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Mom & son arrested after guns, ammo, counterfeit cash & drugs seized

GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) - Police say a mother and son are behind bars after they seized a half dozen weapons, ammo, counterfeit cash and drugs in a raid of an Eastern Carolina apartment Friday afternoon. The Greenville Police Department's Gang Unit made the arrests on Sterling Pointe Drive with the he

WITN - 2018-03-24 00:31:00

FBI report: These are the 10 most dangerous cities in North Carolina

Raleigh, N.C. - Data from the FBI's 2016 Crime In The United States Report has revealed North Carolina's most dangerous cities. Road Snacks, a website that uses data to rank states and cities across the country, used the FBI report to name the ten riskiest cities to call home in the Tar Heel state,

WRAL - 2018-03-22 14:48:00

Police: 4-month-old baby found in hotel room with meth lab

Dunn, N.C. - Authorities found a 4-month-old baby in a Dunn hotel room Sunday morning where a person was making meth, police said. Dunn officers were called around 6:30 a.m. that morning to the Seven Day Inn, at 700 E. Cumberland St., and were led to a room due to reports of a woman screaming and a

WRAL - 2018-03-22 14:49:43

Kinston man sentenced for robbery, gun charge

A Kinston man was sentenced Thursday to 13 years in jail followed by five years supervision for his part in a 2016 robbery of a Family Dollar in Goldsboro. O'Brien Shaquille Hooker, 26, of Kinston was sentenced for his part in the May 9, 2016 robbery where two men forced two employees, who were clos

WCTI12.COM - 2018-03-23 02:26:32

PROSECUTOR: Fatal shooting of Kinston man by Minnesota police justified

CENTER CITY, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota prosecutor says no charges will be filed against seven law officers in the fatal shooting of an Eastern Carolina man last year. Chisago County Attorney Janet Reiter says the officers were justified in using deadly force against 39-year-old Gregory Thrower of Ki

WITN - 2018-03-23 23:26:00

Trump signs order punishing China on trade

President Donald Trump speaks before he signs a presidential memorandum imposing tariffs and investment restrictions on China in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Thursday, March 22, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump signed an order

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2018-03-22 17:11:04

Kinston police rebrand department with new cop cars

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) - Driving around Kinston, you may notice something different and that's the rebranding of the Kinston Police Department. They have purchased nine new black and white cop cars. It's all a part of the initiative to split from public safety and to stand out as their own department.

WNCT - 2018-03-23 22:20:16

Police, community send message to repeat offenders

The Goldsboro Partners Against Crime offered some of Wayne County's hardened criminals a second chance during a call-in at Goldsboro City Hall Tuesday. Eighteen men, who are on probation and have been charged with repeated violent crimes, heard from law enforcement, attorneys, an ex-offender and vi


Trump order would ban most transgender troops from serving

President Donald Trump is issuing an order to ban transgender people from serving in the military except under "limited circumstances," following up on his calls to ban transgender individuals from serving. The White House says retaining troops with a history or diagnosis of "gender dysphoria" - tho

ABC11.COM - 2018-03-24 01:47:07

Daughter will miss Wake County mom who was found dead, child's father says

GARNER, N.C. (WNCN) - Jordan Clark's five-year-old daughter Mylah has been having nightmares since the death of her mother, Faith Bevan. "She definitely understands that her mom's never coming back," says Clark. Bevan's body was found Sunday in a ditch along Caddy Road in Wake County. The Wake Count

CBS17.COM - 2018-03-23 03:29:31

Driver charged in Edgecombe deputy's death

Tarboro, N.C. - A Pinetops man who authorities said was driving erratically was charged Wednesday in connection with the death of an Edgecombe County deputy who was trying to stop him, authorities said. Deputy David L. Manning spotted a Nissan Altima speeding on N.C. Highway 111 north of Pinetops sh


No students injured in Garner High School bus crash

Police are investigating a multi-vehicle crash involving a Garner High School bus Friday morning. Authorities said the incident happened before 7:30 a.m. on Raynor Road at Business US 70. Officials have yet to release details surrounding the wreck; however, the said no one on the bus was injured. Po

ABC11.COM - 2018-03-23 11:25:09

Warrant: Raleigh baby was smoking marijuana on Facebook video

The 20-year-old mother of the baby seen smoking in a viral video on Facebook has been arrested and faces multiple charges. According to the arrest warrant, the child was smoking marijuana in the video. Police have arrested and charged 20-year-old Brianna Ashanti Lofton with two counts of felony chil


SBI investigation lands two local residents in jail on drug charges

Kinston - An extensive investigation by the State Bureau of Investigation has landed a Kinston man and a Grifton woman behind bars on multiple drug charges. According to warrants, Kinston resident Willie Koonce was arrested Tuesday following that investigation. He was charged with trafficking opium


Two in Goldsboro face drug, firearm charges after DWI checkpoint stop

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCT)-Two people were arrested with a large amount of drugs at the DWI Checking Station on US HWY 70E in Wayne County Saturday, according to the Sheriff's Office. Joslyn Moore and Christopher Williams, both from Goldsboro, were arrested after they were stopped at the checkpoint. An


13-year-old girl from Goldsboro reported missing

A 13-year-old girl from Goldsboro was reported missing Sunday. Carla Renee Guerrero was last seen on Sunday around 11 p.m. on the 500 block of West New Hope Road, Goldsboro police said. Goldsboro police are asking anyone with information about Guerrero's location to call 919-705-6572. A 13-year-old


Garner woman found dead in Wake County ditch, sheriff says

GARNER, N.C. (WNCN) - A young Garner woman was found dead Sunday morning in Wake County, authorities said. Faith Chere Bevan, 24, of Garner was found dead in a ditch in the 7800 block of Caddy Road, according to Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison. Deputies were contacted about a body in the ditch a


Traffic: Road temporarily closing for repair work

Lenoir County - Another local road is closing temporarily today to allow for needed repairs. Live Oak Hog County Road will close Monday morning at 8 a.m. The closure is for replacement of a drainage pipe under the road. Work on the road, which is just southwest of Kinston, is expected to be done at


Burglar threatens police chief with knife during home invasion

A local police chief showed incredible restraint by not shooting a burglary suspect who threatened him with a knife during a brazen home invasion at his Johnston County home. On March 17 around 2 a.m., Johnston County deputies allege 23-year-old Xavier Howard Jones of S. Baker Street, Four Oaks wrec


Study could end hotel holdup

The Goldsboro City Council will consider tonight whether to support a $32,000 feasibility study that will explore the market's ability to support a full-service hotel near the Maxwell Regional Agricultural and Convention Center. The Wayne County Tourism Development Authority is proposing to hire HV