WRAL part of 3 planned debates with US Senate nominees

WRAL PART OF 3 PLANNED DEBATES WITH US SENATE NOMINEES

North Carolina's two major-party U.S. Senate candidates are now in agreement on three debate hosts leading to their November election.

Several hundred show up for march against racial injustice organized by Clayton High athletes

SEVERAL HUNDRED SHOW UP FOR MARCH AGAINST RACIAL INJUSTICE ORGANIZED BY CLAYTON HIGH ATHLETES

Several hundred people showed up to Clayton High School on Saturday afternoon for the "Clayton Walk and Talk" event, a march and rally...

 
 
 
Nurse ousted from UNC Hospitals after online racially charged comments

NURSE OUSTED FROM UNC HOSPITALS AFTER ONLINE RACIALLY CHARGED COMMENTS

A nurse is no longer employed by UNC Hospitals after an investigation of racially charged comments she made on social media.

In Raleigh, teachers run, march to teach lesson about social justice

IN RALEIGH, TEACHERS RUN, MARCH TO TEACH LESSON ABOUT SOCIAL JUSTICE

Teachers, students and their parents gathered in downtown Raleigh Saturday to raise their voices to promote racial equality. A march...

 
 
 
Networking, patience key to post-pandemic job search for Class of 2020

NETWORKING, PATIENCE KEY TO POST-PANDEMIC JOB SEARCH FOR CLASS OF 2020

The Class of 2020 finished their degrees virtually and graduated to enter the worst job market since the 1930s. The burden is especially...

UPDATE: Silver Alert man in Wayne Co. driving blue Toyota Tundra

UPDATE: SILVER ALERT MAN IN WAYNE CO. DRIVING BLUE TOYOTA TUNDRA

The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Wayne County man.

 
 
 
Raleigh curfew extended to Sunday night, mayor regrets not having it in place sooner

RALEIGH CURFEW EXTENDED TO SUNDAY NIGHT, MAYOR REGRETS NOT HAVING IT IN PLACE SOONER

Raleigh Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin said the city-wide curfew will not end until at least Monday. Baldwin said she regrets not having a...

After personal experience, former Ashbrook football player says it's time for youth to take action against racism

AFTER PERSONAL EXPERIENCE, FORMER ASHBROOK FOOTBALL PLAYER SAYS IT'S TIME FOR YOUTH TO TAKE ACTION AGAINST RACISM

Multiple customers made comments to Kendall Massey while he was on Sunday that he felt were racially charged. After being quiet about...

 
 
 
Remembering George Floyd: Church, school groups march on Saturday

REMEMBERING GEORGE FLOYD: CHURCH, SCHOOL GROUPS MARCH ON SATURDAY

Members of several churches led their congregations in a peaceful protest gathering in downtown Cary on Saturday.

10% of NC coronavirus tests done come back positive this week

10% OF NC CORONAVIRUS TESTS DONE COME BACK POSITIVE THIS WEEK

The daily number of new coronavirus cases reported in North Carolina reached a new high Friday, with more than 1200 new cases identified...

 
 
 
Eight men facing charges related to weekend protests, riots in Fayetteville

EIGHT MEN FACING CHARGES RELATED TO WEEKEND PROTESTS, RIOTS IN FAYETTEVILLE

Eight men have been arrested and are facing charges connected to last weekend's crimes during protest and riots in Fayetteville.

Raleigh protesters, mayor, police chief have different views on what's next as clean-up continues

RALEIGH PROTESTERS, MAYOR, POLICE CHIEF HAVE DIFFERENT VIEWS ON WHAT'S NEXT AS CLEAN-UP CONTINUES

As the mayor and police chief of Raleigh held a joint news conference hours before activists held their own, business owners continue...

 
 
 
Artists create murals, messages on boarded up windows on Durham buildings

ARTISTS CREATE MURALS, MESSAGES ON BOARDED UP WINDOWS ON DURHAM BUILDINGS

For people born and raised in Durham, seeing the damaged, boarded up buildings was jarring. However, that plywood is becoming the canvas...

Silver Alert issued for missing Wayne County man

SILVER ALERT ISSUED FOR MISSING WAYNE COUNTY MAN

The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Wayne County man.

