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DA: Mistrial declared in trial of Marine charged with murder in 2012
JACKSONVILLE, Onslow County — The jury in the trial of former Marine charged with murder in 2012 was declared a mistrial when the jury couldn't come to a verdict. The jury continued deliberations Monday in the trial of James Williamson, who was accused of driving the getaway car and conspiring in th
Program helps cover travel expenses for active duty Purple Heart recipients
JACKSONVILLE, Onslow County — With just over a week before Christmas, active duty Purple Heart recipients came to the USO in North Carolina Jacksonville location to get a special holiday gift.
Officials: Student hit by vehicle near school
ONSLOW COUNTY — A vehicle hit a student Tuesday morning near Jacksonville High School, according to Onslow County emergency officials. We're told the student is in critical condition and was treated at the scene by Onslow County paramedics. The student was then flown from the scene by helicopter, he
14-year-old identified after making threats of violence to Northside High School
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - A 14-year-old student has been identified with making a threat of violence at Northside High School according to the Jacksonville Police Department.
Ashley Sprouse ’18 Joins Family Legacy of Seahawk Pride
For Ashley Sprouse ’18, becoming an alumna of UNCW was a rite of passage. Sprouse was among the more than 2,290 students who graduated during the fall 2018 commencement ceremonies on Dec. 15 in Trask Coliseum. She received a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and graduated magna cum laude — and joine
North Carolina inmate’s escape plot thwarted after plans mailed to wrong person, cops say
A North Carolina inmate’s elaborate plan to blow up a jail for his grand escape was thwarted after he mailed details of the plot to the wrong person, cops said. Sean Damion Castorina, 43, had planned to escape Alamance County Detention Center before he mixed up mailing addresses that sent his letter
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
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
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.
UPDATE: 3 airlifted following Rocky Run Road wreck
Three people involved in a car crash in Jacksonville were airlifted to nearby hospitals on Thursday. A car crossing Rocky Run Road from Old Town Point Boulevard ran a stop sign and collided with a vehicle on Rocky Run Road at about 7:30 p.m., according to North Carolina Highway Patrol. Two pedestria
NC woman will buy her dream home with almost half a million Cash 5 jackpot
Raleigh, N.C. (FOX Carolina) -- Jewel Thorne of Spring Hope, North Carolina said she plans to buy her dream home after winning a $427,896 Cash 5 jackpot. “I’m finally going to get my own house,” Thorne said. “It’s a wonderful feeling to know I won’t have to pay rent. Plus, I’ll be able to make sure
Watch Jacksonville, Pamlico County and Tarboro state championshp games live online
Sinclair Broadcasting is providing live online feeds to the Jacksonville, Pamlico County and Tarboro. Due to technical issues, we currently are not able to carry the Northeastern-Reidsville, Scotland County-East Forsyth and North Davidson-Shelby games. We are working to fix this and apologize for no
Jacksonville police investigating possible double shooting
Jacksonville police are investigating a possible double shooting in the 1400 block of Manotak Avenue. Multiple police cars and evidence technician vans can be seen behind crime scene tape at Cross Creek Apartments. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is scheduled to hold a media briefing at 7:45 p.m.
Jury deliberations continue Monday in Dec. 2012 Jacksonville murder trial
JACKSONVILLE, Onslow County — The jury will resume deliberations Monday in the trial of a former Marine charged with second degree murder. James Williamson is accused of driving the getaway car and conspiring in the killing of Kim Flournoy. It happened in the parking lot of the TNT Beach Bingo in Ja
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.
Preview: Jacksonville-Charlotte Catholic play for state title
Just how much have Jacksonville football players thought of winning a state title this season?. “We break everything down by saying ‘state champs,’ senior cornerback Alijah Barber said. “It’s been the ultimate goal.”
Shortage of housing after Florence continues to be problem in Onslow County
JACKSONVILLE, Onslow County — Many homes in our area remain unlivable because of damage from Hurricane Florence. It's also been hard for people to find affordable housing after the storm.
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
Fleet Readiness Center East celebrates 75th anniversary
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - The Marine Corps Air Station at Cherry Point hit a milestone Friday as they celebrated 75 years of the Fleet Readiness Center in the East. The Naval Aviation Maintenance Organization provides Marines with airframes, engines and components needed for combat.
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.