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Marine killed in training exercise announced at press conference

Staff Sargent Lewis was killed in a helicopter ropes suspension techniques training exercise Wednesday night.

State senator tries hand as teaching assistant at Winterville elementary

We’re two weeks into school and the state legislature still hasn't passed a budget, forcing some school districts to cut teaching assistant positions fearing…

ECU staff has been preparing for the last month for first football game

It takes a crew of over 100 employees, volunteers and diehard fans to prepare the stadium for the first kickoff of the year.

Operation "Who's Next" Round IV leads to nine more arrests

The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office reports nine more arrests in round four of its Operation “Who’s Next.”

Beaufort County Sheriff's Office arrests one on drug charges

Beaufort County Sheriff's deputies arrested Kenneth Sherley, 26, on Tuesday on prescription drug charges.

Former Greenville mayor dies at age 94

Former Greenville mayor Percey Ray Cox, who served the position for eight years in the 1980s, passed away at age 94 on Wednesday.

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Colonel releases name of Marine killed in helicopter accident

Military officials at Camp Lejeune released new information Friday morning on Wednesday's fatal helicopter accident.

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MARSOC Marine to be honored with dedication Monday

U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command will posthumously dedicate its Multi-Purpose Canine kennel in honor of Cpl. David M. Sonka, who was…


Fred has weakened to a tropical depression in the far eastern Atlantic

Tropical Depression Fred continues to track in the far eastern Atlantic.

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Suspect in Kinston shooting considered "armed and dangerous"

Kinston Police have released the name of a man they are searching for in connection with a shooting early Friday morning.

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Officer's killing: Cops find new evidence

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Investigators on Friday found a significant piece of evidence at the place where an Illinois police officer was fatally shot this week.

Lake County Major Crime Task Force commander George Filenko wouldn't specify what type of evidence was discovered, ...


Trump: Gay marriage the 'law of the land'

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Republican front-runner Donald Trump said Friday that he wished a Kentucky county clerk, Kim Davis, was not jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, but he added that the Supreme Court has ruled and it is "the law of the land."


China cyber sanctions could come next week

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Sanctions against China for cyberattacks on the U.S. private sector could come as early as next week, U.S. officials told CNN Friday.

The package of penalties on individuals and commercial entities believed to be responsible for the attacks has been ...


Deadly attacks leave cops feeling under siege

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Demonstrators marched to the gates of the Minnesota State Fair last weekend, raised a banner reading "Black Lives Matter" and chanted, "Pigs in a blanket! Fry 'em like bacon!"


Chinese Navy ships entered US waters

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Chinese Navy ships entered U.S. territorial waters off of Alaska last week, coming within 12 miles of the coastline, multiple defense officials told CNN Friday.