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Police investigate suspicious death in Little Raleigh

A woman was found unresponsive in a vehicle in the Little Raleigh area early Friday morning, and police are investigating her death as suspicious in nature. Officers at 5:30 a.m. responded to the 1600 block of South Grace Street to help emergency medical services personnel, police Sgt. Jarrod Edmonds said in a news release early Friday afternoon. Despite attempts at life-saving measures, the woman, 38, could not be revived, Edmonds...
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Four tips for coping with symptoms of seasonal depression on Wake Forest’s campus

According to Psychology Today, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) affects around 10 million Americans each year. While not everyone suffers from SAD, symptoms of seasonal depression are still fairly common during the winter months. When the holiday spirit has dwindled at the beginning of the spring semester, many people — Wake Forest students included — find themselves feeling down more than usual.
WAKE FOREST, NC
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Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Program Guide now available, registration opens Wednesday

The 2023 Spring & Summer edition of “RecConnect,” the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Program Guide, is now available online at http://bit.ly/PRCRRecConnect. Hard copies are available at the Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St.; Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC), 701 Harris Road; Flaherty Park Community Center (FPCC), 1226 N. White St.; and Alston-Massenburg Center (AMC), 416 N. Taylor St.
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PHOTOS: Apex police looking for suspects in at least 3 home break-ins

APEX, N.C. (WNCN) — Apex police are asking the public to help identify suspects in multiple home break-ins. Since Jan. 13, officers said there have been three residential break-ins where the suspects enter the house through the back door. They said similar break-ins have been reported throughout Wake County.
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Highway Patrol investigating fatal wreck in Wake County

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — The N.C. Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal wreck that happened Friday morning on Mitchell Mill Road in northeast Wake County. Around 8:40 a.m., troopers responded to the wreck that happened near the intersection with Pulley Town Road. This is a developing story. Check back...
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Amid increased shootings, five violence interrupters could come to Raleigh

RALEIGH N.C., (WNCN) — The City of Raleigh is looking to bring violence interrupters into the community, similar to what’s already started in Durham. Raleigh-Apex NAACP president Gerald Givens Jr. said the goal with the program is to train people to help diffuse and prevent crimes from happening inside impacted communities.
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Video from auditor's office shows Beth Wood get into car minutes before hit-and-run crash

Wood was involved in a Dec. 8 crash on Salisbury Street near its intersection with Hargett Street. Police said she drove a state-owned Toyota into a parked car, partially rolling up onto its hood. Police arrived at the scene to find the engine running and no driver, according to a police report. Wood was charged Dec. 12 with misdemeanor hit-and-run resulting in property damage and cited for an unsafe movement infraction.
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This Is The Best Chocolate Cake In North Carolina

Cakes come in many flavors, but it's hard to beat a good, old-fashioned chocolate cake, from moist layers with hints of coffee to bring out the rich cocoa flavor to sweet frostings topped with bittersweet chocolate shavings. Eat This, Not That! compiled a list of the best slices of chocolate cake in each state, from fan-favorite bakeries to indulgent steakhouses. According to the site:
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Citizen Issue Reported: Street Light Blinking/Out – Thu, 26 Jan 2023 21:05:28 -0500

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Thu, 26 Jan 2023 21:05:28 -0500: Street Light Blinking/Out at Address: 613 W Holding Ave Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA. The street light in between 613 W Holding and 617 W Holding makes loud noises and sounds like it might explode and cause a lot of damage. A friend walked by it recently that works in property management and voiced a concern that it sounds like it is close to exploding.
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Raleigh police chief to discuss rise in violent crime

Chief Estella Patterson reported 49 homicides last year in Raleigh compared to 33 the year prior. Chief Estella Patterson reported 49 homicides last year in Raleigh compared to 33 the year prior. Reporter: Nia HardenPhotographer: Charles BradleyWeb Editor: Jessica Patrick.
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Parks and Rec to Build Playground and Skate Park

Wake Forest Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department Director Ruben Wall did not take up much time during the town board’s annual retreat Friday, but he sure packed a lot into his time. First, the department will build an inclusive playground at Holding Park, opening it this summer. …...
WAKE FOREST, NC