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    MId-year teacher resignations

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    The largest school district in the state lost hundreds of teacher. 9OYS looked at the numbers in the East. More>>

    Community college math course holds some back Video included

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    Some community college students across the East are afraid they won't get their degree all because of one 4-week math course. More>>

    Old scam shows up again in Carteret County

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    Carteret County Sheriff's Office is warning residents about an old scam that's showing up again. Scammers call your phone saying relatives like sons or grandsons are in jail in foreign countries like Mexico or France. They are asking for money to be wired. Deputies say they normally ask for you to use Western Union or Money Gram. Then the scammers will target you again asking for more money. The Sheriff's Office reminds people to ask for a call back number, try calling your family membe... More>>

    Update: 2 arrested in Ayden shootings, 3rd suspect sought Video included

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    Two men are in jail this afternoon charged in a pair of shootings Wednesday night. More>>

    Greenville looking to expand affordable housing options Video included

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    The City of Greenville is looking to expand its affordable housing options. More>>

    DOT worker charged in crash that killed Tarboro officer Video included

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    A state Department of Transportation truck driver was charged Thursday in connection with an accident that left an off duty Tarboro police officer dead. More>>

    NC Medicaid keeps shortfall at $120-$140 million

    The agency running Medicaid in North Carolina is sticking to its previous shortfall projection as unpaid claims and application backlogs remain. More>>

    Grief in town of students missing in ferry sinking

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    The most poignant reminders of what's been lost here are the most ordinary. More>>

    Easter butter lamb gets 'pardon' at Buffalo market

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    There's at least one butter lamb in Buffalo that won't be going under the knife this Easter.  More>>

    Pet Food Pantry may lose location Video included

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    Helping families with pets find themselves in tough times is the mission of the Pet Food Pantry of Eastern North Carolina, yet they've just hit a major road block.
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    Bike ride honors fallen New Bern officer

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    A bike ride from Jacksonville to New Bern honored a fallen officer Thursday. More>>

    Fire rips through "Wings" store in Duck Video included

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    An Outer Banks souvenir store went up in flames Thursday morning. More>>

    2 more dead of flu in NC

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    There’s an update on the number of flu deaths in North Carolina. More>>

    Easter Bonnet Gala raises money for furry friends

    Easter Bonnet Gala raises money for furry friends

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    Easter bonnets and controlling the pet population collide in tonight's community's spotlight. More>>

    Body of Lejeune Marine shot at gate returned home Video included

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    The body of a Camp Lejeune Marine accidentally shot at the base's main gate returns home. More>>

    Two arrested with guns, cash and heroin in Pikeville

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    Two Wayne County men are behind bars facing gun and drug charges after a DEA search in Pikeville. More>>

    Ft. Bragg soldier accused of Philadelphia robbery

    An Army paratrooper at Fort Bragg has been arrested and charged with being involved in a robbery in Philadelphia in 2002. More>>

    Test Your Knowledge: Tornado Wind Speeds Video included

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    True or False? A tornado’s wind speed is determined by someone observing the twister spinning across a given area.
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    Update: AG Roy Cooper asks for stay in challenge against gay marriage ban Video included

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    Attorney General Roy Cooper asked a judge for more time to respond to a new legal attack against North Carolina's same-sex marriage ban. More>>

    Update: New charges for woman guilty of Ackerson murder

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    The woman found guilty for the second-degree murder of Kinston native Laura Ackerson has now been indicted on more charges. More>>

    Pitt Co. Deputies: Need help finding suspect

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    Pitt County deputies are looking for Mason Warren after he escaped arrest Monday night. More>>

    Three years later, a look back at the 2011 tornado outbreak Video included

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    Wednesday is the anniversary of a day many here in the east will never forget. More>>

    McCrory says raises for all linked to revenues

    Gov. Pat McCrory is still hopeful North Carolina government finances will work out so all public school teachers and state employees can get raises for the coming year and not just the early-career teachers. More>>

    John Edwards returns to court practicing law

    Former U.S. senator and Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards has returned to the courtroom to help represent a 4-year-old Virginia boy in a medical malpractice case. More>>

    Murder suspect found dead in Onslow County

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    A woman suspected of killing her boyfriend was found dead inside an Onslow County home. More>>

    Groups aim to combat child abuse Video included

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    Child abuse affects hundreds of children in Eastern Carolina every year. More>>

    Non-emergency calls tie up 911 lines

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    In the case of an emergency, when you call 911, the first voice you hear in a dispatcher.
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    2011 Tornado Outbreak Remembered

    Storm Team 9 tornado and severe weather safety tips

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    The tornado outbreak of April 6th, 2011 is a day that will forever be etched in a lot of people's memory across eastern North Carolina.
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    NC governor proposes new coal ash plan after spill

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    North Carolina's governor says he will propose new legislation aimed at strengthening government oversight of coal ash dumps following the massive Feb. 2 spill at a Duke Energy plant that coated 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic sludge.
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    New SAT: What will those questions look like?

