NCSU grad to be Obama’s press secretary
Robert Gibbs served as the Obama campaign’s head flak-catcher and now he’ll join the team in the White House, from WRAL.
Capital City Grocery closed
New Raleigh had the scoop, and now they’ve got a good conversation thread going on.
Police looking for witnesses, investigating weekend shooting
A 16 year old died after being shot Friday night near the intersection of Tarboro Street and Oakwood Avenue, from the N&O.
RPD says drug deal led to kidnapping
Police arrested a man for kidnapping and drug trafficking. The N&O reports the dealer kidnapped another man to get him to get money for the drugs.
Raleigh parking fines going up today
From the city,
most fines are going up to $25, including going over the hour limit and
meter violations. Parking in restricted zones will now be $30.
Study says Raleigh has the lowest crime rate for NC cities
The TBJ reports a study by CQ Press says Raleigh has the 109th lowest crime rate for cities across the country.