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  • Microsoft donates $700k to local charities at Durham store grand opening

    Microsoft donates $700k to local charities at Durham store grand opening

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:05 PM EDT2014-08-21 20:05:26 GMT
    Microsoft donated $700,000 to local charities at a ribbon cutting for its new store in Durham.Microsoft donated $700,000 to local charities at a ribbon cutting for its new store in Durham.
    Microsoft donated $700,000 to local charities Thursday during a ribbon cutting event for the software giant's new store in Durham.
    Microsoft donated $700,000 to local charities Thursday during a ribbon cutting event for the software giant's new store in Durham.
  • Durham Rescue Mission giving away backpacks, supplies to kids

    Durham Rescue Mission giving away backpacks, supplies to kids

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:54:50 GMT
    The Durham Rescue Mission, with the help of GSK, is giving away backpacks to needy children.The Durham Rescue Mission, with the help of GSK, is giving away backpacks to needy children.
    The Durham Rescue Mission is making sure all kids get the supplies they need for the upcoming school year.
    The Durham Rescue Mission is making sure all kids get the supplies they need for the upcoming school year.
  • How to report drivers who pass stopped NC school buses

    How to report drivers who pass stopped NC school buses

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-08-21 23:16:42 GMT
    Thousands of motorists pass stopped school buses every day, and you can do something about it.The North Carolina Highway Patrol has a form for people who see a motorist pass a stopped school bus.Highway Patrol form to report drivers who pass school busesUnder North Carolina law, G.S. 20-217, drivers going either direction must stop when a school bus is stopped to let children off. Drivers are not supposed to continue until the bus has completed dropping the children off and begun to move agai...
    Thousands of motorists pass stopped school buses every day, and you can do something about it.The North Carolina Highway Patrol has a form for people who see a motorist pass a stopped school bus.Highway Patrol form to report drivers who pass school busesUnder North Carolina law, G.S. 20-217, drivers going either direction must stop when a school bus is stopped to let children off. Drivers are not supposed to continue until the bus has completed dropping the children off and begun to move agai...
  • Army investigating disappearance of Fort Bragg soldier

    Army investigating disappearance of Fort Bragg soldier

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:12:52 GMT
    The Army has opened an investigation into the disappearance of a Fort Bragg solider who has been missing since July 1.
    The Army has opened an investigation into the disappearance of a Fort Bragg solider who has been missing since July 1.
  • WNCN offers free Shred-It event

    WNCN offers free Shred-It event

    Thursday, August 7 2014 3:59 PM EDT2014-08-07 19:59:50 GMT
    WNCN and Shred-It are teaming up to provide free and secure personal document destruction for the community this August.
    WNCN and Shred-It are teaming up to provide free and secure personal document destruction for the community this August.
  • Sean Maroney

    Sean Maroney

    Sean anchors WNCN News at 6, 7 & 11 PM. Raised in North Carolina, he returns home after nearly a decade reporting around the world. Each night, he brings his love of this community and powerful journalism into our newsroom and your home.

    Sean anchors WNCN News at 6, 7 & 11 PM. Raised in North Carolina, he returns home after nearly a decade reporting around the world. Each night, he brings his love of this community and powerful journalism into our newsroom and your home.

  • State officials hear from both sides of NC fracking debate

    State officials hear from both sides of NC fracking debate

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:56:13 GMT
    People rallying outside ahead of Wednesday's public comment hearing on fracking.People rallying outside ahead of Wednesday's public comment hearing on fracking.
    Supporters and opponents of the process of hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as “fracking,” are today getting an opportunity to voice their opinions on the process.
    Supporters and opponents of the process of hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as “fracking,” are today getting an opportunity to voice their opinions on the process.
  • Raleigh cold case 'solvable' 20 years later, detectives say

    Raleigh cold case 'solvable' 20 years later, detectives say

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:25:05 GMT
    A Triangle family says it is "optimistic" someone will come forward with information that may help police solve a 20-year-old cold case.
    A Triangle family says it is "optimistic" someone will come forward with information that may help police solve a 20-year-old cold case.
  • Wilson's Mills police find little girl's family

    Wilson's Mills police find little girl's family

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:22 AM EDT2014-08-20 11:22:30 GMT
    Wilson's Mills police need help to identify this little girl.Wilson's Mills police need help to identify this little girl.
    A little girl was returned to her family after wandering away from her home in Johnston County Wednesday morning.
    A little girl was returned to her family after wandering away from her home in Johnston County Wednesday morning.
  • Carowinds to add world's tallest and fastest 'giga coaster'

    Carowinds to add world's tallest and fastest 'giga coaster'

    Thursday, August 21 2014 2:25 PM EDT2014-08-21 18:25:49 GMT
    Carowinds has announced plans to build the world's tallest and fastest 'giga coaster' as part of a $50 million expansion and renovation project.The roller coaster, dubbed 'Fury 325," is scheduled to open
    Carowinds announced Thursday plans to build the world's tallest and fastest 'giga coaster' as part of a $50 million expansion and renovation project.
  • UNC police defend delay in dorm room burglary alert

    UNC police defend delay in dorm room burglary alert

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:46:50 GMT
    Police said two rooms in the Ehringhaus Residence Hall were burglarized while students were sleeping.Police said two rooms in the Ehringhaus Residence Hall were burglarized while students were sleeping.
    UNC police said they waited more than 24 hours to alert students  about two burglaries so that their investigation would not be jeopardized.
    UNC police said they waited more than 24 hours to alert students  about two burglaries so that their investigation would not be jeopardized.
  • NC State researchers work with Disney on football tracking tech

    NC State researchers work with Disney on football tracking tech

    Thursday, August 21 2014 2:36 PM EDT2014-08-21 18:36:31 GMT
    The ball could be tracked in heavy snow, goal line pile ups, or the position of the ball’s forward progress. (Disney Research)The ball could be tracked in heavy snow, goal line pile ups, or the position of the ball’s forward progress. (Disney Research)
    Two N.C. State researchers have come up with a way to track a football at all times.
    Two N.C. State researchers have come up with a way to track a football at all times.
  • North Carolina man drowns on SC coast

    North Carolina man drowns on SC coast

    Authorities say a North Carolina man has drowned on the South Carolina coast.
    Authorities say a North Carolina man has drowned on the South Carolina coast.
  • Cam Newton surprises injured HS QB at Charlotte hospital

    Cam Newton surprises injured HS QB at Charlotte hospital

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:47 AM EDT2014-08-22 13:47:40 GMT
    Cam Newton visits Jaylend Ratliffe at a Charlotte hospital. (TMZ.com)Cam Newton visits Jaylend Ratliffe at a Charlotte hospital. (TMZ.com)
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton made a surprise hospital visit to a high school quarterback recovering from a brain injury.
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton made a surprise hospital visit to a high school quarterback recovering from a brain injury.
  • NC WEATHER: Even hotter today before cooler weekend

    NC WEATHER: Even hotter today before cooler weekend

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-08-22 14:00:42 GMT
    The hottest day of the week is here in central North Carolina, but cooler weather arrives this weekend.

    Today will be hot and humid again with highs in the lower to middle 90s.
    The hottest day of the week is here in central North Carolina, but cooler weather arrives this weekend.

    Today will be hot and humid again with highs in the lower to middle 90s.
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