WRAL News recaps an incredible story from Cleveland, Ohio and a busy week at the North Carolina General Assembly on the May, 11, 2013 REWIND.
WRAL News recaps an eventful week at the North Carolina General Assembly, a shooting in Fuquay-Varina and an investigation of a possible cancer cluster in Wake County.
WRAL News recaps the stabbing death of a well known Raleigh political strategist and how a voter ID bill is doing in the North Carolina General Assembly.
3 killed in Boston bombing tragedy, deadly tornado anniversary and a local restaurant celebrates a big birthday.
A case of road rage, documents linked to Hitler and a dog on wheels made news this week.
A training accident on a military base, love poems bind a couple and fire claims a Cumberland County church.
A new pope, discussion of school security and seeing-eye dogs for children are among the topics in the news this week.
WRAL News recaps the most important stories from the final week of February, including a plane crash and the most important news from the North Carolina General Assembly.
WRAL News recaps the shooting that injured a North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper and the resulting manhunt that put a Vermont man and his girlfriend in jail.
WRAL News recaps John McNeil's release from a Georgia prison, Duke's win over North Carolina and a big week of happenings in the North Carolina General Assembly.
WRAL News recaps the latest developments in the case of Laurence Lovette and how an insensitive party on Duke's campus offended members of the larger Duke community.
WRAL News recaps a wild week of weather across the Triangle and how a local community is mourning the loss of a young boy.
WRAL News looks back at President Barack Obama's gun control proposals and how the Carolina Hurricanes are preparing for a lockout-shortened regular season.
WRAL News recaps a home invasion that rocked a Raleigh neighborhood, new information in the murder of a UNC student and more in the REWIND.
WRAL News recaps the first week of 2013 by looking at a larger-than-ever celebration in downtown Raleigh and how new Gov. Pat McCrory completed his leadership team with a surprising selection.
WRAL looks back on a fire that destroyed the Hibernian Pub in Raleigh and Christmas in the Triangle.
WRAL looks back on a fire that destroyed the Hibernian Pub in Raleigh and Christmas in the Triangle.
WRAL News recaps the deadly school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, the beginning on an intensifying national debate over gun control and the finding of the Martin Report at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
WRAL News looks back on the impending issues for Alzheimer's patients in North Carolina because of the state budget and how a 13-year-old girls life was cut short too early.
WRAL News recaps a major development in the plan to turn the Dorothea Dix campus into a business park and another wild week with the Wake County School Board.
As November comes to a close, it is the end of an era at North Carolina State University. Head football coach Tom O'Brien was fired and the Wolfpack look for a new leader, plus more stories from the week that was.
WRAL News recaps a week that included a tragic parade accident in Texas continuing recovery from Hurricane Sandy in the northeast.
WRAL News recaps the presidential election, key races in North Carolina and all the other news from Election Day, and takes a look at the verdict in a murder-for-hire case linked to terrorism.
Hurricane Sandy swamps the Northeast and brings flooding to the Outer Banks and snow to North Carolina's mountains.
WRAL News looks back at the life of former UNC System president Bill Friday and goes behind the scenes at the 2012 NC State Fair.
WRAL News recaps a busy week of politics both nationally locally, as President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney squared off in their first debate. Gubernatorial candidates Pat McCrory and Walter Dalton also debated.
WRAL News recaps Wake County Superintendent Tony Tata's firing, the death of a 2-year-old boy at a Raleigh motel and the impending retirement of Raleigh's top cop.
WRAL News recaps UNC Chancellor Holden Thorp's resignation, the beginning of the National Hockey League's lockout and Wake County's third student-assignment plan in three years.
WRAL News looks back at a deadly shooting in Cameron Village, a new way to receive alerts on smartphones and Notre Dame's move to the Atlantic Coast Conference.
WRAL News REWIND recaps a week that included the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte and early voting changes across North Carolina.
WRAL News recaps this week's top stories: Wake school bus transportation has problems, Republicans nominate Mitt Romney the presidential candidate, and Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, dies at age 82.
WRAL News recaps this week's top stories: Paul Ryan visits North Carolina, rescue crews save man from a silo in Sanford and dozens of puppies get new homes after a puppy mill bust in Brunswick County.
WRAL News recaps this week's top stories: a Clayton man's remarkable journey home after vanishing in New Hampshire, the debate over saggy pants in Dunn and local Olympians' return from London.
