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Man wanted in Jacksonville shooting death investigation

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Police are looking for a man wanted in a shooting death investigation. More>>

Newport parents jailed on child abuse charges

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Two Newport parents are behind bars, accused of child abuse. More>>

US unemployment aid applications drop to 284,000

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The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to its lowest level in more than eight years. More>>

McDonald's stands by rotten meat supplier

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McDonald's is standing by a troubled supplier, even after allegations the company processed tainted and expired meat in China. More>>

Gorillas to stay at NC Zoo Video included

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The NC Zoo says it will be keeping its gorilla exhibit.
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Onslow County United Way to receive $35,000 grant Thursday Video included

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The United Way of Onslow County says it will receive at $35,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation Thursday. More>>

Emerald Isle Police Department Hosts: "Coffee with a cop"

Emerald Isle Police Department Hosts: "Coffee with a cop" Video included

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Police in Emerald Isle offer a chance to meet with local officers and discuss community issues

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Air Algerie plane with 116 on board falls off radar

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An Air Algerie flight with 116 people on board has dropped off radar. More>>

Wilson police investigate late night shooting

Wilson Police: 7-year-old killed after shots fired at home Video included

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Wilson police are investigating a late night shooting. More>>

Strong to Severe Storms Possible; Excessive Heat Video included

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Strong storms likely today along with excessive heat.
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ECU Autism Center receives crucial $1M grant Video included

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East Carolina University received an anonymous $1 million gift for its Family Autism Center to expand its services. More>>

Awarded a Pell Grant? Better double-check Video included

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Potentially tens of thousands of students awarded a Pell Grant or other need-based federal aid for the coming school year could find it taken away because of a mistake in filling out the form. More>>

Representatives to put pressure on states to expand Medicaid

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One North Carolina representative forms a "State Medicaid Expansion Caucus." More>>

Ayden Police investigating shooting

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Ayden Police say a gunshot victim took himself to Vidant Medical Center Wednesday evening. More>>

NC sterilization agency reports 780 claims filed Video included

Nearly 800 people thought to be victims of North Carolina's sterilization program have submitted forms to claim compensation from the state. More>>

Pitt County parks host photo contest Video included

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Join Pitt County Community Schools and Recreation (PCCSR) in collaboration with the North Carolina Recreation and Park Association (NCRPA) and National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) in celebration of Parks and Recreation Month. More>>

Missing teens, how they make the news Video included

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Sometimes cases are classic runaways and sometimes teens truly find themselves in dangerous situations. This is when police or family members solicit the media’s help; but with great power comes great responsibility in how and when we report the cases. More>>

Restaurants celebrate national hot dog day Video included

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July 23rd marks national hot dog day. More>>

The changing dangers of cyber security Video included

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Laptops and cell phones are something many can't go a day without using. More>>

Greenville park home to Little Free Library Video included

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One park in Greenville is home to a global library effort called the Little Free Library.   More>>

Taking precautions against new mosquito virus Video included

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The types of mosquito that can potentially carry the Chikungunya virus are common in eastern North Carolina.   More>>

First time miliary parents enrolling in baby boot camp Video included

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In Onslow County, statistics show there's a high number of infant deaths; at least 3 babies died there in the last 3 months alone. More>>

Shemar Moore to return to 'Young and Restless'

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Shemar Moore is returning to his daytime roots with a two-day guest appearance on "The Young and the Restless." More>>

Former Kinston representative Stephen LaRoque gets another trial delay

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Former Representative Stephen Laroque gets another trial delay. This time his retrial has been pushed from October to February 2, 2015.  More>>

Wayne Co. inmate dies after altercation with fellow inmate

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Inmate Terry Houser died Wednesday morning at 10:30 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Hospital.
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New Bern Safety Fair

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Thanks to everyone who came out to the 9 On Your Side Safety Fair in New Bern! More>>

Longer session tests Tillis, US Senate race

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U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis had hoped this year's North Carolina legislative session would be over by now. But the budget is over three weeks late and hopes of a July 4 end date are a distant memory.The lingering session means Tillis has had to split his time between negotiating in Raleigh as House speaker while running for the Senate. More>>

Tropical depression in Atlantic weakens to tropical wave

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A tropical depression in the Atlantic has weakened to a tropical wave.  More>>

Seven Marines, Sailor awarded Purple Heart Video included

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Members of the military were awarded for their service Wednesday.


