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Orange County man arrested for felony cruelty to animals after 57 dogs seized

By Jason O. Boyd, WRAL.com editor Chapel Hill, N.C. — An Orange County man was arrested on Friday on animal cruelty charges as 57 dogs and puppies were seized from two properties during the execution of a

Key NC legislator got $500,000 loan from man later indicted on bribery charge

By Travis Fain, WRAL statehouse reporter Raleigh, N.C. — A powerful state legislator borrowed half a million dollars last year from a man later indicted and accused of trying to bribe another state official. House Rules Chairman

Need a job? Holiday hiring season underway

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Need a job? Triangle employers are looking to fill thousands of retail positions before the holidays.Published at Mon, 07 Oct 2019 14:38:39 +0000 Source: https://www.wral.com/need-a-job-holiday-hiring-season-underway/18682350/

Wake County woman charged with poisoning ex-boyfriend’s drink

Smithfield, N.C. — A Wake County woman is accused of poisoning her ex-boyfriend’s drink with dish detergent and bleach. Johnston County Sheriff’s deputies said it happened at a home on Weatherspoon Lane in Smithfield. Makayla Bridges, 18,

Drivers suffer minor injuries after wrong-way crash totals car, semi-truck

By Deborah Strange, WRAL digital journalist Kenly, N.C. — Two drivers suffered only minor injuries in a head-on crash early Thursday on Interstate 95 in Johnston County. The State Highway Patrol said a woman driving a Toyota

Club employees: ECU interim chancellor did nothing wrong in socializing with students

Greenville, N.C. — Dan Gerlach, interim chancellor at East Carolina University, was placed on administrative leave Monday by the UNC System. Over the weekend, photos and video surfaced of Gerlach socializing at two Greenville, NC, bars known

BBQ chefs from around state compete in Whole Hog Barbecue Championship

By John Payne, WRAL photographer Raleigh, N.C. — In conjunction with the International Bluegrass Festival, 28 cookers were smoking all night as the top BBQ chefs from across the state competed in The Whole Hog Barbecue Championship

Pedestrian taken to hospital after hit-and-run incident near Garner

Garner, N.C. — A woman was taken to the hospital after she was struck in a hit-and-run incident Thursday. The incident happened at Benson Road and Foxbury Drive near NC 50 South of Garner. A trooper with

Temperatures will climb for first day of fall

By Peta Sheerwood, WRAL meteorologist Raleigh, N.C. — The first day of fall will feature the warmest weather we’ve had in days, according to WRAL meteorologist Peta Sheerwood. Both Sunday and Monday will be warmer than the

Fall came early: Cool temperatures are here, at least for a few days

By Elizabeth Gardner, WRAL meteorologist Raleigh, N.C. — The cooler temperatures we’ve been waiting for are here. A cold front moved in late Tuesday, bringing mild, breezy conditions to central North Carolina. According to WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth