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3rd arrest made in Greene County murder

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The Greene County Sheriff's Office says there’s a third arrest in the murder of Linwood Jones. More>>

Silver Alert canceled for Kinston man

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A Silver Alert for a missing Kinston man, James Alfonzo Lofton, has been canceled. More>>

9OYS Investigates: The Most Dangerous Intersections in the East Video included

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Using data compiled by local police departments and the North Carolina Department of Transportation, 9 On Your Side found the top 10 intersections in Greenville, New Bern, Washington and Kinston with the most accidents. 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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

Kinston police investigating shots fired into home

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Kinston police are investigating a report of shots fired into a home. More>>

The changing dangers of cyber security Video included

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Laptops and cell phones are something many can't go a day without using. More>>

Former Kinston representative Stephen LaRoque gets another trial delay

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Former Representative Stephen Laroque gets another trial delay. This time his retrial has been pushed from October to February 2, 2015.  More>>

Officers seize 3 pounds of pot from Lenoir County home

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Multiple law enforcment agencies arrested a man and a woman on Tuesday after finding more than three pounds of marijuana in side their home in Kinston. More>>

Deputies arrest suspect in fatal La Grange shooting Video included

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Lenoir County deputies have arrested one man and are looking for another in connection with a murder last week in La Grange. More>>

Kinston Chief addresses uptick in crime Video included

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 There's a spike in crime right now in the city of Kinston; from random shootings to gang violence. People want to know what police are doing to keep them safe. More>>

Community Crossroads: Kinston Video included

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Kinston, North Carolina, there’s great barbecue, a wonderful water park to enjoy, and packed with plenty to occupy a visitor’s time. More>>

Kinston creates smART community to attract artists Video included

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Residents say they don't want Kinston to be known for crime, so local artists, community leaders and city officials are working together to turn the downtown area into an arts district. More>>

Homeless dogs, inmates alike get a second chance Video included

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Homeless dogs in Lenoir County are given a second chance, all thanks to several North Carolina inmates in Greene County. More>>

Kinston man charged with child sex offense

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A Kinston man is accused of a sex offense with a child. More>>

Big concert sparks hope for Kinston economic comeback Video included

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The Kinston Indians played a big part of Lenoir County's economy. More>>

Kinston man arrested for attempted murder

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Police say they’ve made an arrested in an attempted murder. More>>

Police investigating shots fired in Kinston neighborhood Video included

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Police say they’re investigating a report of shots fired in a Kinston neighborhood. More>>

LCPS teachers learning how to use STEM curriculum in the real world Video included

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Lenoir County teachers are spending the summer learning how their science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) curriculum is being are used by businesses in the community. More>>

Storms bring wind damage, scattered power outages

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Some strong storms with gusty and damaging winds moved through eastern Carolina Tuesday afternoon. More>>

Shots fired into Kinston home Video included

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Kinston police responded to a report of gunfire around 12:30 Tuesday morning. More>>

Scrubbing out gang violence in Kinston Video included

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Kinston Police, Fire Rescue, and community volunteers kick out graffiti to fight gang violence.
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Kinston locals say vine resembles Jesus on the cross Video included

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Thousands of car travel along Highway 11 in Kinston everyday, yet most of them don't notice some unique looking vines growing on a power pole. More>>

Grocer holding Kinston job fair Video included

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Friday, the Food Lion is holding a job fair for people in the east and wants to hire dozens. More>>

Victim identified in Kinston apartment shooting Video included

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Detectives are now investigating a late Wednesday shooting at an apartment complex in Kinston, according to Sgt. Bayless with Kinston Police. More>>

Woman charged after bringing marijuana, cell phones to local prison

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Greene County Deputies arrested a woman Tuesday for bringing contraband to Maury Correctional Institution in Hookerton. More>>

Victim identified in fatal Highway 11 crash

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Troopers say a woman died and two other people were injured in a crash on NC 11 in Lenoir County Wednesday morning. More>>

Animal demands stretch Lenoir SPCA shelter thin Video included

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 In just one week, people have dropped off 49 cats and the animals just keep coming. More>>

Retired Chief Deputy to file for Lenoir County Sheriff Video included

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Some call the Lenoir County sheriff’s race an upset, others say it was expected. More>>

Lenoir County "State of Exclusion" report stirs community conversation Video included

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People in one eastern North Carolina community are talking about race relations. More>>

Lenoir County Educator Wins STEM Teacher of the Month

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Innovative problem solvers and preparing our students for the ever developing world economy. More>>

Emails provide glimpse into child custody fight between Hayes, Laura Ackerson

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Dozens of emails between a Kinston mother, her ex-boyfriend, and his wife are being read to the jury in the murder trial of Amanda Hayes.
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3rd arrest made in Head's Grocery armed robbery

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Deputies say a third man has been arrested in a late December armed robbery. More>>

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