In this installment of 'Smarter Living,' athletic trainer Bekah Morgan explains why taking too much of a break can lead to excess weight gain, plus some quick circuits that can be done just about anywhere. More>>
Finding the right outfit for your holiday party can be a challenge. Local fashion designer and mom Zankhna Parekh helps find the balance between trendy and comfortable.
The Durham Police Department said it has been made aware of a march and vigil for Jesus Huerta Thursday. More>>
Governor Pat McCrory is taking a look back at his first year in office. In a YouTube video posted on Wednesday, the Governor touted new jobs, education and tax reform as some of his key accomplishments. More>>
North Carolina State Auditor Beth Wood wants a "cooling off" period for state government employees who leave to take a job with a vendor. More>>
Television shows and films produced in the state spent more than $250 million in North Carolina this year. More>>
A seven year old Apex girl has suffered from a rare disorder all her life. More>>
One of the six American soldiers killed Tuesday in Afghanistan went to high school in Johnston County at South Johnston High School. More>>
A military widow whose husband was killed while serving in Afghanistan has now lost precious mementos of him because of a thief. More>>
The ferry that ran aground on a sandbar on the North Carolina coast remains stuck despite efforts to refloat it during high tide. More>>
A judge has refused to move the murder trial of a man already serving a life sentence for killing the University of North Carolina student body president in 2008. More>>
A fifth grade student at West Lake Middle School is facing disciplinary action after an airsoft pellet gun he brought on the bus went off, striking another student. More>>
Safe Haven in Raleigh is hoping some rescued cats find a home for the holidays. More>>
Anthony Thompson, 43, of 1749 Todd Street in Fayetteville, was arrested in 2004 on charges of statutory rape and taking indecent liberties with a minor. More>>
Wake Forest police said nearly 100 stolen storm drain grates have been recovered from Wake Forest, Rolesville and Raleigh. More>>
A man is arrested in South Carolina and charged with two counts of murder after Monday's double murder in Durham. More>>
Wake Forest police located a missing 16-year-old girl, just hours after she went missing. More>>
North Carolina's tax laws are changing, and the changes will impact all employees in the state. The Tax Simplification and Reduction Act becomes effective for taxable years beginning on or after Jan. 1, More>>
Gov. Pat McCrory says difficult decisions had to be made in North Carolina government in 2013 while tacking complex problems he believes will lead to a better and more prosperous state.
North Carolina's public university system should increase its focus on efficiency as students and taxpayers alike grapple with the rising cost of higher education, a report Wednesday to state legislators said. More>>
The Church of the Nativity, located where Christian tradition says Jesus was born, is being renovated. More>>
According to a new poll, only about half of Americans consider Christmas a religious holiday. More>>
The head of the Dare County Commissioners has high praise for the work of the DOT in the recent Bonner Bridge crisis.
A Brunswick County commissioner is continuing her efforts to block the Pulitzer Prize winning novel "The Color Purple" from being used in some English classes at West Brunswick High School. More>>
A Washington state company that makes aluminum boats plans to create 200 jobs in Onslow County with a new operation. More>>
Dr. Kevin Campbell talks about risks and peak times for alcohol-related accidents during the holidays as well as how you can stay safe.
Marine Corps Air Station New River is scheduled to host an educational event to hear from five veterans of World War II. More>>
Investigators in Raleigh are building their case against a man, they say, forced a minor into prostitution, while he profited. 21-year-old Kewon Perry was charged with child human trafficking, a misdemeanor More>>
Plans are in the works to further consolidate the managed-care organizations that administer North Carolina's treatment of the mentally ill and substance abusers and care for the developmentally disabled. More>>
A naked man appeared in the woods next to Ligon Middle School in Raleigh Tuesday afternoon, Wake County schools said. The Wake County Public School System sent an alert to parents shortly before dismissal More>>
A male victim was found shot to death Tuesday in the 2600 block of East Shoreham Street. More>>
Just for the holiday season the Army has lifted a restriction on hours at the Airborne and Special Operations Museum (ASOM) in Fayetteville. More>>
Public school teachers challenged a law that eliminates more than 40 years of job protections in favor of employment contracts. More>>
More than three thousand hand-made cards are going to soldiers this holiday season, thanks to Cumberland County students. More>>
The Department of Justice is investigating claims that a Raleigh YMCA will not provide treatment for a 5-year-old boy with diabetes.
The ride operator and the man who owned the ride on which five people were injured at the N.C. State Fair have been indicted in connection with the accident. More>>
Kewon Perry, 21, faces multiple charges, including human trafficking with a child.
The identity of the two victims in Monday's double murder on Cheek Road in Durham have been identified. More>>
Elijah Anthony Greer, 17, is charged with first degree statutory rape, first degree statutory sex offense and taking indecent liberties with a minor. More>>
The N.C. Department of Transportation will evaluate 17 different routes for where 540 will go.