WRAL News recaps the week's top stories: a Walmart purse snatcher, an investigation into UNC's African American studies program and hundreds of people of different faiths joining in prayer for the victims of Sikh temple shooting in Wisconsin.
WRAL News recaps this week's top stories: criticism and support for Chick-fil-A, corn crops flourishing in North Carolina and an emotional journey home for a fallen Raleigh soldier.
WRAL News recaps this week's top stories: an emotional tribute to a slain Lumberton police officer, the issue of gun control in North Carolina and an elderly woman's story of survival after 30 hours on top of a submerged SUV.
WRAL News looks back at the shooting of a Lumberton police officer, continued testimony in the Duke-Progress Energy merger and a Raleigh couple's close encounter with a bull shark.
WRAL News recaps the latest problems with student assignment in Wake County schools, President Barack Obama's take on looming issues for North Carolina and a Raleigh family's unusual encounter with a deadly shark.
WRAL News remembers the life of North Carolina legend Andy Griffith, takes a closer look the long-awaited merger between Duke and Progess Energy and recaps the City of Raleigh's first downtown July 4th celebration.
WRAL News recaps the Supreme Court's decisions on health care and immigration laws, a Wake County judge's arrest, and a 100-degree heat wave.
WRAL News recaps the General Assembly's passage of a compromise budget and details potentially major changes to Wake County's controversial student assignment plan.
WRAL News recaps how social media helped a Coats girl get approved for medical treatment, the end of the John Edwards criminal case and how a Raleig homeless couple finally found a home.
WRAL News looks back at the latest news in the Kathy Taft murder case, the Wake County student assignment plan and how "Iron Man 3" production created a star watch in the Triangle.
WRAL News recaps the end of John Edwards' federal corruption trial, Tropical Depression Beryl on the Outer Banks and the passing of musician Doc Watson.
WRAL recaps the opening days of the Kathy Taft murder trial and developments in the John Edwards campaign finance trial. Tar Heel Traveler features a hockey family that has put in thousands of miles on the road.
WRAL News recaps a week of rallies ahead of Tuesday's primary, a Fayetteville pastor's controversial comments and new details in the hunt for clues about the Lost Colony.
WRAL News looks back at the developments in the search for a missing Fort Bragg soldier, the intense testimony in the John Edwards trial and President Barack Obama's visit to UNC-Chapel Hill campus.
WRAL News recaps the ongoing struggles within the North Carolina Democratic Party, a precedent-setting decision in the state's first Racial Justice Act case and the case of a missing Fort Bragg soldier in Fayetteville.
WRAL News recaps a string of crimes involving people impersonationg police officers and the updates in the Trayvon Martin shooting case in Sanford, Florida.
WRAL News recaps the latest developments in the deadly Farmville convenience store shootings and looks at how an Onslow County family is dealing with the death of children in a March fire.
WRAL News recaps Chapel Hill's decision to ban all cellphone use in cars, an intense debate on illegal immigration in the legislature and how a soldier returning from Afghanistan surprised all three of his daughters.
WRAL News recaps the attack on a Nash County high school student with a scalpel, a local man at the center of an international mystery and how local towns and businesses are cashing in on "Hunger Games" movie mania.
WRAL News looks back at the UNC football investigation coming to a cloase, new concerns over changes to Wake County bus routes, a scary situation at a Cary church and how march madness is impacting three teams in the Triangle.
The murder conviction of Jason Young topped the headlines this week.
WRAL News looks back at a decision on controversial vehicle searches in Fayetteville, a proposed law against stealing recyclables in Raleigh and a ceremony honoring North Carolina's Tuskegee Airmen.
WRAL News looks back at how deputies in Johnston County discovered a meth lab and the odd circumstances surrounding winners and losers in the North Carolina Education Lottery.
WRAL News recaps a week of Jason Young's retrial, a lunch controvery in Hoke County and Clay Aiken's take on the marriage amendment.
WRAL News recaps a week of testimony in the retrial of Jason Young and looks at how tuition increases will impact students within the UNC System's 16 campuses. The Tar Heel Traveler heads to Wilmington to see if the rumors about the city being haunted have any validity.
The Susan G. Komen foundation backtracks on its decision to pull funding to Planned Parenthood, plus an interim replacement for Durham County District Attorney Tracey Cline.
WRAL News looks back at a wild week in North Carolina politics. Gov. Bev Perdue announced Thursday that she would not seek another term in the state's highest office, setting off a wild scene within the Democratic party. Also, the Tar Heel Traveler shows how a famous plane heist may have North Carolina ties.
