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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A Raleigh woman is facing charges after a kindergartner had to be placed in police custody Tuesday evening when no one showed up at a bus stop to meet the young boy.
When classes gets underway in less than a week in the Wake County Public School System, there will be no changes to the district's bathroom policy.
Raleigh-Durham International Airport is moving forward with plans that would enhance and expand the airport over the next 25 years. A master plan is close to being complete but it's being met with resistance because it would remove popular trails.
As the Raleigh Police Department continues to investigate the chaos that erupted Saturday at Crabtree Valley Mall, an audio expert is providing his opinion over eyewitness cell phone video where one can hear a "bang" in the background.
Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine made a couple of campaign stops in North Carolina this week.