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Manhunt is on for inmate who escaped from a North Carolina prison on Sunday
A 44-year-oldinmate escaped Sundayfrom a minimum-security prison near Fayetteville, North Carolina, according to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.Prison officials said in a press release that Cul Jones was reported missing Sunday at about 7:45 p.m. fromHoke Correctional Institution in
Vanceboro man convicted of heroin and fentanyl trafficking
District Attorney Scott Thomas announced Monday morning that Davondevish Calah Bryant pleaded guilty in Craven County Superior Court last week. The 38-year-old, of Vanceboro, pleaded guilty to multiple felony charges involving possession and distribution of heroin and fentanyl. The charges arose out
SILVER ALERT: Lenoir Co. Sheriff's Office looking for missing Kinston man
KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) -A statewide Silver Alert has been issued for a man who was reportedly last seen in Kinston.Lenoir County sheriff's deputies say they're looking for 24-year-old Steven Waldo, who also goes by Isiah.Waldo is described as a white man, 5'4" and 200 pounds with short brown hair and
Gas prices continue to fall across state
Local prices in Greenville are slightly above the state average, ringing in at $2.75/g. Meanwhile, in New Bern prices fall below the state average at $2.64/g.
Suspects in custody after car hit 130 mph during three county police chase
2 arrested in connection with violent police stop in North Carolina
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) —Two men have been arrested in connection with a police stop in North Carolina that involved an officer being dragged by a vehicle and shots being fired.Citing police reports, The News & Observer reported Sunday 29-year-old Michael Lee Kent of Bailey and 33-year-old Cedrick Tyler
Three more North Carolina counties added for disaster assistance
A dog stands in floodwaters from the Waccamaw River caused by Hurricane Florence on September 26, 2018 in Bucksport, South Carolina. (Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images)
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Costs pile up as removal crews clear town streets
CARTERET COUNTY —It’s been about a month since Hurricane Florence passed through North Carolina, but many locales are still picking up debris left behind by the storm.Florence made landfall Sept. 13 near Wilmington, battering much of coastal North Carolina with wind and rain. As soon as the storm br
Florence strips beaches of sand
Jim Normile, an Emerald Isle commissioner and a member of the County Beach Commission, this week received a check for $38 from Elizabeth Hansen, mother of B’Ella Hansen, of Belleville, Ill. He’d been in touch with them through Facebook, and B’Ella wanted to help.
Newport Celebrates Fireman’s Day
"With hurricane Florence coming in it changed some things for everybody obviously. Our community and the association got together to see if there was any way possible to put this together, to give the community a day to still come out and take a break from the hurricane. All the work that’s been goi
After Florence, conditions worsen at city apartments
It has been almost a month since Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina, and many residents at the Crystal Coast Apartments, a low-income complex at 2109 Mayberry Loop Road, say rumors have flown for a while that all occupants will be asked to leave due to damage. However, management has
Havelock man pleads guilty to 2015 murder of ex-wife
Michael Ballance II, 30, was sentenced to 23 to 29 years in prison for the second-degree murder of Summer Swindell.
For survivors, struggles persist
She’s experienced addiction and homelessness, survived domestic violence, battled mental illnesses and faced prejudice at nearly every turn.
Longtime Emerald Isle town manager to resign
Rush, the towm manager for nearly 18 years,told The Daily News in Jacksonvillehe has resigned to tkae a new job as city manager of South Lake Tahoe, Calif.
Update: Man arrested after assault on Morehead City police officer
MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WITN) -Jonathan Parrish, 20, has been taken into custody on charges of assault with a deadly weapon on a government official, felony hit & run and other offenses.
2 die in wreck after tree falls across a North Carolina road
MCDOWELL COUNTY, N.C. — Two people have died after a tree fell along a road in McDowell County, emergency management officials say according toWLOS.
Power outages: Roughly 17,000 customers out across ENC
EASTERN CAROLINA, NC (WITN) -Tropical Storm Michael moved across North Carolina Thursday bringing heavy rains and high winds to much of the state and leaving more than 600,000 customers without power.
Newport man pleads guilty to stealing $124K in prescription medications
BEAUFORT, N.C. (WNCT) - A Newport man pleaded guilty to breaking into a pharmacy in Otway and stealing $124,000 prescription medications in December 2017.
Craven County man admits killing ex-wife, putting body in abandoned house
The ex-husband, who authorities say originally reported her mssing, was charged with her murder a few hours later.