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Greene County residents clean up storm damage

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The National Weather Service reports some damage from a severe weather system in Greene County. More>>

GPD: Local DNA profile helps solve 14-year-old cold case

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A 14-year-old cold case has been solved.Police say the break in the case came after a DNA profile was formed off evidence submitted to a private lab in Greenville.  More>>

Pitt County: Job fair for veterans Monday

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The North Carolina Department of Commerce is holding a job fair for veterans in Pitt County Monday. More>>

Beaufort County commissioners to discuss adding ambulance Monday Video included

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Beaufort County Commissioners are meeting Monday to discuss whether to add an additional ambulance to service the Belhaven area.
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Belhaven mayor completing 237 mile walk to D.C. Monday Video included

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Friday, Belhaven mayor Adam O'Neal will be stopping in Fredericksburg, Virginia as part of his 237 mile walk to the nation's capital. More>>

Dollar Tree buying NC based Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion. More>>

AG Cooper in New Bern to address NC Sheriffs' Conference Video included

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Attorney General Roy Cooper is in New Bern this morning to address the North Carolina Sheriff's Association.
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Fist bumps less "germy" than handshakes Video included

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A nice firm handshake has long been a mark of good manners and elevated social skills, but it's also a very germy way to greet your fellow humans. More>>

Greenville Fire and Rescue hosts Junior Fire Marshall Academy

Greenville Fire and Rescue hosts Junior Fire Marshall Academy Video included

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The week long day camp runs from July 28th through August 1st, from 9 am - 4 pm daily at the Station 6 Fire Training Grounds. More>>

Strong To Severe Storms Likely This Afternoon Video included

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Strong to severe storms possible today; cooler and drier by Tuesday.
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Wilson community holds vigil for slain 7-year-old boy Video included

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Hundreds stood outside the Wilson County Courthouse on Sunday night to help a family grieve four days after 7-year-old Kamari Jones was shot and killed in his own home. More>>

Citizen tackles suspect in Farmville police chase Video included

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A Farmville resident tackles a suspect trying to flee from police.
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Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

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A second American aid worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same hospital in Liberia where an American doctor became infected while helping to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease, a relief group... More>>

Walmart apologizes to mom asked to breastfeed in toilet stall Video included

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A spokesperson for Walmart confirms an employee at one of its eastern North Carolina stores asked a breastfeeding mom to move to a toilet stall to feed her newborn. More>>

Greenville man shoots dog, charged with animal cruelty Video included

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A Greenville man is behind bars for shooting a dog.
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NC teachers offered more money to move to Texas Video included

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North Carolina teachers are being offered substantially higher salaries to move and teach in Texas. More>>

Disappearing Beach: The story of Buxton Beach Video included

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Hatteras Island is a vacation destination for more than a million people a year. More>>

Hundreds rev their engines for Riley's Army Video included

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Bikers rode through Pitt County to raise money for charity.  More>>

Researchers looking into beach rip currents Video included

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About 100 people in the U.S. drown each year because of rip currents, and around 80 percent of swimmers who have to be rescued in the ocean are caught in them.
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Legislative leaders say they have budget framework

A Superior Court judge has struck down parts of new rules. A Superior Court judge has struck down parts of new rules.
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North Carolina legislative leaders say they have reached an agreement on the outline of a state budget. More>>

Scammers target Mary Kay consultants Video included

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A new twist on a fake check scam is targeting Mary Kay consultants.
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Fundraiser established for Onslow Co. murder victim Video included

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Community members established a fundraising account for a woman murdered in Onslow County. More>>

ECU Football continues busy weekend with women's clinic Video included

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It's another day of football over at East Carolina as the ladies of Pirate Nation show off their skills for Coach Ruffin McNeill. More>>

One person injured in Craven County accident

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One person is injured after a Saturday morning crash in New Bern. More>>

2nd suspect arrested in LaGrange homicide Video included

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The second suspect is behind bars in connection with a murder in LaGrange More>>

Science on the job: Teachers learn from tech firms

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A lot of teachers are spending the summer working at temporary jobs away from the classroom.
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Storm shelters in East critical to saving lives Video included

