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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Authorities responded to a serious crash involving a tanker truck on N.C. Highway 56 in Granville County Friday evening.
The community is rallying around an Apex mom who recently learned after raising six boys that her seventh would finally be a girl.
A Four Oaks officer, whose cruiser flipped and landed upside down while speeding after a suspect Tuesday, is now out of the hospital.
A Wake County parent says a group of teens, including her three children, were victims of racial bias at a Triangle mall. She took her case to Raleigh City Council and sounded off Tuesday.
Trellis Buie surrendered to Fayetteville police on Saturday evening for allegedly firing gunshots into a home