Adam Owens, WRAL NEWS in NC

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WRAL NEWS in NC

Raleigh, NC, United States

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'Live with less:' NC economist says 50-50 chance of recession in 2022

The economy is strange right now. The stock market keeps making sharp downturns, inflation is up and supply chain issues are causing delays and higher costs - but at the same time, job availability is also so high that many companies are hurting for employees. → Read More

Harrison wins Republican primary for Wake sheriff; Democratic primary likely headed to a run-off

Donnie Harrison won the Republican primary for Wake County sheriff on Tuesday but the Democratic primary will likely head into a run-off election. → Read More

Raleigh fire officials hand out free smoke alarms to at-risk communities

American Red Cross workers and Raleigh firefighters spent Saturday handing out free smoke alarms to residents. Just days earlier, both were on a scene they say showed how important those devices can be. → Read More

Seven Democrats, three Republicans vying to become Wake County sheriff

North Carolina's primary election is set for May 17. One candidate will get selected from each party to face each other in the Nov. 8 midterm election. → Read More

Triangle graduates enter world at uncertain time

More than 6,000 graduates received degrees at NC State Saturday, but they're entering the world during uncertain times. → Read More

24 hours before ceremony, some NCCU graduates still waiting for caps and gowns due to supply-chain issues

Several NCCU students set to graduate this weekend are still waiting for their caps and gowns. → Read More

NCCU moves ceremony indoors, some graduates still waiting for caps and gowns

Several NCCU students set to graduate this weekend are still waiting for their caps and gowns. → Read More

NCCU graduates walk across the stage, some in borrowed caps and gowns

Graduation ceremonies were underway Friday morning at North Carolina Central University and Shaw University, but some NCCU graduates who never received their caps and gowns borrowed their garb from alumni. → Read More

Johnston school board candidate associated with extremist group Proud Boys

A Johnston County candidate for office is touting his affiliation with the far-right extremist group, the Proud Boys, on his campaign website. → Read More

Johnston school board candidate associates with right-wing extremist group Proud Boys

A Johnston County candidate for office is touting his affiliation with the far-right extremist group, the Proud Boys, on his campaign website. → Read More

Local police agencies hold career fair for law enforcement opportunities

In a room in Cary Saturday, a good job candidate was a prized catch and there were plenty of people casting nets. → Read More

Spontaneous combustion: Exploding Samsung phone could have destroyed Garner home

A Garner woman feels lucky to have a home tonight after returning to smoke and flames. → Read More

Fight leads to shooting outside off-campus apartments near NC State

A large police presence was seen at a North Carolina State University off-campus apartment complex on Thursday. → Read More

On 4/20, here's what's legal, what's pending when it comes to pot, hemp and CBD in NC

North Carolina statute 106-568.50 provides legal protections for hemp. It is set to expire on June 30. → Read More

Video captures vandalism on Glenwood South

The Raleigh Glenwood South district is popular for nightlife, and now, a growing number of crimes. → Read More

Students: No one really worried despite dozens of new COVID cases linked to Carrboro prom

Carrboro High School will require masks until at least April 22 following 30 confirmed COVID-19 cases being connected to the school. Nearly half of those cases are likely linked to the the high school's prom last weekend. → Read More

Wake Tech opens new state-of-the-art facility to train students for auto repair careers

A new training center for students interested in careers in the automotive industry opens Wednesday. → Read More

Family mourns 22-year-old killed in Wake County crash

Two people were killed in a Wednesday night head-on crash on Olde South Road and Countryview Lane near Penny Road. → Read More

Van driver's charge upgraded to felony death by vehicle after 2 killed in Wake crash

Two people were killed in a Wednesday night head-on crash on Olde South Road and Countryview Lane near Penny Road. → Read More

Wake County Schools hold job fair in search of teachers

Knightdale High School was pretty busy for a Saturday, but people weren't going to class they were there for a job. → Read More