8 inmates test positive for coronavirus at Durham County Detention Center

8 INMATES TEST POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS AT DURHAM COUNTY DETENTION CENTER

Sheriff Clarence Birkhead said all inmates and DCSO staff will now be tested for the virus.

Body of drowning victim recovered in Moore County

BODY OF DROWNING VICTIM RECOVERED IN MOORE COUNTY

South Pines Fire Rescue said the rescue operation started Saturday night, at a lake near the Sandhills Community College in Pinehurst.

 
 
 
Raleigh Pride goes virtual

RALEIGH PRIDE GOES VIRTUAL

From dance parties - to musical guests - all events are showing on FaceBook Live and Zoom.

Former WRAL contributor, N&O columnist Dennis Rogers dies at 77

FORMER WRAL CONTRIBUTOR, N&O COLUMNIST DENNIS ROGERS DIES AT 77

Dennis Rogers, 77, was a writer and columnist for the News & Observer for over 30 years. He also did video commentary for WRAL-TV.

 
 
 
Protest held outside Sen. Tillis' house

PROTEST HELD OUTSIDE SEN. TILLIS' HOUSE

The group of educators, parents and cafeteria workers called on the senator to support the Heroes ACT which would provide federal relief...

West Stanly 4-star ATH Jordan Poole commits to NC State

WEST STANLY 4-STAR ATH JORDAN POOLE COMMITS TO NC STATE

West Stanly 4-star football standout Jordan Poole says that he is committed to play at NC State at the next level.

 
 
 
NC family loses relative in Beirut explosion

NC FAMILY LOSES RELATIVE IN BEIRUT EXPLOSION

While a Raleigh family waits for news in the search for their loved one in the Beirut blast, on Friday they learned one of the men...

UNC wants SCOTUS to review ruling mandating release of sexual assault sanctions

UNC WANTS SCOTUS TO REVIEW RULING MANDATING RELEASE OF SEXUAL ASSAULT SANCTIONS

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill intends to ask the United States Supreme Court to review a 4-3 decision by the Supreme...

 
 
 
Duke researchers put masks, face coverings to the test

DUKE RESEARCHERS PUT MASKS, FACE COVERINGS TO THE TEST

How can consumers know how much protection their face covering really offers? A new Duke University study attempts to answer that very...

Wake courthouse workers, lawyers say more virus protections needed

WAKE COURTHOUSE WORKERS, LAWYERS SAY MORE VIRUS PROTECTIONS NEEDED

People who work in Wake County courtrooms said Friday that not enough is bring done to protect against the spread of coronavirus in...

 
 
 
Raleigh family still holding out hope for relative buried in Beirut blast rubble

RALEIGH FAMILY STILL HOLDING OUT HOPE FOR RELATIVE BURIED IN BEIRUT BLAST RUBBLE

While a Raleigh family waits for news in the search for their loved one in the Beirut blast, on Friday they learned one of the men...

Additional funding needed in Durham for hotspots for online learning

ADDITIONAL FUNDING NEEDED IN DURHAM FOR HOTSPOTS FOR ONLINE LEARNING

The push to get all students in one county equipped with technology by the start of the school year is facing some challenges.

 
 
 
Cause of crash released that involved tractor-trailer, two other vehicles on I-40

CAUSE OF CRASH RELEASED THAT INVOLVED TRACTOR-TRAILER, TWO OTHER VEHICLES ON I-40

A fiery crash involving a tractor-trailer and two other vehicles backed up traffic on Interstate 40 in Orange County on Thursday evening.

Forsyth sheriff says changes already underway after jail death

FORSYTH SHERIFF SAYS CHANGES ALREADY UNDERWAY AFTER JAIL DEATH

Just two days after the release of video showing the 2019 incident at his county's jail that led to John Neville's death, Forsyth County...

 
 
 
State expanding coronavirus testing at NC nursing homes

STATE EXPANDING CORONAVIRUS TESTING AT NC NURSING HOMES

State officials on Friday ordered all staff of North Carolina nursing homes to be tested every two weeks for coronavirus.

Police: Man tried to rob Raleigh bank, left before stealing any money

POLICE: MAN TRIED TO ROB RALEIGH BANK, LEFT BEFORE STEALING ANY MONEY

A man attempted to rob a First Citizens bank in Raleigh on Friday at 9 a.m., officials said.

 
 
 
Former teacher charged with molesting students at Christian school in Goldsboro

FORMER TEACHER CHARGED WITH MOLESTING STUDENTS AT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL IN GOLDSBORO

A former teacher at Faith Christian Academy in Goldsboro was charged Friday with molesting two girls at the school more than two decades...

Chapel Hill police to start enforcing pandemic rules if UNC student gatherings get out of hand

CHAPEL HILL POLICE TO START ENFORCING PANDEMIC RULES IF UNC STUDENT GATHERINGS GET OUT OF HAND

Days before classes begin at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill Mayor Pam Hemminger said Friday that citations...

 
 
 
Wendell bee mural is part of larger artist mission

WENDELL BEE MURAL IS PART OF LARGER ARTIST MISSION

Matthew Willey is traveling the globe on a mission to paint 50,000 individual honey bees.

Police: Man tried to rob Raleigh bank in broad daylight, left before stealing any money

POLICE: MAN TRIED TO ROB RALEIGH BANK IN BROAD DAYLIGHT, LEFT BEFORE STEALING ANY MONEY

A man attempted to rob a First Citizens bank in Raleigh on Friday at 9 a.m., officials said.

 
 
 



Ohio governor's conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash from skeptics of...

Ohio governor's conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash from skeptics of mask mandates

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Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world's most expensive coronavirus mask, a gold, diamond-encrusted face covering with a price tag of $1.5 million. Read more ...

Puerto Rico Halts Primary Voting For Centers That Never Received Ballots

Puerto Rico Halts Primary Voting For Centers That Never Received Ballots

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Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

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‘Collusion with foreign powers': Billionaire Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy...

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Simon Cowell breaks back while testing electric bicycle

Simon Cowell breaks back while testing electric bicycle

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States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

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Blue Jackets advance with 3-0 Game 5 win over Maple Leafs

Blue Jackets advance with 3-0 Game 5 win over Maple Leafs

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Bryson DeChambeau feels closer to first major win after strong PGA Championship

Bryson DeChambeau feels closer to first major win after strong PGA Championship

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White House Reportedly Asked How To Get A New President's Face On Mount Rushmore

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Trump wasn't joking when he told South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem he wanted his face on Mount Rushmore, she said. Read more ...