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Deputies trying to locate 85-year-old man missing in Carteret County
BEAUFORT, N.C. (WNCT) - Deputies are trying to locate an 85-year-old man missing in Carteret County. The Carteret County Sheriff's Office said that Raymond H. Klingel is a resident of Camp Morehead Drive in Morehead City.
Deputies: 1 arrested, 1 wanted after vehicle break-in in Hubert
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - A woman was arrested and a man is wanted after deputies said they were involved in a vehicle break-in reported in Hubert. Rhiannon Leek, 31, of Midway Park, was charged with felony attempt to obtain property by false pretense, felony possession of stolen goods, felony fin
Huge fire erupts on North Carolina highway after tractor-trailer hauling 8,500 gallons of gas crashes
A large tractor-trailer hauling 8,500 gallons of gasoline reportedly hit an icy part of the road on I-73 in Greensboro, North Carolina, which sent the vehicle flying. The tractor-trailer flipped onto its side, igniting a massive fire that forced officials to close portions of the highway Thursday mo
Marine Corps says $3.6B for storm repairs at Camp Lejeune
WASHINGTON (AP) - When Marines from Camp Lejeune, N.C., were preparing for their upcoming deployment to the Middle East, they faced an unusual challenge: the beach they needed to train on had been washed away by Hurricane Florence.
Northside HS locked down over shooting threat
JACKSONVILLE, Onslow County — Northside High School in Jacksonville was locked down early Friday morning after a text message was received reporting a shooting threat to the school.
Marine among three critically injured in Jacksonville car crash
JACKSONVILLE, Onslow County — A Marine who was just trying to help after a Jacksonville car crash is among three people critically injured, according to an eyewitness. The accident happened Thursday night on Rocky Run Road. According to North Carolina Highway Patrol, one car was traveling south on t
New Bern hospital among hundreds of places around US where bomb threats made
NEW BERN, Craven County — A series of bomb threats were made to a number of locations around the United States, including at least one area of Eastern North Carolina. New Bern Police report a series of threats were called in to them of possible bombs throughout the city. The police department activa
Deputies trying to ID Sandra Lane armed robbery suspect
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - The Onslow County Sheriff’s Office is trying to identify a male suspect involved in an armed robbery reported in Midway Park. Deputies said that two separate drivers were robbed at gunpoint while delivering food in a neighborhood along Sandra Lane on December 9 and 13.
Dogs rescued from suspected puppy mill in Vanceboro
VANCEBORO, N.C. (WNCT) - A 65-year-old Vanceboro man is facing animal cruelty charges after multiple dogs were seized from his property on Thursday,. The Craven County Sheriff's Office assisted Craven-Pamlico animal services in rescuing the dogs from Howard Roughton, III's, home on Kite Town Road.
Craven County Sheriff's Office investigates animal abuse incident
VANCEBORO, Craven County — The Craven County Sheriff's Office was investigating an incident where an estimated 50 emaciated and abused animals were being rescued. Officials were at a home in the 1100 block of Kite Town Road.
Video of Possible UFO Lights Off North Carolina Coast Now Going Viral
An unidentified flying object was just filmed and uploaded to YouTube by a fisherman on the North Carolina coast. According to ‘CRLarkin’, his video shows “Stationary orange lights in the sky. Seen east off of Cape Lookout on 11/13/18, roughly between 9-10PM Eastern.”
Deputies trying to ID man wanted for passing counterfeit bills in Richlands
RICHLANDS, N.C. (WNCT) - The Onslow County Sheriff’s Office along with the Richlands Police Department are trying to identify a man wanted for passing counterfeit bills. Deputies responded to the Walmart located in Richlands for a report of counterfeit money being passed.
Craven County man charged with animal cruelty
CRAVEN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A Craven County man has been charged with animal cruelty after officers rescued numerous dogs from his home. The Craven County Sheriff's Office and Craven Pamlico Animal Services rescued multiple dogs from a home on Kite Town Road in Vanceboro Thursday.
Camp Lejeune Marines adopt Parkwoods Elementary
JACKSONVILLE, Onslow County — Students at Parkwoods Elementary School in Jacksonville received some extra role models Thursday. Marines from Camp Lejeune's Second Transport Battalion made a special visit to the Jacksonville school. The purpose was to adopt it, which means now the Marines will make w
Deputies: Hubert man arrested again on indecent liberties on a child
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - A Hubert man has been arrested for exposing himself and having inappropriate contact with a child under the age of five, according to Onslow County deputies.
Athletes of the Week for Dec. 3-8
Jacksonville quarterback Justyn Benton ran for 108 yards and 3 touchdowns on 21 carries – the senior also completed 2 passes for 10 yards – and scored the game-winning 25-yard touchdown run to help the Cardinals defeat Havelock 41-34 on Friday to advance to the state 3-A final.
Onslow County gas leak prompts government building evacuation
JACKSONVILLE, Onslow County — Due to an "abundance of caution," the Onslow County Government Center was evacuated due to a natural gas leak. Below is more information from the Onslow County Government Facebook page:
West boys, Croatan and East girls start strong in early part of season
The West Carteret boys and Croatan and East Carteret girls basketball teams have gone a combined 12-1 so far early in the season. West has gone 6-1 with Croatan and East going 3-0 apiece.
Military hiring event set for Wednesday
Transitioning service members preparing to leave the military, veterans and military spouses are invited to participate in a hiring fair Wednesday. Hosted by North Carolina for Military Employment (NC4ME), the fair matches military talent with local job openings and is scheduled to be held from 8:30
Fire destroys Cove City home less than two weeks before Christmas
COVE CITY, Craven County — A little less than two weeks before Christmas and a family is without a home after theirs caught on fire. The call came in shortly after 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday. The single-wide mobile home, located at 110 Daisy Lane, in Cove City. Firefighters finished putting out the fire a