Maggie Newland, CBS 17

Maggie Newland

CBS 17

Raleigh, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Maggie:

FBI warns ‘sextortion scams’ are targeting teen boys; Triangle dad says his son was a victim

An internet crime targeting teenagers is becoming more common, and it’s happening right here in the Triangle. → Read More

Nonprofit started by reserve Halifax County deputy now accepting toy donations for children

The Rewritten Story Foundation was started by Halifax County reserve deputy and business owner Tracy Story, → Read More

UNC Health looking for thousands of participants for survey-based COVID study

UNC Health is working to answer all kinds of questions about COVID-19 and researchers need your help. → Read More

UNC dedicates memorial to James Lewis Cates Jr. killed in 1970 act of racial violence

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill now has a permanent memorial to James Lewis Cates Jr. → Read More

Unicyclist and activist: Teen making trip from Maine to Florida stops into Triangle

If you’re on the greenway and notice someone riding by on a unicycle, it just might be Avery Seuter. → Read More

‘A 2-fold Crisis’: Thousands with disabilities struggle to find the help they need in NC

While more than 14,000 people are receiving services, more than 16,000 are still waiting. → Read More

Demand for firewood grows as Cold Snap hits Triangle

A cool day and a crackling fire — it’s a combination that feels like fall, and Martin Albers, with NC Firewood, said he has seen more people looking for firewood lately. → Read More

Duke and UNC experts keeping a close eye on new COVID subvariants

“Some of them look like they’re a little bit more evasive than BA.5 is, so there might be some reason for concern,” a Duke doctor said. → Read More

With respiratory viruses on the rise and the flu coming early, could we see a 'Tripledemic'?

Flu cases are on the rise, too, and some hospitals are seeing record numbers of children with RSV. Currently, COVID-19 numbers are pretty low, but if that changes this fall or winter, doctors could be dealing with what some call a “tripledemic” of illness. → Read More

Teens and violence: Triangle mental health experts discuss possible warning signs

CBS 17 wanted to know if there any warning signs parents can look for when it comes to teenagers and violence. → Read More

Halifax County deputies, Roanoke Rapids community help Hurricane Ian victims in Fort Myers

They collected two entire box trucks full of donations and made the drive to Ft. Myers, where they donated supplies. → Read More

New families of rescued beagles join other pet owners at BeagleFest in Wake Forest

Raffle prizes raised more than $3,000 to help Triangle Beagle Rescue continue its work. → Read More

Surge of respiratory viruses sending more Triangle children to hospitals

If your kids have been coughing and sneezing lately, they’re not alone. Doctors said they’re seeing an unusually high number of respiratory viruses right now, so many that some hospitals are filling up with sick children. → Read More

8-year-old brain cancer survivor’s Franklin County family shares story of hope

Grace Calamaco will turn nine in December. It’s a milestone her parents once feared they’d never see. → Read More

Triangle residents help family and friends who lost homes in Hurricane Ian

Mary Bernier could hardly believe it when she saw her mom’s home after Hurricane Ian blew through St. Augustine, Florida. → Read More

Cary family with children diagnosed with rare disorder urges community to participate in blood drive

Yash Krishnan and his little sister Ira were born with an extremely rare genetic condition that makes children susceptible to cancer. → Read More

Wake County families voice displeasure as school redistricting plan surfaces

“The recommendation is being made to ease overcrowding at Dillard and better utilize the available capacity at Adams Elementary,” Susan Pullium, the Wake County Public School System Senior Director of Student Assignment, told the school board. → Read More

Wake County School Board to discuss recruiting bus drivers, teachers, and staff

“It just changes every day, and most Fridays it just doesn’t come at all,” one mom said about her son’s school bus. → Read More

City of Raleigh Fire Station No. 22 gets new facility equipped to help decrease cancer risk

The City of Raleigh’s Fire Station No. 22 has a new facility equipped to help decrease the risk of cancer in firefighters. → Read More

What side effects can you expect with a bivalent COVID-19 booster?

With more and more pharmacies offering the new COVID-19 booster, many people have questions about the vaccines, including whether side effects will be similar to previous vaccines or boosters. → Read More