Via: WRAL.com Raleigh, N.C. — Wake County public health officials said Tuesday that steamed oysters shipped from Louisiana likely caused illness among dozens of people who had eaten at the 42nd St. Oyster Bar in downtown Raleigh.  About 40 people have reported getting sick after eating at the popular restaurant on West Jones Street, said […]

Via: WRAL.com Residents trying to mail last-minute holiday greetings on Monday found some mailboxes at Triangle post offices overflowing. The North Ridge Post Office, on Falls of Neuse Road in Raleigh, had a back-up of cars in the parking lot throughout the morning. “I’m thinking I should have been here last week, instead of three […]

Via: WRAL.com Wendell, N.C. — Wake County deputies are searching for a man wanted for questioning in Monday’s break-in at the Swift Mart on 1720 Marshburn Road in Wendell. Investigators said Jonathan Edward Carr, 36, is known to frequent the Rocky Mount area. He is described as a black man, 5-foot-5 and 137 pounds, with […]

Via: WRAL Raleigh, N.C. — A program launched a year ago has helped more than 2,500 North Carolina homeowners avoid foreclosure, officials said Monday. More than 5,000 other homeowners have met with nonprofit housing counselors to get free advice and assistance in dealing with their finances and mortgage problems under the State Home Foreclosure Prevention […]

Via: WRAL.com Authorities have made two arrests in connection with the Sunday morning shooting of a Sanford police officer.  Breon Montrell Black, 21, of 2518 Dalrymple St. in Sanford, and Thomas Harold Mitchell II, 16, of 1800 Marks Road in Cameron, are charged in the shooting of Officer Scott Norton.  The 33-year-old officer was shot at […]

Via: WRAL.com WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Al-Farouq Aminu had 18 points and 13 rebounds, and Wake Forest beat North Carolina State 67-59 on Sunday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams. Freshman C.J. Harris scored 10 points while Ishmael Smith had 10 points, seven assists and a memorable fast-break sequence to lead the […]

According to several blog sites Tina, whose name was filed as Celestine under court documents, has decided to finally end her marriage with Matthew. Don’t know what finally pushed Tina to do an Usher (Papers) but I wonder if the rumor about Papa Knowles having a 30something year old woman preggars… Her name is Alexsandra […]

Via: FOXnews.com CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. —  Tennessee investigators say a 4-year-old boy was found roaming his neighborhood in the night, drinking beer and wearing a little girl’s dress taken from under a neighbor’s Christmas tree. The child’s mother, 21-year-old April Wright, tells WTVC-TV the boy “wants to go to jail because that’s where his daddy is.” Wright […]

Via: WRAL Rocky Mount, N.C. — Police continued to search Thursday for the real-life Grinch who took inflatable Christmas decorations, valued at $3,200, from North Carolina Wesleyan College campus in Rocky Mount. According to campus security, someone removed 27 inflatable Christmas yard decorations from the campus at about 2 a.m. on Dec. 8. “We were […]

A mother against her doctors advise brought her comatose infant child to The River, a church in Durham, NC on Sunday, December 13, 2009.(She was required to bring the daughter back to the hospital after the church visit). All I can say is watch God at work. The baby in this video has been in […]

Cincinnati Bengal Chris Henry has died from injuries sustained during a domestic dispute. Yesterday Henry and his fiancé got into an argument and when the fiance stormed off in the couples’ pick-up truck Chris jumped onto the flatbed and when the fiancé sped off. For more CLICK HERE

Via: WRAL Raleigh, N.C. — Wake County’s school board has a new challenge: reducing classroom sizes during tough budget times. The Board of Education on Tuesday learned the state did not grant waivers for 329 oversized kindergarten to third-grade classes. Most years, the Wake County Public School System applies for a waiver so teachers can […]