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 2021-07-28 01:33 

WRAL Raleigh

NC will require state health care workers to receive COVID vaccine...

All employees who are not fully vaccinated by the deadline will "be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal, for unacceptable personal conduct."...

 2021-07-27 23:51 

WRAL Raleigh

Biden picks outgoing NC public safety chief for No. 2 position at FEMA...

Days before he's set to leave office, state Public Safety Secretary Erik Hooks was nominated Wednesday to become deputy administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency....

 2021-07-27 23:50 

WRAL Raleigh

CDC reverses course on indoor masks in some parts of US...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reversed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging....

 2021-07-27 23:27 

WRAL Raleigh

'If I don't fight, they're going to kill me,' Moore woman mauled by dogs recalls thinking...

A woman mauled by four dogs in Moore County a week ago said Tuesday that thoughts of her two sons fueled her fight to survive the vicious attack....

 2021-07-27 23:24 

WRAL Raleigh

More than 300 local dogs deemed dangerous are being monitored by area counties...

Pit bulls or pit mixes account for more than a third of the dogs on watch lists in five area counties....

 2021-07-27 21:34 

WRAL Raleigh

Recall: McCormick Italian Seasoning and Frank's RedHot Buffalo Ranch Seasoning...

Select McCormick Italian Seasoning products and Frank's RedHot Buffalo Ranch Seasoning have been recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination....

 2021-07-27 21:17 

WRAL Raleigh

Fewer masks, climbing COVID cases could make flu season a 'twindemic'...

While all eyes are on the growing number of COVID-19 cases, health officials are wasting no time looking ahead to the flu season, warning of a possible "twindemic."...

 2021-07-27 20:29 

WRAL Raleigh

How many NC legislators are vaccinated? Most, particularly Republicans, don't say...

WRAL News asked every member of the General Assembly as Republicans travel to Utah this week for a national conference....

 2021-07-27 19:50 

WRAL Raleigh

12-foot long alligator surfing waves at Oak Island is 'a regular sight,' officials say...

A 12-foot long alligator was spotted surfing the waves at Oak Island near the Ocean Crest Pier on Sunday....

 2021-07-27 19:26 

WRAL Raleigh

CDC reverses course on indoor masks in some parts of US...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reversed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging....

 2021-07-27 18:39 

WRAL Raleigh

12-foot long alligator spotted swimming at Oak Island...

A 12-foot long alligator was spotted surfing the waves at Oak Island near the Ocean Crest Pier on Sunday....

 2021-07-27 17:52 

WRAL Raleigh

Old Burying Ground: 300-year-old cemetery is one of the oldest in NC...

Finding a 300-year-old graveyard preserved down on the coast, with antique graves covered by gnarled, ancient Live Oaks, is like stepping back in time....

 2021-07-27 17:46 

WRAL Raleigh

Stickers prompt intimidation charges against Cary man...

A Cary man is charged with North Carolina's version of a hate crime after putting racial stickers on cars and in a restaurant bathroom last week, police said....

 2021-07-27 16:41 

WRAL Raleigh

Fayetteville family of 9 struggling to find affordable housing now has a home...

United Management II, a company responsible for managing dozens of affordable housing communities in North Carolina, was able to find a home for the family after seeing the WRAL News story....

 2021-07-27 16:04 

WRAL Raleigh

UNC-CH will require vaccinations or weekly tests for return to campus...

UNC students who can prove vaccination will no longer be subject to regular testing....

 2021-07-27 15:44 

WRAL Raleigh

Roxboro police warn teens against pointing guns in 'prank wars'...

The Roxboro Police Department is warning citizens after receiving multiple reports of youths pointing what appears to be guns at others....

 2021-07-27 15:41 

WRAL Raleigh

Bojangles' joins chicken sandwich wars with new menu item...

Bojangles' has joined the chicken sandwich wars and is advertising a new hand-breaded chicken sandwich....

 2021-07-27 14:47 

WRAL Raleigh

The CDC will recommend that some vaccinated people wear masks indoors again...

