Michael Perchick, ABC11 EyewitnessNews

Michael Perchick

ABC11 EyewitnessNews

Raleigh, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Michael:

3 of 6 beagles rescued from China still available for adoption in Wake County

This is the second year that Triangle Beagle Rescue has taken in dogs saved from a Chinese dog meat festival. → Read More

Shake Shack sees hours-long lines on opening day in Cary

One of the most popular fast food burger joints is finally here. → Read More

Wake Forest business owners push to allow sidewalk drinking

A group of Wake Forest business owners has reached out to the town's Board of Commissioners to review an ordinance that prevents alcohol to be served on sidewalks in front of establishments. → Read More

NCDOT to lay off hundreds of workers because of budget concerns

NCDOT is looking at 1,100 employees ahead of deciding who gets laid off to help the agency save money. → Read More

Raleigh puts Molok underground garbage collection project on hold

The City of Raleigh announced plans to pause to an underground garbage collection program downtown after feedback from nearby property owners. → Read More

Harnett County residents pack meeting to vent about exorbitant water bills

In an effort to try to rectify concerns, Harnett Regional Water is waiving 50 percent water usage on the last bill, and allowing customers who reach out the chance to pay in a payment plan. Many customers said they remain unsatisfied. → Read More

18-year-old shot and killed in Raleigh overnight was Sanderson High School basketball star

The 18-year-old who was shot and killed in Raleigh overnight was a former star basketball player at Sanderson High School and had committed to continue his career at Vance-Greenville Community College. → Read More

18-year-old shot and killed in Raleigh overnight was Sanderson High School basketball star

The 18-year-old who was shot and killed in Raleigh overnight was a former star basketball player at Sanderson High School and had committed to continue his career at Vance-Greenville Community College. → Read More

NC lawmakers renew calls for stronger hate crime legislation following El Paso shooting

State lawmakers are ramping up calls for stronger hate crime legislation following this past weekend's deadly mass shooting in El Paso. → Read More

Durham County Main Library plans for spring opening

Though the bulk of construction is expected to be completed at the Durham County Library next month, officials continue to plan for a spring opening. → Read More

Triangle-based video-game developer fights back against link-to-violence claims

Though some studies have shown a short-term increase in aggressive thoughts and feelings after playing video games, there is no link between video games and gun violence. → Read More

Body of 15-year-old swimmer recovered from Falls Lake after she tried to rescue father, sheriff's office says

First responders located the body of a swimmer who went missing at Falls Lake on Tuesday. → Read More

Rescuers search for missing 15-year-old swimmer at Falls Lake

The Wake County Sheriff's Office told ABC11 that a 15-year-old girl is missing. Two other family members were taken to a hospital for treatment. → Read More

Advocates call on Senators from NC to strengthen background checks on gun purchases after El Paso mall massacre

Following one of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history, gun control advocates renewed their calls for stricter regulations. → Read More

Raleigh Police looking for driver involved in scary hit-and-run

Raleigh Police continue to look for the driver involved in a scary hit-and-run on Monday, in which the victim was on the phone with 911 when she was hit. → Read More

Lock your doors: Wake Forest Police warn of rise in vehicle break-ins

Wake Forest Police said there have been 65 vehicle break-ins, totaling $25,000 in stolen property so far this year. More alarmingly, those incidents have included nine stolen handguns. → Read More

Fayetteville police release 911 calls from terrifying robbery caught on camera

Fayetteville police have released the 911 calls stemming from a terrifying robbery caught on surveillance video last week. → Read More

Raleigh woman recalls bizarre encounter with hit-and-run driver

A Raleigh woman is recovering after she said a driver hit her car, sped off and later rammed her again when she followed him. → Read More

Hundreds gather at Umstead State Park to rally against expanded rock quarry

Nearly 200 people gathered at Umstead State Park Saturday afternoon to rally against an expanded rock quarry. → Read More

Women's soccer mural in downtown Raleigh draws attention, praise

A mural in downtown Raleigh promoting next month's Women's International Champions Cup has drawn a lot of attention as well as praise from some of soccer's biggest stars. → Read More