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Protesters camp outside Fayetteville Market House, make demands from city, police

By Kasey Cunningham, WRAL reporter Fayetteville, N.C. — Protestors camped out overnight in front of the Market House in Fayetteville with a list of demands for police and the city. The group calls themselves “Ville’s Voice.” On

Pedestrian struck, killed in Harnett County

By Brett Knese, WRAL reporter Lillington, N.C. — A person was struck and killed on a dark Harnett County road early Tuesday morning. The crash occurred before 3:30 a.m. on Jim Christian Road near U.S. Highway 421

Man shot in ankle while walking in Raleigh

Raleigh, N.C. — A man was shot in the ankle while walking in Raleigh near St. Augustine Ave. and Pender Street on the night of Saturday, July 4. Raleigh Police received a call about the shooting around

Raleigh police arrest protesters blocking Capital Boulevard traffic

Raleigh, N.C. — Raleigh police have arrested at least 20 protesters who were blocking traffic on inbound Capital Boulevard in downtown Raleigh on Thursday. WRAL’s Joe Fisher reports police gave repeated warnings for the protesters to clear

Gov. Cooper’s press office says no announcement will be made Wednesday on future of schools

Raleigh, N.C. — A scheduled press conference with Gov. Roy Cooper will be held Wednesday afternoon but, according to a press briefing, he will not address the future of schools in North Carolina. Cooper is scheduled to

In the wake of George Floyd protests, Apex police focus on change, reform

By Mikaya Thurmond, WRAL anchor/reporter Apex, N.C. — In the month since George Floyd died, calls for change have echoed from coast to coast. From peaceful protests to riots, people are calling for reform. We’ve seen riots

Harris Teeter will offer, but not force, masks for shoppers

The statewide mask requirement in effect as of June 26 in North Carolina includes grocery and retail stores. In anticipation of the new rule, shoppers have been asking stores, including Harris Teeter, if they plan to enforce

Johnston County school board settles with Clayton principal Dr. Bennett Jones

Clayton, N.C. — The Johnston County School Board voted by a five to two margin Wednesday to settle with Clayton High School principal Dr. Bennett Jones for a sum of $53,190. Jones was removed as Clayton’s principal

NC State removes the name ‘Daniels’ from Daniels Hall

North Carolina Statue University removes the name Daniels from Daniels Hall. The building was originally named after Josephus Daniels, former editor of the News and Observer and a man known for his white supremacist views. Last week,

Officials still working to locate a 40-year-old woman who went missing from Duke Regional Hospital

Durham, N.C. — Officials continue to search for a 40-year-old woman who went missing from Duke Regional Hospital. The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for Natasha Nelcia Rhodd-Leathers, who has been missing