WRAL News looks back at how negative campaign ads will impact November's election, the way hundreds of Triangle residents remembered the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and what "American Idol" Scotty McCreery is planning to do next.
WRAL looks back at the video of U.S. Marines that has caused a disturbing investigation and what impact a tornado in the western part of the state had on several families.
WRAL News looks back at how a 14-year-old Vance County boy, home alone with his sister, shot and killed an intruder breaking into their home. Also, a recap of Red Hat's big announcement and a late-night vote at the N.C. Legislature that got everyone talking.
WRAL looks back at the new developments in two high profile legal cases and how President Barack Obama honored troops at Fort Bragg as the war in Iraq comes to a close.
WRAL looks back at how Larry Fedora became the new head football coach at North Carolina and how Moore County officials are remembering a fallen deputy.
WRAL looks back at the arrival of the holiday season across the Triangle and a shark sighting that exploded on social media.
WRAL looks back at how bullying may have played a role in the suicide of a 10-year-old girl and how some local businesses are getting around a law that prohibits the sale of syntheic marijuna. In sports, WRAL looks closer at how Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski won his record-breaking 903rd game.
WRAL looks at what caused the E. coli outbreak at the North Carolina State Fair and how the Wake County Animal Shelter is changing some of its policies. The Tar Heel Traveler looks what makes 11/11/11 a special day for some.
WRAL takes a look back at the death of former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi and the emotional response it created across the Triangle and world. Also, a closer look at President Obama's trip to North Carolina to promote his jobs bill.
Triangle residents remember Steve Jobs' legacy. Garner's Scotty McCreery returns home to shoot his second music video.
WRAL looks back at the Antwan Pittman verdict, including coverage of his emotional courtroom outburst. The Tar Heel Traveler checks in on the most interesting bunny in Smithfield.
North Carolina feels its self-imposed santions should be enough following months of investigation. A local brewery receives national recognition.
Recap President Barack Obama's visit to the Triangle. Plus, WRAL Investigates takes a look at an alarming number of dogs being euthanized at the Wake County Animal Shelter.
Hurricane Irene is gone, but the aftermath lingers. Plus, a big power merger could cost downtown Raleigh more than 1,000 jobs.
A missing persons case becomes a homicide investigation, a man accused of stealing and crashing a small plane is behind bars, and the North Carolina coast has an interesting day of weather.
A rough ride for the stock market, Shaw University's leader is out and people living illegally in Wake County in houses that aren't theirs.
The man charged with murdering a woman and 4-year old boy appears in court. And a firefighter is injured as he battles a house fire.
Shake-ups in the UNC football program, a Durham girl attacked by a shark and Scotty McCreery's concert in Raleigh dominated the week's headlines.
Peace College goes co-ed, a plane crashes into the Cape Fear River, and a Durham man is accused of stabbing his wife and kidnapping their children.
A triple-digit heat wave and a Granville paramedic's death dominated the headlines of the week.
Two stories of alleged abuse of power by law enforcement topped the news in the week ending July 8, 2011.
Jason Young's trial is declared a mistrial, N.C. State basketball great Lorenzo Charles dies in a bus wreck, and highway wrecks in the Triangle claim four lives Thursday.
Jason Young takes the stand in his own defense, people tell their stories of forced sterilizations by the state of North Carolina and the NCAA outlines numerous allegations against UNC.
The murder trial of Jason Young, the veto override and Obama's visit to Durham dominated the week's headlines.
Possible cult-linked murders in Durham, the deaths of four Wake County high schoolers and a case of animal cruelty in Zebulon dominated the week's headlines.
John Edwards' indictment, the start of hurricane season and Memorial Day dominated the headlines of the week.
Bears roam in the Triangle, Wake County school budget and redistricting stir debate, and "American Idol" finalist Scotty McCreery comes home to Garner.
Brad Cooper is found guilty of killing his wife, Osama bin Laden is killed, and federal civil rights investigators hold a public forum about Wake County schools.
North Carolina cleans up after tornadoes, the Salvation Army gets swamped with donations, and Prince William weds his sweetheart.
The largest tornado outbreak in state history hits North Carolina, and President Barack Obama sits down for an exclusive interview with WRAL anchor David Crabtree.
Durham was in the news this week as the Bulls opened the baseball season and two high-profile criminal cases saw key developments.