 
 
 
George Floyd protests: Protesters march on downtown Raleigh streets, Fayetteville Market House

GEORGE FLOYD PROTESTS: PROTESTERS MARCH ON DOWNTOWN RALEIGH STREETS, FAYETTEVILLE MARKET HOUSE

Another night of marches and protests in the wake of the George Floyd death were scheduled for different parts of central North Carolina.

Apex salon paid employees through closure, now thrilled to be back open

APEX SALON PAID EMPLOYEES THROUGH CLOSURE, NOW THRILLED TO BE BACK OPEN

Young businesses are particularly threatened by the pandemic because they don't necessarily have the savings to carry them through.

 
 
 
Man arrested, facing charges in 2019 shooting death in Orange County

MAN ARRESTED, FACING CHARGES IN 2019 SHOOTING DEATH IN ORANGE COUNTY

The Orange County Sheriff's Office has arrested and charged a man in the 2019 murder of a man who was found dead in his yard.

Wake County demand for gun permits triples in 2020

WAKE COUNTY DEMAND FOR GUN PERMITS TRIPLES IN 2020

The Wake County Sheriff's office has processed more than 12,000 gun permit applications in the first five months of 2020, triple the...

 
 
 
Years of community service return to downtown Raleigh restaurant owner as he recovers after riot

YEARS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE RETURN TO DOWNTOWN RALEIGH RESTAURANT OWNER AS HE RECOVERS AFTER RIOT

The Subway on Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh has had it share of fame. This week, the restaurant is in the news again, this...

Fayetteville man, caught on camera, charged for role in Market House fire during protests

FAYETTEVILLE MAN, CAUGHT ON CAMERA, CHARGED FOR ROLE IN MARKET HOUSE FIRE DURING PROTESTS

A Fayetteville man was arrested Friday by special agents of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and charged...

 
 
 



Virus exposes sharp economic divide: College vs. non-college

Virus exposes sharp economic divide: College vs. non-college

The damage inflicted on the job market since February has highlighted a widening line of inequality based on education. Read more ...

Thousands of George Floyd protesters take to the streets of NYC

Thousands of George Floyd protesters take to the streets of NYC

Thousands of George Floyd protesters took to the streets for another day of marches and rallies across the Big Apple on Saturday, with many anti-cop demonstrators urging the... Read more ...

Thousands of mourners assemble outside George Floyd's private funeral

Thousands of mourners assemble outside George Floyd's private funeral

Saturday's 3 p.m. funeral for George Floyd will be a private, friends and family service at a North Carolina conference center - but mourners numbering in the thousands have... Read more ...

Iowa places strength coach on leave after ex-players allege mistreatment

Iowa places strength coach on leave after ex-players allege mistreatment

Hawkeyes head coach Kirk Ferentz announced an independent investigation of Chris Doyle after black players spoke of incidents with him. Read more ...

57 Buffalo officers quit special team after 2 officers suspended for...

57 Buffalo officers quit special team after 2 officers suspended for allegedly shoving man to ground

Fifty-seven police officers in Buffalo, New York, have resigned from the force's emergency response team following the suspension of two officers who allegedly pushed a... Read more ...

Honor A. P. wins Santa Anita Derby

Honor A. P. wins Santa Anita Derby

ARCADIA, Calif. - Honor A. P. won the $400,000 Santa Anita Derby by 2 3/4 lengths Saturday to move into the Kentucky Derby picture. Read more ...

Prosecutors: 2 Buffalo police officers charged with assault

Prosecutors: 2 Buffalo police officers charged with assault

Prosecutors say two Buffalo police officers have been charged with assault after a video showed them shoving a 75-year-old protester. Read more ...

National updates: A second memorial for George Floyd will take place after...

National updates: A second memorial for George Floyd will take place after another night of protests

The remembrance of George Floyd's life in the state he was born follows a night of de-escalation for protests in many cities across the U.S. Read more ...

Devin Clark takes a knee in support of Black Lives Matter protests during...

Devin Clark takes a knee in support of Black Lives Matter protests during fighter introductions at UFC 250

Light heavyweight Devin Clark took a knee and raised a fist in solidarity with the protests against police brutality and racism ahead of his showdown with Alonzo Menifield. Read more ...

Crews battle 40-acre fire in Sonoma County, Cal Fire says

Crews battle 40-acre fire in Sonoma County, Cal Fire says

Crews are battling a 40-acre fire in Sonoma County on Saturday, according to Cal Fire. Read more ...