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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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The suspect in the deaths of three Muslim college students in Chapel Hill had at least a dozen firearms stashed in his home, according to search warrants released Friday as world leaders decried the shootings.
Folks in Wake County say the pothole damage is costly and frustrating.
With the roads finally drying out and cabin fever setting in, getting out of the house was vital for families all across the triangle Saturday.
Two bodies were discovered in Garner Saturday morning in an apparent murder-suicide.
Some of the coldest air we've felt in years will freeze the Triangle over the next several nights and the extreme cold is really taking its toll on the homeless.