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


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>>

'Walking Dead' Marine battalion to be deactivated

Governor McCrory signs Senate Bill 574 into law which opens up lawsuits for toxic tap water victims. Governor McCrory signs Senate Bill 574 into law which opens up lawsuits for toxic tap water victims.

Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead." More>>

9 On Your Side Investigates Coal Ash And The East


Coal ash is one of the most challenging problems facing the state. More>>

Jacksonville attempted ATM robbers caught on camera


Deputies need the public's help to identify the suspects wo attempted to break into a MFCU ATM. More>>

Camp Lejeune ceremony honors 1st black Marines Video included

In Jacksonville Friday, Camp Lejeune honored the first black Marines in our nation's history during a ceremony at Camp Johnson. More>>

School funding: Where does your county rank? Video included


School districts all across the East continue to face state and federal budget cuts. More>>

New Bern man, Jacksonville teen arrested for Onslow County robbery


A New Bern man and a Jacksonville teen are facing charges after police say they robbed an Onslow County internet café. More>>

Marine who vanished in Iraq has court hearing


A Marine hearing officer has postponed a decision on a Marine accused of deserting his unit in Iraq 10 years ago. More>>

DA: SBI asked to investigate Onslow County Sheriff's gas records Video included


District Attorney Ernie Lee is asking the State Bureau of Investigation to look  into allegations concerning gas receipts and use of county credit cards by the Onslow County Sheriff's Office. More>>

Hearing set for Marine accused of desertion

Military officials have scheduled an Article 32 hearing this week for a Marine accused of faking his own kidnapping in Iraq as well as failing to return to his base after visiting relatives in Utah. More>>

Newport woman critical after being run over twice


A Newport woman is recovering after she was run over twice Monday night. More>>

Jacksonville Police: One person injured after early morning accidental shooting Video included


One man was arrested early Tuesday morning after what police say appears to be an accidental shooting. More>>

Sneads Ferry to host Community Workshop


The Sneads Ferry Community Plan team will host a Community Workshop on Tuesday More>>

Purple Heart recipient, ECU student win Tryon Palace wedding


A Purple Heart recipient from Camp Lejeune and his soon-to-be wife won a wedding at the Tryon Palace. More>>

NCDOT crews close Jacksonville bridge Video included


Commuters in Jacksonville may need to look for an alternate route starting Saturday night. More>>

First $1 million prize in new lottery game won by Jacksonville retiree


Lottery officials say a retiree from Jacksonville won $1 million playing the new $1,000,000 Jackpot game. More>>

Marine who urinated on corpses in Afghanistan dies Video included

The attorney for a retired Marine who pleaded guilty to urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters says the corporal has died in North Carolina. More>>

North Topsail Beach board tackles beach erosion

Town officials say they're tackling erosion problems at North Topsail Beach. More>>

Lejeune holds extended training, warns of noise


Camp Lejeune training exercises mean residents may hear loud noises after the normal midnight curfew for one more night.

Lejeune Marine reunited with K9 partner


A Camp Lejeune Marine is reunited Wednesday with a dog he served with in Afghanistan. More>>

Swansboro man arrested dragging stolen safe

A Swansboro man is accused of stealing a safe from a drug store during an early-morning break-in. More>>

Former Lejeune Marine passes halfway mark in walk across America Video included


A former Camp Lejeune Marine passes the halfway mark of his fundraising trip across the country.

LL Cool J headlined Camp Lejeune's 4th of July Celebration Video included


Rapper and actor LL Cool headlined at this year’s 4th of July celebration at Camp Lejeune. More>>

Onslow veterans memorial to be rededicated


Saturday, the Onslow Vietnam Veterans Memorial will be rededicated. More>>

Reward offered for info in Maysville woman's death


The former employer of a Maysville woman, whose body was found in a field last month, is now offering a reward for information in her mysterious death. More>>

Onslow County EMS sponsor active shooter workshop


As the family of the victims in Maryland cope with the death of their loved ones, first responders and school administrators in eastern North Carolina came together to prepare for a similar situation. More>>

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