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Fort Bragg paratrooper charged with kidnapping, raping 12-year-old girl

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - A member of the 82nd Airborne was arrested after investigators said he kidnapped a 12-year-old girl from her Craven County home. The Craven County Sheriff's Office said they received a phone call Sunday morning from a woman who reported her granddaughter was missing. Th

CBS17 - 2018-10-22 18:21:12

Sportsmans Wholesale offering free clothing items to victims of Florence, Michael

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WNCT) - Sportsmans Wholesale in Morehead City is offering free clothing items to help victims of Florence and Michael. The store said that they started the event on Monday. "We ask you take only what you need to allow the help to as many people as we can," said one of their Face

WNCT - 2018-10-22 14:02:55

Man accused of cutting ex with box cutter, faces attempted murder charge

According to online records, Alvin Dean Jones was booked in the New Hanover County Detention Center on Sunday and charged with first-degree attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and a domestic violence protective order violation. (Source: New Ha

WECT - 2018-10-22 11:43:00

One person killed, another seriously injuried in Lenoir County wreck

LENOIR COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - One person was killed and another was seriously injured after a two-vehicle crash pinned a driver inside their vehicle, officials said. First responders were called out to the wreck along Grifton Hugo Road in Lenoir County around 6:45 p.m. Sunday, Hugo Volunteer Fire and

WITN - 2018-10-22 04:16:00

Fire breaks out Monday at Willis' Mobile Home Park

A call went out over the emergency scanner at about 3:50 p.m. Monday of a report of a mobile home fire at Willis’ Mobile Home Park off of Bridges Street in Morehead City. First responders with the Morehead City Fire/EMS Department and Morehead City Police Department arrived on site to find smoke com

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2018-10-22 16:51:00

Nicholas Sparks to sign copies of his new novel at in-store event in New Bern

NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) - Nicholas Sparks is going to be signing copies of his new novel, 'Every Breath' at an in-store event in New Bern on Tuesday.

WNCT - 2018-10-22 14:34:06

State Superintendent visits as some Pender County students return to school

Schools in Pender County were severely damaged during Florence and her aftermath, with the district recently announcingrepairs for its 18 schools would cost more than $12 million. Heide Trask High, North Topsail Elementary, Rocky Point Elementary, Surf City Elementary, Surf City Middle, Topsail Midd

WECT - 2018-10-22 08:58:00

Shooting at Hostess House results in death, suspect in custody

NEWPORT -A shooting Saturday night at the Hostess House Extended Stay Motel resulted in a death. Authorities have one suspect in custody.Newport police responded to the Hostess House, located at 6741 Highway 70 East at approximately 9:25 p.m. Saturday for a report of a shooting. When officers arrive

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2018-10-21 11:45:00

Body found, police investigate

Reginald Williams, who was at the scene of the shooting later Friday morning, said that just after 2:30 a.m. he heard around four gunshots. Williams said that with the recent crime in the area, it makes him want to move back to Louisiana where he is from.

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2018-10-21 10:00:00

FEMA mitigation team setting up shot in Jacksonville Home Depot

"Our main mission is to advice people especially people with storm damage about rebuilding and smart rebuilding," said Norman Thidemann, FEMA Hazard Mitigation Specialist.

WCTI12.COM - 2018-10-21 22:40:18

Man leaves $10,000 tip at Supdogs after ordering two waters

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - What would you do with $10-thousand dollars?! That's what the folks at Sup Dogs are trying to figure out right now. Someone came in, ordered two waters, left a $10-thousand dollar tip and left on Saturday. Needless to say, the waitress was shocked. "Good people are still


Flo Nation 252 Festival raises money for displaced students and teachers

BEAUFORT, N.C. (WNCT) - The Flo Nation 252 Music & Beer Festival was held Sunday in Beaufort. The event was the idea of Grey Saviston who was able to pull the festival together in just a matter of weeks. It was all after the Carteret County Public School Foundation posted a challenge on Facebook to

WNCT - 2018-10-21 23:54:51

County plans nourishment for beaches

Greg Rudolph, manager of the County Shore Protection Office, announced the decision this week in an email in advance of the Monday meeting of the county’s beach commission. That session will begin at 2 p.m. in Pine Knoll Shores town hall, and will also feature a wider discussion of the impacts of Hu


Official: 6 shot near Florida stadium, appears gang-related - WWAY TV

Jacksonville Police swarm scene of Sunday shooting (CBS/WJAX)JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) – Authorities say six people have been wounded, some seriously, in what possibly was a gang-related shooting blocks from the NFL stadium in Jacksonville where the Jaguars were hosting the Houston Texans.Ron Lendvay,

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-10-21 20:23:34

One suspect charged in Greenville shooting to appear in court

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - A woman charged with accessory in a murder case will appear before a judge Monday morning, while her boyfriend, who is charged with murder, remains in the hospital. Greenville police say 19-year-old Seth Street was shot and killed on Saturday night in the parking lot of th


Spotty reports of fish all over after Michael, including offshore

With 50-mile-an-hour winds and minimal rain along the Crystal Coast, as well as high seas that were remnants of a hurricane that was so destructive along the Florida Panhandle and inland as it proceeded north, we were largely spared.As for fishing, the aftermath here produced some of the darkest wat


Fire breaks out under Kitty Hawk Kites of Beaufort

A call went out on the emergency scanner at 1:45 p.m. Saturday on a report of smoke coming from under Kitty Hawk Kites on the Beaufort waterfront. Onlookers watched as firefighters from Beaufort Fire Department, Atlantic Beach Fire/EMS, Morehead City Fire/EMS, Otway Fire and Rescue and North River V


Silver Alert issued for Iredell County man

A Silver Alert has been issued for an Iredell County man. The Statesville Police Department is asking people to be on the lookout for Terry Frank Adcock. He is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Adcock, 57, is 5'9" and weighs about 175 lbs. He has short white

WITN - 2018-10-21 13:01:00

Havelock Chili Festival has strong turnout after Florence

Many gathered at Walter B. Jones to participate in the Havelock Chili Festival. For some, with all the damage after Florence, it was especially important to participate this year and support the community. "We're trying to show our presence to the community and our primary mission is to work with


Moped driver killed after hit-and-run in Goldsboro

The driver of the Toyota, 40-year-old Lukumon Charles Rasaki, failed to stop and left the scene of the crash.