Home - WNCN: News, Weather

    • Don't Miss It

    Republican leaders: NC budget raises teacher pay $3,500 Video included

    Updated:

    Republican Leaders announced Tuesday they have reached a budget deal, one that includes 7 percent raises for teachers and preserves teacher assistants. More>>

    Still no 90s in NC, but rain returns this weekend

    Updated:

    This July is going to end up having more days below 90 than above and the cool weather will last into August. More>>

    Lawmakers hope rules ease concerns about fracking in NC

    Updated:

    Protesters and environmental groups have taken a stand against fracking, while the General Assembly has worked to get the ball rolling in North Carolina. More>>

    NC military who were victims of scheme will have debts forgiven Video included

    File Photo File Photo
    Updated:

    North Carolina military service members who were victims of a financing scheme will have their debts forgiven and their credit cleared. More>>

    GOP-led House ready to OK lawsuit against Obama

    Updated:

    Republicans are ready to muscle legislation through the House authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack Obama that accuses him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health care law. More>>

    Shells hit UN school in Gaza, kill 15

    Updated:

    Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school sheltering Gaza war refugees Wednesday, killing 15 Palestinians and wounding 90 after tearing through two classroom walls, a health official and a spokesman for a U.N.... More>>

    Small cars fare poorly in crash tests

    Updated:

    The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests. More>>

    Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

    Updated:

    The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, hastening the end of World War II and forcing the world into the atomic age, has died in Georgia. More>>

    Debate over seismic testing off NC coast on the horizon Video included

    Updated:

    A plan by the federal government could change the landscape of the North Carolina coast. While millions of people flock to our beaches each year, the Obama administration has approved the use of seismic testing to conduct research on the ocean floor along most of the East Coast, including here in North Carolina.From
    More>>

    Gay marriage supporters push for quick NC ruling Video included

    Updated:

    Lawyers challenging North Carolina's same-sex marriage ban say they will press for quick legal action after a federal appeals court found a similar law in Virginia is unconstitutional. More>>

    Amtrak services delayed in Morrisville due to freight train derailment Video included

    Updated:

    Amtrak services are delayed in Morrisville due to a freight trail derailment, authorities said.


    More>>

    Officials: Jail escapees held detective at gunpoint, stole vehicle and weapons

    Updated:

    Calvin and Phillip Metcalf were being held on larceny charges on Tuesday morning when they held an Avery County detective at gunpoint and escaped custody. More>>

    Missionary groups call for evacuation from Liberia

    Dr. Kent Brantly of Samaritan’s Purse cares for a patient at the case management center on the campus of ELWA Hospital in Monrovia. (Samaritan's Purse) Dr. Kent Brantly of Samaritan’s Purse cares for a patient at the case management center on the campus of ELWA Hospital in Monrovia. (Samaritan's Purse)
    Updated:

    Two North Carolina-based missionary groups have ordered the evacuation of their non-essential personnel from Liberia after a doctor and a missionary contracted Ebola. More>>

    Durham police searching for missing woman, 4-year-old boy

    Updated:

    Durham police are asking for assistance in locating a missing 4-year-old boy and a 27-year-old woman last seen July 18 at the bus station on Pettigrew Street. More>>

    US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

    Updated:

    Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, including an arms embargo and restrictions on state-owned banks.... More>>

    NC man arrested in 20-year-old rape case

    Updated:

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police detective say they have arrested a man for his part in a 20-year-old sexual assault case. More>>

    Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case

    Updated:

    Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura won $1.8 million Tuesday in his two-year fight to prove he was defamed by a military sniper and best-selling author who claimed to have punched out Ventura at a bar for bad-mouthing the... More>>

    Worker files complaint with Dept. of Labor after being let go Video included

    Michael David said Dayeco Construction owed him a paycheck him for more than six weeks of work. Michael David said Dayeco Construction owed him a paycheck him for more than six weeks of work.
    Updated:

    A Durham man who says he was let go by his employer after finally getting a paycheck that he waited weeks to get, has filed a complaint with the North Carolina Department of Labor’s Employment Discrimination Bureau. More>>

    'Puppy mill' regulations removed from proposed state budget Video included

    File Photo File Photo
    Updated:

    Senate leaders say they did not consider language regulating dog breeders in the state budget because of "unethical" actions of lobbyists for the bill. More>>

    Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

    Updated:

    The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima has died in Georgia. More>>

    Police: Scammer pretended to be pastor with daughter who posed nude

    Updated:

    A South Carolina man who posed as a Charlotte-area pastor and State Bureau of Investigation agent to steal victims’ money is now under arrest. More>>

    Section of Cary's Carpenter Upchurch Road to close

    Updated:

    Carpenter Upchurch Road at Green Hope High School in Cary will be closed for three weeks starting Thursday, officials said. More>>

    8-year-old hit on Rock Quarry Rd. 'darted' into traffic, police say

    Jahlen Williams, 8, was transported to WakeMed after being hit by a car on Rock Quarry Road near Crosslink Road. Jahlen Williams, 8, was transported to WakeMed after being hit by a car on Rock Quarry Road near Crosslink Road.
    Updated:

    Police say an 8-year-old who was hit by a car Monday on Rock Quarry Road had "darted" into traffic. More>>

    Obama to announce US sanctions on Russia

    Updated:

    President Barack Obama is to announce a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russian banks and a shipbuilding company Tuesday. More>>

    4 arrested for shoplifting $4K in merchandise in Wilmington

    Updated:

    Police in Wilmington have arrested four people who they say went on a shoplifting spree and took $4,500 in merchandise from a variety of stores. More>>

    Roundabout to be installed near Green Hope High School

    Updated:

