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Troopers: Road reopens after wreck, driver charged

All roads leading to the intersection of Highway 241 and Sarecta Road in Duplin County are back open Friday night.

College students work to restore historic cemetery

A group of college students chose the beginning of Memorial Day Weekend to perform restorative work to a historic cemetery in our area.

Pipe bomb removed from Onslow County recycling business

The Onslow County Sheriff's Office said a pipe bomb has been removed from Sonoco Recycling. 

Highway 70 sees almost 1000 crashes in one area

The U.S. 70 Corridor Commission released a crash summary for 2012-2014 with 997 of them happening between Havelock and James City.

Museum of the Marine has groundbreaking

The groundbreaking for the future Museum of the Marine was held Friday morning.

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Daitrieyuaon Parker found guilty of murder, sentenced to life without parole

A verdict is reached in the murder trial of Daitrieyuaon Parker in Greenville.

The severe thunderstorm passed through Eastern Carolina yesterday but the damage still remains in...

The severe thunderstorm passed through Eastern Carolina yesterday but the damage still remains in Warsaw.

Seeing the signs: Stroke survivor talks awareness

Every 40 seconds, someone has a stroke and here in the U.S., it's the leading cause of disability. But what are the signs someone is having a stroke? Do you…

Greenville man arrested for trafficking opium and heroin

A Greenville man is behind bars in Pitt County on multiple drug-related charges.

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Memorial Day Weekend arrives

With the arrival of Memorial Day Weekend, AAA Carolinas released travel information for the thousands of vacationers set to hit the road this weekend.

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Reports: Senate passes fast-track trade bill

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A free trade initiative that would give President Barack Obama enhanced trade negotiating authority was passed by the Senate Friday, The Associated Press and L.A. Times reported.


Ireland awaits same-sex marriage vote count

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Irish voters went to the polls Friday to decide whether to change the country's constitution to allow same-sex marriage.

Counting will start Saturday morning, with the result due by the end of the day.

It's a landmark referendum that, if passed, would ...


Casey Kasem's widow won't face elder abuse charges

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Citing insufficient evidence, Los Angeles County prosecutors declined to file elder abuse charges against the widow of iconic radio host Casey Kasem.


A guide to the Patriot Act debate

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Two years after Edward Snowden exposed the National Security Agency's secret collection of the data of millions of Americans' private communications, the bulk of those programs remain intact.

But the key section of the Patriot Act that the NSA used t...


Report: Man convicted in Levy case may get new trial

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The man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy may get a new trial after government attorneys withdrew their opposition, The Associated Press reported.