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More snow now expected in Central NC. Here’s the latest on when and how much.

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The forecast of snow in the Triangle on Wednesday is firming up, and it’s getting a little more menacing. The National Weather Service in Raleigh issued a winter weather advisory … Click to Continue »

Trump despises the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals; why doesn’t he change it?


President Trump regularly rails against the San Francisco-headquartered 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, yet he has not taken an opportunity reshape the nation’s largest and arguably most liberal appeals court. … Click to Continue »

Two giant reptiles fight for supremacy in the middle of a golf course


Things can get a little complicated on the golf course, but one man’s experience at the 10th hole wasn’t exactly on par with a usual day. Friday, Richard Nadler posted … Click to Continue »

Car flies into second floor of building in dramatic dashcam footage


Dashcam footage from a bus captured footage of a car flying off the median and into the second floor of a building in Santa Ana, Calif. … Click to Continue »

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Manhunt after leading Kosovo Serb politician gunned down


A leading Serb politician in northern Kosovo was gunned down Tuesday morning, an attack that raised ethnic tensions in the Balkans and prompted the suspension of EU-mediated talks between Kosovo … Click to Continue »


Somewhere in the world, there’s a painting that looks like you. Google will find it.


Hey this one ain’t so bad. pic.twitter.com/er0FxZNVO8— Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) January 13, 2018 Apps that involve uploading one’s face, getting feedback and sharing the results aren’t always a great idea. … Click to Continue »


Red Line trains resume limited service in DC after derailment


Red Line trains on the Metro are running in Washington, D.C., Tuesday morning, but with fewer trains, after a derailment on Monday between Farragut North and Metro Center stopped service. … Click to Continue »

Winter storm Inga is here - and the South is hunkering down


A severe winter storm bearing down on the Southeast is putting emergency workers on standby and sending residents scrambling to prepare for dangerously cold and icy weather. The storm, named … Click to Continue »

Sharapova back in Oz, joins Federer, Djokovic in 2nd round

It wasn't Maria Sharapova's choice to miss the last Australian Open. That decision was taken out of her hands because of a doping ban following a failed test on her … Click to Continue »

Silver Alert canceled for 81-year-old Raleigh woman


Police canceled a Silver Alert on Tuesday for an 81-year-old woman who may have been driving a 2015 cream-colored Mini Cooper. The alert said Kathryn Butt Surles may have been … Click to Continue »


Bahrain radar shows Qatar jets near UAE planes; Doha denies

Bahrain released radar tracks on Tuesday it said showed Qatari fighter jets passing by Emirati commercial airliners bound for the island nation, encounters which set off a new dispute pitting … Click to Continue »


Durham sees steep decline in boarded-up houses


Five years ago, the house at 212 S. Driver St. in the East Durham neighborhood was vacant. Its white paint was peeling, its windows shuttered with plywood. A few years … Click to Continue »


Baby powder battles: Johnson & Johnson documents reflect internal asbestos concerns


In the early 1970s, a Johnson & Johnson official posed a question that haunts the company today. If Johnson's Baby Powder contained asbestos at a level of, say, 1 percent, … Click to Continue »

48 injured, mostly children, in German school bus accident


A bus carrying children to school in southern Germany hit multiple cars and then slammed into the side of a building without braking, injuring 48 people early Tuesday, including 10 … Click to Continue »


Officers' widows, others affected by violence have MLK talk


Loved ones of a black man fatally shot by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and two law enforcement officers — one black and one white — ambushed and killed in … Click to Continue »


King children criticize Trump, decry racism on MLK holiday


Two of Martin Luther King Jr.'s children and the pastor of his historic Atlanta church marked the national King holiday Monday with sharp denunciations of President Donald Trump, focusing on … Click to Continue »


Firefighter catches child tossed from ladder


Dramatic video shows a Dekalb County (GA) Fire Rescue Department captain safely catching a child tossed from a ladder during an apartment fire near Atlanta. Two different firefighters caught children tossed to them during the fire. … Click…


Dolores O'Riordan, voice of The Cranberries, dies at 46

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Dolores O'Riordan, whose urgent, powerful voice helped make Irish rock band The Cranberries a global success in the 1990s, died suddenly on Monday at a London hotel. She was 46. … Click to Continue »

NC wants to require Medicaid recipients to work. Here’s what would have to happen next.

