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Raleigh Triangle Local and Business News

  • Bat flying in Chapel Hill home tests positive for rabies

    WRAL NewsA bat found flying inside a Chapel Hill home last Friday has tested positive for rabies, marking the first case of rabies in Orange County this year.

  • Cold air, clouds to linger throughout the day

    Icy Wednesday morningTemperatures were climbing slowly Wednesday afternoon across central and eastern North Carolina, ending the threat of slick roads for at least a few hours.

  • At least 10 killed when prison bus strikes train in Texas

    APTOPIX Fatal Wreck Prison BusEight inmates and two corrections officers died Wednesday when a prison bus skidded off an icy West Texas highway, slid down an embankment and collided with a passing freight train, authorities said.

  • Pomp fills first day of legislative session

    ncga opensDespite icy weather that temporarily delayed the opening of the 2015 legislative session, members of the North Carolina General Assembly took their oaths of office on Wednesday and elected their leaders.

  • New edition of Charlie Hebdo sells out, comic detained

    APTOPIX France Attacks Charlie HebdoFrance ordered prosecutors around the country to crack down on hate speech, anti-Semitism and those glorifying terrorism and announced Wednesday it was sending an aircraft carrier to the Middle East to work more closely with the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants.