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 2021-09-21 23:07 

WRAL Raleigh

Does Earth, Wind and Fire's "September" celebrate the last day of summer?...

What does the date in the iconic song represent? Is the 21st night of September the last of summer?...

 2021-09-21 23:00 

WRAL Raleigh

Walmart is not offering layaway for the 2021 holiday season...

Walmart will not be offering the annual layaway option this year for the 2021 holiday season....

 2021-09-21 22:22 

WRAL Raleigh

Nash paramedic says lack of hazard pay is causing EMS staff shortage...

A paramedic in Nash County tells WRAL he feels the county isn't giving frontline workers the support they've needed through the pandemic....

 2021-09-21 22:07 

WRAL Raleigh

What free programs you can use to protect yourself from malware...

We all want to protect our property from criminals, which is why we lock our homes and cars. But what about our personal information on our computers?...

 2021-09-21 21:24 

WRAL Raleigh

Body found in Wyoming confirmed to be Gabby Petito's...

The FBI says a county coroner has confirmed that human remains found in remote northern Wyoming along the border of Grand Teton National Park are those of 22-year-old Gabby Petito, who disappeared while on a cross-country road trip with a boyfriend who is...

 2021-09-21 21:11 

WRAL Raleigh

GoDurham bus drivers attacked after telling riders to mask up...

Police are now checking for problems on GoDurham buses after two drivers were assaulted this month while trying to enforce the requirement that passengers wear masks....

 2021-09-21 20:42 

WRAL Raleigh

Pastor argues for parole of man convicted of murdering Michael Jordan's father...

Daniel Green has been in prison since his arrest in 1993 for the murder of Michael Jordan's father. For the first time in 28 years, he is eligible to be considered for parole....

 2021-09-21 20:22 

WRAL Raleigh

Threaten a school on social media? You could spend big $$ in fines, time in jail...

The latest social media threat against a North Carolina public school cost students about 60 minutes of class time Tuesday, and the cost could be much higher for the person who created the post....

 2021-09-21 19:46 

WRAL Raleigh

Raleigh officials: Mask mandate stays until positive tests drop below 5%...

Raleigh Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin told WRAL News on Tuesday that the city would continue to require that people wear face masks in all public and private indoor settings until the daily rate of positive coronavirus tests drops below 5%....

 2021-09-21 19:27 

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Cases among Raleigh city employees rising, only 30% of part-time staff report they are fully vaccinated...

Raleigh City Council met on Tuesday to discuss the city's current mask mandate and how best to allocate COVID-19 relief funding....

 2021-09-21 19:05 

WRAL Raleigh

Durham rental assistance program will stop accepting applications Oct. 4...

Durham residents who need help paying for their rent will need to submit their applications for aid before Oct. 4, when the Durham Emergency Rental Assistance Program is temporarily paused. The aid prevents renters from being evicted if they were negative...

 2021-09-21 18:29 

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Person bit by rabid raccoon in Cumberland County...

A rabid raccoon bit a person in Fayetteville on Sept. 19. while trying to move it from the road, officials said....

 2021-09-21 18:29 

WRAL Raleigh

Sheriff: Social media threat against East Wake High could result in criminal charges...

After about 60 minutes on lockdown, students from East Wake High School in Wendell returned to class around 11:20 a.m. Some students chose to leave for the day with parents, who, alerted to the threat, lined up outside the school's Rolesville Road cam...

 2021-09-21 17:52 

WRAL Raleigh

Texas couple asked to leave restaurant for wearing face masks to protect their immunocompromised infant...

A Texas couple who landed themselves a rare night out with friends says it was cut short when the restaurant kicked them out for wearing face masks, which they say they wore to protect their immunocompromised 4-month-old son....

 2021-09-21 17:42 

WRAL Raleigh

Raleigh city council discusses COVID relief, mask mandate...

Raleigh City Council met on Tuesday to discuss the city's current mask mandate and how best to allocate COVID-19 relief funding....

 2021-09-21 17:36 

WRAL Raleigh

Wake school board begins plans for coronavirus testing for unvaccinated students, staff...

In a series of meetings Tuesday, the Wake County Board of Education will discuss staff vaccinations, coronavirus testing in schools and how to keep the virus out of classrooms....

 2021-09-21 17:35 

WRAL Raleigh

Future NCDOT plans billions short after refiguring costs...

Conversations are ongoing to scale back on the work, but this is more fuel for a push to increase transportation revenues in North Carolina....