    Calculate the foreign exchange rate a vacationing American would pay in India. Estimate from a random sample the number of 18- to 34-year olds who voted for a candidate. These are sample questions from the newly redesigned... More>>

    Two victims held at gunpoint in Jacksonville home invasion

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    The Onslow County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Tuesday home invasion in Jacksonville.
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    Mt. Olive man arrested on drug, firearm charges

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    A Wayne County man was arrested Tuesday on multiple charges, including possession of a firearm by a felon.
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    Residents tied up, robbed in Winterville home invasion Video included

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    Winterville Police are investigating a late night home invasion. It happened around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday at 2631 Jasmine Drive. More>>

    Former Greenville patrol officer arrested Video included

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    The Greenville Police Department arrested and charged a former patrol officer Tuesday following the investigation of a case he was working this year. More>>

    Teddy Bear Hospital treats patients at Belvior Elementary Video included

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    Kindergarten and first graders at Belvoir Elementary experienced some hands on learning this morning at the school’s ‘Teddy Bear Hospital’.
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    Ex-NC teacher accused of showing obscene videos

    A former middle school teacher in Cleveland County has been arrested and accused of sending obscene videos and pictures of herself to students. More>>

    Kenly man accused of kidnapping, duct-taping Pikeville man

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    A Kenly man is accused of kidnapping a Pikeville man and tying him up with duct tape and covering him in spray paint, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office said. More>>

    UNC investigator meets with Willingham Video included

    The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes being admitted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has met with an investigator looking into academic fraud at the school. More>>

    More NC Senate candidates release money totals

    Two more Republicans running for U.S. Senate in North Carolina have announced how much they've raised heading into the final weeks before the May 6 primary. More>>

    NC officials urge caution after Hepatitis A cases

    Officials at the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services are reminding residents to always take precautions when preparing food regardless of where they are. More>>

    2 ships collide, cargo ship grounded in Virginia

    Two vessels collided in a main shipping channel and a 751-foot cargo ship ran aground in the lower Chesapeake Bay on Tuesday in high winds gusting up to 70 mph, the Coast Guard said. More>>

    Wayne County teacher wins STEM Teacher of the Month Video included

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    Norwayne Middle School Teacher Paul Casey remembers when he used to take shop class, he still has the gun rack and baseball he made.  More>>

    2 Backpacks shutdown block near Boston Marathon finish line

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    Police destroy two unattended backpacks left near the Boston Marathon finish line one year after the deadly bombings.  More>>

    DHHS meets USDA deadline to clear food stamp backlogs

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    North Carolina is in the clear from government threats over pulling more than $88 million dollars in funding to the Department of Health and Human Services Department. The USDA said today the state department met the March 31st deadline to clear its backlog of food stamp applications. At one point over 30,000 pending cases plagued the state.Regional administrator Robin Bailey said the state will still be monitored for the next two months and expects to get weekly reports to make sure the depa... More>>

    North Carolina and EPA win in controlling emissions Video included

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    A federal appeals court upholds the power of the Environmental Protection Agency in controlling polluted emissions from power plants.  More>>

    Raleigh named as least open minded city for daters

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    North Carolina's capital fails at being a great place to pick up certain types of dates. More>>

    Coast Guard offloads $110 million of cocaine

    A crewmember aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Legare offloads a bale of cocaine at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla., April 15, 2014. The crew of the Legare offloaded a total of $110 million of cocaine that was seized in the southwest Caribbean Sea. A crewmember aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Legare offloads a bale of cocaine at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla., April 15, 2014. The crew of the Legare offloaded a total of $110 million of cocaine that was seized in the southwest Caribbean Sea.
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    The Coast Guard offloaded about 3,300 kilograms of cocaine worth about $110 million Tuesday at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla. More>>

