counts of misdemeanor sexual battery.

Vance County boy killed after brick mantle falls on him

VANCE COUNTY BOY KILLED AFTER BRICK MANTLE FALLS ON HIM

A family in Henderson is mourning the loss of a 6-year-old boy, who was killed by a fireplace mantle that fell from the wall.

 
 
 
Distant Robert E. Lee relative confronts racism 'sins of past' in book

DISTANT ROBERT E. LEE RELATIVE CONFRONTS RACISM 'SINS OF PAST' IN BOOK

Robert W. Lee is a minister fighting against racism - something he believes is far more prevalent than most are willing to admit -...

Gym owner pleads guilty to touching young girls

GYM OWNER PLEADS GUILTY TO TOUCHING YOUNG GIRLS

The owner of a Raleigh fitness center pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon to two counts of misdemeanor sexual battery.

 
 
 
Fire at northeast Raleigh apartment damages 12 homes

FIRE AT NORTHEAST RALEIGH APARTMENT DAMAGES 12 HOMES

In just about 30 minutes, a fire at a Raleigh apartment complex on Tuesday left 12 homes uninhabitable.

Three teens arrested in series of vehicle break-ins in Durham

THREE TEENS ARRESTED IN SERIES OF VEHICLE BREAK-INS IN DURHAM

Durham police arrested three young men last week in connection with a series of break-ins of vehicles.

 
 
 
Tracker app shows 3 great white sharks off NC coast

TRACKER APP SHOWS 3 GREAT WHITE SHARKS OFF NC COAST

OCearch, the data tracker application that records the travels of oceanic life, has registered the presence of three great white sharks...

Officer shot at firing range in Pitt County

OFFICER SHOT AT FIRING RANGE IN PITT COUNTY

Deputies are investigating what appears to be an accidental shooting of a police officer at a college firing range, WITN reported.

 
 
 
Swastikas found at NC School of Science and Math

SWASTIKAS FOUND AT NC SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND MATH

Swastika graffiti was found last month in a residence hall at the North Carolina School of Science and Math in Durham, a spokesman...

Loose pipe punctures SUV windshield on I-40

LOOSE PIPE PUNCTURES SUV WINDSHIELD ON I-40

"It was traumatizing," said a driver who was unharmed Tuesday morning when a large metal pipe bounced off a truck and into his windshield.

 
 
 



Reports: Body of 5-year-old Illinois boy AJ Freund found

Reports: Body of 5-year-old Illinois boy AJ Freund found

A week after two Illinois parents reported their 5-year-old son as missing, the boy's body was found in a rural area of a Chicago suburb. Read more ...

'We have a missing child': Father's 911 call released as search continues...

'We have a missing child': Father's 911 call released as search continues for missing 5-year-old

The father of 5-year-old Andrew "AJ" Freund calmly reported the Illinois boy missing last week. Police have determined it's unlikely the child was abducted or walked away. Read more ...

'We have a missing child': Father's 911 call released as search continues...

'We have a missing child': Father's 911 call released as search continues for missing 5-year-old

The father of 5-year-old Andrew "AJ" Freund calmly reported the Illinois boy missing last week. Police have determined it's unlikely the child was abducted or walked away. Read more ...

An American World War II bomb caused widespread damage in a German city when...

An American World War II bomb caused widespread damage in a German city when authorities detonated it

The controlled detonation of a World War II bomb caused widespread damage in the southern German city of Regensburg on Wednesday. Some 4,500 residents were evacuated before the... Read more ...

36 of the best graduation gifts you can give to upcoming high school or...

36 of the best graduation gifts you can give to upcoming high school or college grads

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through... Read more ...

Reports: Steelers reach deal on contract extension with Ben Roethlisberger...

Reports: Steelers reach deal on contract extension with Ben Roethlisberger; announcement expected later today

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is getting a new contract that will be announced Wednesday, according to published reports. Read more ...

Border Patrol found a crying 3-year-old alone in a cornfield with a phone...

Border Patrol found a crying 3-year-old alone in a cornfield with a phone number written on his shoes

Border Patrol agents found a crying migrant toddler sitting alone in a cornfield on Tuesday, the Customs and Border Protection agency said. The child had his name and some... Read more ...

Kohl's Will Now Accept Amazon Returns At All Its Stores

Kohl's Will Now Accept Amazon Returns At All Its Stores

The department store is betting that easy returns will drive foot traffic to its stores. Shares of Kohl's stock spiked with the news. Read more ...

A bidding war breaks out as Occidental Petroleum makes $38 billion offer for...

A bidding war breaks out as Occidental Petroleum makes $38 billion offer for Anadarko, topping Chevron's

Anadarko Petroleum shares surged 12% on Wednesday after Occidental Petroleum made a bid for the petroleum company. The $38 billion offer tops Chevron's $33 billion bid for... Read more ...

Trump just explicitly laid out his strategy to fight the overwhelming number...

Trump just explicitly laid out his strategy to fight the overwhelming number of Democratic investigations

President Donald Trump said his administration will be "fighting all the subpoenas" House Democrats throw their way. Trump's comments come as several committees are locked in... Read more ...