Elaina Athans
Elaina Athans joined ABC11 Eyewitness News in February 2013 as a general assignment reporter and is thrilled to be a part of the most talented news team in the Triangle.

Before coming to ABC 11 Eyewitness News, Elaina was the lead reporter at YNN Hudson Valley. She was a charter member of the startup 24-hour local cable news channel located about an hour north of New York City. She provided extensive coverage of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, Hurricanes Sandy and Irene, and was generously invited to travel with World War II veterans on an Honor Flight to our nation's capital. Elaina was also an anchor and reporter at the ABC affiliate WMDT in Salisbury, Md. She additionally had worked WZBN in Trenton, N.J. and News 12 Long Island.

The Hofstra University graduate is originally from New Jersey. She now resides in Raleigh.

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The Wake County School District is bracing for potential bus stop delays as it deals with a bus driver shortage.
The Stop Killing Us campaign announced a national day of action in Raleigh, while also calling for universal standards for law enforcement.
North Carolina State University police are investigating three separate reports of sexual assaults that allegedly occurred Friday night at Wolf Village.
By 11 a.m. Thursday morning, a pile was growing outside of one stand at the N.C. Farmers Market. Vendors have been tossing out produce destroyed by the heat.
EMS is concerned the heat will take a role on paramedics who are constantly outside. Water is being stocked at all local hospitals.