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Woman accused of attempting to abduct baby from NC hospital released from jail

A North Carolina woman accused of trying to abduct a baby from a hospital was released from jail Monday night, but will wear an electronic monitoring bracelet.

UNC athletes make a snail mail connection with young fans

After months of letters back and forth, Kayshawn Farrington and Edgar Balderasrosas were ready to meet their pen pals in person. They are among hundreds of local elementary school students paired with

Support group guides widowers from loss to hope

Neill Guy, Karl Owen, Russ Taum, Joe Ciriano and Bruce Ham are widowers, most having lost their wives to cancer. They lean on each other for the profound - as they weather their grief - and the

Bishop Curry shares day of love, laughter with royal couple

Raleigh residents got two chances Saturday to see the Most Rev. Michael Curry make international news.

Pastor: Mental illness drove man to ram car into his family

A man suffering from severe mental illness left a meal with his family and then drove his sport utility vehicle at high speed into the restaurant, killing his daughter and daughter-in-law and

With end in sight, Sanford native says he'll miss 'The Voice' community

The final four contestants on "The Voice" will perform Monday in part one of the finale.

Flooding shuts down I-440 in Raleigh as storms move through

Thunderstorms that form throughout the evening could even pack some small hail and gusty winds, and up to two inches of rain could fall before midnight.

Authorities looking into former Wake official's resort trips

Investigators reviewing former Wake County Register of Deeds Laura Riddick's financial history are looking into her stays at resorts on the Outer Banks and in Florida, according to search warrants

Chanting protesters arrested at General Assembly

Singing, changing, reading a list of demands, the N.C. People's Campaign demanded meetings with lawmakers but wound up getting arrested.

Residents say Wake County budget needs to provide more funding for schools

Wake County residents have one more chance to share their thoughts on the proposed $1.32 billion budget that takes effect July 1.

Toxic cloud caused by Hawaii volcano lava emerges over ocean

White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowed into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano poured into the ocean, creating yet another hazard from an eruption that

Rare lemur delivered via C-section at Duke Lemur Center

A rare blue-eyed black lemur was delivered by caesarian section last month at the Duke Lemur Center, one of only 15 C-sections the center has performed in more than 50 years, officials said Monday.

Durham teen dies week after being thrown from SUV in crash

A 13-year-old Durham boy died Sunday of injuries he suffered a week earlier in a single-vehicle crash in Sanford, authorities said.

Shootout between Texas school gunman and deputies lasted 25 minutes

The gunfire tearing through Santa Fe High School didn't stop for half an hour. And during that time, Texas deputies were in a 25-minute shootout with the gunman, authorities said.

'It was just God-sent': This truck driver leaves waitress two $1,000 tips after his burger was made wrong

"I said, 'What? Are you serious?' He said yes. I couldn't believe it. I couldn't hardly breathe. It took my breath away," an Oklahoma waitress told 5 News KFSM-TV.

ACC Tourney preview: A look at the draws for UNC, NCSU and Duke

What a year in the Triangle for college baseball. North Carolina, NC State and Duke are three of the top four seeds in the ACC Tournament this week (along with Atlantic Division champion Clemson),
NC food icon 'Mama Dip' passes away

NC food icon 'Mama Dip' passes away

One of North Carolina's most beloved chefs and restaurant owners, Mildred Cotton Council aka "Mama Dip," has died.

Deer in road caused church van to crash, killing 2, injuring 12

A deer caused a three-vehicle crash Sunday evening in northeast Wake County in which two people were killed and 12 were injured, authorities said.

Student injured when school bus crashes in Clayton

One student was injured Monday morning in a school bus crash in Clayton.

Officials: Deer in roadway caused church van to crash, killing 2 people

Officials released additional details Monday about a fatal crash involving a church fan from Smithfield.