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Recent articles by Brea:

Questions linger as mom now missing for 2 months after Orange County I-85 crash

The family of Alyssa Taylor said it has been two months since they last heard from her. → Read More

Durham high school among 8 across NC receiving hoax active shooter calls in 1 day

Fayetteville, Burlington, Roanoke Rapids, Elizabethtown and now Durham have each been the targets of multiple high school active shooter hoax calls on Thursday morning, according to law enforcement and school officials. → Read More

Fair lets parents see what options are out there among Wake County magnet elementary schools

RALEIGH, N.C. — Enrollment for Wake County’s magnet schools is now open. Tuesday, the Wake County Public Schools System gave parents the option to check out some of its magnet elementary schools through a school fair held at Conn Elementary School. The fair gave parents the opportunity to explore schools all at once. Some of those […] → Read More

Raleigh Youth Choir now welcoming girls as it becomes more inclusive, changes name

The Raleigh Youth Choir said the reason for the change is to continue providing more options for students to receive voice education and also be more inclusive. → Read More

Triangle towns, cities making parade safety changes after Raleigh tragedy

Following the death of a little girl at Saturday’s Raleigh Christmas Parade, some municipalities are reconsidering safety protocols ahead of their holiday parades. → Read More

Shaw University files complaint with Justice Department over bus traffic stop

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — More than a month after a Shaw University bus was pulled over and searched in South Carolina, university officials are taking action and filing a complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice. “The real issue is why and how a minor traffic violation immediately turns into a drug search?” said Dr. […] → Read More

Downtown Raleigh restaurants anticipate big business during Christmas Parade

Downtown businesses are also looking forward to Saturday’s festivities. → Read More

NCDHHS lays out public-health approach to solving gun violence problem

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — State leaders say they are taking a public health approach to solving the problem of gun deaths and injuries. On Thursday, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services outlined a four-step plan to address the problem and compared the strategy to the one used to reduce motor vehicle-related deaths. […] → Read More

Duke Energy keeping track of Nicole power outages from the ground and by drone

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — From Duke Energy’s control room to the sky, crews are keeping a close eye on power outages as Nicole makes its way to the Carolinas. “We do anticipate seeing outages in some areas. Right now, our local crews are on alert and ready to respond,” said Jeff Brooks, a spokesperson for the company. […] → Read More

Wake Tech students practice disaster responses

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Students at Wake Technical Community College are learning what it takes to become first responders. On Tuesday, the school held a training session to practice responding to a mass casualty event. The scenario portrayed a tornado event that resulted in mock injuries. “Many of these students have never even seen or […] → Read More

After wild UNC-Duke games last year, many fans glad ACC basketball is back in the Triangle

Last season, under their first-year coach the UNC-Chapel Hill men’s basketball team made it to the Final Four — and beat Duke University in a Final Four game. → Read More

Wake County will have a new sheriff: Will it be Donnie Harrison or Willie Rowe

Wake County Sheriff Gerald Baker sent a letter out on Friday announcing his retirement after he lost in a runoff election earlier this year. → Read More

North Carolina community outraged after mass shooter trick-or-treater strolls through neighborhood

Angel Turner told CBS 17 she was in her garage with her daughter and neighbor when they saw a person walk down the street wearing army fatigues. → Read More

Fiancé of Raleigh mass shooting victim says alert 'might have saved her life'

The fiancé of one of the Raleigh mass shooting victims is speaking out, calling on Raleigh City Council members to resign. → Read More

Celebration of life to be held Saturday for Raleigh mass shooting victim Mary Marshall

What was supposed to be Mary Marshall’s wedding day is being replaced with a celebration of life event. → Read More

Raleigh day care owner arrested on child sex crime

Court documents obtained by CBS 17 said Malay Jindal engaged in a sex act with a five-year-old child. → Read More

Prisoner charged with murder in death of fellow Raleigh inmate

A Raleigh prisoner was arrested on Friday for killing another inmate in September. → Read More

NCCU students march to the polls ahead of Election Day

Students walked from the Student Union to the Turner Law building, which serves as an on campus early voting site. → Read More

COVID-19 causing drop in NC graduation rates, data shows

School districts across the country have seen a decrease in student performance due to the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

New tower unveiled at Cary Sri Venkateswara Temple in time for Hindu Festival of Lights

Monday, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper unveiled a new 87-foot tower at the Sri Venkateswara Temple of North Carolina. The tower is named the “Tower of Unity and Prosperity.” → Read More