Home - WNCN: News, Weather

    • Don't Miss It

    Raleigh cold case 'solvable' 20 years later, detectives say Video included

    Updated:

    A Triangle family says it is "optimistic" someone will come forward with information that may help police solve a 20-year-old cold case. More>>

    Ebola patients Brantly, Wrightbol cured, released from hospital

    Updated:

    A doctor at the hospital that treated two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa says their discharge poses no public health risk. More>>

    Private school vouchers unconstitutional, NC judge rules Video included

    File photo File photo
    Updated:

    More than $720,000 is in limbo after a judge ruled that using taxpayer money to pay for private school vouchers is unconstitutional.
    More>>

    NC WEATHER: Even hotter Friday before cooler weekend

    Updated:

    The hottest part of the week is yet to come in central North Carolina, but cooler weather arrives this weekend. More>>

    Wake Co. sees jump in teacher turnover Video included

    Updated:

    Wake County is seeing significant turnover in teachers – and still looking to hire teachers as the traditional school year approaches. More>>

    Microsoft donates $700k to local charities at Durham store grand opening

    Microsoft donated $700,000 to local charities at a ribbon cutting for its new store in Durham. Microsoft donated $700,000 to local charities at a ribbon cutting for its new store in Durham.
    Updated:

    Microsoft donated $700,000 to local charities Thursday during a ribbon cutting event for the software giant's new store in Durham.
    More>>

    Amanda Hayes filing for divorce from husband

    Amanda Hayes, 41, was found guilt second-degree murder in the July 2011 death of Laura Ackerson. Amanda Hayes, 41, was found guilt second-degree murder in the July 2011 death of Laura Ackerson.
    Updated:

    Amanda Hayes, who was convicted in the death of a Kinston mother in 2011, is filing for divorce from husband Grant Hayes, according to a recent court document. More>>

    Durham Rescue Mission giving away backpacks, supplies to kids Video included

    The Durham Rescue Mission, with the help of GSK, is giving away backpacks to needy children. The Durham Rescue Mission, with the help of GSK, is giving away backpacks to needy children.
    Updated:

    The Durham Rescue Mission is making sure all kids get the supplies they need for the upcoming school year. More>>

    How to report drivers who pass stopped NC school buses

    Updated:

    Thousands of motorists pass stopped school buses every day, and you can do something about it.The North Carolina Highway Patrol has a form for people who see a motorist pass a stopped school bus.Highway Patrol form to report drivers who pass school busesUnder North Carolina law, G.S. 20-217, drivers going either direction must stop when a school bus is stopped to let children off. Drivers are not supposed to continue until the bus has completed dropping the children off and begun to move agai... More>>

    Stedman man charged with manufacturing meth

    Timpe Timpe
    Updated:

    A Stedman man has been arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said Thursday. More>>

    16-year-old Raleigh girl missing since Friday located, is OK

    Updated:

    Raleigh police said a 16-year-old girl who had gone missing on Friday has been located and is "OK." More>>

    POLL: What is the best K-12 drama?

    Updated:

    To mark the start of the school year, WNCN compiled a short list of some of the best K-12 dramas. More>>

    UNC police defend delay in dorm room burglary alert Video included

    Police said two rooms in the Ehringhaus Residence Hall were burglarized while students were sleeping. Police said two rooms in the Ehringhaus Residence Hall were burglarized while students were sleeping.
    Updated:

    UNC police said they waited more than 24 hours to alert students  about two burglaries so that their investigation would not be jeopardized. More>>

    Helping Hand Mission hands out school supplies

    File photo File photo
    Updated:

    Helping Hand Mission in Raleigh handed out school supplies to children of families who have fallen on hard times. More>>

    Durham police recommendations meeting draws large crowd Video included

    The meeting was moved to a larger space due to the overflowing crowd. The meeting was moved to a larger space due to the overflowing crowd.
    Updated:

    A crowd filled Durham City Hall Thursday to discuss the city manager's new report recommending changes to the police department. More>>

    Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

    Updated:

    Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly... More>>

    Fort Bragg paratrooper killed in Afghanistan

    Updated:

    A Fort Bragg paratrooper has been killed in action in Afghanistan. More>>

    Israel kills 3 Hamas military commanders in Gaza

    Updated:

