Battle-fatigued and suddenly bipartisan, the House voted Thursday night to ease across-the-board federal spending cuts and head off future government shutdowns, acting after Speaker John Boehner unleashed a stinging attack on tea party-aligned conservative groups campaigning for the measure's defeat.
A Wake County jury on Thursday found Markeith Council, a detention officer at the Wake County jail, guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the June death of Shon Demetrius McClain, who died from injuries he suffered during an altercation with the officer.
Hundreds of people gathered on the south grounds of the State Capitol Thursday evening to watch Gov. Pat McCrory light the Capitol Christmas tree.
More than 500 north Raleigh residents have signed a petition objecting to a proposed development on a piece of land on Falls of Neuse Road that would include a grocery store and retail space.
For 25 years, WRAL has teamed up with The Salvation Army for the annual Coats for the Children Campaign. The big telethon kicks off at 6 a.m. Friday, with special coverage at 1 p.m., 7 p.m. and after the 11 p.m. news.
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