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Onslow County teacher honored for STEM Teacher of the Month Video included

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Marshall Smith is a fifteen year educator, coach and now he’s 9 On Your Side’s STEM Teacher of the month. More>>

Officers seize 3 pounds of pot from Lenoir County home

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Multiple law enforcment agencies arrested a man and a woman on Tuesday after finding more than three pounds of marijuana in side their home in Kinston. More>>

Missing teen located in Bayboro

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The Craven County Sheriff’s Office says they've found a missing juvenile.  More>>

Warrant out for suspect in armed robbery of Jacksonville internet café

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Deputies say a warrant has now been issued for 21-year-old Deontre Randall. More>>

Pitt County deputies make narcotics arrest

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Deputies in Pitt County have charged a man with Obtaining a Controlled Substance by Misrepresentation. More>>

Mother and son held at gun point, robbed in home Video included

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A mother and son were held at gun point in their home when it was robbed late Tuesday night.
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Teen mom charged after baby found buried at Louisburg home

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Ashley Reed, 16, of Louisburg is charged with concealing a death after her infant was found buried beside her house.
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Is minimum wage enough? Video included

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The push for a higher minimum wage gets a boost from a nationwide campaign. It is called, “Live the Wage.” In the span of a week, elected officials and community leaders vow to live off $77. More>>

Greenville "Superblock" to bring $200 million to city tax base Video included

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As the first of several new businesses open in Greenville's "Superblock," local business owners are expecting the project to bring jobs and millions to the city's tax base. More>>

Special honor for troubled state crime lab

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North Carolina’s crime lab is now the only system in the country to obtain dual international accreditation.   More>>

McCrory signs bills on Common Core, health care

Gov. Pat McCrory (File Photo) Gov. Pat McCrory (File Photo)
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Gov. Pat McCrory signed several bills Tuesday, including one abolishing Common Core in North Carolina and another that was sponsored by the late Dr. Jim Fulghum of Wake County. More>>

New group forms in fight to get Vidant Pungo Hospital re-opened Video included

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It's now been 3 weeks since Vidant Pungo Hospital shut its doors. More>>

Health officials confirm chikungunya in Cabarrus Video included

Cabarrus County health officials have confirmed the county's first case of chikungunya, saying the patient was infected while traveling in a Caribbean country. More>>

Belhaven mayor meets with Va. gov as walk to D.C. continues Video included

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Belhaven mayor Adam O'Neal made a stop at the Virginia governor's mansion in Richmond on Tuesday, as his walk to Washington D.C. continues. More>>

Pitt County deputies charge men in sweepstakes bust

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Deputies say they've charged three men in a Pitt County sweepstakes bust. More>>

Suspect wanted in Dover vehicle theft

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Deputies want your help to identify the suspect in a motor vehicle theft. More>>

Health agency says it's OK to use Dan River Video included

North Carolina's public health agency is recommending lifting a recreational water advisory for a river that was polluted by a massive coal ash spill in February. More>>

New Bern police looking for runaway

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Police in New Bern need the public’s help to find a runaway juvenile. More>>

Columbia men charged in Monday robbery

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Deputies say they’ve arrested two men for robbing a man at a Columbia intersection. More>>

East Carolina Athletics, WNCT-TV Announce Television Partnership Video included

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The East Carolina University Department of Athletics, in conjunction with its multimedia rights partner IMG College, have agreed to terms with WNCT-TV on a three-year contract which will re-establish a broadcast relationship dating back to 1989 and enable the region's CBS affiliate to regain its standing as the "Official Station of the Pirates." More>>

SW Forsyth beats Greenville North State for 11-12 Little League State Title Video included

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Connor Monroe hit a home run and picked up the win on the mound as SW Forsyth beat Greenville North State 4-1 to win the 11-12 North Carolina State Little League title at Elm Street Park. More>>

Red Cross in urgent need of blood donors Video included

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The American Red Cross reports blood donations are down approximately 8% over the last 11 weeks. More>>

Greenville attorney found guilty of 35 misconduct violations

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David Sutton went before the North Carolina State Bar's Disciplinary Hearing Commission.  More>>

Two people arrested multiple drug offenses in Beaufort County

Richard Brown and Brandi McMillen were arrested in Beaufort County for multiple drug offenses. Richard Brown and Brandi McMillen were arrested in Beaufort County for multiple drug offenses.
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Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit arrested a man and a woman on Friday for multiple drug crimes. The sheriff's office said Brandi McMillen, 39, and Richard Brown, 40, were arrested after selling investigators Oxycodone following an investigation. More>>