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For many people in the east, their severe storm plan includes hunkering down in county shelters to protect themselves. More>>

Pitt Co. All-Stars prepare for 12U Babe Ruth World Series Video included

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The Pitt County 12U All-Star softball team is busy on the practice field getting ready for 2014 Babe Ruth World Series. More>>

Tournament of State Champions holds opening ceremony Video included

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It's another magical night over at Elm Street Park as some of the best young baseball players in the country converge in Greenville. Tonight was the opening ceremony for the Tournament of State Champions. More>>

Immigration workshop warns against scammers

Immigration workshop warns against scammers Video included

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The Association of Mexicans in North Carolina" or "AMEXCAN" sponsored a workshop tonight alongside the" N.C. Justice Center" to answer questions about fraud protection and the “Deferred Action for Early Childhood Arrivals” program. More>>

Cellphone unlocking set to become legal again

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Congress passed a bill Friday that makes it legal to "unlock" cellphones so the devices can -at least in some instances- be used on other carriers. More>>

New Bern milk plant to have only 30 workers after Sunday Video included

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The Maola Milk plant is scheduled to close its processing operations on Sunday.  More>>

Jamesville NRSBA school set to open its doors next week Video included

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A new high school in the east dedicated to science, technology, engineering and math is set to open its doors next week. More>>

Beaufort County still working to pick up pieces after April tornado Video included

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Three months after tornadoes ripped through portions of Beaufort County, people are still working to pick up the pieces. More>>

Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

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Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where more than 1,000 workers will discuss the future... More>>

Coach Ruff holds his annual fantasy camp Video included

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Have you ever wondered what your favorite Pirates have to do to be successful? It is not easy as we found out today at Coach Ruffin McNeill's Fantasy Camp. More>>

Coast Guard rescues boaters off Bald Head Island

The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued 10 people after their pontoon boat began taking on water southeast of Bald Head Island. More>>

NC man charged with child abuse after spanking

A Jacksonville man is charged by Onslow County authorities with child abuse after they say he spanked a young girl with several objects. More>>

Attorney: 'Fatal Vision' court case will continue

Former Army captain, Jeffrey MacDonald's latest appeal for a new trial has been denied. Former Army captain, Jeffrey MacDonald's latest appeal for a new trial has been denied.

A defense attorney says the case of Jeffrey MacDonald isn't over despite a federal judge's rejection of the former Army doctor's claim of innocence and request for a new trial. More>>

Pitt County ahead of medicaid app schedule Video included

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Pitt County reports they are seeing the highest productivity levels in the state for processing Medicaid applications on NC Fast. More>>

Man charged in New Bern post office accident

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Police charge a man for crashing into the lobby of a New Bern post office Friday morning. More>>

Wilson police investigate late night shooting

Wilson police identify 7-year-old boy killed after shots fired at home Video included

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Police have identified a 7-year-old killed in a shooting Wednesday night in Wilson. More>>

Three arrested with meth, sawed-off rifle in Kinston

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Three people are facing charges in Kinston after police seized drugs and weapons. More>>

Beaufort fires blamed on Thursday storms, lightning Video included

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Storms with gusty winds, torrential rainfall, and dangerous lightning sparked three fires Thursday afternoon in Carteret County.  More>>

Plans underway to make Neuse Blvd more pedestrian-friendly Video included

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Plans are being developed to make Neuse Boulevard in New Bern more walker-friendly. More>>

Riley's Army hosting 4th Annual Ride For Kids Video included

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Happening Saturday, Riley's Army is hosting their 4th Annual Riding For The Kids' Motorcycle Ride. More>>

Tideland EMC presents $10K check for tornado disaster relief Video included

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Tideland EMC has stepped up to help out with disaster relief efforts following April tornadoes. More>>

2 charged with first-degree murder in beating death of UNC professor, cancer researcher Video included

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A UNC research professor was robbed and beaten to death Wednesday afternoon on University Drive in Chapel Hill, police said.
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UNC inviting ex-athletes back to complete degrees