    Corps: Part of Oregon Inlet too shallow to dredge

    The Army Corps of Engineers says part of the Oregon Inlet is too shallow to dredge. More>>

    Pitt County Senior Games Program celebrating 31st year Video included

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    The Greenville-Pitt County Senior Games program held its 31st opening ceremonies at Alice F. Keene Park on Tuesday. More>>

    Boston Marathon: One Year Later Video included

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    On the anniversary we reflect on the 12 seconds that changed the lives of many. Among them, a Greenville woman taking part in the race. More>>

    Volunteer EMS worker wins $250,000 in lottery scratch-off game

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    A Martin County EMS volunteer from Pitt County wins the top prize in the $250,000 Cash Money lottery game. More>>

    Celebrating animal control officers Video included

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    9 On Your Side says "thank you" to the many animal control officers in Eastern North Carolina as it’s Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week. More>>

    Dudley man busted for trafficking heroin

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    Deputies say they took a Dudley man into custody for trafficking heroin. More>>

    9OYS helps Strive Program participants dress for success

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    9 On Your Side’s Angela Green visited a classroom at the Strive Program in Greenville on Tuesday.
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    LCPS turns to survey to improve school system Video included

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    Public schools are increasingly trying to compete with alternative education and for Lenoir County, school officials are turning to the community for help. More>>

    Emerald Isle Police seek fugitive

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    Police in Emerald Isle need your help to locate a fugitive. More>>

    Stephen Colbert to visit CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman"

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    Stephen Colbert, who will succeed David Letterman as host when he retires, will visit the LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN, Tuesday, April 22 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. More>>

    Century old tombstones found damaged, disposed of in Dare County dumpster Video included

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    Deputies have charged a suspect after tombstones more than a century old were found damaged and tossed into a Dare County dumpster. More>>

    Smoke inhalation cause of Kinston man's death Video included

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    A man is dead after a weekend fire. More>>

    New phone app to help during school emergencies

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    An Oklahoma middleschooler, Genesis Franks, came up with an idea for an App last year to help out in case of a school shooting. More>>

    Morehead City woman charged with child abuse Video included

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    A Morehead City mom has been charged with child abuse after a kid was burned with hot water. More>>

    ECU student picked to join Cisco 'Dream Team' in San Francisco

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    An East Carolina University student has been selected as one of 10 students nationwide to serve on a “Dream Team” at an international education and training event. More>>

    Four in custody in Morehead City drive-by shooting

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    Police have made 4 arrests in a drive-by shooting in Morehead City. More>>

    Surprise proposal marks ECU spring football game Video included

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    The Pirate's spring football game featured a little bit of everything, big plays, big hits and one big proposal. More>>

    Farmers' Market opens Tuesday at Camp Lejeune

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    The Onslow County Farmers’ Market is opening a new location on base at Camp Lejeune Tuesday. More>>

    Greenville-Pitt County Senior Games events begin Tuesday

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    Tuesday the Greenville-Pitt County Senior Games Program kicks off its Local Games. More>>

    Mitchell pulls out of 12th District race

    Former Charlotte City Councilman James Mitchell has dropped out of the race to fill the 12th Congressional District seat vacated when Mel Watt became head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. More>>

    5 accused in NC abduction to have bond hearing

    Five people accused in the abduction of a North Carolina man last week are due in federal court in Atlanta Tuesday for a bond hearing. More>>

    McCrory, tax overhaul opponents talk on filing day

    Conservatives are using the April 15 deadline to celebrate tax changes that North Carolina lawmakers argue will keep more money in family wallets and encourage job creation. More>>

    South Carolina biologist track Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnakes

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    Teams at the Francis Marion National Forest are using technology to tag and track the rattlesnakes, not all that different, but much bigger, than a microchip in your pet. More>>

    NC LGBT group to hold rally over tax filing policy

    North Carolina's largest LGBT advocacy group is holding a rally to protest a new state tax policy regarding same-sex couples. More>>

    Push for a human relations council Video included

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    Activists are calling upon Pitt County Commissioners to ease tension in the community.  More>>

    Police: Known drug dealer tried to run over police personnel

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    Greenville Police catch a man after they say he tried to run officers over.  More>>

    Greene Co possible water line scam

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    A letter circulating in Greene County about water line repair coverage is not associated with the Greene County Water Regional Water System.  More>>

