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FBI report: These are the 10 most dangerous cities in North Carolina

Raleigh, N.C. - Data from the FBI's 2016 Crime In The United States Report has revealed North Carolina's most dangerous cities. Road Snacks, a website that uses data to rank states and cities across the country, used the FBI report to name the ten riskiest cities to call home in the Tar Heel state,

WRAL - 2018-03-22 14:48:00

4 arrested in connection with death of Edgecombe County deputy

TARBORO, N.C. (WNCN) - Four people have been arrested in connection with the death of an Edgecombe County deputy who was killed in a traffic collision on March 11. Deputy David Manning ost control of his vehicle and crashed head-on into traffic as he attempted to pull over an intoxicated driver. R

CBS17.COM - 2018-03-21 21:50:53

Warrant: Raleigh baby was smoking marijuana on Facebook video

The 20-year-old mother of the baby seen smoking in a viral video on Facebook has been arrested and faces multiple charges. According to the arrest warrant, the child was smoking marijuana in the video. Police have arrested and charged 20-year-old Brianna Ashanti Lofton with two counts of felony chil

ABC11.COM - 2018-03-21 20:14:31

SBI investigation lands two local residents in jail on drug charges

Kinston - An extensive investigation by the State Bureau of Investigation has landed a Kinston man and a Grifton woman behind bars on multiple drug charges. According to warrants, Kinston resident Willie Koonce was arrested Tuesday following that investigation. He was charged with trafficking opium

WITN - 2018-03-21 13:06:00

ECU employees find deceased homeless woman in vacant house on campus

GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) - Police are investigating the death of a homeless woman who was found inside a house owned by East Carolina University. ECU police say the SBI is assisting them with the case. The woman's body was found around 8:00 a.m. inside the house on East 9th Street, which is next to a u

WITN - 2018-03-21 22:44:00

Trump signs order punishing China on trade

President Donald Trump speaks before he signs a presidential memorandum imposing tariffs and investment restrictions on China in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Thursday, March 22, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump signed an order

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2018-03-22 17:11:04

Shelia Leggette of Winterville is a Southern Star

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - WNCT 9 On Your Side and its community partner Southern Bank recognize Shelia Leggette for making our community a brighter place. Click the attached video above to watch as David Sawyer surprises her with the news! Nominate a Southern Star! Here at WNCT-TV 9 On Your Side, we

WNCT - 2018-03-22 19:52:40

Driver charged in Edgecombe deputy's death

Tarboro, N.C. - A Pinetops man who authorities said was driving erratically was charged Wednesday in connection with the death of an Edgecombe County deputy who was trying to stop him, authorities said. Deputy David L. Manning spotted a Nissan Altima speeding on N.C. Highway 111 north of Pinetops sh

WRAL - 2018-03-21 21:54:00

Three indicted in Glenview homicides

Three suspects in the shootings deaths of two couples playing cards around a table have been indicted for the crime. District Attorney Valerie Asbell for Judicial District 6 said in a statement that Monday a Halifax County grand jury indicted Matthew Simms, Keyon West and James Powell for the murder

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2018-03-21 17:14:00

Rocky Mount Mills seeks city's OK for motel

This artist's rendering depicts a group of 'tiny homes' that would function as a motel at the Rocky Mount Mills. The Rocky Mount City Council has postponed a decision on rezoning property at Rocky Mount Mills. Developers want to rezone 5.42 acres located at 20 East Elm St. and an adjacent parcel fr


Person dies after officer-involved shooting in Timberlake

A person shot during an officer-involved shooting in Timberlake has died from the injuries he/she sustained, authorities said Wednesday. Officials have yet to release the identity of the deceased. Authorities at the Person County Sheriff's Office told ABC11 that the incident began when officers resp

ABC11.COM - 2018-03-21 14:05:11

The Latest: Injuries reported in shooting at Maryland school

GREAT MILLS, Md. - The Latest on the shooting at a Maryland high school (all times local): 9:30 a.m. A sheriff's spokeswoman says injuries have been reported after a shooting at a high school in southern Maryland. St. Mary's County sheriff's spokeswoman Cpl. Julie Yingling says there are injuries Tu


Two in Goldsboro face drug, firearm charges after DWI checkpoint stop

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCT)-Two people were arrested with a large amount of drugs at the DWI Checking Station on US HWY 70E in Wayne County Saturday, according to the Sheriff's Office. Joslyn Moore and Christopher Williams, both from Goldsboro, were arrested after they were stopped at the checkpoint. An


Senator resigns and takes a job that pays $100,000 more

State Sen. Angela Bryant, a Nash County Democrat, resigned her seat over the weekend and was appointed to the state's Post-Release Supervision and Parole Commission on Monday. Bryant's official resignation letter was dated and effective Sunday, but was not received by the Senate principal clerk unt


One person injured in Greenville shooting

GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) Greenville Police say a man has been transported to the hospital after being shot Tuesday evening in a local neighborhood. Police say they responded to Peed Drive around 5:15 p.m. They say one man was shot in the leg and transported to the hospital. His injuries are considere


Grizzly bears spotted along Rocky Mountain Front

GREAT FALLS, Mont. - State wildlife officials say grizzly bears have begun leaving their dens along the Rocky Mountain Front. Fish, Wildlife and Parks bear management specialist Mike Madel said Tuesday that based on reported sightings and footprints, he estimates four or five bears are out. Madel sa


Officials searching for 20-year-old in Nash County

Nashville, N.C. - The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, James O Tobin. Tobin, 20, is described as an Asian male with short black hair and brown eyes. He stands 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 145 pounds. He is believed to be suffering from dement


Community honors fallen Edgecombe County Sheriff's Deputy

TARBORO, N.C. (WITN) - A community gathered together Sunday to honor and remember the 24-year-old Edgecombe County Sheriff's Deputy who died in the line of duty. Hooves echoed on the pavement and a helicopter whirred above Edgecombe Community College as the body of Deputy David Manning passed by hun


Two injured after shots fired into car in Zebulon

Zebulon, N.C. - Two people were injured Sunday when someone fired shots into their car. Authorities say the shooting occurred around 10:30 p.m. on Pearces Road. Two victims were inside a green Toyota Camry when someone started shooting at the car. Bullets left marks on the car, and police say shell


Garner woman found dead in Wake County ditch, sheriff says

GARNER, N.C. (WNCN) - A young Garner woman was found dead Sunday morning in Wake County, authorities said. Faith Chere Bevan, 24, of Garner was found dead in a ditch in the 7800 block of Caddy Road, according to Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison. Deputies were contacted about a body in the ditch a