    A portion of Carpenter Upchurch Road will be closed for three weeks for the installation of a roundabout and right turn lane. More>>

    Raleigh mother accused of biting, breaking ribs of 16-week-old baby

    Mary Peele is facing child abus charges after police said she bit her 16-week-old baby. Mary Peele is facing child abus charges after police said she bit her 16-week-old baby.
    Updated:

    A Raleigh mother is facing child abuse charges after police said she bit and broke her 16-week-old’s ribs. More>>

    3 injured in Harnett Co. shooting

    Updated:

    Three people were injured in a shooting a Kangaroo store in Harnett County Monday afternoon. More>>

    Duke expert: NC ban on gay marriage won't stand

    Updated:

    A Duke professor says North Carolina's ban on gay marriage won't hold up after Monday's federal court ruling in Virginia. More>>

    Jury deliberating in Lovette murder trial

    File photo File photo
    Updated:

    Jury deliberations resumed Tuesday in the trial of Laurence Lovette, a Durham man accused of killing a Duke graduate student. More>>

    Friends say Charlotte woman infected with Ebola 'very weak and tired'

    David and Nancy Writebol (Photo: SIM.org) David and Nancy Writebol (Photo: SIM.org)
    Updated:

    A Charlotte woman who volunteered to save the lives of Ebola patient in Liberia is now fighting the disease herself.
    More>>

    Wilmington man advances to American Ninja Warrior finals

    Updated:

    A Wilmington chef advances to the finals of NBC's competition series American Ninja Warrior after completing the challenging course in Monday's episode. More>>

    Greenville police say dog shot over parking space

    Greenville police have arrested a man on an animal cruelty charge after they say he shot a dog he said would not leave a parking space. More>>

    Capped enrollment at Wake schools affecting where families choose to live Video included

    Wake County School Board Chairwoman Christine Kushner Wake County School Board Chairwoman Christine Kushner
    Updated:

    Wake County is one of the fastest growing counties in North Carolina, but that population boom is causing some unexpected problems for the real estate market. More>>

    • North Carolina NewsMore>>

    • Officials: Jail escapees held detective at gunpoint, stole vehicle and weapons

      Officials: Jail escapees held detective at gunpoint, stole vehicle and weapons

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:11:04 GMT
      Calvin and Phillip Metcalf were being held on larceny charges on Tuesday morning when they held an Avery County detective at gunpoint and escaped custody.
      Calvin and Phillip Metcalf were being held on larceny charges on Tuesday morning when they held an Avery County detective at gunpoint and escaped custody.
    • Missionary groups call for evacuation from Liberia

      Missionary groups call for evacuation from Liberia

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:19 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:19:57 GMT
      Dr. Kent Brantly of Samaritan’s Purse cares for a patient at the case management center on the campus of ELWA Hospital in Monrovia. (Samaritan's Purse)Dr. Kent Brantly of Samaritan’s Purse cares for a patient at the case management center on the campus of ELWA Hospital in Monrovia. (Samaritan's Purse)
      Two North Carolina-based missionary groups have ordered the evacuation of their non-essential personnel from Liberia after a doctor and a missionary contracted Ebola.
      Two North Carolina-based missionary groups have ordered the evacuation of their non-essential personnel from Liberia after a doctor and a missionary contracted Ebola.
    • NC man arrested in 20-year-old rape case

      NC man arrested in 20-year-old rape case

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:37 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:37:26 GMT
      Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police detective say they have arrested a man for his part in a 20-year-old sexual assault case.
      Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police detective say they have arrested a man for his part in a 20-year-old sexual assault case.
    • U.S. & WorldMore>>

    • 10 Things to Know for Wednesday

      10 Things to Know for Wednesday

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:12:50 GMT
      Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
      By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
    • Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed

      Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:27:00 GMT
      Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats pounded symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.
      Israel unleashed its heaviest air and artillery assault of the Gaza war on Tuesday, destroying key symbols of Hamas control, shutting down the territory's only power plant and leaving at least 128 Palestinians dead on...
    • Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case

      Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:20:16 GMT
      A jury awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million on Tuesday in his lawsuit against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle.
      Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura won $1.8 million Tuesday in his two-year fight to prove he was defamed by a military sniper and best-selling author who claimed to have punched out Ventura at a bar for bad-mouthing the...
    • SportsMore>>

    • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

      NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:14:50 GMT
      The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing...
      The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go...
    • Canes captain has surgery to fix muscle injury

      Canes captain has surgery to fix muscle injury

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:21:02 GMT
      The Carolina Hurricanes say captain Eric Staal has had surgery to repair a core muscle injury and should be ready for training camp.
      The Carolina Hurricanes say captain Eric Staal has had surgery to repair a core muscle injury and should be ready for training camp.
    • Triangle programs turning out promising hockey talent

      Triangle programs turning out promising hockey talent

      Monday, July 28 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:00:51 GMT
      The Junior Hurricanes program is producing outstanding talent, including goalie Logan Halladay, who recently wrapped up a week at the Carolina Hurricanes prospect camp.The Junior Hurricanes program is producing outstanding talent, including goalie Logan Halladay, who recently wrapped up a week at the Carolina Hurricanes prospect camp.
      This past week, two locally produced players took part in the Carolina Hurricanes Prospect Camp.
      This past week, two locally produced players took part in the Carolina Hurricanes Prospect Camp.
    Current Conditions Sponsored By:  
    • Events Calendar

    SHARE YOUR PHOTOS AND VIDEOS
    CLICK HERE TO UPLOAD PHOTO/VIDEO TO
    Powered by WorldNow

    1205 Front St., Raleigh
    N.C., 27609

    Telephone: 919.836.1717
    Fax: 919.836.1687
    Email: newstips@wncn.com

    Can't find something?
    Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.