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911 Call: Beaufort officer accused of assaulting 10 year old step-daughter Video included

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A Beaufort Police officer is accused of misdemeanor assault on a child. More>>

The food desert problem

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With so much water around the area, it's hard to believe that many areas in Eastern Carolina are food deserts. More>>

Columbus' ship replicas to dock at Morehead City

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Members of the news media can take a look at two replicas of Christopher Columbus' sailing ships in advance of the public taking tours.
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Marine, child's mother arrested on child abuse charges

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A Cherry Point Marine and the mother of his child are both facing charges after police say they left a 2-year-old alone in a Morehead City apartment. 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>>

Groups aim to combat child abuse Video included

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

Emerald Isle Police seek fugitive

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

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>>

Alive at Five concerts move to Jaycee Park

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Starting on Friday, May 2nd, the Alive at Five free concert series will move to Jaycee Park. 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>>

Deputy involved in Atlantic wreck, charged with DWI

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A Carteret County deputy involved in a Monday evening wreck has resigned after being charged with DWI. More>>

New Details: Military vehicle involved in crash; 1 person dead Video included

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One person is dead after a military vehicle collides with a civilian's car in Carteret County. More>>

Croatan National Forest campground fees to rise

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The U.S. Forest Service is increasing fees for Croatan National Forest for the first time since 1998. More>>

Beaufort man charged in Marshallberg crime spree

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A Beaufort man is accused of going on a crime spree early Saturday morning. More>>

Parents of Emerald Isle skateboarder sue hospital

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The parents of a Carteret County teenager, who died after a skateboarding accident, are now suing the hospital that treated him. More>>

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    Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

    Thursday, April 24 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:44:52 GMT
    The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
    The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
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    Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:25:57 GMT
    A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip.
    A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip.
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    Extra crispy: French fry truck burns in Maine

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:05:13 GMT
    Bring on the ketchup: A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville.
    Bring on the ketchup: A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville.
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