Boil water advisory issued for some Johnston County residents after water main break

BOIL WATER ADVISORY ISSUED FOR SOME JOHNSTON COUNTY RESIDENTS AFTER WATER MAIN BREAK

A water main break on North Carolina Highway 42 caused low or no water pressure for some customers in the Clayton and Cleveland water...

Apartment fire forces 21 residents out of homes

APARTMENT FIRE FORCES 21 RESIDENTS OUT OF HOMES

A fire at an apartment building in Fayetteville forced 21 people, including five children, out of their homes Saturday morning.

 
 
 
Cold rain to move out ahead of pleasant Sunday

COLD RAIN TO MOVE OUT AHEAD OF PLEASANT SUNDAY

After nearly 1.5 inches of rain fell in the Triangle on Friday, skies will start clearing on Saturday.

Smithfield police say 17-year-old was shot at Walmart; officials looking for suspect

SMITHFIELD POLICE SAY 17-YEAR-OLD WAS SHOT AT WALMART; OFFICIALS LOOKING FOR SUSPECT

Officials in Johnston County were responding to a shooting at a Walmart in Smithfield on Friday.

 
 
 
Man shot at Smithfield Walmart

MAN SHOT AT SMITHFIELD WALMART

Officials in Johnston County were responding to a shooting at a Walmart in Smithfield on Friday.

Fire in Zebulon displaces five, cause still uncertain

FIRE IN ZEBULON DISPLACES FIVE, CAUSE STILL UNCERTAIN

Officials in Zebulon were working to determine the cause of a house fire that displaced two adults and three children on Friday.

 
 
 
Dix Park planners look to Oklahoma for inspiration

DIX PARK PLANNERS LOOK TO OKLAHOMA FOR INSPIRATION

Dorothea Dix Park near downtown Raleigh includes a lot of wide-open space that planners hope to transform into community areas for...

UNC board members question 'Silent Sam' deal

UNC BOARD MEMBERS QUESTION 'SILENT SAM' DEAL

A committee of the University of North Carolina system's Board of Governors may have signed off last month on paying $2.5 million to...

 
 
 
NC superintendent says state board violated Read to Achieve law, causing 70,000 students to be improperly promoted

NC SUPERINTENDENT SAYS STATE BOARD VIOLATED READ TO ACHIEVE LAW, CAUSING 70,000 STUDENTS TO BE IMPROPERLY PROMOTED

North Carolina Superintendent Mark Johnson says the State Board of Education violated the state's Read to Achieve law, causing more...

Hidden field of trash at Falls Lake represents decade of litter

HIDDEN FIELD OF TRASH AT FALLS LAKE REPRESENTS DECADE OF LITTER

An estimated 10 years worth of trash has accumulated along the banks of Falls Lake, which provides drinking water for the City of Raleigh.

 
 
 
Zebulon police investigating vandalism of multiple homes totaling near $150,000

ZEBULON POLICE INVESTIGATING VANDALISM OF MULTIPLE HOMES TOTALING NEAR $150,000

Zebulon police were investigating after vandalism in a subdivision of newly constructed homes resulted in around $150,000 in damage.

State budget office challenges Superintendent Mark Johnson's iPad purchases

STATE BUDGET OFFICE CHALLENGES SUPERINTENDENT MARK JOHNSON'S IPAD PURCHASES

The Office of State Budget and Management sent a letter to the Department of Public Instruction on Oct. 22 challenging state Superintendent...

 
 
 
Students face charges for make false 911 call from Wakefield High

STUDENTS FACE CHARGES FOR MAKE FALSE 911 CALL FROM WAKEFIELD HIGH

Two students from Wakefield High School face criminal charges for making the false 911 call that led to a lockdown last week on the...

Students face charges for make false 911 call from Wakefield High

STUDENTS FACE CHARGES FOR MAKE FALSE 911 CALL FROM WAKEFIELD HIGH

Two students from Wakefield High School face criminal charges for making the flase 911 call that led to a lockdown last week on the...

 
 
 
Vance County "deeply concerned" by video that shows school resource officer throwing, dragging middle school student

VANCE COUNTY "DEEPLY CONCERNED" BY VIDEO THAT SHOWS SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER THROWING, DRAGGING MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT

The Vance County schools and the sheriff's office are working together to respond to a video shot inside Vance County Middle School...

