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Family: Death of 1-month-old baby ruled a homicide

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An autopsy report rules the February death of one-month-old Caden Williams a homicide. More>>

Highway Patrol identifies man killed in tractor trailer accident Video included

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A North Carolina man is dead after an accident involving a small car and an 18-wheeler. More>>

Above-normal temps for now, cooler by end of week Video included

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Hot weather remains for now, but a series of fronts will bring changes later this week.
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A perfect Labor Day for the beach

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The heat hit hard for Labor Day and thousands hit the Carolina Coast. More>>

Navy: Helicopter assigned to Lejeune unit crashes while trying to land on U.S. ship in Middle East

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The Navy says a Marine Corps helicopter with 25 people aboard crashed in the Gulf of Aden while trying to land on a U.S. ship, but all aboard have been rescued. More>>

NC offered $100M for Toyota HQ, twice Texas bid

North Carolina business recruiters offered Toyota more than $100 million for the world's largest carmaker to move its North American headquarters to Charlotte rather than a Dallas suburb but still lost out to a Texas... More>>

Loggerhead Turtle saved in Oregon inlet Video included

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Members from the U.S. Coast Guard and National Park Service rescued a loggerhead sea turtle Sunday in Oregon Inlet. More>>

Stolen campaign signs lead to Lenoir County arrest Video included

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Authorities say a man has been charged with stealing the campaign signs of a man running for Lenoir County sheriff.
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New approach to unemployment is helping NC get back to work Video included

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As many people celebrate the Labor Day holiday, some people are still looking to get back to work. According to the North Carolina Department of Commerce, unemployment numbers have improved from this time last year from 8.1% to 6.5%. More>>

DMV increasing mobile unit trips to Beaufort, Dare Video included

The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is increasing the number of trips by its mobile unit to Beaufort and Dare counties. More>>

Union, NAACP plan 3 Labor Day rallies across NC Video included

Union and civil rights leaders are joining together for a series of rallies and news conferences across North Carolina on Labor Day. More>>

2nd suspect arrested in death of Weldon teen Video included

Dalonte Bradley, 19, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Keyuon Garner Dalonte Bradley, 19, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Keyuon Garner
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Authorities say they have arrested a second suspect in the killing of a Weldon teen that led to the retaliation slaying of a 2-year-old girl.
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What's happening to Common Core in NC? Video included

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The General Assembly passed a law this summer opponents of Common Core hope will derail its use in North Carolina's public schools. More>>

One person shot outside a Rocky Mount grocery store Video included

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An early morning shooting leaves one man behind bars and the other in the hospital. More>>

3 people shot outside a Bertie County nightclub Video included

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The Bertie County Sheriff's Office is investigating an early morning shooting. shooting is still under investigation. Deputies have not released the names or the conditions of the victims. 9 On Your Si... More>>

Local stars continue to shine on Saturday's Video included

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I would argue we live in one of the best places to cover football. At the high school level our teams always win state championships, then you get to see many of those players excel in college.
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Greenville to recognize National Childhood Cancer Awareness month Video included

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A local non-profit supporting children and families affected by cancer is getting ready for a big month. More>>

Man arrested, charged with Pitt Co. armed robbery Video included

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The Pitt County Sheriff's Office arrested a man accused of armed robbery and misdemeanor larceny. More>>

Hardy helps lead East Carolina past N.C. Central in season opener Video included

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On a night when star senior receiver Justin Hardy snared a pair of touchdown passes and became East Carolina's all-time leader in receptions, it was a pass he threw that will be remembered as the highlight of the 2014 season-opener Saturday night at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. More>>

Tailgate time at ECU's season opener Video included

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Purple and gold swept through eastern North Carolina on Saturday. More>>

2 killed after train hits car in Wake County Video included

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Authorities say two people have died after their car was struck by a freight train in Wake County. More>>

2 charged with Rocky Mount strip club killing Video included

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Investigators say they have charged two men in a shooting death outside of a strip club in Rocky Mount. More>>

ECU hosts N.C. Central in 2014 season opener Video included

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East Carolina, which has made bowl appearances in seven of the last eight seasons, will open the new campaign under the direction of fifth-year head coach Ruffin McNeill when the Pirates battle North Carolina Central in a non-conference matchup at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. More>>

Touchdown Friday Week Two Scores Video included

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Game of the Week: New Bern 19, Havelock 14 - 3rd QuarterWest Carteret 14, East Carteret 0 - HalftimeDH Conley 42, Ayden Grifton 0 - Final Northside Jacksonville 14, White Oak 0 - 3rd QuarterSouth Creek 8, North Pitt 7 - 3rd Quarter More>>

Two men shot, injured at Farmville Labor Day party Video included

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Two men were shot and injured at a house party in Farmville early Saturday morning.
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Kinston firefighters Fill the Boot this Labor Day weekend

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Members of the Kinston Fire Department are hitting the streets this Labor Day weekend to collect money for muscular dystrophy. More>>

Greenville Police investigate Subway armed robbery

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Greenville police are investigating an armed robbery at the Subway on Moye Boulevard. More>>

New Atlantic Beach Police Chief takes oath

Jeffery Harvey takes his oath of office as new Atlantic Beach Chief of Police (Aug. 29th). Jeffery Harvey takes his oath of office as new Atlantic Beach Chief of Police (Aug. 29th).
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Jeffery W. Harvey took his oath of office as the new police chief at Friday's farewell luncheon in Atlantic Beach. More>>

Police: Havelock football star faces theft charges Video included

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Havelock High School star wide receiver, Michael Bowman, faces multiple charges for theft. More>>

