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Carrboro Elementary student made false active shooter call, police say

Carrboro lockdownCarrboro police said Wednesday that the false report of an active shooter at Carrboro Elementary School the day before came from a student at the school, and investigators are working to determine if charges will be filed against the juvenile.

Rocky Mount shooting, kidnapping suspect arrested in New York

Dontrell Devon BryantPolice have arrested a man in connection with a kidnapping and fatal shooting in October.

Two charged in woman's shooting death at Rocky Mount bingo parlor

Thomas Thomas and Darryl WinfieldA woman was killed and two men were wounded Friday night during an armed robbery at a bingo parlor in Rocky Mount, police said.

To skip holiday traffic this week, avoid I-40 in Garner

Interstate 40 trafficTo beat holiday traffic this Thanksgiving, try to stay off the road in the afternoon, and try to avoid Interstate 40 through Garner.

Amputee overcomes obstacles to compete in marathons

Amputee overcomes obstacles to compete in marathons43 year old Jacky Broersma survived amputation due to cancer in her lower left leg in 2001. At first, she only saw limitations to her previously active lifestyle. Later, she discovered new technologies that allowed her to run past those limitations.

Local news courtesy of WRAL.