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Elizabeth City man gets 10 years for distributing cocaine and crack
Christian Lavar Burton RALEIGH, N.C (WAVY) -- An Elizabeth City man was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Tuesday for distributing cocaine and crack. The U.S. Attorney's Office in eastern North Carolina said 38-year-old Christian Lavar Burton pleaded guilty to distributing the drugs between April 2
Teen who left home with $1,000 and no cellphone is still missing after 2 weeks
MORRIS COUNTY, N.J. - Family and friends of a runaway New Jersey teen continue their persistent search for the 15-year-old, two weeks after he left home the night before Halloween and 10 days after his last confirmed sighting in Philadelphia. Friends also have started a GoFundMe site to help parents
Video: Doorbell cam captures fire at OBX vacation home
COROLLA, N.C. (WAVY) -- Dramatic video from a doorbell camera shows a vacation home in Corolla going up in flames early Tuesday morning.Officials with Corolla Fire And Rescue told 10 On Your Side crews were called to Coral Lane just before 2:45 a.m. The house was fully engulfed in flames by the time
Inmates accused in fatal escape attempt seek change of venue
PASQUOTANK COUNTY, N.C. (WVEC) - It's been over a year since four people lost their lives in a botched prison break in Pasquotank County, and the four inmates accused in the murders still haven't faced a jury. Seth Frazier, Mikel Brady, Jonathan Monk, and Wisezah Buckman will be back in court in abo
Port Discover eyes January reopening
“I really think Port Discover is amazing and I think it can be better than its glory days,” Duffy Danish, the nonprofit’s new leader, said Tuesday.
15 fugitives wanted in connection with huge Norfolk drug trafficking operation
After police wrapped up a three-month-long investigation, named “Operation Thunderstruck,” 59 people were charged for their roles in narcotics distribution. Authorities obtained a total of 159 warrants against street-level narcotics traffickers in the department’s efforts against the opioid epidemic
BREAKING News Out Of San Diego.... IT'S BAD
SAN DIEGO– Former U.S. Navy Captain Jeffrey Breslau pleaded guilty to criminal conflict of interest charges and former U.S. Navy Master Chief Ricarte Icmat David was sentenced on corruption charges to 17 months in prison, followed by one year of supervised release and $30,000 in restitution. Both a
Police identify woman killed in crash Friday night in Chesapeake
Police have identified a woman who died in a crash Friday on Ballahack Road, near the North Carolina line, as Morgan Rayman, 19, from Chesapeake.
Elizabeth City police looking for missing teen
Riley Jackson Stokes, 14, was reported missing Tuesday afternoon from the 300 block of East Church Street, according to a news release from the Elizabeth City Police Department.
Election officials: 95 more ballots will be counted
The Pasquotank Board of Elections has approved 42 of 175 provisional ballots cast during the Nov. 6 election, Elections Director Kelli Price and Deputy Elections Director Rebecca Creech reported Tuesday. The board has not disapproved any provisional ballots yet, and will meet on Thursday at 9 a.m. t
Police identify man killed over the weekend in four-wheeler accident
Buy NowVeronica Gonzalez | The Virginian-PilotPolice have identified a Chesapeake man who was killed Sunday night after a four-wheeler accident as Timothy Ewell, 41.They were called at 2:40 a.m. to a wooded area in the2200 block of Mount Pleasant Roadabout an injured person on a four-wheeler, police
Waterloo woman arrested for murder in death of cousin Shavondes Martin
Waterloo Police Officers obtained an arrest warrant charging Danaesha L. Martin, 22, with first-degree murder in connection the death of Shavondes Shavez Martin, 22.
3 men from Hampton Roads, N.C. arrested after being found with $2.8M worth of pot
Fremont County Sheriff's Office deputies stopped a 2017 Chevy Coachmen RV on Interstate 29 in Sidney, Iowa, for "several moving violations," authorities said in a press release.
Camden business park awarded $1.6M grant for road and sewer improvements
The money comes from the Rural Ready Sites Grant Fund established by Gov. Roy Cooper in February, said Charlie Bauman, director of industrial development for Camden.
No injuries reported after Camden County detached garage fire
CAMDEN Co., N.C. - Fire crews reported no injuries after a detached garage caught fire in the 700 block of N. 343 Highway. The call came in at 8:32 a.m. for a detached garage fire, and the fire was declared under control at 8:49 a.m. The garage and a Jeep parked nearby were damaged by the fire. The
EC Foundation awards 11 nonprofits nearly $90K in grants
The local American Red Cross chapter, the region’s domestic violence shelter and the local Boys & Girls Club are the biggest recipients of nearly $90,000 in grants awarded recently by Elizabeth City’s largest private charitable trust.
Suspects Open Fire on North Carolina Police
The men are suspects in a drive-by shooting in Albemarle, according to a statement released by the Moore County Sheriff’s Office. They shot at police officers there and disabled a police car, it said.
Camden Shell service station appears to have closed
Camden Shell, located at the southwest corner of U.S. Highway 158 and Country Club Road, appeared closed when a reporter visited last week.
Massive proposed solar farm near Elizabeth City 'better stay local,' neighbors say
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WVEC) - In an area boasting 104 swirling wind turbines and a commitment to renewable energy, solar power could be the next frontier. Pasquotank County commissioners are reviewing an application from a developer to build a 2,940-acre solar farm west of Elizabeth City on open far
Documents for planned Outer Banks bridge delayed again
The N.C. Turnpike Authority is still hoping to receive the record of decision on the seven-mile Mid-Currituck Bridge project before winter, said Carly Olexik, a spokeswoman for the agency.