 2021-09-21 17:20 

WRAL Raleigh

Dozens of UNC Health workers quit over vaccine mandate...

Sixty UNC Health employees have resigned rather than get vaccinated against coronavirus, health system officials said Tuesday....

 2021-09-21 17:06 

WRAL Raleigh

Lockdown lifted, classes resume at East Wake High School...

After about 60 minutes on lockdown, students from East Wake High School in Wendell returned to class around 11:20 a.m. Some students chose to leave for the day with parents, who, alerted to the threat, lined up outside the school's Rolesville Road cam...

 2021-09-21 16:53 

WRAL Raleigh

Gabby Petito's conversations with her mother revealed 'more and more tension' with fianc, affidavit says...

Before Gabby Petito disappeared while on a cross-country van trip with her fianc, her conversations with her mother appeared to reveal Petito had "more and more tension" with her travel partner, a police affidavit for a search warrant indicates....

 2021-09-21 16:27 

WRAL Raleigh

Big changes for NC State Fair, including clear bag policy and no indoor concerts...

After the cancellation of last year's N.C. State Fair due to the coronavirus pandemic, this year's fair is still on, even as COVID-19 continues to spread....

 2021-09-21 15:58 

WRAL Raleigh

Citing employee shortage, Wake pauses track-out learning program for year-round students...

The summer learning program is required as a part of Session Law 2021-7, and districts have funded much of it using federal COVID-19 stimulus funds meant to address accelerating the learning of students who have fallen behind during the pandemic....

 2021-09-21 15:48 

WRAL Raleigh

Big changes for NC State Fair, including clear bag policy and no indoor shows...

After the cancellation of last year's N.C. State Fair due to the coronavirus pandemic, this year's fair is still on, even as COVID-19 continues to spread....

 2021-09-21 15:32 

WRAL Raleigh

Lockdown lifted, classes to resume at East Wake High School...

After about 60 minutes on lockdown, students from East Wake High School in Wendell returned to class around 11:20 a.m. Some students chose to leave for the day with parents, who, alerted to the threat, lined up outside the school's Rolesville Road cam...

 2021-09-21 14:53 

WRAL Raleigh

East Wake High on code red lockdown after social media threat...

School leaders were investigating a threat posted to social media. A parent sent WRAL News a photo from SnapChat being circulated that showed a gun and the words "Eastwake be ready."...

 2021-09-21 14:41 

WRAL Raleigh

Future NCDOT plans billions short after re-figuring costs...

Conversations ongoing to scale back on the work, but this is more fuel for a push to increase transportation revenues in NC....

 2021-09-21 14:02 

WRAL Raleigh

'The world must wake up': Tasks daunting as UN meeting opens...

In person and on screen, world leaders returned to the United Nations foremost gathering for the first time in two years on Tuesday with a formidable, diplomacy-packed agenda of escalating crises to tackle, including the still-raging COVID-19 pandemic and...

 2021-09-21 13:49 

WRAL Raleigh

Man charged with making social media threats toward Triad schools...

A man was arrested Monday after several Guilford County schools were threatened, police said....

 2021-09-21 12:59 

WRAL Raleigh

LEGO convention, in Raleigh this weekend, updates COVID-19 precautions...

The BrickUniverse LEGO Convention, which will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Raleigh Convention Center, is making attendees aware of its COVID-19 precautions....

 2021-09-21 12:48 

WRAL Raleigh

Mother, daughter charged after plastic surgery performed in homes turns deadly...

A mother and daughter are accused of murder after police say they performed an illegal butt lift operation that killed a woman....

 2021-09-21 11:22 

WRAL Raleigh

Flu vaccine, BBQ sauce among finalists for 'Coolest Thing Made in NC'...

A flu vaccine, barbecue sauce and light jet are among the finalists for the "Coolest Thing Made in North Carolina," a competition presented by the North Carolina Chamber....

 2021-09-21 10:46 

WRAL Raleigh

Two dose version of Johnson & Johnson shot 94% effective against COVID-19, study finds...

A two-dose version of Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine provides 94% protection against symptomatic infection, the company said Tuesday -- making a two-dose regimen of J&J's Janssen vaccine comparable to a two-dose regimen of Moderna's o...

 2021-09-21 09:58 

WRAL Raleigh

Biden aims to enlist allies in tackling climate, COVID, more...

