Quantcast

News | Greenville, Jacksonville, New Bern, Washington NC - Greenville, NC | News | Weather | Sports - WNCT.com

  • Top Stories

Littleton man wanted for breaking and enterings apprehended

Updated:

A Littleton man wanted on outstanding breaking and entering warrants has been apprehended. More>>

Death of 1-month-old baby ruled a homicide Video included

Updated:

An autopsy report rules the February death of one-month-old Caden Williams a homicide. More>>

Sweltering today with storms by mid-week Video included

Updated:

Hot weather remains for now with a series of fronts bringing rain mid-week.
More>>

Revel casino follows Showboat, closes its doors

Updated:

Atlantic City's newest casino - and its biggest, costliest flop - went out with barely a whimper. More>>

Dominion, Duke to build $5B natural gas pipeline

Updated:

Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners have proposed building a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. More>>

Paratrooper meets daughter as Fort Bragg soldiers return Video included

Families wait at Fort Bragg for the return of paratroopers with the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry. (Brandon Herring, WNCN) Families wait at Fort Bragg for the return of paratroopers with the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry. (Brandon Herring, WNCN)
Updated:

More than 100 paratroopers assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg returned from Afghanistan Monday afternoon.

More>>

Man killed in Goldsboro shooting Video included

Updated:

Late Monday night Goldsboro Police responded to a shots fired call along the 600 block of Devereaux Street. More>>

The Boys and Girls Club works to curb gang activity from inside out Video included

Updated:

Two Kinston Police Officers will be recognized for their service in curbing gang-related activities in Lenoir County at Tuesday night's city council meeting. Sgt. Stephen Reavis and Sgt. Dennis Taylor will receive the "Gang Unit of the Year" award and they're not alone when it comes to fighting off what some believe is an epidemic in some portions of Lenoir County. More>>

Lenoir County Board of Education to approve iPads in schools initiative Tuesday Video included

Updated:

A multi-million dollar technology initiative in Lenoir County, will eventually put an iPad in the hands of every student. More>>

Navy: Helicopter assigned to Lejeune unit crashes while trying to land on U.S. ship in Middle East Video included

Updated:

The Navy says a Marine Corps helicopter with 25 people aboard crashed in the Gulf of Aden while trying to land on a U.S. ship, but all aboard have been rescued. More>>

32 teen boys escape from Tennessee detention center Video included

Updated:

More than a dozen boys remained at large Tuesday after escaping from a detention center on the outskirts of Nashville, Tennessee. More>>

NC offered $100M for Toyota HQ, twice Texas bid Video included

North Carolina business recruiters offered Toyota more than $100 million for the world's largest carmaker to move its North American headquarters to Charlotte rather than a Dallas suburb but still lost out to a Texas... More>>

Infamous speed trap town investigated over tickets

Updated:

The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it's no wonder. A small segment of highway that runs through Waldo requires drivers to speed up and slow down six times: 65 mph becomes 55... More>>

2 men in prison for 30 years seek new trial in NC

Half brothers who have spent 30 years in prison for the killing and rape of an 11-year-old girl in North Carolina are asking to be released. More>>

9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia

Updated:

Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone. More>>

College students see brighter job market Video included

Updated:

East Carolina University students are starting the new school year with greater optimism about their job prospects. More>>

Highway Patrol identifies man killed in tractor trailer accident Video included

Updated:

A North Carolina man is dead after an accident involving a small car and an 18-wheeler. More>>

A perfect Labor Day for the beach Video included

Updated:

The heat hit hard for Labor Day and thousands hit the Carolina Coast. More>>

US eating habits improve a bit _ except among poor

Updated:

Americans' eating habits have improved - except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found. More>>

Loggerhead Turtle saved in Oregon inlet Video included

Updated:

Members from the U.S. Coast Guard and National Park Service rescued a loggerhead sea turtle Sunday in Oregon Inlet. More>>

Stolen campaign signs lead to Lenoir County arrest Video included

Updated:

Authorities say a man has been charged with stealing the campaign signs of a man running for Lenoir County sheriff.
More>>

New approach to unemployment is helping NC get back to work Video included

Updated:

As many people celebrate the Labor Day holiday, some people are still looking to get back to work. According to the North Carolina Department of Commerce, unemployment numbers have improved from this time last year from 8.1% to 6.5%. More>>

  • Sister Station NewsMore>>

  • The alligator weighed 756 pounds and was 13 feet 1 3/4 inches long. It's belly girth and tail girth was 67 1/4 inches and 45 1/2 inches, respectively, according to a press release.

