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4 hrs ago | Eastern Wake News
Deputies charged Holden, 30, of 6494 Stag Trail near Wendell, with two counts of murder.
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8 hrs ago | ABC News
A North Carolina prosecutor was the intended target of an elaborate kidnapping plot, but the kidnappers looked up the wrong address on the Internet and abducted the prosecutor's father instead, according to an indictment released Tuesday.
8 hrs ago | Burlington Times News
An investigation into nude photos of Wake County students on the photo-sharing site Instagram has spread to Alamance County.
8 hrs ago | WITN
An indictment says a group who are accused of kidnapping a Wake Forest man went to the wrong house, and were planning to kidnap his daughter -- who is a Wake County prosecutor.
11 hrs ago | Eastern Wake News
School leaders said that 612 of Wake's 9,000 teachers have resigned since the beginning of the school year, compared with 433 during the same time a year ago.
17 hrs ago | News Observer
A detail photo of a tube of Naloxone Hydrochloride, also known as Narcan. Narcan is a nasal spray used as an antidote for opiate drug overdoses.
Earlier this month, officials with the state Department of Health and Human Services told reporters the agency met a federal deadline to clear a backlog of food stamp applications or face the loss of $88 million in funding from the US Department of Agriculture.
Photos of nude boys and girls who authorities believe attend several Wake County high schools began showing up on the social media site in February, prompting a Wake Forest mother to call police after learning about it from her daughter.
Jakym Camel Tibbs is wanted by the FBI in connection with the kidnapping of a Raleigh-area man earlier this month.
The Cary theater is looking for volunteer ushers who are at least 17 years old. The theater is at 122 E. Chatham St., Cary.
Kelly Nystrom is a teaching veteran and a fifth-grade teacher at a very good Wake County school, Underwood Elementary in Raleigh.
Paramedics sometimes refer to them as "frequent fliers" - habitual callers to 911 who require a trip to the emergency room even though they're not in an emergency medical crisis.
But Fulghum's spot on the Republican ticket is not assured, as Apryl Major, who ran as a write-in candidate for the House in 2012, is also vying for the seat representing parts of Raleigh and northern Wake County.
The four-legged wonders might have appreciated that kind of attire Saturday in downtown Raleigh, where hundreds of dogs and their owners gathered under cold, drizzling skies for the SPCA of Wake County's 15th annual K9-3K Dog Walk.
Wake County Public School System will offer a Certified Nursing Assistant Level 1 short course from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. April 21-29, at Knightdale High School, 100 Bryan Chalk Lane, Knightdale.
The Wake County Republican Party is trying to focus the blame for the increase in teacher resignations on former Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue and the Common Core State Standards.