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Take your rain gear with you: Friday afternoon, evening could be stormy

By Alfred Charles, WRAL.com managing editor Raleigh, N.C. — An approaching cold front that could trigger storms around the Triangle Friday afternoon and into the evening will drop temperatures but also come with the chance for torrential

Autopsy: Apex man who complained about loud music was shot 5 times by police

By Deborah Strange, WRAL digital journalist Apex, N.C. — The Apex man who was killed by police in April after complaining about loud music was shot five times, according to an autopsy report. Stanley Edward Thompson, 51,

Clear the Shelters totals: 1,431 pet adoptions across central NC

By Gerald Owens, WRAL anchor/reporter, and Jessica Patrick, WRAL digital journalist Raleigh, N.C. — Over 1,400 animals found loving homes in North Carolina during Saturday’s Clear the Shelters event. A tally of adoptions showed a total of

Search for Orange County woman with dementia enters 2nd day

Chapel Hill, N.C. — The search for a missing woman with dementia entered its second day Thursday in Orange County. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office issued a Silver Alert for a Mary Anne Rosenman, 75, who officials

Two charged after explosive devices left on steps of Dudley Fire Department

By Jessica Patrick, WRAL digital journalist Dudley, N.C. — Two people were arrested Monday night after explosive devices were left at the door of the Dudley Volunteer Fire Department over the weekend. According to Wayne County officials,

Cary among areas where rallies held to call for end to violence after El Paso, Dayton shootings

By Aaron Thomas, WRAL reporter Cary, N.C. — A week after two fatal attacks struck fear in the hearts of Americans, the chorus calling for change is growing louder by the day. Leaders and even local community

Person County officials participate in active shooter drill

By Jason O. Boyd, WRAL.com editor Roxboro, N.C. — Person County Emergency Management participated in an active shooter drill on Thursday to prepare its officials on how to respond should an incident happen. There were active shooter

UNC-Charlotte shooting survivor joins Democrats to press for votes on gun control bills

By @NCCapitol staff Raleigh, N.C. — In the wake of mass shootings in Texas and Ohio over the weekend, Gov. Roy Cooper, Democratic lawmakers and a suvivor of a shooting at the University of North Carolina at

Triangle could see isolated storms Sunday

By Alfred Charles, WRAL.com managing editor Raleigh, N.C. — The Triangle could see Isolated storms Sunday afternoon and into the evening and there’s a good chance that the start of the work week could be wet as

Another stormy day brings risks of flooding, lightning strikes to Raleigh

By Elizabeth Gardner, WRAL meteorologist Raleigh, N.C. — After slow-moving storms passed through the Triangle on Thursday, more severe weather is possible Friday. Thursday’s weather included heavy downpours and lightning, leading to flooding, power outages and delayed