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Severe Weather Alert Day in effect on Friday

StormTrack12 is declaring a Severe Weather Alert day on Friday. We can expect the entire gamut of precipitation types during this storm, depending on our exact…

Elderly man killed in Washington Co. house fire

Washington County Sheriff John Barnes told NewsChannel 12 a house fire killed one man on Thursday.

UPDATE: Man arrested for allegedly helping to cover up murder

Detectives with the Pitt County Sheriff's Office have charged a man in connection to the death of a woman found dead in her SUV.

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Official: North Carolina lacks ability to track mosquitoes

North Carolina's chief epidemiologist says the state lacks the ability to track and combat the spread of mosquitoes as concerns about the Zika virus spread.

Accused donkey killers expected to face a judge

The Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two teenagers in connection with an incident where three donkeys were shot and killed last weekend.

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Local man traces his roots to free blacks who fought in the American Revolution

It's estimated that 5,000 black soldiers served on the Patriot side during the Revolution, which lasted from 1775 to 1783.

New Bern teen heads to Disney World courtesy of Make-A-Wish

Police sirens don't usually signal something good, but on Thursday night they were the sound of a party for Dylan Quick. The 16-year-old rode in a limo with a…

Mother collects donations for organization that helped her family

One mother is collecting donations for the Ronald McDonald House in Durham. Dana Bergeron said her and her family stay at there when her son goes to the Duke…

Active search underway for person who jumped in the Neuse River

Authorities in New Bern are searching  for a woman who reportedly jumped from the Neuse River Bridge.


Greenville Police investigating pedestrian accident as hit and run

Greenville Police are looking into a pedestrian accident that happened Wednesday night which has now been determined to be a hit-and-run.

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Jury finds NY police officer guilty of manslaughter

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Officer Peter Liang, who shot and killed an unarmed man in a New York housing project stairwell in 2014, was found guilty of manslaughter and official misconduct on Thursday.


2 teens reported shot at Ariz. high school

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Police are checking reports that two teenagers were shot Friday morning at Independence High School in Glendale, Arizona, Glendale police Officer Tracey Breeden told reporters.


Cruz camp pulls ad starring erotic film actress

Cruz camp cuts commercial

Ted Cruz's campaign pulled a recent ad attacking Marco Rubio after it was revealed that one of its featured actors had performed in erotic films.


Trump autographs baby at rally

Donald Trump autographs baby at rally

Donald Trump made another splash Thursday in a campaign that's been punctuated with colorful moments when he autographed a baby who was surfing the crowd near a rope line at one of his rallies.


Kanye peeves TSwift's fans -- again

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It's the Kanye West and Taylor Swift feud -- the sequel.

West released some songs Thursday from his new album, "The Life of Pablo," throwing Swift's fans into a tizzy.

In the song "Famous," West reportedly croons, "I feel like me and Taylor might sti...