Raleigh man shows off baseball relics on ‘Antiques Roadshow.’ How much were they worth?

A Raleigh man got a pleasant surprise on this week’s episode of “Antiques Roadshow.” In the , a Raleigh man who was not identified by name said he had driven two days to New Mexico to show some baseball photographs and a trophy for a Santa Fe Mining League team from the early 1900s. The … Read more

Raleigh driver dies on Christmas after driving over black ice and losing control

A 64-year-old died in Raleigh Sunday after driving over a sheet of black ice and losing control of his vehicle, according to police. Around 9:15 p.m. on Christmas, Salieu Njie was driving a white 2004 Nissan Xterra SUV. He was northbound on Atlantic Avenue, approaching the intersection of Atlantic Springs Road, the Raleigh Police Department … Read more

Nearly 11,000 gallons of sewage spill in northwest Raleigh

Nearly 11,000 gallons of sewage spilled in northwest Raleigh on Monday, reaching an unnamed creek tributary. The spilled occurred in the 3300 block of Grove Crabtree Crescent in northwest Raleigh on Monday morning. “The overflow resulted from flushed wipes accumulated which restricted flow of an 8-inch vitrified clay pipe wastewater gravity main,” according to a … Read more

Pedestrian killed after being hit by car in crosswalk south of downtown Raleigh

A woman was hit and killed Tuesday morning while walking in a crosswalk on Wilmington Street south of downtown Raleigh. The driver of a 2022 Chevrolet Tahoe struck Sarah Meilike, 38, at approximately 8:39 a.m. A preliminary investigation by the Raleigh Police Department indicates that Meilike was crossing west to east at the crosswalk while … Read more

Driver charged with DWI after fatally striking 65-year-old man in Raleigh, police say

Raleigh police arrested a driver after they say he ran a truck off the side of the road, fatally striking a 65-year-old pedestrian late Tuesday afternoon. Willson Trenholm Holliday, 51, was charged with driving while impaired and five other charges after he ran off Fox Road and struck Jose Mejia, who was walking on the … Read more

Joshua Bradley, candidate for Raleigh City Council At-Large

The News & Observer asked readers again this year to submit their questions for the people looking to lead Raleigh. We received nearly 200 questions that covered a range of topics important to city residents. We asked candidates for a yes or no response to 15 questions with a chance to fully explain their position. … Read more

Mariners catcher Cal Raleigh played 18-inning marathon ALDS game with broken thumb, torn hand ligaments

The Seattle Mariners showed plenty of heart in their 18-inning ALDS-ending loss to the on Saturday, but one player in particular showed a next level of toughness. Mariners catcher Cal Raleigh told reporters after the game that he had been playing with a broken thumb and torn ligaments in his left hand, a condition he … Read more

Raleigh shooting victims: How you can help support victims and families

As unanswered questions linger about the mass shooting in Raleigh on Thursday, some efforts have been organized to support the families of the victims. Four GoFundMe pages have been set up by the family, friends and supporters of three of the victims shot just after 5 p.m. on Oct. 13 after a 15-year-old suspect opened … Read more

Seven shot, five killed: A timeline of events from the Raleigh mass shooting

As Raleigh reacts to a devastating shooting that killed five and injured two others, investigators are still trying to piece together the events at the Hedingham neighborhood near the Neuse River Greenway. A suspect was in Raleigh Police custody and in critical condition Friday afternoon at WakeMed. Here’s the timeline of Thursday’s shooting and its … Read more

‘A tragic day’: 5 killed in Raleigh shooting, including one officer. Here’s what we know.

— five fatally — Thursday afternoon in northeastern Raleigh near the Neuse River Greenway. One of those who was killed was an off-duty Raleigh police officer. One of the two injured people also is a police officer. A suspect was in custody at 9:37 p.m., police said. Raleigh Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin and the Raleigh Police … Read more