Radio and paging issues still a problem for Pitt County Fire and EMS Video included

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Several Pitt County Fire and EMS crews will have to wait a little longer to get there radio and pager systems fixed. More>>

Pitt County early college awaits General Assembly approval Video included

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Another high school option for Pitt County students is just a step away from becoming a reality. More>>

ECU home football games a win for the economy Video included

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The countdown is on for ECU's home opening game at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. More>>

Helping kids with cancer through free photographer program

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A new program in Greenville will help kids with cancer look past the pain, through the lens of a camera. More>>

Uptown shuttle to provide free transportation to and from ECU football games

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For the second year, Uptown Greenville will be offering a free shuttle to transport people to and from ECU football games. More>>

Firefighter injured responding to Pitt County home fire Video included

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Fire crews responded to an early morning home fire in Pitt County Friday morning that left one firefighter injured.
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New Jersey man extradited to Carteret County on stalking charges

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A New Jersey man arrested by US Marshalls was extradited back to Carteret County Thursday night to face charges. More>>

Beach goers reminded to keep it clean over holiday weekend Video included

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As we head into the Labor Day weekend and most of us head to the beach, we're reminded to keep it clean while enjoying the sand and sun. More>>

Week of protests wraps up at NC Capitol

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About 150 people gathered to march around North Carolina's Capitol as a coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP wraps up a week of demonstrations. More>>

'Walking Dead' Marine battalion to be deactivated

Governor McCrory signs Senate Bill 574 into law which opens up lawsuits for toxic tap water victims. Governor McCrory signs Senate Bill 574 into law which opens up lawsuits for toxic tap water victims.
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Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead." More>>

Havelock native named Marine Patrol Officer of the Year

Sgt. Carter Witten will receive the award for Marine Patrol Officer of the year. Sgt. Carter Witten will receive the award for Marine Patrol Officer of the year.
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Havelock native Sgt. Carter Witten will receive the 2014 Marine Fisheries Enforcement Officer of the Year award. More>>

Coal ash lawsuit plans Video included

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The state environmental department clears the way for advocacy groups to sue Duke Energy over potential coal ash groundwater pollution in the Neuse River.   More>>

Allegations of neglect resurface in Vanceboro Video included

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The wife of a former state representative may be a in heap of trouble. One of her neighbors in Vanceboro is accusing her of animal neglect. More>>

Touchdown Friday preview, Havelock remembers last loss Video included

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It's arguably the biggest game in the state tomorrow night. Touchdown Friday top seed Havelock plays host to Craven County rival, and two seed New Bern in our Game of the Week. More>>

Deputies: Newport teen arrested in Rowan County after kidnapping, assault

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A Newport teen is behind bars in Rowan County on kidnapping and assault charges. More>>

ECU Men's Basketball schedule released

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East Carolina will make a record 17 national television appearances during the upcoming season as University athletic officials and the American Athletic Conference revealed the Pirates' entire 2014-15 schedule Thursday. More>>

Pitt County high schools begin Virtual Academy for students Video included

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A new virtual academy at Pitt County Schools gives students another way to take the classes they need to graduate. More>>

Former teacher asst. convicted for assaulting handicapped student Video included

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A former Pitt County teacher assistant will spend the next 150 days in jail. More>>

Going gold for pediatric cancer awareness month Video included

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Dozens of homes in eastern North Carolina are going gold as September is National Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month. More>>

Law enforcement working together to ensure safety at ECU games Video included

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For most Pirate fans, the most important thing is winning the game. More>>

Jacksonville attempted ATM robbers caught on camera

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Deputies need the public's help to identify the suspects wo attempted to break into a MFCU ATM. More>>

Greenville men busted for heroin trafficking

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Two men are behind bars following a month long heroin trafficking investigation. More>>

Seahawk statue back at UNC-Wilmington

The Seahawk statue stolen last month has been returned to the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. More>>

GPD taking applicants for Explorer Program Video included

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Teenagers hoping for a career in law enforcement get a chance to make it happen Thursday. More>>

DPS apprehends juvenile who left custody in Lenoir County Video included

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A juvenile, supposed to be in custody in Lenoir County, has been apprehended in Halifax County. More>>

Manteo man rams into sheriff's office car while trying to escape, facing 24 charges

David Lee, 26, of Manteo faces 24 charges after running into a deputy's car while running from a drug stop. David Lee, 26, of Manteo faces 24 charges after running into a deputy's car while running from a drug stop.
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A Manteo man led deputies on a chase that resulted in a crash, following a drug investigation on Wednesday. David Allen Lee, 26, was eventually arrested and charged with numerous crimes. More>>

Stealz app is win-win for businesses and customers Video included

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Everyone is looking for a deal and sometimes it's as easy as checking-in or posting a photo to your social media accounts, according to a new app that helps you save money and connect with your friends.Stealz is a smart phone app that helps you earn points by posting on your Twitter and Facebook accounts. More>>

1.5M to travel in Carolinas this holiday weekend

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An estimated 1.5 million people in the Carolinas will be traveling this Labor Day to enjoy the last weekend of the summer season. More>>

EPA: North Carolina's air getting cleaner Video included

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Federal environmental officials say all of North Carolina meets a new more-stringent national air quality standard for fine-particle pollution. More>>

Appeal by soldier convicted of murder to be heard Video included

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The soldier convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of two soldiers in Kuwait will get to appeal the verdict in a military court this fall. More>>

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    Woman suffers possible shark bite at Surfside Beach

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