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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.

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Uncertainty remains on election maps for Wake County commissioners and school board

Grant Whitney, chairman of the State Board of Elections, expresses reluctance about having to potentially draw up new maps for Wake County Board of Commissioners and school board.
Keung Hui khui@newsobserver.com
Uncertainty remains on election maps for Wake County commissioners and school board 0:55

Uncertainty remains on election maps for Wake County commissioners and school board

Flooding hits Triangle after severe storms bring heavy rain 0:12

Flooding hits Triangle after severe storms bring heavy rain

Hundreds gather for Black Lives Matter rally in Raleigh 2:25

Hundreds gather for Black Lives Matter rally in Raleigh

Raleigh Pastor Reflects On Recent Shooting Deaths 2:47

Raleigh Pastor Reflects On Recent Shooting Deaths