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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

Elderly woman taken to hospital after car ends up in Greenville ditch

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - An elderly woman drives off the road, landing in a precarious position in a ditch. According to Greenville police, the female driver was heading north on Highway 11, just after 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, when she attempted to make a turn across the southbound lanes onto Easy Str

WITN - 2018-03-22 04:09:00

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

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


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


Need a mom friend? Mom-Friend Speed Dating event planned in Raleigh next week

It takes a village to raise a child, goes the old proverb. But there are plenty of moms across Raleigh and the Triangle who don't have much of a village to help them along through the mothering journey. Maybe they've moved away from their hometowns with their significant other, leaving family and lo

WRAL - 2018-03-21 23:27:23

Old Havana gala to benefit Vidant Oncology-Tarboro

TARBORO, NC (WITN) - Vidant Edgecombe Hospital is hosting a benefit gala for the new Vidant Oncology cancer center in Tarboro. "A Night in Old Havana" is happening on Saturday, April 21. Dinner is being catered by the Prime Smokehouse. There will be an open bar, silent auction, music by The Holid

WITN - 2018-03-21 14:37:00

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

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


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


Former ECU wide receiver Zay Jones arrested in LA

GREENVILLE, NC -- According to TMZ, Buffalo Bills wide receiver and former ECU pirate Zay Jones was arrested Monday night in Los Angeles. The LA County Sheriff's Office said Jones was arrested at 11:40 on Monday night and booked by the LAPD at 12:53 am. Zay was booked for felony vandalism and the LA


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


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


Hundreds attend funeral for Edgecombe County deputy who died in crash

TARBORO, N.C. (WNCN) - Hundreds of law enforcement officers from across the state made their way to Edgecombe County Sunday afternoon to pay their respect to David Manning. The young Edgecombe County Sheriff's Deputy was laid to rest Sunday. Those who knew 24-year-old David Manning say he dreamed of