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Rescued cat from Cary apartment fire inspires owners, doctors

By Mandy Mitchell, WRAL reporter and Robbie Vaglio, WRAL.com intern Cary, N.C. — Four months after surviving an apartment fire in Cary, one cat continues to push on despite the odds being stacked against him. Amber Ricker

Baggage conveyor belt glitch linked to delays at RDU airport’s Terminal 2

By Robbie Vaglio, WRAL.com intern Morrisville, N.C. — Passengers departing Raleigh-Durham International Airport Wednesday could encounter delays linked to a mechanical issue on a baggage conveyor belt at Terminal 2, authorities said. A spokesperson for the airport

Weekend floodwaters collapse US 401, causing issues for Franklin, Wake drivers

By Emmy Victor, WRAL reporter Wake Forest, N.C. — Dozens of roads across the state remain closed after heavy rains on Saturday cause flooding that sometimes washed out the roadway, state officials said Monday. U.S. Highway 401

NC teen bitten last week: #SharksAreStillGoodPeople

Atlantic Beach, N.C. — A North Carolina teen bitten last weekend by a shark took advantage of Saturday’s World Oceans Day to proclaim her enduring love and respect for the ocean and to encourage others to get

99-year-old Durham veteran remembers D-Day

By Emmy Victor, WRAL reporter Durham, N.C. — Several events are scheduled in the Triangle to commemorate 75 years since D-Day on Thursday. At Genworth Insurance on Six Forks Road, 75 U.S. flags are arranged on the

Smoothie King stores under fire in Charlotte for racial slurs on receipts

By CNN Newsource Charlotte, N.C. — Two employees at Smoothie King stores in Charlotte are out of a job after photos of receipts on social media show racial slurs instead of the customers’ names. Both locations were

5-year-old girl pulled from pool at Wake party

By Rosalia Fodera, WRAL reporter Raleigh, N.C. — A 5-year-old girl was in serious condition at WakeMed on Saturday night after she was pulled from a swimming pool in northern Wake County, authorities said. The girl’s family

Two arrested, drugs seized after Nash County traffic stop

Nash County, N.C. — Two men, including one who was wanted on multiple charges – including murder in South Carolina, were arrested Thursday in Nash County after being stopped by deputies on Interstate 95. Nash County deputies stopped a

Divers search for man who jumped into Eno River Rock Quarry and disappeared

By Kasey Cunningham, WRAL reporter, and Alfred Charles, WRAL.com managing editor Durham, N.C. — Crews late Tuesday suspended the search for a man who jumped off a rock into the water at Eno River Rock Quarry and

Knightdale man charged after shooting visiting cousin in the chest, police say

Knightdale, N.C. — A Knightdale man is facing charges after police said he shot a visiting cousin after the suspect was awakened by the relative, authorities said. Darius Keyshawn Joyner, 22, has been charged with assault with