Brian Shrader, WRAL NEWS in NC

Brian Shrader


Raleigh, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Brian:

Homes collapsing at Outer Banks a somber reminder of ongoing environmental changes

The state has long championed its coastline for its natural beauty and scenic views, but between factors like rising sea levels, hurricanes and erosion, the environment is a valid concern for people trying to build a life there. → Read More

Work on East End Connector, linking NC 147 and US 70 in Durham, almost complete

Construction crews are getting closer to finishing the long-planned East End Connector, which when complete will connect the Durham Freeway and Interstate 85. → Read More

NC State team studies unique tornado threat

In the southeastern U.S., we are especially vulnerable to tornadoes from a different kind of thunderstorm. → Read More

Knightdale man accused in violent crime spree faces 178 years in prison if convicted

Willie Daniels faces a long list of felony charges, including attempted first-degree murder. → Read More

Crash on I-440 creates delays in southeast Raleigh

A crash along Interstate 440 eastbound was causing delays in southeast Raleigh during the Tuesday morning commute. → Read More

NC groups, families hope for safety and comfort for loved ones in Ukraine

The conflict between Russia and Ukraine is being felt on a personal level for some in the Triangle who are wanting the violence to end and hoping loved ones find safety. → Read More

Big crane ready to help build bigger Beltline bridge in Raleigh

Workers are preparing to build a major piece of the Interstate 440 widening project. → Read More

Driver crashes into power pole near Wendell, snapping it in half

Crews are working to repair a power pole and power lines damaged on Covered Bridge Road, east of Archer Lodge, on Wednesday morning. → Read More

Fix coming for failing Beltline pavement

Drivers on a section of Interstate 440 in Raleigh might want to hang on tight. The top layer of pavement has crumbled in spots between Six Forks and Glenwood Avenue. → Read More

Deputy injured in wrong-way crash on I-95 in Nash County

A deputy was involved in a four-car crash on Interstate 95 early Friday morning that shut down all northbound lanes near the Dortches community. → Read More

Bridge removal means delays in east Durham

The railroad bridge over U.S. Highway 70 just south of Holloway Street is coming down. Through the month of March, drivers in that area can expect overnight lane closures and occasionally slow-rolling road blocks. → Read More

Cybersecurity warnings apply for Olympians in China, all internet users

Officials are worried about digital security at the Winter Olympics. → Read More

Tour bus crashes on I-95 near Dunn, people injured in separate crash in Cumberland County

Multiple crashes were reported in the southbound lanes on Interstate 95 southeast of the Triangle early Tuesday morning. → Read More

Crash closes I-95 in Cumberland County

A crash has closed all southbound lanes of Interstate 95 between Dunn and Wade. → Read More

I-95 reopens south of Dunn after tractor trailer crash

A tractor trailer crash closed all southbound lanes of Interstate 95 between Dunn and Wade for an hour Wednesday morning, creating heavy delays. → Read More

Crash damages utility pole, closing street near Duke University

A crash damaged a utility pole near Duke University early Friday morning. → Read More

Ambulance carrying patient skids off I-87 in slew of ice-related wrecks

A multi-vehicle crash caused part of Interstate 40 to close in Raleigh and an ambulance skidded off the roadway on I-87 near Knightdale. → Read More

Spring opening planned for East End Connector, linking NC 147 and US 70 in Durham

Decades of waiting soon should be over for drivers in Durham. → Read More

Traffic crawling after crash closes multiple lanes on I-40 westbound

Multiple crashes are causing slow-downs during the morning commute in Durham. → Read More

Multiple crashes, overturned vehicles in Triangle on icy morning

Multiple crashes are causing slow-downs during the morning commute in Durham. → Read More