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Carteret County deputies searching for missing 24-year-old woman

24-year-old Kristen Bennett was last seen on Hibbs road, in Newport, around 2 p.m. last Tuesday, August 14.

WNCT - 2018-08-16 21:34:07

Police trying to ID woman wanted in Flip Flops Gift Shop theft

The suspect is described as a white female and was last seen wearing a purple tank top, floral shorts, and was carrying a bag with a large pineapple on it.

WNCT - 2018-08-17 17:48:25

Vehicle accident in Havelock involves military truck, SUV

HAVELOCK, Craven County —Havelock Police and other officials were on the scene of a vehicle accident that involved a military truck.NewsChannel 12's Lauren Arnott reports the accident was at Hwy. 70 and Holly Drive in Havelock. It's near the Slocum Village subdivision.Officials were on the scene inv

WCTI12.COM - 2018-08-16 14:36:00

DO YOU KNOW ME? Emerald Isle police say woman is 'person of interest' is store theft

He was wearing a purple tank top, floral shorts, and was carrying a bag with a large pineapple on it.

WITN - 2018-08-17 13:58:00

2 arrested on drug, firearm charges after gun complaint in New Bern

Devayron M. Stib, 19, of Illinois, was charged with trafficking in cocaine, possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver schedule II, possession of cocaine and maintaining a vehicle or dwelling for controlled substances.

WNCT - 2018-08-16 10:41:37

Three convicted, sentenced for crimes in Carteret County

GREGORY AYOTTE, 27, of Newport, pled guilty to Possession of a Weapon by a Prisoner and was sentenced to a term of imprisonment of 10-21 months. Ayotte was incarcerated at Carteret Correctional Facility in Newport, N.C., when corrections officers found a pair of 3-½ inch scissors in his locker. Inma

WCTI12.COM - 2018-08-16 16:44:13

Convictions lead to prison sentences

Gregory Ayotte, 27, of Newport, pleaded guilty to possession of a weapon by a prisoner and was sentenced to a term of imprisonment of 10-21 months. Mr. Ayotte was incarcerated at Carteret Correctional Center in Newport when corrections officers found a pair of 3-½ inch scissors in his locker. Inmate

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2018-08-16 16:12:00

NCDOT plans ‘superstreet’ for Radio Island

“We started looking at it, trying to come up with a solution to this traffic congestion we’ve got here right now, to make it safer and make it better and more efficient,” Mr. Hunter said Tuesday at the city council meeting in the municipal building on S. 8th Street.

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2018-08-17 11:45:00

Authorities search for missing Newport woman

Kristen Ashley Bennett was last seen in the area of 950 Hibbs Road in Newport. She reportedly left her residence around 2 p.m. Tuesday wearing a blue tank top with white stripes, an orange long-sleeved shirt over the tank top, blue jean shorts and black Nike tennis shoes.


2 arrested, 1 wanted in connection to stolen vehicle in Onslow County

Hayes is described as a black male with black hair, brown eyes and medium complexion, approximately 5’7 and 145 lbs.

WNCT - 2018-08-16 13:10:13

Craven County school gets new name ahead of 2018 school year

Roger Bell Elementary School in Havelock became Roger Bell New Tech Academy on Wednesday. The school is part of the new tech network which focuses on four pillars of teaching: culture that empowers, teaching that engages, technology that enables and outcomes that matter. Havelock is now home to the


August 16 - Mudcats Game Notes

UPCOMING PROBABLE STARTERS:THU, 8/15, 7:00 PM: Carolina RHPDevin Williams(0-3, 6.37) at Down East RHPRollie Lacy(0-2, 3.60)FRI, 8/16, 7:00 PM: Potomac RHPBrigham Hill(-, -.--) at Carolina RHPChristian Taugner(1-0, 0.00)SAT, 8/17, 5:00 PM: Potomac RHPJoan Baez(7-9, 4.03) at Carolina RHPAlec Bettinger

T.CO - 2018-08-16 18:17:00

North Carolina man found guilty in dismemberment murder

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina jury has found a man guilty of chopping up a man and putting his body in cement-filled tubs in 2013.News outlets report an Onslow County jury returned the verdict Thursday in the murder trial of 38-year-old Carleton Davis, who was on trial in the death of S

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-08-16 20:15:05

Plans underway to rebuild Kidsville in New Bern

NEW BERN, NC (WITN)A massive playground that has been a staple in New Bern for more than two decades has been deemed unsafe and closed, but after an outpouring of support, city officials say they do have plans to rebuild it.The park on Pine Tree Drive has been a community favorite since 1994.Jameesh

WITN - 2018-08-16 20:33:00

NEW BERN: Some residents should boil their water after utility repair

The city says those who live in Taberna, Carolina Colours, Sellhorn Heights, Creekside, Evans Mill, Gables Run, Long Leaf Pines, Hardee Farms and Bluewater Rise are experiencing low water pressure and no water due to the repair. That can cause bacteria getting into the water system.


Officials ID man who died after being pulled from Bogue Sound onto small NC island

Emerald Isle town manager Frank Rush said the victim was identified as Senator LeMay, who was from Seabrook, Texas.


Man, woman given $1M bonds on heroin charges in Craven County

Demetruis Smith, 25 and Chasity Wilburn, 30, were both charged with two counts of trafficking in heroin or opium. Smith was also charged with driving with a revoked license.


Downtown New Bern's parking restrictions to remain in place

For now, the limit will continue to be enforced. During Tuesday's aldermen meeting, people voiced their opinions about the new parking rules. Despite the many public comments, no major changes were made.


Man accused of leaving victim in cement-filled tubs won't testify in his murder trial

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WITN) -A man accused of killing a Jacksonville man and leaving his body in plastic tubs some 800 miles away will not take the stand during his trial.Carleton Davis this morning chose not to testify as the defense had its turn at presenting evidence.Davis is accused of killing She


Wreck on U.S. 70 near New Bern backing up traffic

NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) - A wreck on U.S. 70 near New Bern is backing up traffic in Craven County.It happened at the intersection of Bouy Street and U.S. 70 coming north from Havelock.There is no word yet on what caused the wreck or if there are any injuries.9 On Your Side will have updates as more in