A lot of cities around the country may have canceled or scaled back their New Year’s Eve plans but North Carolina’s capital celebration will still go on. Raleigh’s famous acorn with still be dropping at midnight on December 31 downtown at the City Plaza. The city of Raleigh announced restrictions to keep the event safe. […]

A Black man was shot and killed in Raleigh, North Carolina Monday by city police officers after they chased the alleged drug suspect. Akiel Denkins, 24, was unarmed according to his mother and witness statements, the Huffington Post reports.