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North Carolina could be among the first states in the country to require Medicaid beneficiaries to hold down a job as a condition of receiving free health insurance from the … Click to Continue »


Trump’s slur adds a new drum beat for MLK marchers

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Several hundred people marched through downtown Raleigh on Monday to celebrate the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a civil rights leader they honored as someone with “the strength to love” … Click to Continue »

Monday, Jan 15

Lisa McKay, WQDR on-air personality and Curtis Media VP, dies after battle with cancer

Lisa McKay, WQDR radio programming director, Curtis Media vice president and host of the station’s afternoon drive show, passed away Sunday morning after a short battle with cancer. She was … Click to Continue »

North Korean orchestra, maybe joint hockey team at Olympics


North Korea's delegation to the Winter Olympics in South Korea will include a 140-member art troupe, the two sides agreed Monday, while discussions continue over fielding a joint women's hockey … Click to Continue »

Snow expected early Wednesday, plus bitter cold wind chills and dangerous road conditions

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If you were hoping all that talk about snow on Wednesday would just melt away, we have bad news: The snow is coming and so is rain and a mix … Click to Continue »

Earthquake in Peru destroys dozens of homes, kills 1 man


A powerful earthquake struck off Peru's coast early Sunday, tumbling adobe homes in small, rural towns, killing at least one person and injuring dozens, officials said. The sole fatality was … Click to Continue »

Sunday, Jan 14

Snow for midweek: Barely any or inches?

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The region will get a little warmer as the week begins, and we may have a dusting of snow in store at midweek. Or maybe more than that. The National … Click to Continue »

Will we see snow on Wednesday?


Check out the ABC11 weather forecast as we head into colder weather and the possibility of snow. … Click to Continue »

UNC edges Notre Dame for first ACC road win

Luke Maye thought T.J. Gibbs’ first potential game-winning shot was going in. Roy Williams couldn’t believe Gibbs got another chance to give short-handed Notre Dame a win over No. 20 … Click to Continue »

Morale disintegrates at State Department as diplomats wonder who will quit next to escape Trump


The unexpected departure of a top ranked diplomat is shaking up an already unsteady diplomatic corps and raising questions about who will be next to leave. News of John Feeley’s … Click to Continue »

Saturday, Jan 13

In N.C., Trump’s outbursts may trigger a blue tsunami

The November election is almost a year away, but Democrats are already focused on it like kids a week before Christmas. And polls – driven by President Trump’s regular but … Click to Continue »

More snow? Chances on the rise that flakes might fall soon in NC.

The chance for more snow is looking more likely with a cold front expected to move across North Carolina late Tuesday into Wednesday, the latest forecasts say. “I still have … Click to Continue »

The 1-year-old was left alone in the car. Her mom was at a child custody hearing.


A pair of Charleston, West Virginia officers were walking near the police station when they noticed the child in the vehicle. As they came closer and looked inside, it became … Click to Continue »

He worked hard. He had big plans. Now NC dreamer can only wait – and hope.

The clock is ticking, and the politics swirling, while Hector Rivera Suarez watches and waits. On Jan. 21, Rivera Suarez’s protection under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals will expire. … Click to Continue »

Friday, Jan 12

The News & Observer names new top editor

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The News & Observer and the Durham Herald-Sun will have a new top editor starting next month. Robyn Tomlin, managing editor of The Dallas Morning News, has been chosen by … Click to Continue »

Charter schools are taking money away from NC school districts, study says

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Charter schools in North Carolina are taking money away from traditional public schools and reducing what services those school districts can provide to their students, according to a new research … Click to Continue »

‘He ambushed us’ – Charlotte police sought murder suspect, but he found them first

A homicide suspect being sought by police ambushed officers outside Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police headquarters late Thursday, shooting one officer in the leg before being killed by return fire. “He ambushed us,” … Click to Continue »

Accused patriarch in child slavery case is called both a man of God and a cruel task master

Police tried for three decades to get people who lived, worked or worshipped with John C. McCollum to talk about what went on at McCollum Ranch, his two-acre compound on … Click to Continue »

Thursday, Jan 11

Missouri governor admits having affair but denies blackmail


When Eric Greitens sought Missouri's highest office in 2016, his resume seemed hard to top: former Navy SEAL, former Rhodes scholar and founder of a veterans' charity. Most important, he … Click to Continue »

In first hours, Dundon wasting no time putting his stamp on the Hurricanes

Thomas Dundon was shooting baskets on the floor at PNC Arena Thursday afternoon when the last wire transfer went through. At that moment, the 46-year-old was one pro forma NHL … Click to Continue »

A small-town NC college football team drew larger crowds than an NFL team in 2017

Appalachian State University repeated as the home-game attendance leader in the Sun Belt Conference for the 2017 football season. But it also did something more impressive. The Mountaineers from Boone … Click to Continue »

All the signs were there. Now my sweet little boy is learning to thrive, and so am I.

“Three. Two. One. Boost ignition and – lift off.” The rumbling groan of rocket engines filled my living room and the cardboard spaceship in the corner shook. Inside, my 5-year-old … Click to Continue »