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Second arrest made in La Grange murder investigation

A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder of a La Grange man.

Emerald Isle lifeguards make five water rescues in one day

Five people were rescued from the waters off Emerald Isle Friday, but only two of those rescues were due to rip currents according to fire fighters.

Woman airlifted after morning crash

A woman was airlifted to the hospital after a crash Saturday morning in Craven County.

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Maola Milk & Ice Cream Co. to close New Bern plant

Friday is the last day for production employees at the Maola plant in New Bern before the facility closes its doors for good.

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Massive fallen tree causes power outages

A tree taller than a telephone pole fell into a roadway and caused power outages in Kinston Friday morning. The homeowner, Beady Hall, thinks all the recent…

Teara Mayfield

Police: Boy swallows crack cocaine, mom charged with child abuse

A Jacksonville woman has been charged with child abuse because her son swallowed crack cocaine, police said.

Jeffrey Frye

Deputies: Man accused of statutory rape against teen girl

Deputies say an Onslow County man allegedly committed statutory rape against a teen girl.

Saul Valencia

Man accused of sex crimes against 8-year-old

Deputies have arrested a man accused of committing sex crimes against an 8-year-old girl.

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Fox in Carteret County tests positive for rabies

A fox in Carteret County has tested positive for rabies, state officials said.

Police investigate attempted armed robbery at Family Dollar

Police say they are looking for two men who tried to rob a Family Dollar in Greenville.

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Malaysian PM urges full access to crash site

Ukraine Malaysia plane down separatist

More than a week after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down in eastern Ukraine, Malaysian investigators have not yet been able to access the entire crash site, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Saturday.

He urged both the pro-Russia rebels an...


Rockets fly; Israel-Hamas truce appears over

Palestinians stand atop ruined house, Gaza City, Israel air strikes

A tenuous cease-fire in Gaza appeared to be over Saturday, with militant rockets again hurtling towards Israel as diplomats pushed for a longer truce in a conflict that has killed more than 1,000 people -- mostly civilians.

Israel had agreed to extend...


Dad: Man on SWAT-stormed jet 'mentally ill'

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When Sadegh Shahi heard reports Friday about a SWAT team armed to the teeth storming onto a Sunwing Airlines flight to arrest a passenger, he said he thought to himself, "it's probably my son."

The father's intuition was correct.

Ali Shahi was arreste...


U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuates personnel

Smoke over Tripoli, Libya

The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence raging in the capital, Tripoli, the State Department said.

About 150 personnel, including 80 U.S. Marines were evacuated from the embassy in the early hour...


Why is U.S. Marine still in Mexican jail?

Andrew Tahmooressi

A U.S. Marine Corps reservist held in a Mexican prison for more than three months on a weapons charge could have been released within days of his detention if not for "missed opportunities" by his original legal counsel, his attorney told CNN.