    Israel stepped up its campaign against Gaza's ruling Hamas on Thursday, killing three of the group's senior military commanders in an airstrike that pulverized a four-story home, the second such attack targeting... More>>

    Sanford company receives grant to bring manufacturing back to US

    Updated:

    Arden Companies, in combination with North Carolina State University's College of Textiles, has been named to receive a grant of $600,000 to bring manufacturing back to the United States. More>>

    Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

    Updated:

    The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by falling ice... More>>

    Bank of America agrees to nearly $17B settlement

    Updated:

    The government has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, the Justice Department announced Thursday. More>>

    Raleigh police investigating 2 armed robberies

    Updated:

    Police are investigating two robberies that occurred late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning in Raleigh. More>>

    ISIS demanded $132 million for release of journalist James Foley

    AP File Photo AP File Photo
    Updated:

    The Islamic militant group ISIS at one time demanded a ransom of 100 million euros — $132 million — for the release of James Foley, the American journalist who was beheaded in an ISIS video made public earlier this week. More>>

    Shots fired into Fayetteville home

    File Photo File Photo
    Updated:

    Fayetteville police say shots were fired into a residence Wednesday night at a home in the 500 block of Cedar Creek Road. More>>

    • PoliticsMore>>

    • NC legislators approve regulating toxic coal ash

      NC legislators approve regulating toxic coal ash

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:36:33 GMT
      File photoFile photo
      North Carolina lawmakers have approved legislation they say makes the state the nation's first to address decades of toxic water pollution from residue left behind by coal-burning electricity plants.
      North Carolina lawmakers have approved legislation they say makes the state the nation's first to address decades of toxic water pollution from residue left behind by coal-burning electricity plants.
    • State officials hear from both sides of NC fracking debate

      State officials hear from both sides of NC fracking debate

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:56:13 GMT
      People rallying outside ahead of Wednesday's public comment hearing on fracking.People rallying outside ahead of Wednesday's public comment hearing on fracking.
      Supporters and opponents of the process of hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as “fracking,” are today getting an opportunity to voice their opinions on the process.
      Supporters and opponents of the process of hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as “fracking,” are today getting an opportunity to voice their opinions on the process.
    • Hunter fills Martin's NC associate justice seat

      Hunter fills Martin's NC associate justice seat

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:44 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:44:30 GMT
      Judge Robert Hunter, of Morehead City, was appointed an associate Supreme Court justice.Judge Robert Hunter, of Morehead City, was appointed an associate Supreme Court justice.
      Gov. Pat McCrory appointed Judge Robert Hunter of Morehead City on Wednesday to become an associate Supreme Court justice.
      Gov. Pat McCrory appointed Judge Robert Hunter of Morehead City on Wednesday to become an associate Supreme Court justice.
    • U.S. & WorldMore>>

    • Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

      Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

      Thursday, August 21 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:24:23 GMT
      It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.
      Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly...
    • Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

      Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

      Thursday, August 21 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:14:07 GMT
      Officials from the World Health Organization are visiting two hospitals treating Ebola patients in Liberia, where authorities have sealed off entire neighborhoods in an effort to stop the outbreak.
      Government officials handed out bags of rice and sachets of drinking water Thursday to residents of an impoverished slum in Liberia's capital where tens of thousands of people have been barricaded in an effort to stop...
    • Israel kills 3 Hamas military commanders in Gaza

      Israel kills 3 Hamas military commanders in Gaza

      Thursday, August 21 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:04:22 GMT
      The Islamic militant group Hamas says three of its senior military leaders have been killed in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip.
      Israel stepped up its campaign against Gaza's ruling Hamas on Thursday, killing three of the group's senior military commanders in an airstrike that pulverized a four-story home, the second such attack targeting...
    Current Conditions Sponsored By:  
    • POLL: What is the best K-12 comedy movie?

    • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

      American Pie
      1%
      1 vote
      Billy Madison
      10%
      8 votes
      Clueless
      13%
      10 votes
      Dazed and Confused
      6%
      5 votes
      Diary of a Wimpy Kid
      3%
      2 votes
      Fast Times at Ridgemont High
      15%
      12 votes
      Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
      28%
      22 votes
      Mean Girls
      12%
      9 votes
      Porky's
      8%
      6 votes
      Superbad
      4%
      3 votes
    • 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.