Video: Actor Henry Winkler, who played Fonzie on the TV show Happy Days, talks about what cool really is, how he came up with some of the famous lines, and his motivation for his children's book series, Here's Hank.
You can see Triangle Taiko and Triangle Special Taiko perform at N.C. Japan Summer Festival at the state fairgrounds. Triangle Taiko started out with players banging on trash cans while saving up for drums; now it has 30 members in the two clubs and more than 30 drums.
A fleet of boats crewed by 72 commercial watermen spread out along the North Carolina coast in January and collected 4,304 lost crab pots as part of the Lost Fishing Gear Recovery Project, which is a statewide effort to remove lost crab pots from North Carolina coastal waters.
The Durham County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in its investigation of a home break-in that occurred on June 5 around 10 a.m. on Wood Sprite Court in Durham. Surveillance video shows three men rushing down a flight of stairs after removing the victim's television and wrist watch from the residence. The suspects gained entry through a side kitchen door. Durham CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200.
Video: N.C. State Chief of Police Jack Moorman tells reporters they are investigating an alleged sexual assault involving several people that occurred at Wolf Village apartments on the college campus Friday night.
Camera trap video footage shows wild red wolves in eastern North Carolina. Red wolves were reintroduced to NC in 1987 after being removed from the wild for safekeeping in the 1970's. The US Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced a plan to pull the remaining wild red wolves back to only federal lands in Dare County, a reduction from the current 5-county recovery area.
The Word of Faith Fellowship used its two church branches in Brazil to siphon a steady flow of young laborers who came on tourist and student visas to its 35-acre compound in rural Spindale, North Carolina. The Brazilians often spoke little English when they arrived and many had their passports seized. "We're made to get up early, make the kids' breakfast, cook, do their beds, pick up their laundry," said Rebeca Melo, a former Word of Faith Fellowship member.
Surveillance video shows customer Cregg Jerri fighting off suspect Ryan Florez, who was armed with a knife, during a robbery attempt at a Starbucks in Fresno, Calif. The suspect, who was stabbed himself during the fight, got away but was later captured.
Cleveland fire chief Chris Ellington discusses the $30,000 North Carolina legislators earmarked this summer for Cleveland, a fast-growing crossroads community of shopping centers and subdivisions that does not govern itself and does not have a traditional downtown.
Dozens of volunteers helped bring Raleigh’s newest piece of public art to life on Sunday, a magic carpet painted on a sidewalk at North Hills.The design is the creation of Jessie Unterhalter and Katey Truhn, a pair of Baltimore artists who specialize in vibrant, large-scale murals in public places.
John W. Winters Sr., Wintershaven’s developer, spent much of his life working to provide housing options in Southeast Raleigh, a predominantly black part of the city. The troubling death of Winters’ daughter - and quarrels over money and property - have recently clouded that proud legacy. The sale of Wintershaven and nearby Winters Square were the result of the Winters family’s deteriorating financial situation and a legal dispute over the Winters’ trusts. Daniel Coleman, a family friend, hopes the new developers will keep a plaque on the property that honors the family.
The cornerstone for the new Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral in Raleigh, which was blessed by Pope Francis in Rome in 2015, was installed Friday in advance of the official dedication of the $45.7 million cathedral on Wednesday, July 26.