Recent Lenoir County News

Couple released from hospital following deadly home invasion

A Lenoir County couple is back home, recovering after their home was violently…


Student with autism scores a touchdown

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A South Lenoir High School senior who has autism scored the first touchdown of…


Home invasion turns deadly as suspect, who was neighbor, killed

A home invasion turned deadly Wednesday in Lenoir County after a man tried to…


Man wanted in Kinston for stolen car and overnight chase

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Slager shot eight times, and Scott was hit five times. Scott died at the scene.

Kinston police told Newschannel 12 that Dontravell Shackleford, 19, is on the…


Man wanted in connection to a Kinston murder is arrested

A man wanted in connection in a Kinston murder was arrested Saturday night…


Three little pigs were on the loose in Kinston

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Three little pigs made it back home safely after a trip to find food, but not…


POLICE: Car stolen then crashed in Kinston

Kinston Police is searching for the person who stole a car and then crashed it…


Suspect arrested in theft of steaks from Piggly Wiggly

Farmville police have arrested and charged a suspect they said was one of two…


Kinston Public Safety Director to retire

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Kinston Public Safety Director Bill Johnson has announced plans to retire in…


Lenox in Kinston to give special china to pope

Eastern North Carolina is celebrating the pope's visit as well. The Lenox…


Kinston's connection to the pope's visit

The papal visit to America is being celebrated everywhere, including Eastern…


Governor announces 109 new jobs coming to Kinston

Governor Pat McCrory was in Kinston on Monday and made a big announcement about…


Lenoir County prepares for 60th annual Agricultural Fair

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The Lenoir County Fair Association has been preparing for this year's five-day…


Governor McCrory making economic announcement in Lenoir County

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Governor Pat McCrory is expected to visit Kinston on Monday, September 21.


Fallen officer remembered by family and friends

A fallen officer was remembered by family and friends Sunday afternoon.


"Farewell Mr. Sunshine," event honors late Skip Waters

Late NewsChannel12 Chief Meteorologist Skip Waters was honored Saturday evening…


Two overnight shootings reported in Lenoir County

Two shootings were reported just hours apart early Friday in Kinston,…


Man accused of girlfriend's murder makes first court appearance

The Kinston man accused of shooting his girlfriend to death made his first…


Funeral set for Pitt Co. Detention Officer killed in crash

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Officer Taylor Frink's visitation will be held Saturday, Sept. 19 from 5 p.m.…


Police: Young woman killed by boyfriend

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Kinston Police said a 20-year-old woman was shot and killed by her boyfriend on…


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