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Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

Task force arrests Moyock man on child porn charges

CURRITUCK - A Moyock man has been arrested on child pornography charges in connection with a multi-state operation through the National Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program. N.C. State Bureau of Investigation agents and Currituck County sheriff's detectives arrested Richard Wayne Bell

DAILY ADVANCE - 2018-03-16 07:00:00

ECPPS students walk out to honor victims, discuss violence

Several schools in Pasquotank County held student walkout events Wednesday in conjunction with a national student demonstration against gun violence, the largest involving 250 students at Pasquotank County High School. School officials said PCHS students were very cooperative and met in the gym. Whi

DAILY ADVANCE - 2018-03-16 07:00:00

Thrifty Thursday: Shopper hits the jackpot with dinnerware find

Susan Powers of Moyock, N.C., unexpectedly found at a thrift shop more than 40 pieces of Yorktowne by Pfaltzgraff dinnerware that completes a set she already had. Susan Powers Everyone loves a bargain. This week's find comes from Susan Powers, an associate insurance agent who lives in Moyock, N.C. W

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-03-15 10:00:00

School bus in Elizabeth City involved in crash, 18 students on board

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WVEC) -- A school bus carrying 18 students was involved in a crash Tuesday afternoon. Around 3 p.m., officers responded to Church and Persse Street in Elizabeth City. The 18 students on board were from Sheep Harney Elementary School. No injuries were reported, and no one was tr


Man gets 38 years for murder

A Suffolk man was sentenced Friday to 38 years in prison for a March 1, 2016, murder. A jury found Karlton Lamond Boone Jr., 20, guilty in December on charges of first-degree murder, shooting in the commission of a felony and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in the death of 42-year-old

SUFFOLK NEWS-HERALD - 2018-03-16 23:59:59

4 charged in Portsmouth shooting death after social media argument, police say

Four people have been charged in the fatal shooting of a 39-year-old woman this week, police said Friday in a news release. On Wednesday around 12:45 p.m., police arrived at the 70 block of Cushing Street and found Jennifer Bartel, of Portsmouth, with a gunshot wound to her torso, police said. She w

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-03-16 16:13:00

Man charged with assaulting Currituck deputy

CURRITUCK - A Dare County man with a previous criminal record of resisting an officer is facing new charges after allegedly pushing and trying to punch a Currituck sheriff's deputy who had pulled him over on suspicion of driving while impaired. Kevin Wayne Braddy, 34, of the 200 block of Gunas Driv


Heroin, cocaine, marijuana seized from Virginia Beach house during raid

Michele Best VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - A woman has been arrested by Virginia Beach police for selling drugs out of her home. Neighbors say the S.W.A.T team blocked off a section of Southside Rd. on Tuesday. Police told News 3 they were in the area to execute search warrants. Drugs and guns were recovere


Body found in pond behind Walmart

New Bern police pulled the body of a man out of a pond behind Walmart Saturday morning and are awaiting autopsy results to determine how he died. According to Lt. Daren Fuller, someone called the station's administration number to report the body at 8:48 a.m. Saturday. Police arrived at the pond, wh


Man accused of trying to run over state Sen. Louise Lucas is charged with attempted murder

A man has been charged with attempted murder, accused of trying to run over state Sen. Louise Lucas with his vehicle earlier this week in Portsmouth. James Clifton Taliaferro, 40, faces charges of attempted murder, trespassing, eluding police and destruction of property, court records show. The Ches

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-03-15 19:46:00