    Heavy Gator Tips Scales to Break MS Weight Record

    Heavy Gator Tips Scales to Break MS Weight Record

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:53 AM EDT2014-09-02 04:53:33 GMT
    If you'd like to teach this reporter a thing or two about gator hunting or you just want to give a comment, call 601-664-8839.Tipping the scales at 756 pounds, a Mississippi gator sets a new state record.On Saturday at 12:40 pm, MDWFP officials certified a new record weight for a male alligator taken by a hunter.The alligator was taken by permit holder, Robert Mahaffey of Brandon and his two assistants, according to a press release.It was harvested from an area of the Mississippi River in the...
    If you'd like to teach this reporter a thing or two about gator hunting or you just want to give a comment, call 601-664-8839.Tipping the scales at 756 pounds, a Mississippi gator sets a new state record.On Saturday at 12:40 pm, MDWFP officials certified a new record weight for a male alligator taken by a hunter.The alligator was taken by permit holder, Robert Mahaffey of Brandon and his two assistants, according to a press release.It was harvested from an area of the Mississippi River in the...
  • Sheriff: man used "Street Chat" app to threaten to kill a child in Unicoi County school

    Sheriff: man used "Street Chat" app to threaten to kill a child in Unicoi County school

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:43:57 GMT
    A man is under arrest in Unicoi County accused of threatening to kill a child in school Tuesday.    Sheriff Mike Hensley said the "adult Hispanic male" used the new app "Street Chat."A man is under arrest in Unicoi County accused of threatening to kill a child in school Tuesday. Sheriff Mike Hensley said the "adult Hispanic male" used the new app "Street Chat."
    A man is under arrest in Unicoi County accused of threatening to kill a child in school Tuesday. Sheriff Mike Hensley said the man used the new app "Street Chat."Sheriff Mike Hensley said his department made the arrest with the help of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation after a day-long investigation.
    A man is under arrest in Unicoi County accused of threatening to kill a child in school Tuesday. Sheriff Mike Hensley said the man used the new app "Street Chat."Sheriff Mike Hensley said his department made the arrest with the help of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation after a day-long investigation.
  • Man Stabs Pitbull Inside Pet Store

    Man Stabs Pitbull Inside Pet Store

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:45 AM EDT2014-09-02 13:45:58 GMT
    Police are investigating the stabbing of a pit bull inside a PetSmart Sunday.

    Police are investigating the stabbing of a pit bull inside a PetSmart Sunday.

  • SportsMore>>

  • Local stars continue to shine on Saturday's

    Local stars continue to shine on Saturday's

    Sunday, August 31 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-08-31 22:40:04 GMT
    I would argue we live in one of the best places to cover football. At the high school level our teams always win state championships, then you get to see many of those players excel in college.
    I would argue we live in one of the best places to cover football. At the high school level our teams always win state championships, then you get to see many of those players excel in college.
  • Hardy helps lead East Carolina past N.C. Central in season opener

    Hardy helps lead East Carolina past N.C. Central in season opener

    Sunday, August 31 2014 8:01 AM EDT2014-08-31 12:01:16 GMT
    On a night when star senior receiver Justin Hardy snared a pair of touchdown passes and became East Carolina's all-time leader in receptions, it was a pass he threw that will be remembered as the highlight of the 2014 season-opener Saturday night at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
    On a night when star senior receiver Justin Hardy snared a pair of touchdown passes and became East Carolina's all-time leader in receptions, it was a pass he threw that will be remembered as the highlight of the 2014 season-opener Saturday night at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
  • ECU hosts N.C. Central in 2014 season opener

    ECU hosts N.C. Central in 2014 season opener

    Saturday, August 30 2014 2:16 PM EDT2014-08-30 18:16:37 GMT
    East Carolina, which has made bowl appearances in seven of the last eight seasons, will open the new campaign under the direction of fifth-year head coach Ruffin McNeill when the Pirates battle North Carolina Central in a non-conference matchup at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
    East Carolina, which has made bowl appearances in seven of the last eight seasons, will open the new campaign under the direction of fifth-year head coach Ruffin McNeill when the Pirates battle North Carolina Central in a non-conference matchup at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
  • Events Calendar

SHARE YOUR PHOTOS AND VIDEOS
CLICK HERE TO UPLOAD PHOTO/VIDEO TO
Powered by WorldNow

3221 South Evans Street
Greenville N.C. 27834

Telephone: 252.355.8500
Fax: 252.355.8568
Email: newsdesk@wnct.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.