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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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Sources tell ABC11 the package that was sent to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's headquarters Tuesday, which led to an evacuation, was originally sent from Harnett County.
State officials tell ABC11 some product has been transported to the Greensboro Colonial Pipeline terminal, but it has not yet been distributed to the Raleigh and Selma depots.
NC officials say relief is on the way for drivers after days of frantically searching for fuel in North Carolina.
Wake County elections officials have secured additional early voting locations one week after the State Board of Elections decided to add more spots
A worried North Raleigh resident has filed a complaint with the Wake County School District saying he witnessed overcrowded school buses.