Raleigh parks officials will hold a series of 15 “visioning sessions,” each with a different focus. The goal is for residents, nonprofits and business leaders to pick their areas of interest and help map out specific needs in those areas.
Published: May. 12, 2013 6:39 AM | Full story
Salma Azam, 21, will graduate from UNC-Chapel Hill on Sunday with high honors. But her extra work to help her mother return to college may be just as valuable.
Published: May. 11, 2013 8:00 PM | Full story
A 9-year-old boy was seriously injured on Saturday afternoon when he was struck by a sport utility vehicle as it backed out of a garage in West Raleigh.
Published: May. 11, 2013 7:59 PM | Full story
Grady Jeffreys published a manifesto for resisting annexation. Now the city of Raleigh wants to take about 12,000 square feet of his property for a sewer easement, and Jeffreys says the city is offering him a bargain-basement price.
Published: May. 11, 2013 6:04 PM | Full story
More than 5,200 college students from a wide array of backgrounds united at PNC Arena on Saturday to receive their degrees from NC State University and to celebrate that achievement with some 12,000 family members and friends.
Published: May. 11, 2013 6:14 PM | Full story
The city will host the Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo on Sunday, the first of four downtown rodeos planned for this year. About 40 mobile food vendors and as many as 6,000 people are expected to attend.
Published: May. 10, 2013 8:39 PM | Full story
Triangle Politics A weekly look at the local political scene: The search for a new city manager will likely be a complicated process that takes up to six months, UNC-Chapel Hill government professors told the Raleigh City Council this week.
Published: May. 10, 2013 8:09 PM | Full story
Raleigh's St. Augustine's University has dropped the idea of buying St. Paul's College, a private, historically black college in Lawrenceville, Va.
Published: May. 10, 2013 5:44 PM | Full story
The threat of adverse weather forced the 9th annual Ritmo Latino Festival that was scheduled for Saturday in downtown Cary to be rescheduled for Saturday, June 22.
Published: May. 10, 2013 4:49 PM | Full story
Cynthia Watkins, a kindergarten teacher at Spring Valley Elementary School, was chosen from a field of five finalists for 2013 Durham Public Schools Teacher of the Year.
Published: May. 10, 2013 12:49 PM | Full story
Mail carriers in the Triangle will collect food donations on Saturday as part of their annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.
Published: May. 10, 2013 11:34 AM | Full story
Police arrested Brelynd Najee McClain on Thursday night on a child-abuse charge stemming from what a warrant said was an April 28 incident.
Published: May. 10, 2013 11:24 AM | Full story
Joseph Darin Jenkins of 1004 Santa Maria Drive in Stafford, VA, was being held Friday in lieu of $1 million bail for a court appearance.
Published: May. 10, 2013 11:29 AM | Full story
Three North Carolina residents convicted in a bizarre murder-for-hire plot against witnesses in a 2011 homegrown terror cell case were sentenced Friday afternoon in federal court in Raleigh.
Published: May. 10, 2013 9:29 PM | Full story
Police have charged a 61-year-old Cary woman with strangling her 77-year-old husband to death on Wednesday night. A recording of a 911 call from the couple's home suggests Dottie Delaney Amtey confessed to the crime to family members.
Published: May. 10, 2013 10:19 AM | Full story
The Cary Police Department had contended that Tony O'Brien Williams, 27, acted as a pimp and forced two women into "sexual servitude," but Williams pleaded guilty to a single lesser charge of soliciting sexual servitude from an adult.
Published: May. 10, 2013 1:54 PM | Full story
Luke Miles, an eighth-grade social studies teacher at Durant Road Middle School in North Raleigh, was chosen from a field of 12 finalists for the 2013 Wake County Teacher of the Year award.
Published: May. 9, 2013 8:44 PM | Full story
From the staff: The new $56 million Nature Research Center at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences has much to offer, but until this month, it lacked a unisex bathroom where parents with children or adults who need assistance can go with someone of the opposite sex.
Published: May. 9, 2013 6:29 PM | Full story
Raleigh-Durham International Airport officials on Thursday gave a progress report on the renovations to Terminal 1, showing off construction work that began last summer.
Published: May. 9, 2013 5:50 PM | Full story
Raleigh police say the three men charged in the shooting death of Christian Tobias McLean outside his Peartree Lane apartment earlier this week knew the victim.
Published: May. 9, 2013 9:14 PM | Full story
Cary police have charged a woman with first degree murder in the strangulation death of her husband, according to a news release.
Published: May. 9, 2013 7:19 AM | Full story
Police obtained DNA samples from two brothers charged earlier this year with a home invasion and sexual assault in a historic Raleigh neighborhood near downtown.
Published: May. 9, 2013 4:49 AM | Full story
The Wake County school board picked four semi-finalists from a field of 23 applicants for the superintendent’s position.
Published: May. 8, 2013 11:04 PM | Full story
Medical software company Allscripts plans to add 350 new jobs in Raleigh as it consolidates its U.S. engineering centers.
Published: May. 8, 2013 8:24 PM | Full story
A witness to events before a fatal shooting Tuesday near WakeMed said the man was ambushed. Police have not yet made an arrest in the shooting death of Christian Tobias McLean, 25, of 202 N. Peartree Lane, but they have provided a description of a possible suspect.
Published: May. 8, 2013 5:54 PM | Full story
Fire severely damaged Sushi Gami restaurant in Cameron Village early Wednesday morning.
Published: May. 8, 2013 11:51 AM | Full story
The Wake County school board gives preliminary approval to a revised student assignment policy that strives for diversity goals. It also approved a requested budget increase of $8.3 million that includes creating an Office of Equity and Diversity.
Published: May. 7, 2013 9:41 PM | Full story
The Wake County school board gave preliminary approval Tuesday to $940 million in construction projects that they hope to fund largely through a bond referendum this fall.
Published: May. 7, 2013 8:16 PM | Full story
Plans for the latest apartment and retail development near Crabtree Valley Mall will have to wait after a Raleigh councilman said neighbors didn’t get a chance to weigh in with traffic concerns.
Published: May. 7, 2013 8:31 PM | Full story
A man who was shot at an apartment near WakeMed was pronounced dead a short time later at the hospital, according to Raleigh police.
Published: May. 7, 2013 7:51 PM | Full story
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