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New Bern hospital among hundreds of places around US where bomb threats made
NEW BERN, Craven County — A series of bomb threats were made to a number of locations around the United States, including at least one area of Eastern North Carolina. New Bern Police report a series of threats were called in to them of possible bombs throughout the city. The police department activa
New Bern Relief Fund latest to benefit from hurricane relief concert
NEW BERN, Craven County — Three months ago, a large part of New Bern was flooded. While the waters have receded, New Bern is still feeling the effects of Hurricane Florence, which struck Eastern North Carolina Sept. 13-15. One charity in the New Bern area was focused on rebuilding the city one house
Craven County man charged with animal cruelty
CRAVEN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A Craven County man has been charged with animal cruelty after officers rescued numerous dogs from his home. The Craven County Sheriff's Office and Craven Pamlico Animal Services rescued multiple dogs from a home on Kite Town Road in Vanceboro Thursday.
Marines identified in Japan aviation crash; one from New Bern
TOKYO (AP/FOX 10) - The U.S. military has identified five Marines who were declared dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan's southern coast.
Wreaths Across America to place wreaths at New Bern cemetery
NEW BERN, Craven County — The tombstones at the New Bern National Cemetery will have wreaths placed on them this Saturday. That's thanks to the organization Wreaths Across America and local volunteers. The organization said it's been working all year fundraising and trying to sponsor wreaths to plac
Ribbon-cutting held for water resources operations facility in New Bern
NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) - City leaders in New Bern are welcoming a new water resources operations facility. The facility off Highway 55 opened its doors two weeks prior to Florence.
Dogs rescued from suspected puppy mill in Vanceboro
VANCEBORO, N.C. (WNCT) - A 65-year-old Vanceboro man is facing animal cruelty charges after multiple dogs were seized from his property on Thursday,. The Craven County Sheriff's Office assisted Craven-Pamlico animal services in rescuing the dogs from Howard Roughton, III's, home on Kite Town Road.
Police investigating human remains found in New Bern
NEW BERN, Craven County — The New Bern Police Department is investigating human remains found in the 2100 block of Oaks Rd. The remains were located in a wooded area by City of New Bern staff who were working on drainage ditches in the area.
New Bern High School football coach resigns
Statement released by New Bern High School athletic director Steve Hardee:. New Bern High School Head Football Coach Steve Tapley announced his resignation. Coach Tapley cited family issues as the reason for his resignation.
Craven County Sheriff's Office investigates animal abuse incident
VANCEBORO, Craven County — The Craven County Sheriff's Office was investigating an incident where an estimated 50 emaciated and abused animals were being rescued. Officials were at a home in the 1100 block of Kite Town Road.
Remains of WWII soldier return to family in Craven County
TRENT WOODS, Craven County — It took 73 years, but the family of Hulen Leinweber finally can lay him to rest in a spot they've had reserved for him for years. Leinweber's remains were finally returned to the family in Craven County on Thursday. Leinweber was killed three months before the end of Wor
The North Carolina Election Fraud Scandal Keeps Getting Worse
The midterms were a month and a half ago, but the fight’s not over in North Carolina, where Republican House candidate Mark Harris’ 9th District election campaign is under investigation over allegations that an aide kept absentee ballots from being returned. Harris beat his opponent, Democrat Dan Mc
New water facility opens in Craven County
NEW BERN, Craven County — The City of New Bern has a new Water Resources Operations Facility located at 527 Highway 55 West. The project was completed in under one year using local contractors and will house 41 employees. The building spans 18,000 square feet and is set to be a one stop shop for any
5 Marines ID after Aircraft 'Mishap', 1 from New Bern
OKINAWA, JAPAN (AP/WNCT) - The five U.S. Marines declared deceased after two U.S. warplanes collided and crashed off the coast of Japan on December 6 have been identified. According to the III Marine Expeditionary Force's’ official Facebook page the deceased are:
Officials: 2 arrested on heroin charges after complaints of drug activity in New Bern
NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) - Officials have arrested two women on heroin charges after an investigation into citizen's complaints related to drug activity in the New Bern area. Felicia A. Goins, 41, of New Bern, was charged with felony possession with intent to sell or deliver heroin and felony possessio
Mobile home catches fire in Craven County
COVE CITY, N.C. (WNCT) - A mobile home in Craven County caught fire late Tuesday night. Officials with the Sheriff's Office confirmed the fire started around 8 p.m. It happened on Daisy Lane in Cove City just off Old US Highway 70.
Fire destroys Cove City home less than two weeks before Christmas
COVE CITY, Craven County — A little less than two weeks before Christmas and a family is without a home after theirs caught on fire. The call came in shortly after 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday. The single-wide mobile home, located at 110 Daisy Lane, in Cove City. Firefighters finished putting out the fire a
Two women facing heroin, cocaine charges in Craven County
NEW BERN, Craven County — One citizen's complaints about possible drug use in Craven County leads to two arrests. On Dec. 7, authorities searched 965 Half Moon Road in New Bern, NC.
3 shot, 1 dead in Raleigh shooting on New Bern Avenue
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Three people were shot and one killed in a shooting early Sunday on New Bern Avenue. The shooting occurred around 3 a.m. in the 3900 block of New Bern Avenue, just east of Interstate-440.
5 Marines killed in midair collision identified
The Marine Corps has identified the five Marines killed aboard a KC-130 refueling tanker when it collided with a F/A-18 fighter jet off the coast of Japan last week. They were identified as Lt. Col. Kevin R. Herrmann, 38, of New Bern, N.C., Maj. James M. Brophy, 36, of Staatsburg, N.Y., Staff Sgt. M