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Black bear spotted along Outer Banks beach

A pictureposted on Twitter by the Duck Police Departmentappears to show a black bear walking along the Outer Banks town's shoreline! Sightings of the bear were reported Thursday morning north of the research pier, and only along the east side of Duck.

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-05-24 17:26:38

Bond upped to $400,000 in Kitty Hawk heroin case

Bond was first set at $100,000 for Claude Renaud, 63, of Southern Shores, but was later increased to $400,000, Johnson said. Renaud was previously arrested on heroin charges in September of 2012 and April of 2013.

OUTERBANKSVOICE.COM - 2018-05-24 22:58:06

🐻Outer Banks bear sightings prompt warning

DUCK, N.C. – Law enforcement are on the hunt for a black bear spotted Thursday on the east side of Duck, North Carolina.

WTVR-TV - 2018-05-24 17:42:45

Law enforcement looking for a Bear in the Outer Banks

DUCK, N.C. – Law enforcement in Duck, North Carolina, are looking for a black bear that was spotted on the east side of the town Thursday.

WTKR - 2018-05-24 13:01:29

Camden Co. woman sentenced to decades in prison for stabbing death of teen

CAMDEN COUNTY, N.C. – A 19-year-old Camden County woman was sentenced from 25 to 31 years in prison for the death of Summer Faith Waaga, who was 18 at the time of her murder.

WTKR - 2018-05-23 13:40:59

Bear travels through Duck munching on goodies in the trash

After getting first reports of the bear about 7 a.m. Thursday, a Duck deputy who hunts and is familiar with its habits and tracks rode through neighborhoods on an electric motorcycle on streets and paths following the animal’s trail, Cueto said.

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-05-24 16:04:00

Multiple bear sightings reported in eastern North Carolina

DUCK, N.C. (WAVY) -- If you live in Duck or near Arrowhead Beach, North Carolina, you may have seen a bear roaming around within the last week.

WRIC TV - 2018-05-24 19:36:09

Police: Sex offender shoots self as officers tried to take him into custody

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) -- A sex offender shot himself Tuesday night in Elizabeth City as officers tried to take him into custody on several charges, police said.


Elizabeth City man sentenced after sexually assaulting teen clerk at hotel

Aeron Nicholas Etheridge was sentenced Monday to 2nddegree forcible sexual offense: 73-148 months, 1stdegree Kidnapping: 73-100 months, Attempted 2nddegree rape: 64-134 months, Felony Malicious conduct by prisoner: 16-32 months, according to officials.

WTKR - 2018-05-23 13:13:17

Dare County named one of the country’s best restored beaches

The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association released its annual list of the nation’s best restored beaches on Monday and included the Dare beaches with Galveston Seawall Beach in Texas, Cardiff Beach off Encinitas, Calif., Sagaponack-Bridgehampton on Long Island, N.Y., and Thompsons Beach,


Nags Head’s improved fire rating could benefit businesses

The fire protection class rating, which decreased from four to two, will most likely not affect insurance premiums for homeowners, as premiums for one- and two-family dwellings are already at the lowest possible rate, according to a town news release.


OBX beach widening project gets national award, could be a model

MANTEO, N.C.A national organization has honored Dare County for a beach restoration project last year that could serve as a national model.The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association named five beaches to its annual list of best nourishment projects, including those in California, Texas, N


Lost Colony opens 81st season Friday at Waterside Theatre

The Lost Colony continues several traditions in 2018, including its “Dare Night” performances for the residents of Dare County on June 1, 8, and 15. Admission to the Dare Night performances is free for Dare County residents who bring at least two can goods or two dry goods as a donation for the Oute


Camden woman faces murder charge

Morgan Lynn McDonald is accused of fatally stabbing Summer Faith Waaga, 18, in an altercation the morning of March 13, 2016, in the 1000 block of Butlers Lane. McDonald is facing life imprisonment if convicted of the first-degree murder charge.


Special Report: What's Lurking in Local Waters

Maylon White, director of the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, told 10 On Your Side, "The fact that you've got the young of the year and one years olds, very small and young sharks, are using this as a nursery ground, when we haven't had evidence of that before -- that's what's interesting


New Dare ambulances equipped with 4wd, power stretchers

The new ambulances sit on Ford F-450 4×4 chassis. The 4×4 ambulances will provide additional options when roads, including N.C. 12 to Hatteras, become impassable due to overwash and other weather-related conditions.


Express ferry along North Carolina Outer Banks slowed

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Rep. Boswell files bill to reopen water testing lab in Nags Head

Rep. Beverly Boswell, R-Dare, introduced a bill in the state House on Thursday that would reopen a lab in Dare County that tests samples from area waters for shellfish sanitation and recreational quality.


Autopsies reveal grisly details in 2017 fatal attack on Pasquotank prison employees

On October 12, two Pasquotank Correctional Institution employees were killed, three were critically injured and several more were injured during the attempted escape. Correctional Officer Justin Smith and Correction Enterprises Manager Veronica Dardendied the day of the attack. Correctional Officer


Jet skier rescued after losing power in the Currituck Sound

He was brought safely to shore and after being evaluated by emergency personnel, he was taken back to his home in Moyock, officials say.