Natalie McGugan, WRAL NEWS in NC

Natalie McGugan


Raleigh, NC, United States

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Past articles by Natalie:

Man charged with sexually assaulting, raping teen in Raeford

A 36-year-old Texas man was arrested and charged Tuesday with sexually assaulting a teenager while he was living in Raeford, authorities said. → Read More

Raleigh woman accused of indecent liberties with 14-year-old boy

Authorities arrested a Raleigh woman Monday and charged her with two counts of taking indecent liberties with a 14-year-old boy. → Read More

Security on the minds of Fayetteville police following Paris attacks

Security at soft targets across the country is on the minds of local law enforcement agencies following Friday's deadly terrorist attacks in Paris. → Read More

Two arrested in connection with Durham armed robberies

Durham police officers arrested two men late Saturday in connection with two armed robberies. → Read More

Amtrak train hits car in Raleigh; 1 injured

Authorities are investigating a crash involving an Amtrak passenger train that hit a car Thursday morning in Raleigh, injuring a woman. → Read More

Harnett County veteran laid to rest

A Harnett County veteran was honored Wednesday as loved ones and community members paid a special tribute to the hometown hero who was killed in Vietnam. → Read More

Women wanted for twerking on man at DC gas station

Two women in the Washington, D.C., area are wanted for twerking on a man they did not know at a gas station, according to authorities. → Read More

Suspect in North Hills murder looks to escape death penalty

A man accused in the brutal 2013 slaying of a woman in her North Hills apartment was in court Monday morning as his attorneys asked a judge to take the death penalty off the table. → Read More

Shaw president: First 100 days have been 'outstanding'

At 34 years old, Tashni Dubroy isn't much older than many of the students at Shaw University, but the chemist turned administrator has a clear vision for the future. → Read More

Billy Graham exhibit to open at the NC history museum

People around the world know the name Billy Graham, but now his story will be featured in a new exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh. → Read More

Hackers alter grades at Panther Creek High School

Camille Holmes Hedrick, the Panther Creek High School principal, informed parents Thursday that the school and Cary police were investigating an unauthorized access to the school's computer system which resulted in some grades being altered. → Read More

Apex policy returns student to class a year after gun threat

The Wake County Public School System has a zero-tolerance policy for guns and other weapons on campus. If a student brings a gun to school, the punishment is an automatic 365-day suspension. → Read More

Man wanted in Siler City homicide found dead in Randolph County

The man wanted in the murder of a 25-year-old Siler City man was found dead near U.S. Highway 421 in rural Randolph County, authorities said Tuesday. → Read More

Officers work to build rapport with Moore County students

After video of a violent interaction between a South Carolina deputy and a student surfaced on social media, parents began asking questions about officers in the schools. But officials in Moore County say the officers in their schools build rapport with students. → Read More

Police seek teen connected to carjackings in Garner, Raleigh, Durham

A 16-year-old wanted on multiple charges in Garner and Raleigh was charged Thursday after Durham Police say he was involved in multiple armed robberies there earlier this month. → Read More

Authorities searching for man wanted in Siler City homicide

Authorities were searching Thursday for a 21-year-old man wanted in the murder of Esau Abraham Brenes, 25, of Siler City. → Read More

Dog reunites with Tarboro family after appearance on WRAL-TV

A Tarboro family was reunited with their 9-year-old dog Brinkley after they believed he was dead for months, thanks to a local rescue group and WRAL's Pet of the Day segment. → Read More

Fort Bragg soldier charged in connection with multiple storage unit break-ins

A Fort Bragg soldier was arrested and charged Monday in connection with a string of storage unit break-ins in Hoke and Cumberland counties. → Read More

At least one injured in Four Oaks shooting

At least one person was injured early Sunday morning after a shooting in Four Oaks, according to authorities. → Read More

SBI: Missing Siler City man's death being treated as homicide

The remains of a Siler City man who was reported missing Oct. 4 were found Saturday evening, the State Bureau of Investigation said. → Read More