The attorney for charged ex-tutor Jennifer Wiley Thompson said she has lost at least three teaching jobs due to the investigation. More>>
Several people are injured when a Bald Head Island ferry runs aground with 30 people on board. More>>
The North Carolina Court of Appeals says the N.C. Highway Patrol should not have fired a trooper over whether his hat was crushed.
The Mega Millions jackpot soared to an estimated $636 million on Tuesday, making it the second largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history. More>>
A Fayetteville woman is charged with stealing the identity of a man and defrauding his bank of more than $10,000. More>>
It was slow-going for drivers on parts of I-440 westbound in Raleigh as the NC Department of Transportation's "Fortify 40/440" project got underway after a one-week delay. More>>
The North Carolina Republican Party chairman says GOP state Sen. Bob Rucho should apologize for a Twitter comment in which he compared the Affordable Care Act with Nazis and terrorists. More>>
U.S. Rep. Walter Jones says North Carolina officials should consider whether marijuana would help children who suffer controllable seizures. More>>
Jennifer Durbin, author of Party Planning Tips for the Clueless Chick is with us today to share some great tips for making wrapping those piles of presents a little easier and a whole lot cuter. More>>
An Iraq War veteran accused of stealing identification information of roughly 400 members of his former Army unit so he could make fake IDs for his militia was ordered Monday to remain in federal custody. More>>
Cumberland County Commissioner Charles Evans says the county is giving too much tax-payer money to the Chamber of Commerce for economic development. More>>
Nash Health Care in Rocky Mount will affiliate with UNC, it announced Monday.
A female sea lion has died at the North Carolina Zoo, approximately one month after its arrival. More>>
Officials in North Carolina are suing an out-of-state online lender, its related companies and their owner for offering loans that in some cases charge borrowers up to 342 percent interest. More>>
Two people were killed Monday morning on Cheek Road and police are investigating the case as a double homicide. More>>
Pedestrians and drivers in Wake Forest are being asked to be cautious of missing storm drain grates. More>>
A Clayton woman is charged with driving while impaired after she ran into the back of a police car this weekend. More>>
Police are searching for a suspect in connection with an armed robbery at a Fayetteville sports bar on Nov. 14. More>>
Garner police said Friends Internet Café was robbed Dec. 11 by an unknown suspect with a stun gun. More>>
The Mega Millions jackpot has been boosted to $586 million. More>>
North Carolina's public employee pension system says it will receive $15 million in refunds and discounted fees from investment funds. More>>
The FDA is proposing that anti-bacterial soaps prove they are effective. More>>
Police need the public's help to find the suspect who robbed a Clayton Food Lion Sunday afternoon. More>>
North Carolina's innocence commission is hearing the case of three men who served time behind bars for a murder they say they didn't commit. More>>
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory will be out of the spotlight and out of the state this week as his first year in office nears its close. More>>
Gov. McCrory and his wife, Ann, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary this week out of state.
A Cumberland County woman is facing charges for taking more than $10,000 from a cancer charity. More>>
A North Carolina couple visiting the Phoenix area for the holidays were killed in a three-vehicle crash at an intersection in Glendale. More>>
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Phil said a data breach could impact up to 6,000 people. More>>
The newlyweds charged with fatally stabbing a stranger they lured with an ad on Craigslist are being represented by different court-appointed lawyers. More>>
While frantic holiday shopping continued Sunday at a Goldsboro Wal-Mart, a lucky few have some extra cash in their pocket. More>>
A Durham man was killed early Sunday morning in a single-car crash on Grandale Drive. More>>
Raleigh Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the stabbing death of a man early Saturday morning. More>>
The only road link to the Hatteras Island portion of the Outer Banks reopened Sunday after emergency repairs were completed.
An elderly Raleigh man was found dead inside his home, which caught fire Friday night. More>>
There's been no final ruling on whether the current attorney general libeled his 2000 Republican opponent. More>>
Authorities in Robeson County are looking into four rape cases in the town of Parkton in a seven-day period.