An exclusive interview with disgraced House Speaker Jim Black, North Carolina State University's new basketball coach and a Flight of Honor dominated the week's headlines.
A smal plane crash in Guilford County, a Duke lacrosse lawsuit and pigs on Interstate 40 dominated the week's headlines.
The Brad Cooper murder trial, the shooting of a Fayetteville man and his 7-year-old daughter, and a Final Four appearance by the Shaw University women dominated the week's headlines.
The slaying of a Goldsboro toddler, the resignation of Sidney Lowe and a car crash into a house dominated the week's headlines.
A tsunami hits Japan, an SBI agent defends himself, and the ACC tournament kicks off.
A missing Durham boy, the verdict in a DWI murder case and the CIAA tournament dominated the week's headlines.
Elisa Baker is charged with murder in her stepdaughter's death, North Carolinians talk about a friend killed by Somali pirates, and an NC town claims a two-headed turtle.
Gov. Bev Perdue's budget proposal, a Garner teen on "American Idol" and a Raleigh doctor on trial for second-degree murder and DWI dominated the week's headlines.
A hostage-taking at a Cary bank, a Raleigh police scandal involving prostitues and the Battle of the Blues dominated headlines this week.
A school emergency drill, opening of the General Assembly and NHL All-Star Game in Raleigh dominated the week's headlines.
Comedian Stephen Colbert's comments on Wake County school board's policies and children taking up Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream dominated the headlines of the week.
An icy winter storm, the death of former State Auditor Ralph Campbell and international honors for Durham dominated the week's headlines.
Wake County's new superintendent and twins born one year apart made headlines this week.
Airport security searches, treacherous winter weather and light snows dominated the week's headlines.
Elizabeth Edwards dies of breast cancer, and President Barack Obama speaks about the economy in North Carolina.
Arson in Johnston County, deaths at a Wayne County nursing home and hope for a sick Rolesville boy dominated the week's headlines.
Former Gov. Mike Easley's conviction, a possible smoking ban in Raleigh and business and danger for the repo man dominated the week's headlines.
The shooting of a Roanoke Rapids police officer and the sentencing of Apex teens convicted of the murder of 18-year-old Matthew Silliman dominated the headlines of the week.
New details emerge about a series of deaths at a Mount Olive assisted living facility and the nation remembers the sacrifices of veterans.
Five tornadoes hit north Carolina, the state GOP sues over alleged voter fraud, and a dog-fighting ring in Roanoke Rapids is busted.
The search for Zahra Baker, a Raleigh police officer-involved shooting and the death of a young mom and veteran dominated the week's headlines.
The rescue of 33 Chilean miners, a ‘Froot Loops’ protest and the 2010 North Carolina State Fair dominated the headlines.
The body of a Wake County man is found in a freezer in his home, and residents of eastern North Carolina clean up after extensive flooding.
Rain inundated North Carolina this week and the scrutiny of the UNC football program reached another level.
A guilty verdict in the slaying of an Apex teen, a fiery shooting in Franklinton and bed bugs in the Triangle dominated headlines this week.
The plot to kill an Apex teen, the deaths of babies at Fort Bragg and the rescue of children from a burning car by a state trooper dominated the week.
The NCAA continues its probe into academic misconduct by football players at the University of North Carolina, skeletal remains are found in a wooded area in Nash County and an animal-welfare group believes that workers at a North Carolina research lab abused dogs, cats and rabbits.
Hurricane Earl, infant deaths at Fort Bragg and a cave-in on Wade Avenue dominated the week's headlines.
The NCAA is investigating improper conduct by football players at the University of North Carolina, a former Marine was sentenced to life in prison after a jury convicted him of murder in the death of a pregnant colleague and two men are arrested in the shootings of two clerks at Johnston County convenience stores.
The State Bureau of Investigation comes under fire, a Garner mom is found guilty of murdering her toddler son, and a Louisburg High football player drowns in a pool.
A former Lejeune Marine goes on trial in the slaying of a pregnant comrade, Raleigh children are put up for sale on Craigslis, and a family seeks the driver who injured a bicyclist in a hit-and-run.
A teenager is charged with murder in the wreck that killed his girlfriend, and a grandmother is robbed in the parking lot of Applebee's in Knightdale.
A toddler's story has doctors at UNC Hospitals calling it a miracle, a man accused of having a woman's bones and sex assault charges in Johnston County are among stories making news this week.