    Marine awarded for saving couple

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    Sergeant Stephen Lowe, an armory custodian with 2nd Marine Division has been awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal. More>>

    Sterilization victims asked to come forward

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    The state is asking victims of the 1933 Eugenics Board come forward to be compensated after North Carolina doctors wrongfully sterilized them. More>>

    Teacher pay report leaves teachers frustrated

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    State lawmakers met Monday to discuss teacher pay proposals but some on the committee felt left out. More>>

    Better Business Bureau warning Netflix customers of scam Video included

    Fake Netflix Scam Fake Netflix Scam
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    The Better Business Bureau said con artists claiming to work for Netflix are trying to get money and private information from unsuspecting victims. More>>

    GPD calls Piratefest a success with no major incidents Video included

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    The Greenville Police Department's calling Piratefest a success.
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    "Superblock" changing face of Uptown Greenville Video included

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    The look and feel of Uptown Greenville is changing.
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    Inside the first regional state school in Plymouth Video included

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    A new public high school in the East is completely focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
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    "No Need to Speed" campaign kicks off

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    Highway Patrol and local law enforcement are gearing up for the "No Need to Speed" and "Operation Slow Down" campaigns. More>>

    911 Call: Unconscious man found in Dare Co. driveway Video included

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    There’s a follow-up to an assault investigation along the Outer Banks as we get our first listen to the 911 call.   More>>

    'It was like time stopped,' says Salter Path man on $750,000 lottery win

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    A Salter Path man says he’ll use $750,000 won playing Jumbo Bucks to save for his daughter’s college fund and invest in the future. More>>

    First appearances for students arrested in shooting outside Conley High Video included

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    Two students arrested for firing a gun near a Pitt County high school made their first appearances in court Monday morning. More>>

    Wanted man turns himself in to Duplin Co. deputies

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    A man wanted for a number of crimes has turned himself in. More>>

    Armed robbers pistol whip Goldsboro McDonald's manager

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    One man is behind bars and another wanted in a fast food armed robbery. More>>

    3-year-old shot to death in Charlotte Video included

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say a 3-year-old boy has died after an apparently accidental shooting. More>>

    Capital punishment back before NC Supreme Court Video included

    North Carolina's highest court is again looking into the state's capital punishment laws. More>>

    NC legislators talk teacher pay as session nears Video included

    There's only a month to go before the North Carolina legislature reconvenes in Raleigh and more ideas are floating around to improve public school pay beyond just the youngest teachers. More>>

    Highway Patrol cracking down on distracted drivers Video included

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    The North Carolina Highway Patrol is cracking down on speeders and texters this week for Operation Slow Down. More>>

    2 die during Raleigh Rock 'n' Roll half-marathon Video included

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    Two men in their 30s died Sunday during the Rock ‘n’ Roll half-marathon, race officials confirmed. More>>

    Cops check for link between body in bin and fire Video included

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    Investigators in Alamance County are trying to figure out if a woman found dead in a plastic storage bin is linked to a suspicious fire at a Burlington home. Police say two women are missing from the house which burned Friday. Authorities say the fire was reported about two hours after a highway worker found the body in the bin about 6 miles away. Burlington Police say they aren't certain the woman in the bin was a resident of the home and they haven't determined her identity. They also hav... More>>

    "Amanda" text message scam hits Eastern North Carolina Video included

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    A new text message scam has reached eastern North Carolina. More>>

    New Details: Motorcycle crash victim identified Video included

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    The Jacksonville Police Department says a motorcyclist is dead after a Saturday morning accident. More>>

    Grifton's Shad Festival closes out its 44th year Video included

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    The 44th Shad Festival wrapped up on Sunday in Grifton.
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    Man dies after vehicle backs into him at Fayetteville church

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    A pedestrian was seriously injured outside Village Baptist Church in Fayetteville Sunday morning after a vehicle backed into the man. More>>

    Police arrest two men on felony drug charges Video included

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    A special operation initiative by the Bethel Police Department leads to the arrests of two accused drug dealers. More>>

    Highway Patrol responds to overturned truck on highway

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    The North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to an accident on Highway 264 Sunday evening.
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    More than 1,000 get hepatitis A shots in Charlotte

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    Health officials say more than 1,000 people have been given vaccinations against hepatitis A after an employee at a Charlotte pizza restaurant was hospitalized with the disease.
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    Partially decomposed body found in Alamance County Video included

