Gilat Melamed, CBS 17

Gilat Melamed

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Raleigh, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Gilat:

Drag artists speak on recent slander after Moore County outage happens during show

The power in Moore County went out Saturday night during a drag show in Southern Pines. → Read More

Moore County power back on, criminal investigation continues

Duke Energy Spokesperson Jeff Brooks said power was fully restored to everyone capable of receiving it around 6 p.m. Wednesday, four days after the substations were attacked. → Read More

Durham officials warn thefts, scams more likely during Christmas holiday season

The Durham County Sheriff’s Office hosted a holiday safety conversation Tuesday night. → Read More

City of Durham gets report on traffic stops

Traffic stops are part of the Durham Police Department’s strategy to reduce violent crime. → Read More

NC crash victims, survivors honored at Raleigh Capitol ‘Tree of Life’ lighting

1,794 people died in traffic crashes on North Carolina roads in 2021, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Each bulb on the “Tree of Life” outside Raleigh’s Capitol represents those lives lost. → Read More

Raleigh police host public de-escalation session

The policy states de-escalation can minimize the likelihood of an officer using force. → Read More

Girl killed by car in Raleigh hit-and-run was out celebrating her 12th birthday, family says

It breaks your heart and it hurts,” a woman who knew the girl said. “It hurts a lot, you know, it hurts, like the big ball in your throat hurts.” → Read More

Volunteers help prepare Durham Rescue Mission Thanksgiving

Volunteers at the Durham Rescue Mission are working Wednesday afternoon into Thanksgiving day to make sure everyone can have a Thanksgiving feast. → Read More

Raleigh parade victim remembered by parents, other towns discuss parade safety plans

The parents of an 11-year-old girl hit and killed by a truck during Raleigh’s Christmas Parade are remembering her. → Read More

Downtown Raleigh Christmas tree lighting kicks off holiday festivities

Christmas may be a little more than a month away still, but the holiday season is already here in Downtown Raleigh. → Read More

Wake County schools approve bus supervision

Wake County schools approved a plan to get more supervision on school buses following bus driver concerns and staffing shortages. → Read More

Durham shootings down, but homicides are up

According to DPD, 35 people were shot and killed in Durham through November 5 of this year, which is the same as through November 5, 2021. → Read More

Bailey police officer under investigation withdraws settlement with town

A Bailey Police Department K9 officer who was placed on leave last week pending an investigation has decided to withdraw a settlement in the small Nash County town, his attorney said on Monday. → Read More

'It's ok not to be ok': Crisis hotlines serve as suicide prevention resource

Crisis hotlines take calls for a wide variety of mental health struggles, including suicide. → Read More

4 new members joining Raleigh City Council

There are a lot of new faces on Raleigh’s City Council. → Read More

Beasley, Budd make final pushes for votes ahead of Election Day

According to CBS 17’s and Emerson College’s most recent poll, Beasley is five points behind Budd going into the big day. → Read More

NC, players aim for wins in record Powerball jackpot

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — The $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot is the largest in history and a lot of North Carolinians are hoping to be the lucky winner. According to the N.C. Education Lottery, Powerball sales in North Carolina are up 12% from July through October compared to the same time last year. The current Powerball […] → Read More

Arrest made in fatal Raleigh Halloween shooting that killed 16-year-old, injured 2 others

The person suspected to have shot three juveniles, killing one on Halloween night at a North Raleigh apartment complex, has been arrested. → Read More

NCDHHS holds meeting to discuss mental health in Nash Co.

The pandemic put a spotlight on mental health. According to the World Health Organization, anxiety and depression increased by 25% during the pandemic. → Read More

Where does NC stand on the baby formula shortage?

Eight months after the Abbott Nutrition plant in Michigan first shutdown finding the right formula is still tough for some families. → Read More