RST Fiber, a company based in Shelby NC, plans to offer Internet service to homes at gigabit speeds as well as ala carte TV services and super high definition video in the Raleigh area within the next 60 days. While Google Fiber considers building a gigabit network in the Triangle, RST says a statewide fiber optic network is now operational and Raleigh will be one of its first service areas.
Second plea deal offered in Abaroa case, sources say
Durham prosecutors have offered another plea deal to Raven Abaroa, set to go to trial a second time for the stabbing death of his wife nearly nine years ago, sources told WRAL News on Tuesday.
- Health care law gets first test in Florida election
President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is getting its first test ahead of the 2014 midterm elections Tuesday in a Tampa-area House district where Democrats and Republicans have spent millions of dollars trying out national strategies for the rest of the year.
- NC State's TJ Warren named ACC Player of the Year
Coaches and the media chose North Carolina State University sophomore forward T.J. Warren as the ACC's Player of the Year and Duke freshman Jabari Parker the ACC Freshman of the Year.
- Poll: Senate race pretty much a dead heat
House Speaker Thom Tillis has lost his early lead among Republican U.S. Senate candidates, and Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan is statistically even with all eight GOP challengers, according to a poll released Tuesday.
- Boy, 12, dies after being hit by car outside group home
A 12-year-old boy died Monday night after a car hit him as he was walking along a Johnston County road outside the group home where he lived.
- Malaysian military says missing jet changed course
The Malaysian military has radar data showing the missing Boeing 777 jetliner changed course and made it to the Malacca Strait, hundreds of kilometers (miles) from the last position recorded by civilian authorities, according to a senior military official.
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