Jodi Leese Glusco, WRAL NEWS in NC

Jodi Leese Glusco

WRAL NEWS in NC

Triangle, NC, United States

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NIMBY concerns stall plans for addiction treatment center in Robeson County

After receiving millions of dollars to address the opioid crisis, a nonprofit organization in Robeson County is hitting a roadblock. → Read More

Wayne sheriff: 'Nothing to indicate' man would be hostile before he shot 3 deputies, killing 1

The Wayne County sheriff's deputies serving an involuntary commitment order on Jourdan Hamilton had "nothing to indicate he would be hostile," Sheriff Larry M. Pierce said Wednesday. → Read More

Small plane lands on U.S. 64 in eastern NC

A small plane made an emergency landing Monday morning on U.S. Highway 64 in Washington County near Creswell. → Read More

After guilty plea, Coach K's grandson gets 12 months probation for DWI charge

Michael Savarino, the grandson of long-time Duke University men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski, pleaded guilty this week to driving while impaired and was sentenced to 12 month of probation and 24 hours of community service. → Read More

Wake grand jury indicts former Raleigh police officer linked to bogus drug arrests

A Wake County grand jury on Wednesday handed down an indictment, advancing the criminal case against a former Raleigh police officer linked to drug arrests that later had to be dismissed. → Read More

Rocky Mount police immediately arrest suspects they believe set fire at Harris Teeter

Rocky Mount police on Friday afternoon had a teen in custody, charged with setting fire to the Harris Teeter at 3679 Sunset Avenue. → Read More

Greeting cards set on fire at Harris Teeter in Rocky Mount, juveniles arrested

Rocky Mount police say two juveniles have been charged after greeting cards were lit on fire inside the Harris Teeter on Sunset Avenue. → Read More

WRAL Investigates: Hundreds of millions in hurricane recovery money still unspent

"Missteps, mismanagement, delays." This week, North Carolina House leaders formed a committee to investigate problems in getting assistance to hurricane victims dating back as far as six years. → Read More

Early voting ends Saturday; Election Day Tuesday for Fayetteville mayor, Wake sheriff runoff

Several communities across North Carolina have an Election Day next week, Tuesday, July 26. → Read More

Election Day Tuesday for Fayetteville mayor, Wake sheriff runoff

Several communities across North Carolina have an Election Day next week, Tuesday, July 26. → Read More

Polls open: Election Day Tuesday for Fayetteville mayor, Wake sheriff runoff

Several communities across North Carolina have an Election Day next week, Tuesday, July 26. → Read More

After seeing husband killed in hit-and-run, widow preserves his legacy of love while police search for suspect

Allison Simpson was following her husband - he on his bike and she on hers, pulling their children in a trailer - when she saw him hit crossing Guess Road. "I'm just in such grief right now that I don't even know how to make sense of it," she said. → Read More

DA finds no negligence in 23-year-old's death at Johnston jail

Johnston County District Attorney Susan Doyle has found that jailers did nothing wrong in the case of a 23-year-old man who died in custody there. → Read More

9-year-old drives off in mother's car

A 9-year-old boy, driving his mother's car, ran off the road Thursday morning in Knightdale. → Read More

Non-profits receive $1 million from United Way, Live Well Wake to help those hardest hit by COVID-19

Disparities are pronounced when comparing DHHS case demographic data to census population information. → Read More

Non-profits receive $1 million from United Way to help those hardest hit by COVID-19

Disparities are pronounced when comparing DHHS case demographic data to census population information. → Read More

Bank of America owes over $200 million to customers after botching unemployment payments during pandemic

Bank of America faces more than $200 million in fines and hundreds of millions more in restitution to customers for botching the disbursement of state unemployment benefits at the height of the pandemic. → Read More

Family Dollar clerk fights back when customer tries to stab her

A Family Dollar clerk held her own Thursday against a customer who pushed through plexiglass at her checkout counter and tried to stab her. → Read More

Weather phenomenon behind smell of gas in Charlotte

A natural gas odor was reported all across Charlotte Thursday morning. → Read More

New trial scheduled for suspect in Lake Gaston home invasion, robbery, murder case

A judge set a new trial date and a new venue - Granville County - for Lester Kearney, who faces the possibility of the death penalty for his alleged role in an attack that left Dr. Nancy Alford, a local psychologist, dead and her husband, Rev. John Alford was beaten and tied up in March 2018. → Read More