A Triangle-wide memorial service is being held Saturday in honor of Nelson Mandela. More>>
Raleigh police said officers are investigating the death of a man as a murder Saturday morning. More>>
The United States Postal Service announced the opening or extending of Saturday retail hours for some Triangle-area Post Offices during the last two weekends before the Christmas holiday. More>>
Bells tolled 26 times to honor the children and educators killed one year ago in a shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School as local churches held memorial services and President Barack Obama observed a moment of silence. More>>
Former North Carolina basketball player Will Graves has been charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia while living in a home owned by coach Roy Williams. Graves, 25, was More>>
North Carolina's statewide school board is getting to work on whether to allow charter schools that operate with fewer rules to offer online-only classes. More>>
The well-known Bicycle Man giveaway is coming up next Saturday, and leaders of the non-profit organization that organize the giveaway say they are ready. More>>
Neighbors are concerned about a possible grocery store going up in North Raleigh. More>>
Compassion International's Change the Story: The Compassion Experience is making a four-day stop in the Durham More>>
The Durham Sheriff's Office said deputies raided an internet sweepstakes café on Westgate Drive Thursday night. More>>
Durham County authorities and the Mexican Consulate identified a man found shot to death in a residence Wednesday. More>>
A Charlotte man is suing his ex-wife's lover as well as a website which he says led to the breakup of his marriage. More>>
It has become one of the most popular — and one of the most infamous — weapons in American history.The Colt AR-15, often known as the assault rifle, has captured the imagination of gun enthusiasts who More>>
While the nation stops to remember the lives of the 20 children and six adults gunned down a year ago Saturday at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the families still grieving for their lost loved ones say More>>
The massive Fortify project is about to have a major impact on commuting in the Triangle. More>>
The lanes are now open again on the Durham Freeway after being closed Friday morning.
The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for the public's help identifying a woman whose image was captured in the surveillance cameras. The woman is wanted for questioning in connection with several More>>
Cumberland County Manager James Martin will retire in March, he announced Friday. More>>
A group of fifth graders at Ballentine Elementary School in Fuquay-Varina have done a public service announcement about the problems gawkers cause at natural disasters. Gawkers are people who stop and More>>
At least one person was shot at the Tyson Foods plant in Monroe Friday morning. More>>
Ellen Mathis graduated from East Carolina University in 2010 with more than $40,000 in debt. More>>
Gov. Pat McCrory is ready to light the State Capitol Christmas tree. More>>
Spouses and children of military heroes killed in war took off on a special trip from Fayetteville. More>>
A Minnesota National Guardsman faces federal fraud charges in connection with the theft of names, Social Security numbers and security clearance levels of roughly 400 members of his former Army unit in Fort Bragg, N.C.
Orange County Health Department says there have been three confirmed cases of a potentially life-threatening disease. More>>
The uncle of the North Korean leader has been executed, according to the state-run news agency. More>>
Ten women say they are ready to leave their criminals pasts behind and start a new life outside of prison walls. More>>
The head of the UNC system's Board of Governors, Peter Hans, says he does not want to see in-state tuition rise next year. More>>
A Wake County corrections officer has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of an inmate in June. More>>
The families of the Newtown victims make an emotional trip to Washington on Thursday.
The Fayetteville Police Department said the First Citizens Bank on Ramsey Street was robbed Thursday afternoon by an unknown suspect. More>>
State officials say U.S. 64 between Interstate 440 in Raleigh and Interstate 95 near Rocky Mount has been added to the future Interstate Highway System.
Raleigh Police Department arrested a man in connection with four robberies starting in October. More>>
A golf coach who trained students in North Carolina has been charged with child molestation after allegedly sexually assaulting multiple boys during a three-year period. More>>
A federal judge in Winston-Salem says there will be no trial on North Carolina's voting law changes until after the 2014 elections. More>>
Rep. Deborah McManus, a Democrat from Chatham County, faces three counts of embezzlement of state property.
A Wake County corrections officer who is in court Wednesday facing charges of voluntary manslaughter in relation to an incident in which an inmate died plans to testify.His defense attorney told the judge More>>
A man who did incomprehensible sign language at the ceremony for Nelson Mandela says he was hallucinating at the time and saw angels. More>>
North Carolina transportation officials say the Bonner Bridge on the Outer Banks could re-open next week if dredged sand placed around exposed pilings compacts well. More>>
The North Carolina Court of Appeals is expected to hear the case of a Raleigh man convicted of murdering his wife in 2006. More>>
Crews are investigating a structure fire at 910 Hope Mills Road in Fayetteville. More>>
Urban Ministries of Durham is selling the rights to name just about everything in its building. More>>
A former American Cancer Society worker will spend the holidays in jail after pleading guilty in Pender County to embezzling nearly $70,000 from the society. More>>
A portion of South Miami Boulevard was closed in Durham Thursday morning as crews worked to remove powerlines from the road after an overnight crash. More>>
To families of the victims, Ethan Couch was a killer on the road, a drunken teenage driver who caused a crash that left four people dead. More>>
A Cary man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after a woman was killed Friday morning in a car accident.Virginia Hiu Hung Yong, 44, was killed Friday morning in Holly Springs when a pickup More>>
The home to North Carolina's governors is opening its doors to the public for the Christmas season. More>>
Selene Mayer is a Correctional Officer at Caledonia Prison in Halifax County. More>>
A 72-year-old man was killed when he was hit by a van in on Interstate 95 near Selma Wednesday night. More>>
Public school advocates sued the state in a bid to block a new law that would let taxpayer money be used by low-income students wishing to attend private or religious schools. More>>
Investigators are looking into the cause of a fire at a Fayetteville florist Wednesday evening. More>>
Cumberland County Cooperative Extension is seeking public input on a site for an area farmers market. More>>
New sign-up numbers Wednesday showed progress for President Barack Obama's health care law. More>>
Ten people in Hillsborough are arrested on drug charges as part of a crackdown in the town. More>>
Sprout Pharmaceuticals said Wednesday it has reached an impasse with the FDA over its drug, flibanserin. More>>
Durham Police Chief Jose Lopez said Jesus Huerta died of a self-inflicted gun shot wound.
