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Raleigh Triangle Local and Business News

  • Wayne County authorities intercept haul of heroin bound for NC

    Willie J. Barr Jr.Wayne County sheriff’s investigators said Friday that they intercepted 61 bricks of heroin that were destined for sale in North Carolina.

  • LeBron James says he's returning to Cavaliers

    Cavaliers 3 Way Trade BasketballLeBron James’ latest decision is in: He’s returning to Cleveland.

  • Judge plans to grant bond for Durham double murder convict awaiting new trial

    A Superior Court judge in Durham is considering bail for a man imprisoned 20 years after a double murder conviction that was marked by misconduct by Durham police and the former district attorney who falsely prosecuted the Duke lacrosse case.

  • NCDOT warns of new N.C. Quick Pass scam

    Attention, Triangle Expressway drivers: A new scam could target your N.C. Quick Pass account.

    N.C. Department of Transportation has received reports of customers in several states – North Carolina included – receiving fraudulent emails asking recipients to pay their outstanding toll balances.

    The subject line is “Payment for driving on Toll Road”, and the email contains a link.

    “DO NOT CLICK on this link,” warns NCDOT.

    Drivers using a toll road without a transponder will receive a…

  • Wake and Orange counties get $31,000 to survey historic properties

    Wake and Orange counties have been awarded a combined $31,000 in federal grant money to document local historic properties.

    The money will be used to pay consultants to conduct architectural surveys – identifying properties that might be eligible for Historic Landmark or National Register designations, says Gary Roth, president and CEO of Capital Area Preservation.

    There is a separate application process required for properties to gain either of those designations.

    Wake County received $16,000…