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Marine killed in high speed motorcycle crash

ONSLOW COUNTY, NC (WITN) - An Eastern Carolina Marine has died in a high speed crash involving his motorcycle. The Highway Patrol says Tyler Armbruster was killed in the 4:20 a.m. Sunday crash on Gum Branch Road just outside of Jacksonville. They estimate the 20-year-old's motorcycle was going 70 mi

WITN - 2017-09-25 16:58:00

HP: Marine dead after 70 mph motorcycle crash

A Camp Lejeune Marine was pronounced dead when first responders reached him after a high-speed motorcycle crash. Tyler Michael Armbruster, 20, was riding a 2013 Triumph motorcycle traveling toward Richlands on Gum Branch Road around 4:19 a.m. Sunday, said Highway Patrol First Sgt. David Oglesby. Nea

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-25 16:54:24

Autopsy report concludes child drowned in kitchen sink

A Jacksonville toddler died when he drowned in the kitchen sink, according to autopsy results released this week. The results conducted on a one-year-old boy by the Medical Examiner's Office bolster authority's charges of murder against the infant's mother. Angela Maria Olson, 41, of Dennis Road in

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-26 21:30:41

Bravery and courage of first responders rewarded

There was only one moment that Trooper Anthony Juliano remembers being afraid. It wasn't when his speedometer hit 160 mph. It wasn't when he was speeding toward oncoming traffic and saw the first hint of headlights. It wasn't even when he made the decision to crash into a man's car to prevent the ma

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-26 21:17:44

Naming of Richlands school, student population growth on school board agenda

Onslow County Board of Education to hold special meeting Thursday to discuss student population growth, name for new Richlands school. Jannette Pippin Daily News Staff jannette_pippin The Onslow County Board of Education will meet in special session this week to decide on a name for its newest scho

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-26 21:38:25

My Onslow: 10 Questions with Dr. Penney Burlingame Deal

Penney Burlingame Deal - is a wife, a mother of five, grandmother of five (soon to be six), parent to two bulldogs, and a Nurse! I am also the President and CEO at Onslow Memorial Hospital - a role for which I am grateful, every day. 1: How long have you lived/worked in Onslow County? Originally, we

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-25 17:14:29

Two eastern Carolina government officials elected to lead NCLM

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) Two government officials from the east have been chosen to lead the North Carolina League of Municipalities. Jacksonville's Mayor Pro Tem Michael Lazzara and Washington City Councilor William Pitt were elected president and vice president of the league, respectively. They we

WITN - 2017-09-24 00:25:00

We are Onslow: Scott Brinkley

Editor's note: We are Onslow is a weekly feature highlighting Onslow County's residents. To suggest a person to be featured, visit JDNews.com/WeAreOnslow or email localdesk@JDNews.com. I have worked for the Town of Swansboro as parks and recreation maintenance technician for three and a half years.

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-25 07:01:00

Temporary signage up for discussion in Swansboro

Swansboro planning board to hold special meeting Tuesday night to get public input on use of feather flags, temporary signs by businesses. Jannette Pippin Daily News Staff jannette_pippin SWANSBORO | Swansboro leaders say community input is key as the town looks at updating its regulations regardin

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-25 07:01:00

New Coupons: Folgers, Udi, Glutino, Carmex

There are some new coupons available today including Folgers, Udi, Glutino, Carmex, Ready Pac salads and more! Head to the Smart Shopper Printable Couponsto print the coupons below: $1/1 Folgers Simply Gourmet coffee $1/1 Udi's gluten free product $1/1 Glutino product $1/1 Ready Pac Bistro Bowls and

WRAL - 2017-09-25 11:16:00

Parrott student from Trenton wins national fiddling championship

If you want to be the best, you've got to beat the best. Earlier this month, Connor Civatte of Trenton did just that when he won the Junior National Fiddling Championship at the Edinboro Highland Games, where he beat 10 of the best young fiddle performers in the nation. "This was the last year I cou

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 22:23:34

Redevelopment idea presented in Emerald Isle

Emerald Isle Town Manager presented information on the potential Islander Drive redevelopment during a special meeting this week. Jannette Pippin Daily News Staff jannette_pippin EMERALD ISLE | Emerald Isle officials say there are no plans to change the small-town beach atmosphere of the town but s

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-25 07:01:00

New program provides fresh fruit, vegetable snacks for K-5 students

This was the kind of lesson Hollie Ayers' students could sink their teeth into. Equipped with plastic forks, napkins and history and health facts, the third graders added to LCPS's curriculum Monday by polishing off a bin of strawberries. It was the first day of a new program that uses a U.S. Depart

KINSTON FREE PRESS - 2017-09-26 18:49:21

Judge declares mistrial in child sex trial

A Superior Court declared a mistrial Monday afternoon in a case involving a 37-year-old Pink Hill man charged with sex crimes against two children. With the five man, seven women jury "hopelessly deadlocked" after six hours of deliberation over the course of two days, Superior Court Judge Ebern Wats

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-25 23:14:33

Eighth Annual Public Safety Awards Ceremony designates 2017 emergency professionals of the year

(Photo courtesy of Merrilee Moore) ONSLOW COUNTY - Onslow County hosted their Eighth Annual Public Safety Awards Ceremony on September 26, where five public safety workers received some well deserved recognition for their hard work this year. Judges selected five out of 16 nominees to receive awards

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-26 20:34:31

Bill Gates just switched to an Android phone

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Bill Gates now uses an Android phone. The billionaire Microsoft founder told Fox News Sunday's Chris Wallace he recently switched to a mobile device that runs Google's Android software. The company officially killed off its Windows Phone line and software in July, due largely t

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-26 20:47:09

Nielsen: Football ratings off 11 percent this year

NEW YORK (AP) - Through three weeks, viewership for national telecasts of NFL games is down 11 percent this season compared to 2016. The Nielsen company said Tuesday that the NFL games averaged 17.63 million viewers for the first three weeks of last season, and dipped to 15.77 million this year. The

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-26 20:28:48

Sen. Bob Corker won't seek re-election next year

(CNN) - Tennessee Republican Sen. Bob Corker said Tuesday he will retire at the end of 2018. "After much thought, consideration and family discussion over the past year, Elizabeth and I have decided that I will leave the United States Senate when my term expires at the end of 2018," Corker said in a

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-26 20:17:10

Trump warns of 'devastating' military option as North Korea moves jets

WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Donald Trump issued a familiar warning to North Korea on Tuesday, saying the US is prepared to use "devastating" military action if necessary -- as two US defense officials tell CNN that the rogue nation has moved a small number of fighter jets, external fuel tanks and a

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-26 19:53:20

Hurricanes Irma and Harvey have racked up billions in damages. Who pays?

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Who will pick up the tab in Florida, Georgia and Texas? That's the big question, now that flood waters from Hurricanes Irma and Harvey have receded. Left behind is damage that Moody's Analytics expects will exceed $150 billion, on par with the cost of Hurricane Katrina. After a

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-26 19:50:14