Under the new proposal, the gas tax would almost immediately drop down to 36 cents per gallon, which is a cent and a half less than it currently is. Next year, it would drop another penny, and then to 34 cents in July of 2016. 04:04 PM
N.C. State University is working to refocus the Greek community, after one fraternity was disbanded this week.
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Dean Smith is still giving to his North Carolina players, even after his death.
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On Thursday, former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum stopped by the legislature as ponders whether or not to throw his hat in the race again in 2016. 04:07 PM
Boy Accidentally Shot by Arrow Laid to Rest in Wake County
Seven-year-old Daniel Velazquez was accidentally shot in the neck by his 11-year-old brother while the two were playing in the woods near their home on March 15. He died four days later and his funeral was held Thursday at St. Bernadette's Catholic Church. 02:09 PM
Body Found Near Falls Lake Ruled a Suicide
The Wake County Sheriff said a body found near Falls Lake is a suicide. The body was found at "Blue Jay Point County Park" in northern Wake County by a park employee. 12:01 PM
Raleigh One of the Fastest-Growing Communities in Nation
Figures released by the Census Bureau on Thursday show that Raleigh has made the list of the 20 fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country. The figures show that from July of 2013 until July of last year, the population of the Raleigh area grew 2.3 percent. Southeastern North Carolina near the South Carolina line also made the list. 09:05 AM
Overnight Fire Destroys Wake Forest Home
Fire investigators are trying to figure out what caused an overnight fire in Wake Forest. It happened just after 11 p.m. on Main Street and Juniper Avenue. 07:32 AM
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Investigator: One Pilot Locked Out of Cockpit in Germanwings Crash
Authorities say audio recordings found on the plane's black box indicate that one pilot is heard leaving the cockpit and then tries to get back in. investigators say you can hear him say: "trying to smash the door down". 09:22 AM
NC State Wolfpack Arrives in Syracuse to Face Cardinals
The game will tip off at about 7:45 p.m. Friday. The Wolfpack beat Louisville in their only meeting during the regular season. 07:45 AM
NC Lawmakers Take up McCrory Picks While Appealing Lawsuit
Senate Rules Chairman Tom Apodaca and House counterpart David Lewis said Wednesday they'll proceed with confirmations starting with McCrory's nominee to serve as State Bureau of Investigation director. McCrory nominees for state controller and banking commissioner also need legislative approval. 07:04 AM
Officials Mark Statewide End of Operation Medicine Drop
The State Bureau of Investigation says 96 law enforcement agencies participated in 200 events across North Carolina receiving unused prescription drugs from anyone who wanted to dispose of them. 07:20 AM
US Military Charges Bergdahl With Desertion
The Army sergeant who abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was held captive by the Taliban for five years will be court-martialed on charges of desertion and avoiding military service, a U.S. official said Wednesday. Updated 03/25/2015 09:30 PM