Judith Retana, CBS 17

Judith Retana

CBS 17

Raleigh, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Judith:

NC construction companies strategizing to recruit workers

Over the last year, the Association of General Contractors said construction firms saw a 40 percent decline in experienced job seekers. → Read More

How one insect could threaten NC’s wine, grape industry

The invasive insect can damage or destroy crops like grapes, apples, almonds, walnuts, cherries, hops, and peaches, as well as certain trees → Read More

Knightdale t-shirt scammers sending texts

The Knightdale Police Department is warning residents of a t-shirt scam circulating in the area. → Read More

Indian citizen charged with stealing NC COVID unemployment funds

If found guilty, Krishnan faces ten-years in prison for theft of government property followed by a mandatory two years in prison for aggravated identity theft. → Read More

Deputies: Man found shot in the road in Hillsborough

When deputies got to the area of Murphy School Road and Mt. Sinai Road, they found a man lying on the ground and yelling for help. → Read More

Johnston County commissioner charged with indecent liberties with child

Braswell was sworn in as a Johnston County Commissioner for the District 2 seat in December 2021. → Read More

Construction employment slow to rebound in the Triangle

The Association of General Contractors said while construction employment has increased in two out of three U.S. metro areas, companies are still having trouble finding qualified workers. → Read More

Construction of pedestrian bridge over Wade Avenue starts soon

The entire project is budgeted at $5.5 million with construction scheduled to start mid-July. → Read More

Raleigh narrows in on potential social district on Fayetteville Street

Several North Carolina cities have already put social districts in place but their populations are much smaller than Raleigh. → Read More

Fayetteville father, son awarded for pulling elderly man from burning home

Carnegie Hero Fund Commission said on April 11, 2021, 88-year-old a fire broke out near the back of Russell D. Cox’s home. → Read More

Airbnb announces party ban after complaints of Raleigh rental gathering

Raleigh was among the cities who chose to ban parties and large gathering ahead of Airbnb’s ban. → Read More

1 dead in Raleigh wrong-way crash: How common are these kinds of wrecks in NC?

State data shows half of these crashes happen between midnight and 5 a.m. and half were alcohol-related crashes. → Read More

1 dead in Raleigh wrong-way crash: How common are these kinds of wrecks in NC?

State data shows half of these crashes happen between midnight and 5 a.m. and half were alcohol-related crashes. → Read More

How much debt could student loan forgiveness erase in NC?

Lending Tree estimates in all, North Carolinians owe about $48 billion in student loans. → Read More

Plans for PNC overhaul continue to take shape

Renovating in the inside is just half the battle. Outside, the vision is to create a walkable entertainment destination with restaurants, bars, and retail. → Read More

Sheetz drops gas to under $4 a gallon through July 4 weekend

The price changes will drop fuel costs below the state and national average. → Read More

Candy, ice cream, protein powder all included in this recall

Jif Peanut Butter products were lifted after concerns of potential salmonella contamination, according to the FDA. → Read More

Durham launches unarmed responders program

The pilot programs will send unarmed responders to situations where someone is experiencing a nonviolent behavioral or mental health crisis. → Read More

Durham sheriff searches for man with several warrants

The sheriff’s office said Joshua Alonzo Writz of Durham has outstanding arrest warrants for charges of breaking and entering along with larceny. → Read More

What the federal gun bill means for NC

NCCADV has counted 16 domestic violence homicides this year. All involved a current or former partner. Guns were used in 14 of those homicides. → Read More