Reversing a decision made just two months ago, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to recommend on Tuesday that people vaccinated for the coronavirus resume wearing masks indoors in certain areas of the country....

 2021-07-27 14:45 

WRAL Raleigh

Consider looking elsewhere: COVID, other ailments have all beds full at hospital in Lumberton...

All beds at UNC Health Southeastern in Lumberton are full, causing facility employees to ask patients not needing immediate emergency care to consider looking elsewhere....

 2021-07-27 14:26 

WRAL Raleigh

Pair arrested after 5-year-old girl killed at Super 8 motel in Aberdeen...

Two people have been arrested after a 5-year-old girl was killed early Monday inside a Super 8 motel in Moore County....

 2021-07-27 13:02 

WRAL Raleigh

At first Jan. 6 hearing, police to detail violence, injuries...

Democrats are launching their investigation into the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection Tuesday with a focus on the law enforcement officers who were attacked and beaten as the rioters broke into the building — an effort to put a human face on the violence...

 2021-07-27 12:58 

WRAL Raleigh

Roxboro police warn of pointing guns at other people in 'prank wars'...

The Roxboro Police Department is warning citizens after receiving multiple reports of people pointing guns at others....

 2021-07-27 12:36 

WRAL Raleigh

Two men, woman shot overnight near downtown Raleigh...

Three people were shot overnight near downtown Raleigh, according to police....

 2021-07-27 11:11 

WRAL Raleigh

What's causing bigger grocery bills? Economists debate causes, length of inflation...

Take a closer look at your next grocery store receipt. Prices are going up. From beef to paper towels, everyday household goods simply cost more. Economists differ on when prices will get better....

 2021-07-27 10:00 

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Follow the Truth: Interrogation tapes reveal 'first to talk' tactic of investigators after James Jordan's murder...

Before working on this podcast, I had never heard the recordings of the interrogations of Daniel Green and Larry Demery. I had heard of them. Attorneys told me investigators had used standard, legal scare tactics to try and coerce a story out of one or bo...

 2021-07-27 09:52 

WRAL Raleigh

After 3 to 5 inches of rain overnight, more storms possible Tuesday...

Some of the WRAL viewing area is seeing showers and storms moving through on Tuesday morning....

 2021-07-27 02:23 

WRAL Raleigh

Triangle hospitals see shortage of nurses as COVID hospitalizations rise...

Two major hospital networks in the Triangle are facing a shortage of nurses as COVID-19 hospitalizations tick upward....

 2021-07-26 23:21 

WRAL Raleigh

Another weekend, more violence in Durham...

Residents are demanding solutions following yet another violent weekend in Durham....

 2021-07-26 22:22 

WRAL Raleigh

Many suffering without A/C for weeks at a time due to supply shortages...

For the last year, heating and cooling companies in the state and across the country have been dealing with delays in AC repairs because of a shortage in parts - and that has a lot to do with the pandemic....

 2021-07-26 22:02 

WRAL Raleigh

Dorm insurance can protect against flood, theft in college housing...

Before your students rush back to college, make sure all those new dorm room purchases are covered....

 2021-07-26 22:01 

WRAL Raleigh

Amid calls for 'defunding,' Goldsboro police get 5% pay raise to attract more applicants...

As many U.S. cities across the country debate whether funding to police departments should decreased, the city of Goldsboro is moving in the opposite direction....

 2021-07-26 21:40 

WRAL Raleigh

Tax dollars help groups some consider extremist to survive pandemic...

The federal government approved 12 million Paycheck Protection Program loans last year, totaling nearly $800 billion, to help companies and nonprofits stay afloat during the pandemic. But the money went to more than neighborhood restaurant, local gyms and...

 2021-07-26 21:22 

WRAL Raleigh

Hail, heavy rain, strong winds expected tonight in areas north of Harnett County...

Areas from Harnett County northward are under a Level 1 threat for severe weather, with heavy rains, damaging winds and lightning the biggest threats, according to WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner. The storms are expected to move in after 5 p.m. and l...

 2021-07-26 21:19 

WRAL Raleigh

Fayetteville family of 9 facing homelessness after affordable housing options dry up...