Guskiewicz named chancellor of UNC-Chapel Hill

GUSKIEWICZ NAMED CHANCELLOR OF UNC-CHAPEL HILL

University of North Carolina officials on Friday removed the "interim" from Kevin Guskiewicz's title and named him chancellor of the...

 
 
 
'Silent Sam' deal cost UNC-CH a $1.5M grant from major foundation donor

'SILENT SAM' DEAL COST UNC-CH A $1.5M GRANT FROM MAJOR FOUNDATION DONOR

A major foundation donor says it pulled a $1.5 million grant slated for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill after news...

As Apple expands in Texas, NC officials withhold details on efforts to land tech giant

AS APPLE EXPANDS IN TEXAS, NC OFFICIALS WITHHOLD DETAILS ON EFFORTS TO LAND TECH GIANT

A full year after Apple announced its second campus in Austin, Texas, Gov. Roy Cooper's administration maintains the state's recruitment...

 
 
 
Foodie News: H-Street, LaStella location to get new tenant

FOODIE NEWS: H-STREET, LASTELLA LOCATION TO GET NEW TENANT

Sean Lennard, the Triangle Food Guy, has the scoop on openings, closings and foodie events.

Rain to continue into Saturday for soggy start to weekend

RAIN TO CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY FOR SOGGY START TO WEEKEND

The weekend is off to a soggy start, with rain expected to continue through Friday and into Saturday morning.

 
 
 



Man who stole $88,000 from bank vault caught after he flashed stacks of...

Man who stole $88,000 from bank vault caught after he flashed stacks of bills on social media

Authorities say a bank employee allegedly stole $88,000 from the bank's vault and later posted photos to social media of him holding large stacks of cash. Read more ...

After two kids killed amid Arizona flooding, third child's body recovered

After two kids killed amid Arizona flooding, third child's body recovered

Searchers found the body of another child Friday in Arizona close to where floodwaters swept away and killed two other kids. Read more ...

UFC 245: How to watch the must-see Usman vs. Covington fight

UFC 245: How to watch the must-see Usman vs. Covington fight

The moment for Kamaru Usman and Colby Convington to settle their months-long war of words finally arrives with their fight Saturday night at UFC 245 in Las Vegas. The fight... Read more ...

Where will Joe Burrow rank among the biggest Heisman voting blowouts?

Where will Joe Burrow rank among the biggest Heisman voting blowouts?

The question is not whether Joe Burrow will win the 2019 Heisman Trophy; it's whether the LSU quarterback will set the record for the biggest landslide in voting history. Read more ...

Ex-Sudan president Omar al-Bashir sentenced to 2 years for corruption

Ex-Sudan president Omar al-Bashir sentenced to 2 years for corruption

Former Sudan president Omar al-Bashir was convicted Saturday of corruption and money laundering and will face two years at a correctional facility. Now 75, al-Bashir was spared... Read more ...

A baby was born at 12:12 p.m. on 12/12

A baby was born at 12:12 p.m. on 12/12

The birth was not only a numeric coincidence, but also coincided with the peak of the last full moon of the decade. Read more ...

The good, the bad & the ugly about US-China trade breakthrough

The good, the bad & the ugly about US-China trade breakthrough

The limited deal between the world's two largest economies was welcomed by the stock markets and international organizations, but there are concerns that the deal is far from... Read more ...

Fantasy football: Players to start, sit for NFL Week 15

Fantasy football: Players to start, sit for NFL Week 15

The Post's Drew Loftis evaluates all the relevant fantasy football news ahead of Week 15 of the NFL season. Big Weeks Ryan Tannehill QB, Titans, vs. Texans Houston was carved... Read more ...

Giorgio Armani just dropped $17.5 million on a Manhattan penthouse that has...

Giorgio Armani just dropped $17.5 million on a Manhattan penthouse that has stained glass windows and looks like a church - here's a look inside

Billionaire fashion designer Giorgio Armani recently dropped nearly $17.5 million on Manhattan penthouse, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal 's Katherine... Read more ...

Jingle Ball 2019: Birthday girl Taylor Swift and Santa-suited Lizzo rule the...

Jingle Ball 2019: Birthday girl Taylor Swift and Santa-suited Lizzo rule the stage

Taylor Swift must have had another birthday party to get to on Friday night. Performing at the Z100 Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden on her 30th birthday, the pop superstar... Read more ...