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North Carolina is inviting former athletes who left before completing coursework to return and earn their degrees.
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Millions in insurance rebates coming to Carolinas

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Millions of dollars in health insurance rebates will be coming to consumers in South Carolina and North Carolina from companies the government says spent too much of premium dollars on profits and red tape last year.
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Almost 90 students receiving degrees from Miller-Motte College in Greenville Video included

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Almost 90 students will receive their degrees and diplomas from Miller-Motte College in Greenville on Friday.The commencement ceremony is being held at the Greenville Convention Center at 6:00 p.m.North Carolina Senator, Don Davis, will deliver the commencement address. Senator Davis represents the fifth district which consists of Greene County along with parts of Pitt, Wayne, and Lenoir Counties as well.Miller-Motte College originally formed in Wilmington in 1916 and primarily offers Associa... More>>

Federal judge denies new trial for MacDonald

Former Army captain, Jeffrey MacDonald's latest appeal for a new trial has been denied. Former Army captain, Jeffrey MacDonald's latest appeal for a new trial has been denied.
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A federal judge has denied Jeffrey MacDonald's latest bid for a new trial. The 70-year-old former Army captain is serving three life sentences in the stabbing deaths of his pregnant wife, Colette, and 5-year-old Kimberley and 2-year-old Kristen in their Fort Bragg home. More>>

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  • Plane lands on Venice beach kills father, injures daughter, 9

    Plane lands on Venice beach kills father, injures daughter, 9

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:38 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:38:30 GMT
    Man killed and his daughter was critical injured when they were hit by a plane making a crash landing on Caspersen Beach in Venice.Man killed and his daughter was critical injured when they were hit by a plane making a crash landing on Caspersen Beach in Venice.
    An emergency landing by a small plane on Caspersen Beach in Venice claimed the life of a man walking with his young daughter Sunday, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said.
    An emergency landing by a small plane on Caspersen Beach in Venice claimed the life of a man walking with his young daughter Sunday, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said.
  • Man stabbed after dispute over woman's dog urinating on carpet, Myrtle Beach police say

    Man stabbed after dispute over woman's dog urinating on carpet, Myrtle Beach police say

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:22:55 GMT
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    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A Myrtle Beach man was punched and stabbed Saturday night after getting into an argument with a woman over her dog urinating on the furniture, a Myrtle Beach police report said.According to the report, the incident happened around 11:30 p.m. at a home on 37th Avenue North when Tracy Cox, 50, of Myrtle Beach punched the 46-year-old male victim in the face and stabbed him in the hand when he put her dog outside the home.The man told police Cox's dog had been urinating ...
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A Myrtle Beach man was punched and stabbed Saturday night after getting into an argument with a woman over her dog urinating on the furniture, a Myrtle Beach police report said.According to the report, the incident happened around 11:30 p.m. at a home on 37th Avenue North when Tracy Cox, 50, of Myrtle Beach punched the 46-year-old male victim in the face and stabbed him in the hand when he put her dog outside the home.The man told police Cox's dog had been urinating ...
  • Knoxville meteorologist's response to viewer goes viral

    Knoxville meteorologist's response to viewer goes viral

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:58 AM EDT2014-07-28 11:58:09 GMT
    A Knoxville meteorologist responded to a viewer’s letter on Facebook because there was no return address, and the post went viral.
    A Knoxville meteorologist responded to a viewer’s letter on Facebook because there was no return address, and the post went viral.
  • Stolen painting returned to restaurant

    Stolen painting returned to restaurant

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:33 AM EDT2014-07-28 11:33:25 GMT
    A painting that was stolen from a Cranston restaurant has been returned.
    A painting that was stolen from a Cranston restaurant has been returned.
  • Search underway for man who doused ex-girlfriend with gasoline and lit her on fire

    Search underway for man who doused ex-girlfriend with gasoline and lit her on fire

