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Latest: North Carolina Azalea Festival in Wilmington canceled due to 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: Latest updates: 9:20 p.m.: The North Carolina Azalea Festival in

Governor declares state of emergency over coronavirus in NC

By Matthew Burns, WRAL.com senior producer/politics editor Raleigh, N.C. — As the number of people infected with coronavirus continues to increase, Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday declared a state of emergency in North Carolina to stem the

SBI: City of Durham falls victim to Russian ransomware attack

By Jessica Patrick, WRAL digital journalist Durham, N.C. — The City of Durham has fallen victim to a ransomware attack, according to the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation. An email sent Sunday to SBI employees said

Coronavirus sickens second person in NC

Raleigh, N.C. — State health officials said Friday that a second North Carolina person has tested positive for a new strain of coronavirus and is believed to have contracted the COVID-19 illness. The test results need to

International Festival of Raleigh postponed over virus concerns

By Jessica Patrick, WRAL digital journalist Raleigh, N.C. — The popular International Festival of Raleigh postponed its upcoming weekend of events on Wednesday due to the concern of virus spread. The festival, first slated for March 6-8

Police investigating student video threatening Southeast Raleigh High School

Raleigh, N.C. — Law enforcement officers were present at Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School on Monday after a video of a student holding what appears to be a firearm circulated on social media. According to the school,

Grandmother of missing 15-month-old child out of jail

By Brandon Bailey, WCYB Blountville, Tenn. — Angela Boswell, the grandmother of missing 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell, bonded out of jail Friday evening. Boswell was arrested last week in Wilkes County, NC, after authorities reportedly found her and

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Chapel Hill, sent to hospital

Chapel Hill, N.C. — Chapel Hill police said a pedestrian was struck in a multi-vehicle crash that happened Wednesday night. Officials said the crash happened on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard near Homestead Road in Chapel Hill.

Temperatures warm up, then come crashing down this week

[unable to retrieve full-text content] We’ll have a brief taste of spring this week before temperatures come crashing back to winter, meteorologist Kat Campbell said. Published at Tue, 25 Feb 2020 04:28:05 +0000 Source: https://www.wral.com/temperatures-warm-up-then-come-crashing-down-this-week/18973236/

One person killed in two-vehicle crash in Raleigh

Raleigh, N.C. — One person was killed in a crash that happened in Raleigh on Saturday night, the NC State Highway Patrol confirmed to WRAL News. WRAL’s Aaron Thomas reports two vehicles were involved in a crash