The families of Deah Barakat and Yusor and Razan Abu-Salha are hoping to raise $500,000. The proceeds from the Our Three Winners Trust, will go towards funding education, dental relief and service projects helping those in need.
Proceeds from the event will go to benefit the local Children's Miracle Network Hospital, Duke Children's Hospital and Health Center.
The Cumberland Community Foundation has teamed up with Second Harvest Food Bank in order to raise money in their efforts to bring 1 million pounds of food to the area. 10:42 AM
Two llamas in Arizona captured the attention of people all across the country Thursday afternoon, after they broke free and were on the run for at least an hour before anyone was able to catch them. 09:28 AM
More than 200,000 power outages were reported across the state Thursday following the winter storm. Crews worked through the day and night to restore power to most, but hard-hit areas of Wake and Durham counties, specifically rural areas, are still without electricity. 07:17 AM
North Carolina's public universities are poised for another couple of years of higher tuition and fees after a one-year tuition freeze this year. The governing board of the 16-campus system is expected to approve requests by schools to raise the two basic costs of attendance. 07:58 AM
Sen. Richard Burr said Thursday he's unable to support President Barack Obama's nomination of Lynch. He made the announcement after new Sen. Thom Tillis voted Thursday morning against Lynch in the Senate Judiciary Committee. The panel still recommended her confirmation to the full Senate in a 12-8 vote. Her ultimate approval is still expected. 08:29 AM
In this series, "Though My Eyes," Time Warner Cable News reporters speak with African-American youth and adults about the issues black males face and how they feel in today's America. How has the country progressed since the Civil Rights marches of the 1960s and how do African-American men feel they are perceived in today's world? Watch it Friday at 7:30 p.m.
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Tow truck operators worked around the clock since Wednesday night to help stranded drivers stuck in the snow, slush and ice. 02/26/2015 08:28 PM
Hundreds of crews headed to the Triangle Thursday to help restore power after the winter weather. Duke Energy Representative Jeff Brooks said Wake and Durham Counties were the hardest hit areas. 02/26/2015 06:20 PM
The American Red Cross opens shelters across the Triangle. Meals and a place to sleep will be provided for anyone seeking emergency shelter due to the storm. 02/26/2015 08:09 PM
Heavy, wet snow fell on much of North Carolina Wednesday night through early Thursday morning. However, parts of the state saw more sleet or just rain resulting in lower than expected accumulations. 02/26/2015 10:19 AM
Gov. Pat McCrory updated the public on the latest conditions Thursday afternoon. He said one of the biggest issue they're battling is power outages. 02/26/2015 12:58 PM