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Franklin County Arrests: Jan. 13-19

From staff reports
| January 21, 2021

The following is a list of arrests made Jan. 13-19 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All info...

Wake County Arrests: Jan. 13-19

From staff reports
| January 21, 2021

The following is a list of arrests made Jan. 13-19 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wende...

Reported gunfire in Knightdale leads police to shooting range

From staff reports
| January 20, 2021

KNIGHTDALE — Several calls of shots fired led the Knightdale Police Department to a local shooting r...

Sheriff investigating Wake Forest shooting

From staff reports
| January 18, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Law enforcement is searching for a man who shot someone in Wake Forest, the Wake Count...

Franklin County Arrests: Jan. 6-12

From staff reports
| January 14, 2021

The following is a list of arrests made Jan. 6-12 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All infor...

Hajj Abdul Shabazz

Police: Suspected cigarette thief led cops on chase, crashed into dentist office, found on rooftop

From staff reports
| January 14, 2021

KNIGHTDALE — A Raleigh man was charged with a vehicle crash that damaged a dentist's office early Th...

Wake County Arrests: Jan. 6-12

From staff reports
| January 13, 2021

The following is a list of arrests made Jan. 6-12 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendel...

Wake County Arrests: Dec. 30 through Jan. 5

From staff reports
| January 6, 2021

The following is a list of arrests made Dec. 30-Jan. 5 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, W...

Franklin County Arrests: Dec. 30 through Jan. 5

From staff reports
| January 6, 2021

The following is a list of arrests made Dec. 30-Jan. 5 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All ...

Youngsville police say two people died in this apartment in an apparent murder suicide, hours after police responded to a domestic violence call at the home.

2020 in review

Crime among Wake County's biggest stories of the year

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| December 30, 2020

RALEIGH — Despite curfews, lockdowns and stay-at-home orders, crime continued throughout 2020. But t...

Franklin County Arrests: Dec. 22-29

From staff reports
| December 30, 2020

The following is a list of arrests made Dec. 22-29 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All info...

Wake County Arrests: Dec. 22-29

From staff reports
| December 30, 2020

The following is a list of arrests made Dec. 22-29 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wende...

The Zebulon Police Department is looking for two men who robbed a Food Lion Monday.

Zebulon grocery robbed by armed men

From staff reports
| December 29, 2020

ZEBULON — Two men robbed a Food Lion around 8 p.m. Monday, according to the Zebulon Police Departmen...

Jacob Wayne-Lee Reeves

Update: Victim identified in fatal Youngsville shooting; suspect was also shot

From staff reports
| December 28, 2020

YOUNGSVILLE — The Franklin County Sheriff's Office said Monday it had charged a man with murder. Jac...

Wake County Arrests: Dec. 16-21

From staff reports
| December 23, 2020

The following is a list of arrests made Dec. 16-21 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wende...

Franklin County Arrests: Dec. 16-21

From staff reports
| December 22, 2020

The following is a list of arrests made Dec. 16-21 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All info...

Police: Knightdale man accidentally shot while smoking pot

From staff reports
| December 19, 2020

KNIGHTDALE — A man was accidentally shot by a friend who was mishandling a gun Friday, the Knightdal...

La Mexicanita Bakery, 301 N. First Ave., has been robbed twice in less than a month, according to Knightdale Police.

Knightdale bakery robbed for 2nd time in a month

From staff reports
| December 17, 2020

KNIGHTDALE — A bakery in Knightdale has been robbed for the second time in less than a month, offici...

Man won't be charged after reported Zebulon hostage situation

From staff reports
| December 18, 2020

ZEBULON — No charges will be filed in a reported hostage situation in Zebulon, the Wake County Sheri...

Wake Couty Arrests: Dec. 9-15

From staff reports
| December 16, 2020

The following is a list of arrests made Dec. 9-15 by the Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendel...


Local news

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases produced this creative rendition of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles.

Coronavirus Crisis

Community spread of COVID-19 increases across state

From staff reports
| January 22, 2021

RALEIGH — Only one county in North Carolina doesn’t have substantial or critical community spread, t...

From left, Bill Kroll, chair of the Endeavor Charter School board of directors; Steve McAdams, the school’s co-founder and former director; Christi Whiteside, the current director; Michael Reinhardt, chair of the ECS Foundation board of directors; Alison Blatz, the 2020-21 president off the Endeavor Parents Active With Students volunteer group; and Wake Forest Mayor Vivian Jones break ground on the school’s new wing on Nov. 17, 2020.

Construction continues on Endeavor Charter expansion; capacity to grow by 240 students

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| January 22, 2021

WAKE FOREST — A K-8 charter school plans to add a wing to its school, allowing it to enroll around 2...

This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  illustration reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

Coronavirus Crisis

WCPSS reports 57 more COVID-19 cases; cluster reported at Knightdale Kindercare

From staff reports
| January 22, 2021

CARY — Despite being fully remote until mid-February, the Wake County Public School System is still ...