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Raleigh Triangle Local and Business News

  • Rocket launch visible over eastern NC

    Antares rocketNASA launched an Antares rocket Sunday from the Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia, and the flight path was briefly visible to residents of eastern North Carolina under clear blue skies.

  • Zahra Baker case hangs over DA race

    Zahra Claire Baker, Elisa Baker A runoff race for the Republican nomination for district attorney in the North Carolina foothills has the challenger accusing the incumbent of sexually harassing an employee, and the incumbent saying the challenger was part of an illegal pyramid scheme.

  • Fuquay-Varina's Pereira headed to All-Star Game competition

    Fuqua-Varina's  Pereira competing for Pitch, Hit and Run finalsBefore next week’s All-Star Game, Minnesota will host the Pitch, Hit, and Run competition, for future stars and this summer Fuquay-Varina will send another contestant.

  • Drive-ins use creativity to afford digital switch

    Digital Drive InsMany in the movie industry feared the need to convert to digital could be the death knell for drive-ins, but drive-in operators are finding creative ways to afford the switch.

  • Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart for crash that killed 1

    Tracy Morgan AccidentFormer “Saturday Night Live” star Tracy Morgan has sued Wal-Mart over a highway crash involving one of its drivers that left him seriously injured and a fellow comedian dead.