The Wake County schools assignment debate spills over into a massive protest, a 4-year-old Johnston County girl dies from abuse injuries and Vice President Joe Biden attends a fundraiser in Chapel Hill.
A plane crash in Chapel Hill has ties a Uganda bombing tragedy, a notorious Durham house is demolished and a puppy recovers after being burned by his owner.
Record-setting heat, cleaning up the Highway Patrol and suspicious objects in Durham were the top news stories of the week.
A bomb scare shuts down Interstate 40, an elderly Moore Couple is wounded in a shootout and robbery at a convenience store, and one-time Duke lacrosse accuser Crystal Mangum says she wants her life back.
Hot weather reigns, more state troopers resign amid accusations of misconduct, and the alligator in the Hope Mills Lake is captured.
A recording shows U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge in a sidewalk confrontation, protesters are arrested at a Wake County school board meeting, and a gorilla almost escapes from the N.C. Zoo.
An alligator in Hope Mills lake, the first anniversary of the ConAgra plant explosion and an investigation into alleged sexual misconduct by a state trooper dominated headlines this week.
A fatal shooting at the Target store in Apex and a joyful welcome for Fort Bragg soldiers returning from Haiti dominated the week's headlines.
Among the stories dominating headlines this week, man charged in the death of a UNC student body president pleads guilty to state charges, Gov. Beverly Perdue urges everyone to prepare for hurricanes and Duke's basketball team visits the White House.
The Wake County school votes for a community-based student assignment plan, a cop impersonator tries to snatch a woman in Fayetteville, and WRAL investigates sex addiction.
A train derailment, possible Bud Light Amphitheater and Fayetteville car theft set-up dominated the week.
A woman is shot to death inside the North Duke Street Clinic, a boy recovers after falling down an elevator shaft and U.S. Senate primaries attract few North Carolina voters to the polls.
A Johnston County high school student died in a wreck, an N.C. State economist declares that the recession is over, and there are things to do save gas.
An arrest in the slaying of Kathy Taft, the attempted kidnapping of a newborn from a hospital, and strange lights in the sky captured the headlines this week.
The Duplin County Sheriff's Department raids a suspected dog-fighting facility believed to be one of the top five operations in the country, a meeting is held in Cary after the town’s first homicide investigation since 2008 and Fort a Bragg soldier was sentenced to death in his third trial for the slaying of a Fayetteville woman and two small children.
Duke tops Butler for fourth NCAA title, a jury convicted Samuel James Cooper of five counts of first-degree murder in a series of shootings and the Wake County Board of Education found itself back in a difficult and familiar 5-4 split on the diversity issue.
A fire destroys the Chatham County Courthouse, Obama signs the health care bill, and the Wake County school board votes to end diversity-based student assignment.
In this week's headlines, a member of the state Board of Education dies three days after she was assaulted in a Raleigh home, and the Wake County School Board places Superintendent Del Burns on administration leave.
Student assignment in Wake County, closing of the ConAgra plant in Garner, and another winter storm dominated the headlines this week.
In this week's headlines, WRAL News reporter David Crabtree traveled to Haiti with Global Medical Outreach to report on the aftermath of a devastating earthquake and medical relief efforts.
Work by the Innocence Commission results in its first exoneration, parole errors in North Carolina lead to a killing spree in South Carolina, and the Wake County schools superintendent abruptly resigns.
Wild winds, a purported John Edwards sex tape and Duke's win over UNC dominated the week's headlines.
A wintry mix coats North Carolina, an ex-aide is ordered to surrender a sex tape of John Edwards, and safety recommendations come in the wake of the deadly explosion at the ConAgra plant in Garner.
Gov. Mike Easley's aid indicted for extortion and bribery, Edwards' admits to fathering his mistress's child, and an 11-year-old lives through the Haiti earthquake.
The earthquake in Haiti and the start of the relief effort there was the key headline.
Cold weather, year-round schools in Wake County and economic optimism in the Triangle dominated the week’s headlines.
The arrest of Jason Young, Gov. Bev Perdue's fight against some inmates' release and John Edwards' visit to a campaign donor dominated the week's headlines.
A train wreck that killed two children, political drama among Wake County commissioners and an early Christmas for soldiers’ families dominated the week’s headlines.
Scandal around N.C. politician Tony and golfer Tiger Woods and the thrawting of a Christmas grinch in Franklin County dominated the week's headlines.