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:36:39 GMT
    The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who doused his former girlfriend with gasoline, then lit her on fire. According to the Sheriff’s Office, about 2:30 Sunday morning, deputies responded to a house fire on Nellie Anderson Street in Edgewater. When they arrived, they found a woman suffering from severe burns all over her body. She was taken to a hospital where she is listed in serious condition...
    The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who doused his former girlfriend with gasoline, then lit her on fire. According to the Sheriff’s Office, about 2:30 Sunday morning, deputies responded to a house fire on Nellie Anderson Street in Edgewater. When they arrived, they found a woman suffering from severe burns all over her body. She was taken to a hospital where she is listed in serious condition...
  • Sun finally shines at Bucs training camp

    Sun finally shines at Bucs training camp

    Sunday, July 27 2014 1:13 AM EDT2014-07-27 05:13:30 GMT
    It was a lightning free day on day two of Bucs' training camp. The fans took home a few autographs, and the players got afull practice.Loyal fans are hoping with coach Lovie Smith bringing back the old Tampa Two defense, maybe this year's Bucs' teamwilllook more like the 2002 SuperBowl team.AHall of Famerfrom the Bucs' Super Bowl Championship team attended practice Saturday. Warren Sapp picked a good day to come out to Bucs training camp. There was plenty on sunshine and impressive catches and.
    It was a lightning free day on day two of Bucs' training camp. The fans took home a few autographs, and the players got afull practice.Loyal fans are hoping with coach Lovie Smith bringing back the old Tampa Two defense, maybe this year's Bucs' teamwilllook more like the 2002 SuperBowl team.AHall of Famerfrom the Bucs' Super Bowl Championship team attended practice Saturday. Warren Sapp picked a good day to come out to Bucs training camp. There was plenty on sunshine and impressive catches and.
  • Youngest Packers Fans Flock to Training Camp

    Youngest Packers Fans Flock to Training Camp

    Today marks day one of Packers Training Camp, and fans were out at Lambeau Field early this morning for the traditional kids bike ride.Young Packers fans cheered and called out to their favorite players, in a unique tradition where Packers choose an excited child's bike and ride along with them from Lambeau Field to practice at the Don Hutson Center.Head Coach Mike McCarthy says, "To see these big guys, and with these little kids. It's such a unique experience.""It's an experience that not a ...
    Today marks day one of Packers Training Camp, and fans were out at Lambeau Field early this morning for the traditional kids bike ride.Young Packers fans cheered and called out to their favorite players, in a unique tradition where Packers choose an excited child's bike and ride along with them from Lambeau Field to practice at the Don Hutson Center.Head Coach Mike McCarthy says, "To see these big guys, and with these little kids. It's such a unique experience.""It's an experience that not a ...
  • Grateful Dog festival returns to Florence for a third year

    Grateful Dog festival returns to Florence for a third year

    Saturday, July 26 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-07-27 02:25:33 GMT
    Folks in Florence gathered at Southern Hops in Florence to have a "dog-gone good time" at an area festival benefiting a handful of Pee Dee animal shelter on Saturday.This was the third year for the Grateful Dog Festival.People not only came to event with their families, but with their dogs too.A majority of the festivities were outside, with live music, plenty of beer and a variety of vendors.Randomly enough its first...
    Folks in Florence gathered at Southern Hops in Florence to have a "dog-gone good time" at an area festival benefiting a handful of Pee Dee animal shelter on Saturday.This was the third year for the Grateful Dog Festival.People not only came to event with their families, but with their dogs too.A majority of the festivities were outside, with live music, plenty of beer and a variety of vendors.Randomly enough its first...
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  • Beach town's ban prompts battle over shave ice

    Beach town's ban prompts battle over shave ice

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:06:51 GMT
    A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town officials who say the vendors cause traffic congestion and increase the potential...
    A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town officials who say the vendors cause traffic congestion and increase the potential for...
  • 'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs

    'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:55:55 GMT
    Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I'll be ready.
    Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I'll be ready.
  • Knoxville meteorologist's response to viewer goes viral

    Knoxville meteorologist's response to viewer goes viral

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:58 AM EDT2014-07-28 11:58:09 GMT
    A Knoxville meteorologist responded to a viewer’s letter on Facebook because there was no return address, and the post went viral.
    A Knoxville meteorologist responded to a viewer’s letter on Facebook because there was no return address, and the post went viral.
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