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Foscue, Jason

Man who held down & robbed 91-year-old heading to prison

A man broke into a home, held down a 91-year-old man, then robbed the victim has been sentenced to prison.

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Tropical Storm Cristobal could form this weekend

Shower and thunderstorm activity that could become a tropical depression or Tropical Storm Cristobal has increased during the past few hours in association…

85-year-old driver survives collision with train

An 85-year-old driver survived after a train hit her car in Kinston Friday morning, officials said.

First case of Chikungunya virus confirmed in Pitt County

Pitt County has its first case of Chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus that causes fever, joint pain, swelling and other symptoms.

Camp Lejeune ceremony to honor 1st black Marines

Camp Lejeune is honoring the first black Marines in a ceremony marking Montford Point Marine Day.

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NC judge: Private school vouchers unconstitutional

A North Carolina judge is ordering a stop to the use of taxpayer money to pay for tuition at private or religious schools.

Charles Mitchell

Drug bust leads to one arrest

The Craven County Sheriff's Department arrested a man during a drug bust in Vanceboro.

Carteret County Flooding

Carteret County residents face heavy rains and flooding

Places in Carteret County saw flooding-- including Morehead City-- where a main highway was shut down for some time.

Provider of sweepstakes machines wants property back

A man who provided gaming machines to Havelock sweepstakes businesses may never see those machines again.

Cause determined in fire that killed 4-year-old and great-grandpa

Investigators have determined the cause of a house fire that killed a 4-year-old boy and his 63-year-old great-grandfather in Rocky Mount.

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Officials: Couple lured Amish girls with dog

Stephen M Howells II, Nicole F Vaisey

A puppy was used to lure two Amish girls into a car in upstate New York, with the captors plotting to enslave the sisters, authorities said.


Ukraine: Russian aid convoy 'direct invasion'

Russian aid convoy

Is it an act of compassion or one of belligerence?

Both judgments were offered Friday on the dozens of Russian trucks that have rolled into eastern Ukraine, a move Russian leaders cast as necessary to address a humanitarian crisis and a Ukrainian off...


More raised for Ferguson officer than teen

Arrest Darren Wilson sign

On the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, support for slain teenager Michael Brown has been overwhelming. On the Internet fundraising site GoFundMe, however, Officer Darren Wilson gets more of the backing.


Calm in Ferguson, but controversy not over

Man sells shirts in Ferguson

There were no Molotov cocktails thrown, no shootings, no fires and no tear gas on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, on Thursday night and early Friday.

A sense of calm prevailed, even as protesters and police were present. But the controversy over t...


Voice may provide clues about Foley's killer

James Foley

As UK investigators work to identify the Islamist militant who beheaded American journalist James Foley, the tiniest details in the videotape of the killing could provide the key clue.