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Warrant: Raleigh baby was smoking marijuana on Facebook video

The 20-year-old mother of the baby seen smoking in a viral video on Facebook has been arrested and faces multiple charges. According to the arrest warrant, the child was smoking marijuana in the video. Police have arrested and charged 20-year-old Brianna Ashanti Lofton with two counts of felony chil

ABC11.COM - 2018-03-21 20:14:31

Silver Alert: Missing man last seen in Ahoskie

Ahoskie, NC (WITN) - A Silver Alert has been issued for a man last seen at an Eastern Carolina Bojangles restaurant. Ahoskie police are looking for Percell Porter, 87. He's believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Percell was last seen near the Bojangles on US-13


Ahoskie police looking for missing man

AHOSKIE, NC (WAVY) - Ahoskie police need your help to find a missing man. They say 87-year-old Percell Porter was last seen at the Bojangles restaurant recently. He was wearing a black shirt, blue jeans, a black coat and a blue baseball cap. Investigators say he may be suffering from a cognitive imp


4 arrested in connection with death of Edgecombe County deputy

TARBORO, N.C. (WNCN) - Four people have been arrested in connection with the death of an Edgecombe County deputy who was killed in a traffic collision on March 11. Deputy David Manning ost control of his vehicle and crashed head-on into traffic as he attempted to pull over an intoxicated driver. R

CBS17.COM - 2018-03-21 21:50:53

Farm Fresh sale limits choice

Having read the article in your paper about Food Lion buying the Farm Fresh store on Hughes Boulevard, I agree with at least two of the people interviewed by your reporter in the article. Elizabeth City does not need another Food Lion; we absolutely do need more variety of grocery stores. One of the

DAILY ADVANCE - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Driver charged in Edgecombe deputy's death

Tarboro, N.C. - A Pinetops man who authorities said was driving erratically was charged Wednesday in connection with the death of an Edgecombe County deputy who was trying to stop him, authorities said. Deputy David L. Manning spotted a Nissan Altima speeding on N.C. Highway 111 north of Pinetops sh

WRAL - 2018-03-21 21:54:00

Ahoskie audit confirms 'red' numbers

AHOSKIE - The Town of Ahoskie knew a year ago its total fund balance was in the red, and its fiscal year (FY) 2016-17 audit report confirms it. Chris Burton, a certified public accountant with Carr, Riggs and Ingram, presented the town's audit report Monday at the Ahoskie Town Council's regular meet


Police investigating shooting at Elizabeth City apartment complex

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. - Police are investigating a shooting that happened at the Woodstock I Apartments early Tuesday morning. Officers responded to the area just after 1 a.m. When they arrived, they saw a white car speeding away. The officers on scene alerted other units to be on the lookout for the


Man found sleeping in car at intersection arrested for DUI

A Bracey man has been arrested for Driving Under the Influence after he was discovered asleep behind the wheel of a vehicle, which was sitting in the roadway at the intersection of Hwy 903 and Blackridge Road in the Bracey area over the weekend. Authorities, as well as rescue personnel were dispatch


Lake Gaston home invasion: 2 charged with murder

Kevin Burton Munn, 30, of Warrenton and Lester Henry Kearney, 34, of Littleton were arrested last week on first degree murder charges in connection with a deadly Lake Gaston home invasion and fire on March 9 that killed Nancy Alford and left her husband, John, hospitalized. District Attorney Mike Wa

WARRENRECORD.COM - 2018-03-21 15:35:00

EC probe man's shooting near apartment complex

Elizabeth City police say a man was treated for a gunshot wound at the hospital following a shooting incident near an apartment complex early Tuesday morning. Jarontae Antonio Chamblee, 24, was treated at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center for a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his left calf and


Three indicted in Glenview homicides

Three suspects in the shootings deaths of two couples playing cards around a table have been indicted for the crime. District Attorney Valerie Asbell for Judicial District 6 said in a statement that Monday a Halifax County grand jury indicted Matthew Simms, Keyon West and James Powell for the murder

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2018-03-21 17:14:00

Spring to bring more snow for Suffolk

The National Weather Service has forecast more rain and snow for Suffolk this week, just one day after the start of spring on Tuesday. Wednesday rain is expected to transition to a wintry mix mid-morning, Jeff Orrock, meteorologist in charge at the National Weather Service Wakefield, said on Tuesday


Peace University to sell part of Seaboard Station

Raleigh, N.C. - William Peace University officials announced Tuesday that the school plans to sell part of the Seaboard Station retail center. Peace bought the property off Halifax Street north of downtown Raleigh four years ago for $20 million to generate revenue and provide space for expansion. "W


Currituck beach parking: Visitors to pay $50 for 10-day permit

Currituck's new parking fees are intended to limit the number of vehicles during the summer. (Dee Langston) A revised master fee schedule for Currituck County was tucked into the consent agenda for Monday night's meeting of the county's Board of Commissioners. A highlight of the new schedule? The co

OUTERBANKSVOICE.COM - 2018-03-21 12:04:59

Only on 3: Autistic student allegedly sexually assaulted on Suffolk school bus

SUFFOLK, Va. - The family of a seven-year-old autistic child is calling for more supervision and harsher punishment after they said their Pioneer Elementary School student was sexually assaulted on a school bus. According to the family, they were first told about the situation on March 16 but said t


Search and rescue teams test skills

Hundreds of first responders and search-and-rescue experts converged on King's Fork High School on Feb. 24. Nearby, three people had been reported missing. A woman whose father lived with her and her husband woke up about 5 a.m. to discover her father, who has Alzheimer's, missing from the residence


Plans submitted for new stores

Site plans have been submitted for a four-business shopping center on Premier Boulevard. Alex Hale, of Windsor Commercial, the contractor on the project, said the plans call for a 9,600-square-foot building on Premier Boulevard, between the Halifax County Visitor's Center and the vacant Angus Steakh


Senator resigns and takes a job that pays $100,000 more

State Sen. Angela Bryant, a Nash County Democrat, resigned her seat over the weekend and was appointed to the state's Post-Release Supervision and Parole Commission on Monday. Bryant's official resignation letter was dated and effective Sunday, but was not received by the Senate principal clerk unt


Man arrested on assault charges

A man already facing charges related to inappropriate contact with a minor has been arrested for assaulting a pregnant female. Austin Tyler Rabb, 19, of Roanoke Rapids, was arrested Saturday by the Halifax County Sheriff's Office and, according to court records, was charged with assault on a female,