Beaufort County man arrested for selling cocaine to undercover deputies

Wilbert O'Neal, Jr., 31, of Pantego was arrested for selling cocaine. Wilbert O'Neal, Jr., 31, of Pantego was arrested for selling cocaine.
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Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit arrested a man on Monday for attempting to sell cocaine. The sheriff's office said Wilbert O'Neal, Jr., 31, of Pantego, sold cocaine to investigators. More>>

Political group running another anti-Tillis NC ad

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An independent political group plans to spend more than $1 million over the next two weeks for a television ad critical of North Carolina Republican Senate nominee Thom Tillis by trying to link him to conservative financiers. More>>

Beaufort County man arrested for trafficking opiates

Christopher George Furman of Blounts Creek is arrested by the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office for trafficking opiates. Christopher George Furman of Blounts Creek is arrested by the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office for trafficking opiates.
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Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit arrested a man for trafficking opiates on Friday. The sheriff's office arrested Christopher Furman, 42, of Blounts Creek after serving him with warrants following a traffic stop. More>>

Audit: Ex-Tarboro manager siphoned off town funds Video included

A state audit has determined that the former manager in Tarboro siphoned off more than $450,000 in taxpayer funds to provide himself with unapproved benefits and to buy personal items unrelated to his job. More>>

Carteret couple charged after stabbing each other during fight

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A Carteret County couple is facing charges after deputies say the two stabbed each other during a fight. More>>

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  • Wilson police investigate late night shooting

    Wilson Police: 7-year-old killed after shots fired at home

    Wilson Police: 7-year-old killed after shots fired at home

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:27 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:27:40 GMT
    Wilson police are investigating a late night shooting.
    Wilson police are investigating a late night shooting.
  • Ayden Police investigating shooting

    Ayden Police investigating shooting

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:34:13 GMT
    Ayden Police say a gunshot victim took himself to Vidant Medical Center Wednesday evening.
    Ayden Police say a gunshot victim took himself to Vidant Medical Center Wednesday evening.
  • Deputies searching for missing Seven Springs man

    Deputies searching for missing Seven Springs man

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-07-16 19:21:14 GMT
    Deputies say they need the public’s help to find a missing man.
    Deputies say they need the public’s help to find a missing man.
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  • Fans start lining up as Comic-Con floor opens

    Fans start lining up as Comic-Con floor opens

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:03 AM EDT2014-07-24 13:03:03 GMT
    By The Associated Press Comic-Con is all about bringing fans close to the artists and properties they love - after waiting in line.
    By The Associated Press Comic-Con is all about bringing fans close to the artists and properties they love - after navigating crowds and waiting in line.
  • McDonald's stands by rotten meat supplier

    McDonald's stands by rotten meat supplier

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:44 AM EDT2014-07-24 12:44:52 GMT
    McDonald's is standing by a troubled supplier, even after allegations the company processed tainted and expired meat in China.
    McDonald's is standing by a troubled supplier, even after allegations the company processed tainted and expired meat in China.
  • Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

    Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:23 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:23:42 GMT
    For the first time in more than 30 years, paleontologists are preparing excavate a sinkhole-type cave in northern Wyoming that contains the ancient remains of tens of thousands of animals.
    For the first time in more than 30 years, paleontologists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of late Pleistocene fossils: The bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at least 30 feet...
  • JFK returns to old look in new collectors' coins

    JFK returns to old look in new collectors' coins

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:44 AM EDT2014-07-24 05:44:36 GMT
    President John F. Kennedy is getting his old look back on new collectors' coins.
    President John F. Kennedy is getting his old look back on new collectors' coins.
  • Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

    Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:22 AM EDT2014-07-24 05:22:19 GMT
    Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a...
    Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new,...
  • Sketch of suspect in peacock killing released

    Sketch of suspect in peacock killing released

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:57:10 GMT
    Officials have released a sketch of a man suspected of shooting and killing a peacock from his Mercedes-Benz earlier this month in Southern California.
    Officials have released a sketch of a man suspected of shooting and killing a peacock from his Mercedes-Benz earlier this month in Southern California.
  • At 101, weather observer gets a place in the sun

    At 101, weather observer gets a place in the sun

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:45:40 GMT
    It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same thing for his country and community nearly every day since Herbert Hoover was in the...
    It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same thing for his country and community nearly every day since Herbert Hoover was in the White...
  • Couple marries in Omaha's largest cemetery

    Couple marries in Omaha's largest cemetery

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:44:57 GMT
    A Nebraska couple chose an unusual venue for their wedding: the largest cemetery in Omaha.
    A Nebraska couple chose an unusual venue for their wedding: the largest cemetery in Omaha.
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