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    Authorities are trying to determine the identity of a woman whose partially decomposed body was found inside a storage container in Alamance County south of the town of Graham.
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    Baseball player, 12, dies after hit by line drive

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    A middle school baseball player from Wilmington has died after being hit by a line drive during practice. More>>

    7th Annual Piratefest wraps up Video included

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    On Saturday, the 7th Annual Piratefest wrapped up in Uptown Greenville. More>>

    Motorcyclist killed during cancer benefit ride Video included

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    A motorcyclist was killed during a Saturday morning benefit ride for cancer patients in Craven County. More>>

    Pakistan judge frees baby in attempted murder case

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    A Pakistani lawyer says a judge has freed a nine-month old boy accused of attempting to murder police in the eastern city of Lahore after police withdrew charges.
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    NC inmate charged in kidnapping of DA's father

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    A North Carolina inmate described as a high-ranking member of the Bloods street gang faces a federal kidnapping charge after authorities say he used a smuggled mobile phone to help orchestrate the abduction of a prosecutor's father.
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    Deputies: Man arrested after two county car chase Video included

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    A man faces several charges after a two county car chase. Tyrrell County deputies say the chase satrted in Nags Head.
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    Study: America becoming less white, turning gray

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    The United States of America is in the midst of a major shift. Caucasians are becoming the minority at a time when a record number of people are aging. More>>

    Heroin Investigation Leads to Arrests

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    An undercover narcotics investigation has lead to the arrest of two additional people. Pantelis Gregory Mendonis, 23, and Kerry Marie Boulet, 23, both of Jacksonville were both taken into custody after Special Operations Division Officers observed a heroin trafficking transaction. The arrest was made on Friday, April 11, in a retail parking area near Piney Green Road. In a press release, Chief Mike Yaniero, Director of Public Safety says, “We will not tolerate drug activity in our community.”... More>>

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    • Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in 3 OTs

      Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in 3 OTs

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:40 AM EDT2014-04-18 05:40:58 GMT
      Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.
      The St. Louis Blues went the distance, and then some, to get the jump on the defending Stanley Cup champions.
    • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

      Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:40 AM EDT2014-04-18 05:40:41 GMT
      Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.
      Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.
    • Avalanche sweeps Everest; 6 killed, 9 missing

      Avalanche sweeps Everest; 6 killed, 9 missing

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:31 AM EDT2014-04-18 05:31:20 GMT
      An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend the world's highest peak, killing at least six Nepalese guides and leaving nine more missing, officials said.
      An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend the world's highest peak, killing at least six Nepalese guides and leaving nine more missing, officials said.
    • Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off

      Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:21 AM EDT2014-04-18 05:21:12 GMT
      Relatives of the police officer authorities say was killed by the Boston bombing suspects are remembering him a year later.
      Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life - and then died doing it, becoming a central character in one of the most gripping manhunts the nation has...
    • Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks

      Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks

      The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings promises to be a day of tributes to the three people who died, the more than 260 people who were hurt, and the first responders, doctors and nurses who helped them.
      Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's...
    • Avalanche sweeps Everest; 6 killed, 9 missing

      Avalanche sweeps Everest; 6 killed, 9 missing

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:11 AM EDT2014-04-18 05:11:25 GMT
      Officials say about five climbers are feared missing after an avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest and hit a route used to assent the world's highest peak.
      A Nepalese tourism official says six local guides have been killed and nine more are missing after an avalanche swept a route used to ascend the world's highest peak.
    • Transcript shows ferry captain delayed evacuation

      Transcript shows ferry captain delayed evacuation

      Strong currents, rain and bad visibility hampered an increasingly anxious search Thursday for 287 passengers, many thought to be high school students, still missing more than a day after their ferry flipped onto...
      Fresh questions arose about whether quicker action by the captain of a doomed ferry could have saved lives, even as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of passengers still missing Friday and feared dead.
    • Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

      Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:01 AM EDT2014-04-18 05:01:04 GMT
      Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges, President Barack Obama said Thursday, besting expectations and offering new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of...
      Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and...
    • Gabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary giant

      Gabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary giant

      Friday, April 18 2014 12:30 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:30:32 GMT
      His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being hailed as a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated Latin America's passions,...
      His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being hailed as a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated Latin America's passions, superstition,...
    • Works by Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez

