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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NC NAACP President the Rev. William Barber announced Tuesday there will be a Moral Monday rally on May 16.
Durham officials said they have not been able to substantiate her claim that an incident occurred.
North Carolina could lose some major sporting events and concerts if changes aren't made to the law.
The Durham Police Department says officers have nabbed 13 people responsible for most of the city's crime. The charges range from robbery to murder.
A 13-year-old Durham girl is in the hospital recovering after being injured during a drive-by shooting. The girl was outside playing with friends when she was struck by a bullet.