At least seven people said they'd run for Watt's 12th Congressional district seat if he was confirmed. More>>
A fake signer somehow makes his way to the stage at the service for Nelson Mandela. More>>
A Wilmington police officer has been cleared after he was questioned about using excessive force when a police dog bit a suspect. More>>
A war of words continues over a critical roadway at North Carolina's coast. The state hopes to fast track the reopening of the Bonner Bridge. Inspectors could be on site as early as Wednesday to figure More>>
A man wanted in a fatal shooting in Durham himself in Wednesday and is now facing a murder charge. More>>
People with tickets to the Canes game on New Year's Eve will get passes to First Night Raleigh, the Canes announced.
A water main break on Gentlewoods Drive in Cary has flooded a neighborhood and left dozens without water, according to officials. More>>
Pope Francis has been selected by Time magazine as the Person of the Year. More>>
A man shot while sleeping early Saturday morning in Durham has died as a result of his injuries. More>>
A clean-energy advocacy group is asking a North Carolina appeals court to reopen a probe into whether Duke Energy misled state regulators before a merger that made it the country's largest electric company. More>>
The 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team is getting two new battalions as part of the Army's restructuring. More>>
An advocacy group representing North Carolina teachers is promising more action to resist a new state law that eliminates job protections and shifts toward performance pay. More>>
A Clayton business owner and former Marine is making big moves to protect people from criminals and bullies. More>>
Raleigh police confirmed one person was shot at 700 Vardaman Street Tuesday evening. More>>
The lake restoration advisory committee for the Town of Hope Mills met for the first time Tuesday night. More>>
Students at Duke University gathered at Duke Chapel Tuesday to remember the life of Nelson Mandela. More>>
Durham police said a second arrest has been made in a Dec. 3 shooting that left two teens hospitalized. More>>
Mary Barra has been named CEO of General Motors, making her the first woman to lead a U.S. car company. More>>
A video released in court Tuesday shows a fatal altercation between a Wake County corrections officer and an inmate from June. More>>
Gov. Pat McCrory's office said Tuesday Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to open a grocery distribution center in Alamance County. More>>
The technology chief at the N.C. DHHS says the agency's new $255 million computer system for processing Medicaid claims is working well. More>>
North Carolina's tax collection agency is reminding millions of people who work to fill out a new form by the end of the month. More>>
A private ambulance service that transported more than a half-million patients a year in six states abruptly shut down without explanation. More>>
Tuesday was the third annual Holiday Kibble Drop, when thousands of pounds of food are donated for needy, hungry pets. More>>
Environmentalists are not backing away from a lawsuit over replacing the only bridge to much of North Carolina's Outer Banks, continuing a court fight despite pressure from politicians.
The owner of Southview Sanitation is now offering a $1,000 cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects responsible for a Nov. 15 robbery. More>>
A Union County couple has been indicted after an 11-year-old boy was found handcuffed to a porch with a dead chicken tied to his neck last month. More>>
The family of a Durham teenager who died while in police custody plans to deliver a petition with 18,000 signatures to the local FBI office to demand an investigation. More>>
An elusive sheep that took up residence in the Odyssey Road area of Durham has been captured, the Durham County Sheriff's Office said. More>>
The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office is searching for a person of interest in connection with the death of a Fayetteville woman after her body was found outside her home in November. More>>
The Durham County Sheriff's Office is investigating an accident after a female pedestrian was struck and killed by a commuter train Tuesday morning. More>>
The State Auditor issued a devastating critique of North Carolina's launch of a new Medicaid payment system on Monday afternoon, saying the program was fraught with problems and the state still lacks "a More>>
A review panel is looking into the operations, academic performance and money controls of charter schools that want to stay in operation for up to another 10 years. More>>
The worldwide memorials for former South African leader Nelson Mandela include a prayer vigil at Duke University's chapel in Durham. More>>
The state's veterans cemetery near Fort Bragg is a step closer to a major upgrade thanks to private donations.