The slaying of a 5-year-old Fayetteville girl, the discovery of the remains of a missing Stem woman, and an auction of items from a Ponzi scheme dominated the week's headlines.
A 5-year-old Fayetteville goes missing, N.C. gets a soaking from the remnants of Hurricane Ida, and veterans are honored on their annual holiday.
A mass shooting at Fort Hood, a woman's carjacking and a murder-suicide that claimed a Fayetteville family dominated this week's headlines.
The State Board of Elections investigation of Gov. Mike Easley, a runoff for the Wake County school board and a Ponzi scheme auction dominated the week's headlines.
The 7-year-old daughter of an N.C. man goes missing in Florida, Perdue defies a court order to release inmates sentenced to life, and the FDA warns of bogus H1N1 vaccines.
Listeria puts Raleigh food company out of business; Jill Biden visits military families; State Fair opens
Wake County school board elections, alleged marriage fraud of Fort Bragg soldiers, and texting while driving were issues that dominated the headlines this week.
A police standoff in Raleigh, ex-pastor on trial for murder and calls to free a man in prison top the week's headlines.
Unemployment numbers and the job market, H1N1 fears and the Durham Bulls' national championship were stories that dominated this week's headlines.
The 10th anniversary of Hurricane Floyd, ConAgra layoffs and a retired soldier's kidney donation dominated the headlines this week.
A Raleigh man charged with raping a real estate agent, the evacuation of the building that houses the North Carolina Department of Justice and state inspectors looking closely into a Harnett County retirement home are a few of the stories that dominated the week's headlines.
An arrest in a high-profile Edgecombe County murder, the start of the college football season and a visit with Watauga County entertainer were highlights of the week ending Sept. 4, 2009.
Sen. Edward Kennedy's death, a first-grader killed getting off the school bus, the start of a new school year, and the shooting death of a UNC student dominated the week's headlines.
A young girl hit and killed after getting off the school bus and a tree falling on a car killing a man dominated this week's headlines.
A bird strike at RDU, N.C.'s first toll road and the rescue of dozens of cats in Cary dominated the week's headlines.
Evidence laid out in Triangle terrorist case, John Edwards' ex-mistress appears at a courthouse, and North Carolina finally gets a budget.
Terrorism charges against eight Triangle men and President Barack Obama stop in Raleigh to promote health care reform made headlines this week.
The stalling state budget, resignation of the N.C. schools CEO, and the death of Nash County woman in Ohio made headlines this week.
A crash in Apex killed a local cycling safety advocate and renewed conversations about the rights of those on two wheels, when sharing the road with cars.
A N.C. man is suspected in S.C. serial killings, the survivor of a plant fire talks, and lawmakers consider fireworks safety.
WRAL News REWIND examines a series of deaths in Edgecombe County and visits with a teen that survived a rare flesh-eating bacteria.
WRAL News REWIND examines the deaths of Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett, the state's first H1N1 death and recent fox attacks.
WRAL News REWIND examines flash flooding in Raleigh, the ConAgra plant explosion and local children caught in a river during a church retreat.
WRAL News REWIND examines the search for answers in the ConAgra explosion. Plus, the crisis at N.C. State University heats up.
Questions about state H1N1 testing, TB at a day care and pay for Raleigh cops and workers dominated the week’s headlines.
A 20-hour police standoff, remembering veterans and the end to the Canes’ Stanley Cup hopes dominated the headlines this week.
Mary Easley's controversial job, a new smoking ban and BCBS's role in the health care debate dominated headlines this week.
The state built on tobacco passes a ban on smoking and the former governor's troubles trickle down to N.C. State.
Tornadoes, a probe into Edwards' campaign funds and the Spring Lake Police losing their authority dominated the week.
Assessing the H1N1 outbreak in North Carolina, reaction to state employee pay cuts, and the Hurricanes' playoff comeback made headlines this week.
A Marine accused of killing a pregnant comrade returns to the U.S., wildfires consume Myrtle Beach, and 10 people get sick at a Raleigh restaurant were among the week's top stories.
A student protest on the campus of the University of North Carolina and a driver surviving after being pinned in her car for nearly two hours after a dump truck overturned and spilled its cargo were among the top stories this week.
A shooting at a Carthage nursing home, a smoking ban and Biden’s visit to rural N.C. dominated the headlines of the week.
The Michele Young wrongful death settlement, Perdue’s proposed state budget and a WRAL investigation of Raleigh Police expenses dominated the week’s headlines.