A Fayetteville family of nine is facing homelessness after exhausting all their affordable housing options in the area....

 2021-07-26 20:53 

WRAL Raleigh

COVID clusters in schools 'inevitable'; masks could help minimize spread...

With cases climbing overall in the state, and some schools already back in session, cases in the classroom seem all but inevitable....

 2021-07-26 19:40 

WRAL Raleigh

Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo canceled over concerns of Delta variant...

Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo has canceled their event for August 1 over concerns of the rapidly spreading Delta variant....

 2021-07-26 19:21 

WRAL Raleigh

'Red zone' back on NC's pandemic map...

After a spring filled with green and light yellow, orange and red are again spreading across the North Carolina map as the coronavirus pandemic hits a new surge in the state....

 2021-07-26 19:20 

WRAL Raleigh

Rottweilers who attacked multiple people had 2 previous bite reports, will be euthanized...

The two Rottweilers who bit four people on Summerland Drive in Raleigh on Sunday afternoon, including a 6-year-old boy, have two previous dog bite reports. Sunday's incident makes the third time Raleigh police have been called out because of these dog...

 2021-07-26 17:40 

WRAL Raleigh

Grandson of Rev. Billy Graham in critical condition with COVID-19...

Billy Graham's grandson, Jonathan Lotz, is in the intensive care unit with COVID-19, according to a Facebook post....

 2021-07-26 17:37 

WRAL Raleigh

NC officials to Spring Lake: Cooperate with state audit, or we're taking over...

North Carolina officials warned Spring Lake leaders Monday that they need to cooperate with a state audit or face having the state take control of the town's finances....

 2021-07-26 15:50 

WRAL Raleigh

Victim describes Rottweiler attack that left 3 people, including a child, hospitalized...

Four people were bitten by Rottweiler dogs in Raleigh on Summerland Drive....

 2021-07-26 15:42 

WRAL Raleigh

The Delta variant is the symptom of a bigger threat: vaccine refusal...

After an all-too-brief respite, the United States is again at a crossroads in the pandemic. The number of infections has ticked up -- slowly at first, then swiftly -- to 51,000 cases per day, on average, more than four times the rate a month ago....

 2021-07-26 15:15 

WRAL Raleigh

Records: Ex-Durham officer was impaired night he allegedly assaulted woman...

A former Durham police officer accused of sexually assaulting a woman last month was "so impaired" at the time that he couldn't remember what happened, according to Durham Police Department records....

 2021-07-26 14:53 

WRAL Raleigh

Century-old graves in historic church cemetery vandalized...

Around 8 to 10 headstones were damaged or turned over in the cemetery of Mt. Horeb Presbyterian Church near Elizabethtown, according to the Bladen County Sheriff's Office....

 2021-07-26 14:01 

WRAL Raleigh

Two-headed baby sea turtle found along SC beach...

Workers and volunteers at Edisto Beach State Park recently came across a two-headed baby sea turtle....

 2021-07-26 13:38 

WRAL Raleigh

15-year-old boy missing in Winston-Salem area...

The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing 15-year-old....

 2021-07-26 13:14 

WRAL Raleigh

If you are not vaccinated against COVID-19, you shouldn't go into a bar or restaurant, expert says...

Less than half of the US population is fully vaccinated against Covid-19 -- and with cases on the rise, experts are urging a return to precautions reminiscent of the earlier days of the pandemic....

 2021-07-26 12:45 

WRAL Raleigh

Airplane flips over after landing at Ocracoke airport...

An airplane flipped onto its roof shortly landing at Cape Hatteras National Seashore's Ocracoke Island Airport on Sunday....

 2021-07-26 11:03 

WRAL Raleigh

Woman inside Durham home shot in head...

A woman inside a Durham home was struck in the head by gunfire overnight Sunday....

 2021-07-26 09:20 

WRAL Raleigh

Heavy rain, storms and flooding possible Monday evening...

Sunday will be another typical summer day in central North Carolina, and it offers a chance for outdoor activity before a pattern of afternoon thunderstorms returns, according to WRAL meteorologist Peta Sheerwood....

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