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Level 1 threat for severe weather means gusty winds, storms again today

There is another level 1 threat for severe weather on Tuesday. According to WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner, the National Weather Service has much of central North Carolina under a Level 1, or marginal, risk for severe storms.

Fire crews battling fires also have to worry about COVID-19

By Leslie Moreno, WRAL reporter Raleigh, N.C. — When fires fighters get that call, staying six feet apart is the last thing on their mind. “Realistically it’s a lot harder,” said Aaron Procter of the Raleigh Fire

Maury Correctional inmate dies after attack from another prisoner

Maury, N.C. — An inmate was killed after being attacked by another prisoner during an altercation at Maury Correctional Institution on Thursday afternoon. Charles Rogers, 75, was stabbed with a homemade weapon around 4:37 p.m. Thursday in

Car crash knocks down power pole, closes road in Clayton

Clayton, N.C. — A crash involving one vehicle sent three to the hospital, resulted in a power pole being split into two pieces and closed a road in Clayton on Tuesday. The Town of Clayton’s public information

Congregation, community rallies to support Northampton rest home after cluster of coronavirus cases

By WRAL News Seaboard, N.C. — A cluster of coronavirus cases has been identified in Northampton County, 26 in all, with 24 cases at Pine Forest Rest Home in Potecasi. County health leaders did not identify the

Updated March 27: What’s open, closed across NC

Raleigh, N.C. — On March 30, 2020, at 5 p.m., a statewide “stay-at-home” order goes into effect in North Carolina. The order expands the list of public places ordered to close to prevent the spread of coronavirus,

Report: Internet speeds down 20% in Raleigh, 22% in Fayetteville, stable in Durham

RALEIGH – Your eyes are not deceiving you as your web browser freezes or buffering interrupts the program you are streaming. The internet is slowing down. Demand for internet services from streaming to telecommuting as the coronavirus continues

Beyond the keyboard: Here’s how to keep your workspace safe and clean

By John Matarese, Don’t Waste Your Money consumer reporter Doctors are advising everyone to wash their hands thoroughly and more frequently, and to try not to touch things that other people have touched. But have you looked

Latest: Cary assisted living patient tests positive for coronavirus

Raleigh, N.C. — Here are the latest updates on the impact of the coronavirus outbreak in North Carolina and across the globe: What you need to know: North Carolina has 183 people who have tested positive for

How you can help local animal shelters during the coronavirus pandemic

By Jessica Patrick, WRAL digital journalist Fayetteville, N.C. — As businesses, restaurants and venues close, North Carolina’s animal shelters remain open and busy. Just as police officers, healthcare workers and many government employees have to work during