Michael Perchick, ABC11 EyewitnessNews

Michael Perchick

ABC11 EyewitnessNews

Raleigh, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Michael:

Raleigh Police share holiday shopping safety tips

As shoppers continue to pack retail stores throughout the Triangle, Raleigh police are offering tips to stay safe. → Read More

Grassroots efforts in place to assist businesses impacted by Wake Forest Christmas parade cancellation

Just two days after town officials in Wake Forest announced the cancellation of the Christmas Parade, there is a grassroots-effort to assist businesses missing out on the expected crowds. → Read More

Low-wage workers share stories of struggle with Durham city leaders

Low-wage workers, many who work in the fast-food industry, shared their stories of struggle with city leaders in Durham on Thursday night. → Read More

How Giving Tuesday impacts the Triangle

Following the much-anticipated Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales, Giving Tuesday provides an opportunity to put those savings towards good causes. → Read More

Family of Fort Bragg soldier holds vigil in Raleigh 2 years after he was shot and killed

The family of slain Fort Bragg soldier Jose Melendez Jr. honored him with a vigil on Friday, two years after he was found shot in a Raleigh parking lot. → Read More

Wake Forest Christmas Parade still on, will include pro-Confederacy groups

Just hours after the town of Garner announced they were cancelling their Christmas parade, the town of Wake Forest released a statement noting their parade is still on, and will include the Sons & Daughters of the Confederacy. → Read More

Fearing 'disruption,' Town of Garner cancels Christmas parade

The Town of Garner announced Wednesday that it decided to cancel the 2019 Garner Christmas Parade. → Read More

With air travel rising, here's how to beat long lines this holiday season

Though passengers traditionally fret over long wait times at the checkpoint, RDU officials are urging people to account for the entire process just to get to the airport. → Read More

Plan for your future: Tips to help you budget in NC's widening income disparity

As the Triangle faces growing housing affordability concerns, a new report from an online insurance marketplace highlights widening income disparity statewide. → Read More

Robocalls on the rise; attorneys general calling for changes to laws, regulations

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein is joining other attorneys general to call on the FCC and telecom providers to crack down on robocalls. → Read More

Surviving Johnston County crash victims speak out against impaired driving

Hailey and Stephen Wagner, the brother and sister who survived a deadly crash in Johnston County, are now home as they continue to recover from their injuries. → Read More

Zebulon Samaritan walks to raise funds for man burned in race car explosion

On Wednesday, John Middleswarth is going to walk 25,000 steps around town collecting litter, asking people to pledge $1 for every 1,000 steps. → Read More

NC State expanding Community College Collaboration Program, adding more students and partner schools

NC State is expanding its Community College Collaboration (C3) program, increasing the capacity for more students from more schools. → Read More

Screen use could alter brain structure in preschool children, study suggests

A new study shows evidence linking brain structure alteration in pre-K children with extended screen use. → Read More

Family members identify woman killed in east Raleigh shooting, suspect still at large

Police are investigating after a woman was found dead and two men were injured in an east Raleigh shooting on Friday night. → Read More

'Marvel's Hero Project' to feature 11-year-old Roanoke Rapids boy's activism

11-year-old Elijah Lee of Roanoke Rapids is set to be featured in an upcoming episode of 'Marvel's Hero Project,' on Disney+. → Read More

'Marvel's Hero Project' to feature 11-year-old boy's activism

11-year-old Elijah Lee of Roanoke Rapids is set to be featured in an upcoming episode of 'Marvel's Hero Project,' on Disney+. → Read More

Fort Hood attack survivor perseveres 10 years later as Johnston Community College basketball coach

10 years ago, Alonzo Lunsford was a sergeant at Fort Hood when Nidal Hasan launched an attack on soldiers. Even after losing sight in one eye and dealing with PTSD, he perseveres as a women's basketball coach at a community college. → Read More

Report: Number of uninsured children in North Carolina jumps 13 percent from 2016

"In a time of economic growth, we would expect children to be gaining health coverage - not losing it," explained Michelle Hughes, the executive director of NC Child, a Raleigh-based advocacy group. → Read More

NC 98 intersection that was site of deadly crash over the weekend has seen 26 crashes in two years

There have been 25 crashes at the intersection during the past two years, though none had been fatal -- until this weekend. → Read More