Wake County Newswire

Wake County Newswire

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  1. Prosecutors: Teen's sketch helps make arrest in her rapeRead the original story

    28 min ago | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Prosecutors say a North Carolina teenager's artistic ability and keen eye has helped make an arrest in her 2017 rape. News outlets report Wake County prosecutors said in court Thursday the girl was able to give police a drawing of the man she says had sexually assaulted her when she was 15. Prosecutors say she was raped in a Raleigh neighborhood as she was walking home from a swimming pool.

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  2. Hey Clemson fans, NC State's Dave Doeren isn't such a bad guy after allRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    ... that hits particularly close to home. He lends his support with action and money for special needs programs in Wake County on a regular basis. a Before Doeren was a football coach, he wanted to be an orthopedic doctor - so much so that he majored in ...

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  3. Raleigh businessman accused of running - Ponzi' scheme faces more chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

    The founder of a downtown Raleigh investment firm was accused over the summer of operating a "Ponzi" scheme that helped support a lavish lifestyle, including a vacation home in Costa Rica and a horse farm in Wake County. The charges were announced Thursday by Robert J. Higdon Jr., U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

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  4. Raleigh rape victim drew sketch of attacker, later spotted his photo on TVRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WRAL.com

    Sean Thomas Klinek, 28, of 1010 E. Lady Diana Court, was charged Wednesday with first-degree forcible rape, first-degree kidnapping and assault causing serious bodily injury. He was being held Thursday in the Wake County jail under a $1.5 million bond.

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  5. Troopers: Cardinal Gibbons student killed in crash was traveling 95 mphRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WRAL.com

    Madeline Grace Shook, 16, of Raleigh, was traveling north on Possum Track Road, in northern Wake County, when she crashed while traveling approximately 95 mph in a 45 mph zone. She died at the scene.

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  6. Man charged in kidnapping and rape of 15-year-old girl in North Raleigh last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

    ... May 30 to two years on probation for being an accessory after the fact in an armed robbery in Orange County. In Wake County, Klinek was convicted in 2015 of misdemeanor assault on a female and misdemeanor false imprisonment the year before and was ...

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  7. Millions of dollars of Florence recovery funds to be disbursed soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... ognizant of the individual's property rights as well," said Appropriations Senior Chairman Rep. Nelson Dollar of Wake County.

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  8. Troopers say 16-year-old was driving twice the speed limit before fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldSun.com

    ... in West Raleigh. The Catholic school is a little over 20 miles away from the scene of the crash in northern Wake County, and a little over six miles from her home in the Wakefield community. The teen was a member of the school's cross-country team ...

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  9. Death of infant found on Cary apartment floor is focus of police investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldSun.com

    ... found on Sept. 18, a Tuesday, and had been drinking and had used cocaine, police learned when questioning her. Wake County EMS medics decided to take the baby to WakeMed Hospital. A police officer followed their ambulance and overheard the woman at ...

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  10. Developer wants to build towers up to 20 stories south of downtown RaleighRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldSun.com

    ... property is made up of 20 smaller parcels and has a total assessed value of more than $1.9 million, according to Wake County records. One of the landowners, CS Smith LLC, which owns four of the parcels, lists the same address as Five Horizons ...

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  11. You've got an extra day to vote this year. Don't waste it.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WRAL.com

    ... attorney, school board, and trial court judges. All seven commissioner seats are on the ballot this year in Wake County because of changes lawmakers pushed through several years ago. Wake County also has three bond issues for voters to decide this ...

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  12. Family of woman killed in 'cold medicine murder' filled with regretRead the original story

    Wednesday | ABC News

    ... pleaded guilty to first-degree murder for the death of his 29-year-old wife in a courtroom, Oct. 5, 2018 in Wake County, N.C. Two months before her death, Lauren Phelps revealed horrifying details about her husband's previous marriage, including ...

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  13. Holding faces congressional challengers Coleman, MatemuRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Spring Hope Enterprise

    ... Congressional District and has represented the 2nd Congressional District since Jan. 3, 2017. Coleman, a former Wake County commissioner, served three terms in the N.C. General Assembly before being appointed as director of the Office of State ...

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  14. Cardinal Gibbons student dies in Wake County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WRAL.com

    The Cardinal Gibbons High School community is grieving the loss of a student who died in a car crash Tuesday morning. Madeline Grace Shook, 16, of Raleigh, was traveling north on Possum Track Road, in northern Wake County, when the car ran off the road at a high speed, ultimately striking several trees, the state Highway Patrol said.

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  15. E-scooters will continue to roll around Raleigh, at least for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WRAL.com

    Bird scooters, along with Lime scooters, started popping up in July, and Wake County EMS officials say they've responded to almost two dozen serious accidents involving the scooters since then. "People don't necessarily understand that a simple fall, a low-speed incident and fall to the ground on concrete or stones, can cause a very serious or life-threatening injury," he said.

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  16. Dangerous or fun? Raleigh EMS has responded to 22 e-scooter crashes since JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | WRAL.com

    "As a paramedic, when you see speed like that, you know that it's dangerous," said Jeff Hammerstein, Wake County EMS assistant chief. "People don't necessarily understand that a simple fall, a low-speed incident and fall to the ground on concrete or stones, can cause a very serious or life-threatening injury," he said.

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  17. Secret camera found in Charlotte men's urinal, suspect questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... The incident is among a series of crimes using cameras to secretly record unknowing victims. That includes a Wake County man charged with secret peeping; he was accused of installing a mini spy camera in a women's room. "We've seen them grow from ...

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  18. More people moving to Maricopa County than anywhere in the U.S.Read the original story

    Monday Oct 15 | Business Journal

    ... ry, the report shows. Nearly 150,000 people separated Maricopa County from the 10th-highest site of immigration, Wake County in North Carolina. Among the appealing attributes for migrants looking for a new city to live in was Maricopa County's...

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  19. Wake deputies arrest suspect after 3 undercover meth purchasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | HeraldSun.com

    A suspect charged with methamphetamine trafficking was held on a $1 million bail Monday after Wake County sheriff's investigators set up a drug sting and had an undercover officer buy at least a pound of the drug. The 26-year-old, who was booked under the name Crystal Marina Buenrostro, was charged under the name Luis Martinez with 12 counts of trafficking in meth - four each for buys that the undercover officer made on Oct. 4, Oct. 10 and on Saturday.

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  20. 2 charged in connection with violent Wendell police stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Burlington Times News

    ... distance. The reports show Kent faces three felony counts and Armstrong faces five. Both were being held in the Wake County jail. Jail records don't indicate whether either has an attorney.

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