Perdue’s address to the state, Michelle Obama’s visit and a pontoon boat plunge dominated the week’s headlines.
The anniversary of Eve Carson's murder, BCBS' profits and bonuses, and a possible sour end for Krispy Kreme dominated the headlines this week.
The president announces an end date to the Iraq War while at Camp Lejuene, we might be psyching ourselves out about the economy, and fans still find money for the CIAA basketball tournament.
Worries the stimulus may shortchange N.C., immigration reform on the legislative backburner and a surprise plea from James Johnson dominated the week’s news.
A boy shot on a Wake County school bus, a blooming Valentine's Day economy and the first Battle of the Blues this basketball season dominated the week's headlines.
The passing of former Insurance Commissioner Jim Long and the struggling job market dominated the headlines this week.
Snow, Obama’s inauguration and the death of Gov. Bob Scott dominated the headlines this week.
A miraculous plane crash on the Hudson River, Nortel's bankruptcy and Perdue's trip to D.C. dominated the headlines this week.
Bouncing back from the recession in the Triangle, computer problems shut down unemployment agency, and gas prices spiking again made news this week.
Take a look at 2008 in rewind, along with a cable TV war and pet attack.
Economic woes affected state governments, suicide rates - and even letters to Santa this week.
State budget cuts, dropping gas prices and Durham's recession-resistant economy dominated the headlines of the week.
The arrest of Apex teens in the murder of a classmate, the return of an old face to the ‘Canes and the emergency landing of a pilot and dog made the headlines this week.
The death of mental-hospital patient, school funding and racist graffiti at NCSU dominated the week's headlines.
Take a look back at the historic elections of America’s first black president and North Carolina’s first female governor.
The arrest of Brad Cooper in connection with the murder of his wife, companies using GPS systems to save gas money and political candidates making a final push before election day dominated the week's headlines.
The Duke lacrosse scandal, Nancy Cooper murder case and military domestic violence took center stage this week.
A men's sex club in Raleigh, gubernatorial candidates' debate and the opening of the State Fair dominated the week's headlines.
A Benson man accused of killing his mother, stories from the unemployment line and more high gas prices dominated the headlines this week.
Fort Bragg soldier Sgt. Christina E. Smith was stabbed to death this week and her husband and another man face murder charges and Wall Street’s woes spreading nonprofits were among the week's top headlines.
The arrest of a man who called the police for help, the beating of a Wakefield High student and turmoil on the stock market dominated the week's headline.
Wall Street's in tumult, gas gouging probes and illegal immigrants in the Wake County Jail were among the week's top headlines.
Illegal immigration in Johnston County, the disappearance of a Granville County mother and the death of a state trooper raised emotions during the past week.
More insight into the Nancy Cooper murder investigation, a tractor-trailer crashes into a Younsgville restaurant and the coast braces for Hanna ... those are the headlines of the week.
A fiery wreck on the Beltline, flooding from Tropical Storm Fay and an investigation into the unsolved murders of three women are the headlines of the week.
Cindy Moreland's family files a wrongful death suit, a judge who issued a SOS about gangs talks, and an attorney says an owl might have killed Michelle Peterson.
Antonio Davon Chance sentenced to life in prison in the killing of a Progress Energy employee two years ago, a Chapel Hill High School football player who passed away and a controversy over school uniforms were some of the top stories of the week.
A carjacking and police chase in downtown Raleigh, bizarre sex charges in Cary and John Edwards' confession of an affair dominated the newsweek.
The murders of pregnant military women and N.C.’s new drought law were the top stories from this week.
The Slammer publishes mug shots, a geyser erupts in downtown Raleigh, and a family fights for custody of a slain Cary mom's kids.
A missing Army soldier, trial of a man for his wife's murder, and Sen. Jesse Helm's funeral dominated the news week.
Eve Carson’s autopsy release and controversial political figure Jesse Helms’ death are among the top stories of the week.
The mysterious death of a pregnant Fort Bragg soldier and the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit in Raleigh are among the top stories of the week.
A disgraced ex-sheriff, street drag racing and a slain state trooper are among the top stories of the week.
A man shoots his wife and mother at a nursing home, a foster mother is found guilty of child abuse, and wildfire smoke makes breathing hard in the Triangle.
President George Bush visits Fort Bragg, gang legislation passes, and police bust a Fayetteville chop shop.
The Global TransPark finally scores a commitment from a major company, N.C. gets gang-fighting money, and John Edwards endorses Barack Obama.
