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NTSB: Smoke seen from Duke Life Flight before crash

Belvidere, N.C. - Witnesses reported seeing a trail of dark smoke coming from a Duke Life Flight medical helicopter before it crashed in northeast North Carolina almost two weeks ago, according to a preliminary report released Tuesday by the National Transportation Safety Board. The helicopter, whic

WRAL - 2017-09-19 14:41:00

Martin: Four books, four struggles

Could a miracle hair straightening ignite a deadly epidemic? Can a scientist persuade you that the findings of his discipline show the existence of God? Can the research and experience of a young woman struggling to have a child provide aid and comfort to others in the same struggle? Can a best sell

HENDERSON DAILY DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 15:56:00

Wayne County man hauled stolen gun safe on hand truck behind car, deputies say

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) - A Kenly man was busted after deputies spotted him driving a car towing a hand truck that had a stolen gun safe tied to it, Wayne County officials said.CLICK TO ENLARGE AND VIEW MORE MUGSHOTS The incident was reported Friday when authorities received a call about the vehicle.

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-18 22:10:56

Four Oaks Man Faces Drug Charges

A Four Oaks man remains jailed after his arrest on drug charges. According to the Four Oaks Police Department, a search warrant was served at a residence on U.S. 301 South after an undercover purchase of heroin led to the arrest of 38-yearold Benjamin Baker. Mr. Baker is accused of selling hero

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-19 00:00:00

DuVernay, LL Cool J to receive Harvard W.E.B. Du Bois medals

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - "Selma" director Ava DuVernay and rapper LL Cool J are among the recipients of Harvard University's 2017 W.E.B. Du Bois medals honoring those who have made significant contributions to African and African-American history and culture. The school announced Monday that they wil

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-18 20:14:24

What Iran will do if Trump nixes the deal

In the midst of major global crises, from North Korean missile tests to the continuing fight against Islamic State, President Trump is seemingly obsessed with one foreign policy goal: undoing the July 2015 Iran nuclear deal, which eased international sanctions on Tehran in exchange for curbs on Iran

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-18 16:00:00

Raleigh police release photo of suspects in random attack outside bar

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Police on Monday asked the public to help find a group of people suspected in a random attack outside a bar earlier this year.Raleigh police are asking the public to help them identify the people in this picture. (Raleigh Police Department) "The suspects are being sought in co

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-18 19:37:32

Lenzy P. Stephenson, 97

Lenzy Peairn Stephenson, 97, formerly of Angier, died Monday morning, Sept. 18, 2017, at Liberty Commons Nursing Home in Benson. Mr. Stephenson was born June 9, 1920, in Johnston County to the late James and Lena Stewart Stephenson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Hilda Faye Stephenson; broth

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-19 00:00:42

Mule Days Book Dedicated To Local Volunteers

Of The Record Staff One of the final pieces put in place prior to the start of Mule Days in Benson took place Thursday. The Benson Area Chamber of Commerce honored long-time volunteers Hampton and Betty Whittington by dedicating the Mule Days program book in their honor. As the two sat listeni

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-19 00:00:27

It's Mule Days Time!

Of The Record Staff Don't look now, but it's time for the annual pilgrimage to Benson that is Mule Days. For four days each year the town sees its population balloon from 3,500 to over 30,000 as the annual event makes its 68th appearance. Mule Days offers something for just about everyone. Whe

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-19 00:00:25

Wiley Bayard Bryant Jr.

Nov. 5, 1954 - Sept. 17, 2017 Wiley Bayard "Taterbug" Bryant Jr., 62, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family and loved ones. He is survived by his mother, Martha Bryant of Middlesex; sons, Jason Bryant of Brooklyn, New York and Adam Bryant of Spring Hope; sisters, Karen Britton (Al


Fire in woman's home was ex-boyfriend's doing, Raleigh police charge

A Raleigh man broke into his child's mother's unit in a duplex home last week and set it on fire while her neighbor was in the unit next door, police said in charging him with first-degree arson. Police also charged Mauricio Javier Rivera with twice violating a court order from February that said h

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-18 14:21:00

Fatal crash closes NC Highway 50 in Johnston County

Newton Grove, N.C. - N.C. Highway 50 was closed in both directions Monday afternoon as the result of a fatal crash. The incident happened just before 5 p.m., and N.C. 50 is expected to remain closed between Reedy Prong Church Road and Goodwin Lake Road until about 9 p.m. Photos from the scene showed

WRAL - 2017-09-18 21:26:12

Dorothy 'Dot' R. Westbrook, 89

Dorothy "Dot" Renfrow Westbrook, 89, of Mt. Olive, died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at Kitty Askins in Goldsboro. She was preceded in death by her husband, G.B. Westbrook Jr.; and her parents, Willie and Mamie Renfrow. Mrs. Westbrook was a lifetime member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church in the

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-18 00:00:32

In a lifetime: Remembering Kris Harrison

Frank Harrison will never forget the day his son, Kristopher Ray, was born in Mount Olive. Kris cried and cried and cried, and continued to cry even after his parents got him home. "I called Dr. (Hervy) Kornegay and said something's got to be done," Frank said. "I said 'I think he's hungry.' The d

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-19 06:11:00

Police: Failed attempt at ATM theft lands two in jail

Belinda Dale Narron A man allegedly used an ax to break into the Eureka Food Mart early Friday morning and then tried to steal an ATM by tying a tow strap around it and driving away. His attempt was unsuccessful, but the Wayne County Sheriff's Office says he did manage to steal a cash register from

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-18 20:57:00

Trying To Prevent Another Hurricane Matthew Flood In Benson

Of The Record Staff The Benson Board of Commissioners got an update on all of the ongoing projects across the town. Commissioners began the meeting with a lengthy discussion about the town's ongoing storm water drainage repairs and upgrades. Addressing the town's flooding issues has received top

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-19 00:00:02

Traffic stops net several weekend drug arrests

Specialized law enforcement teams made several drug arrests over the weekend, filing charges for marijuana, MDMA and other illegal substances. The Goldsboro/Wayne Regional Enforcement and Crime Targeting (REACT) Team arrested two people for marijuana and MDMA possession Saturday in two separate traf

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-18 22:57:00

Carver Elementary loses air conditioning, student sent to ER after becoming overheated

A student was sent to the emergency room after becoming overheated at Carver Elementary School Thursday. School officials say the building lost air conditioning when two air compressors malfunctioned. Brittany Edwards, a parent at Carver, said her son Hayden, a fourth-grade student at Carver, had

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-18 22:10:00

No "Tone" here: Victim tells police her home being shot into most likely has something to do with someone else

DUDLEY -- Three children -- two of them toddlers -- and their mother were not injured when someone shot at their home on Running Deer Circle almost a dozen times late Sunday night. The 32-year-old woman called law enforcement at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday to report hearing gunshots erupt outside her ho

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-18 20:07:00