      Works by Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez

      Friday, April 18 2014 12:22 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:22:13 GMT
      By The Associated Press Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez was among Latin America's most popular writers and widely considered the father of a literary style known as magic realism.
      By The Associated Press Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez was among Latin America's most popular writers and widely considered the father of a literary style known as magic realism.
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    • Hoffman fans 16 in ECU’s 1-0 win over Middle Tennessee

      Hoffman fans 16 in ECU’s 1-0 win over Middle Tennessee

      Thursday, April 17 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:23:03 GMT
      Junior Jeff Hoffman struck out a career-high 16 batters lifting East Carolina to 1-0 win over Middle Tennessee Thursday night in Conference USA action at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.
      Junior Jeff Hoffman struck out a career-high 16 batters lifting East Carolina to 1-0 win over Middle Tennessee Thursday night in Conference USA action at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.
    • Duke freshman Jabari Parker declares for NBA draft

      Duke freshman Jabari Parker declares for NBA draft

      Thursday, April 17 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:23:49 GMT
      By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer Duke freshman Jabari Parker is entering the NBA draft.
      By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer Jabari Parker is hoping to become Duke's latest one-and-done star to become the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.
    • ECU-MTSU baseball series altered

      ECU-MTSU baseball series altered

      Thursday, April 17 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:38:03 GMT
      East Carolina officials have announced that the Conference USA weekend series between East Carolina and Middle Tennessee scheduled for this weekend at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium has been altered due to potential forecast of inclement weather in the area Saturday afternoon.
      East Carolina officials have announced that the Conference USA weekend series between East Carolina and Middle Tennessee scheduled for this weekend at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium has been altered due to potential forecast of inclement weather in the area Saturday afternoon.
    • EntertainmentMore>>

    • Bill Clinton jokes with Spacey at benefit concert

      Bill Clinton jokes with Spacey at benefit concert

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:40 AM EDT2014-04-18 05:40:45 GMT
      During the 25th Annual Rain Forest concert at Carnegie Hall, Chairwoman Trudie Styler introduced a man that recently found out he was going to be a grandfather, and out came former President Bill Clinton.
      Near the end of the first half of Thursday's 25th Anniversary Rain Forest benefit concert at Carnegie Hall, chairwoman Trudie Styler introduced a man that recently found out he was going to be a grandfather, and out...
    • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

      Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:40 AM EDT2014-04-18 05:40:41 GMT
      Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.
      Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.
    • Gabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary giant

      Gabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary giant

      Friday, April 18 2014 12:30 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:30:32 GMT
      His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being hailed as a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated Latin America's passions,...
      His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being hailed as a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated Latin America's passions, superstition,...
    • NationalMore>>

    • Views differ of imam accused in terror case

      Views differ of imam accused in terror case

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:31 AM EDT2014-04-18 05:31:31 GMT
      A New York jury has heard two widely differing descriptions of an Egyptian imam accused of carrying out terrorism offenses while he led a London mosque.
      An Egyptian imam who led a London mosque more than a dozen years ago was portrayed in opening statements at his terrorism trial as an enthusiastic supporter of al-Qaida by a prosecutor and as a reasonable man who helped...
    • Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off

      Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:21 AM EDT2014-04-18 05:21:12 GMT
      Relatives of the police officer authorities say was killed by the Boston bombing suspects are remembering him a year later.
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      The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings promises to be a day of tributes to the three people who died, the more than 260 people who were hurt, and the first responders, doctors and nurses who helped them.
      Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's...
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      Time for your Easter edition of the Weekend Buzz. 
      Time for your Easter edition of the Weekend Buzz. 
    • Shark Shakes Up Social Media

      Shark Shakes Up Social Media

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      The man who caught a record breaking mako shark somewhere along the Florida gulf coast shares his story after a picture of his catch at a gas pump catches fire online. Shark fishermen are normally very private about their hobby.

      The man who caught a record breaking mako shark somewhere along the Florida gulf coast shares his story after a picture of his catch at a gas pump catches fire online. Shark fishermen are normally very private about their hobby.


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      Dirty creek, old purse solve four-decade mystery

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      Cheryl Miller and Pamella Jackson had planned to celebrate the end of the 1971 school year by gathering with classmates at a quarry along a gravel road.
      Cheryl Miller and Pamella Jackson had planned to celebrate the end of the 1971 school year by gathering with classmates at a quarry along a gravel road.
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