A Cary man is accused of polygamy, a deceased murder suspect's mother sues the state for wrongful death, and tornadoes rip up the Triad.
A video of alleged dog abuse costs a state trooper his job, Army officials deplore conditions in a Fort Bragg barrack, and the drought situation improves.
A look at the top stories for the week April 21-26.
A look at the top stories for the week April 14-19.
A look at the top stories for the week April 7-12.
WRAL News Rewind for March 30 - April 4.
Democratic presidential candidates swing across the state, gubernatorial candidates try to catch the spotlight, and Hollywood stars light up N.C.
Check back on the top stories of the week as reported by WRAL crews.
Two men are arrested and charged in connection with the slaying of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s student-body president, child abuse charges are filed against a former Cary nanny, and the ACC Tournament gets under way in Charlotte.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill loses its student-body president to a violent lsaying, Rep. Thomas Wright faces the music at a state Legislature ethics committee, and rainstorms finally raise the level of Falls Lake.
The flu rampages across the state, a Wake County speakers' policy puts limit on speech, and a nanny cam video aired by WRAL might lead to charges.
The drought effects on Raleigh ripple downstream, overcrowding might split up some Wake County classrooms, and Duke and Carolina renew their basketball rivalry.
One arrest solved nearly 20 crimes in Durham, a missing Cary woman's burned body was found, and Raleigh residents are called upon to conserve more water.
The manhunt for a Marine accused of killing a pregnant comrade, Mike Nifong files for bankruptcy and the Triangle's brush with winter weather topped headlines for the week of Jan. 13-19.
With a second place finish in the Iowa caucuses, John Edwards vows to keep his campaign moving, plus thousands of New Year's Eve revelers converged on downtown Raleigh to ring in 2008, and a judged ruled a man accused of decapitating his daughter was mentally ill.
The Durham Rescue mission helps thousands, a 16-year-old boy accidentally kills his baby sister with an SUV, and shoppers across the Triangle hit the malls looking for post-holiday discounts.
Murder charges against a Wilson man are reduced, Carolina footballs players are robbed and sexually assaulted, and Gov. Mike Easley calls for higher water prices.
State Rep. Tom Wright surrenders to authorities to face corruption charges, the ongoing drought might require lifestyle changes, and a state worker was murdered inside his home.
A former housekeeper was accused of severely beating three women in a retirement home and killing one, the Fayetteville City Council reverses its own actions in Ticket-Gate, and the 10 Commandments are written large.
Raleigh police and Wake County deputies charged a paroled armed robber with 5 unsolved murders and 12 more robberies. He's also a suspect in two shootings in Rockingham County.
Property values shoot up in Wake and Durham counties, food banks struggle to keep stomachs full, and Raleigh's reservoir hits an all-time low.
New home video of murdered mom Michelle Young and her daughter released, Durham police try to protect identities of officers implicated in sex scandal, and a wrong-way driver goes missing – in the hospital.
Durham police investigated for sexual misconduct, a homeowner pins a thief with his car, and Fort Bragg students honor their heroes - their soldier parents.
Former Wake County Sheriff John Baker dies, a beach house at Ocean Isle leaves seven college students dead, and Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama campaigns in Durham.
Church deacon killed in Durham, efforts to find the killer of Michelle Young are renewed, and Gov. Mike Easley testifies about the drought on Capitol Hill.
Communities respond to Gov. Easley's call for more water conservation, two women are stabbed at a church in Rocky Mount and homeowners in a property dispute turn to bats, shovels and guns.
Gas fire in Cary shuts down a major intersection, Easley says the drought could push the state into an emergency, and the State Fair kicks off.
Duke lacrosse players file lawsuit, a teacher is caught up in meth bust, and the Hurricanes open their season.
Suspects arrested in murder of Moore County girl, billboard to keep up search for killer of Jenna Nielsen, and Selma girl and man win national Oreo jingle competition.
Parching drought continues, illegal immigration debate in Durham and Jena 6 protests in the Triangle.
Allison Quets pleads guilty, Michele Peterson's family members talk, brushfires flare up, schools grapple with fights, and more.
Mike Nifong goes to jail, Durham gets a new District Attorney and more N.C. schools get a passing grade.
Nifong on trial, inmate exonerated after 18 years in jail and dealing with a teacher's sex change
North Carolina's drought, Castleberry's food recall and Tiger Woods' plans to build his first golf course near Asheville.