Midtown Raleigh News

Education

A year after it was banned, Lacy Elementary bookmobile returns

The Lacy Elementary School bookmobile is making regular stops at a West Raleigh apartment complex off Lake Boone Trail this summer, a year after it was briefly banned from the property. Landmark Apartment Trust, which owned Grand Arbor Reserve at the time, said a company policy forbade any event at the complex unless it was sponsored by Landmark.

Crime

Man shot at house in southwest Raleigh

A man was shot Wednesday morning at a house in the 500 block of Granite Street, off Carolina Pines Avenue in southwest Raleigh, and a second man was taken into custody shortly afterward, police said.

Crime

Raleigh gang truce inspired by the views of children

The seeds of this month’s truce among members of five street gangs in Raleigh were sown last summer when gang member James Elvin Alston III, a 23-year-old father of three, was shot to death just before speaking at a gang truce meeting he helped organize at Southeast Raleigh’s Chavis Park.

Videos

Flooding hits Triangle after severe storms bring heavy rain

Three men help push a motorist through flood waters in the lower level of a parking deck at Crabtree Valley Mall in Raleigh, NC Saturday night, July 18, 2016. Severe storms move through the area dumping several inches of rain in just a couple of hours.
Jason Moore Photography
Flooding hits Triangle after severe storms bring heavy rain 0:12

Flooding hits Triangle after severe storms bring heavy rain

Raw video of Pokemon Go enthusiasts in downtown Raleigh 0:25

Raw video of Pokemon Go enthusiasts in downtown Raleigh

Millbrook's Patrick Dorsey sinks full court shot and makes ESPN's 'Plays of the Day' 0:34

Millbrook's Patrick Dorsey sinks full court shot and makes ESPN's 'Plays of the Day'

Not your grandpa's soapbox derby 1:14

Not your grandpa's soapbox derby