President Joe Biden planned to use his first address before the U.N. General Assembly to reassure other nations of American leadership on the global stage and call on allies to move quickly and cooperatively to address the festering issues of the COVID-19...

 2021-09-21 09:06 

WRAL Raleigh

Wake schools considering COVID-19 testing for unvaccinated students...

On Tuesday, Wake leaders will discuss COVID-19 testing in schools and how it could keep the virus out of the classroom....

 2021-09-21 09:00 

WRAL Raleigh

COLUMN: The economic mistake Democrats are finally confronting...

Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 -- Progressives are often uninterested in the creation of the goods and services they want everyone to have. This creates a problem and misses an opportunity. The problem is that if you subsidize the cost of something that there is...

 2021-09-21 08:40 

WRAL Raleigh

Duke Health reaches COVID-19 vaccine deadline, firing possible for unvaccinated...

Tuesday is the deadline for employees of Duke Health to be vaccinated against COVID-19....

 2021-09-21 03:50 

WRAL Raleigh

UNC Health extends deadline for employee vaccination, hopes employees realize value in vaccine...

UNC Health is extending the deadline for its employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine, rolling out a probationary period that will run through early November....

 2021-09-21 01:58 

WRAL Raleigh

How the Case of Gabrielle Petito Galvanized the Internet...

Hundreds of thousands of people are reported missing in the United States every year. But it's rare for a single case to capture the public's attention -- and galvanize individuals to take action -- as the disappearance of Gabrielle Petito has....

 2021-09-21 00:39 

WRAL Raleigh

Authorities: Edgecombe man fatally shot son-in-law during domestic dispute...

A Nashville man was killed Monday when his father-in-law shot him during a domestic dispute, authorities said....

 2021-09-21 00:34 

WRAL Raleigh

Head of North Carolina alcohol board resigns, cites stress...

The chairman of the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission has resigned from the board, citing anxiety over the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the agency's recent challenges with liquor distribution....

 2021-09-21 00:01 

WRAL Raleigh

Authorities: Edgecombe man shot son-in-law in back during domestic dispute...

A Nashville man was killed Monday when his father-in-law shot him in the back during a domestic dispute, authorities said....

 2021-09-20 23:40 

WRAL Raleigh

Nash County hopes to give $100 to vaccinated students...

Nash County is moving forward with a plan to start giving out $100 vaccine incentives directly to children ages 12 and older....

 2021-09-20 23:17 

WRAL Raleigh

Students at Durham public housing complex left behind because of bus driver shortage...

A shortage of bus drivers for Durham Public Schools has forced students who live in the McDougald Terrace public housing complex to miss days of school this semester....

 2021-09-20 23:14 

WRAL Raleigh

Gun violence, gun suicides leading cause of NC child injury deaths in 2020...

Nearly 100 children lost their lives to guns, either by accidental gunfire or intentional suicides. Sixty-four child deaths were caused by someone else firing at the child and more than 30 deaths were self-inflicted, new state data shows. Most of the deat...

 2021-09-20 22:44 

WRAL Raleigh

Cumberland County state senator won't seek re-election...

Ben Clark plans to finish out his fifth term, but won't seek another....

 2021-09-20 22:37 

WRAL Raleigh

Raleigh, Wake Forest ZIP codes among highest in NC for coronavirus infections...

Neighborhoods in Raleigh and Wake Forest have two of the three highest totals of coronavirus infections in North Carolina, according to state data....

 2021-09-20 22:19 

WRAL Raleigh

UNC Health extending deadline for employee vaccination until Nov. 2...

UNC Health is extending the deadline for its employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine, rolling out a probationary period that will run through early November....

 2021-09-20 22:13 

WRAL Raleigh

An 82-year-old woman's Clayton home was listed for sale by a scammer. It could happen to anyone...

An 82-year-old woman's house was listed for sale on Zillow in Clayton -- even though her home was not on the market. She's been having potential buyers try to come and view her home ever since the scammer set up the faux listing....

 2021-09-20 22:08 

WRAL Raleigh

Fayetteville police save abandoned 1-year-old after parents overdose...

Fayetteville police rescued a 1-year-old boy whose parents had overdosed on heroin Friday morning....

 2021-09-20 20:29 

WRAL Raleigh

'We will not live in fear': NCCU, Durham officials respond to fatal shooting on campus...

On Monday, North Carolina Central University officials reacted to Saturday night's fatal shooting that ended the lives of two men and shook up the campus community....

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