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EMS rescues teen off Emerald Isle

Emerald Isle first responders rescued a teen in the ocean around 7:30 Tuesday evening.

K-9 officer is credited with tracking down suspect

Greenville Police credit one of the department's K-9 officers for finding a burglary and assault suspect.  

GPD makes one of the biggest busts in department history

The Greenville Regional Drug Task Force is calling it one of the biggest busts in the department's history. The operation took thousands of doses of heroin…

Group to build park

Group in Pamlico County hopes to build an environmental park

A group in Pamlico County is working to establish an environmental park for residents to enjoy and for students to be able to learn.

Street resurfacing project begins in New Bern

A total of 14 city streets will be repaired and repaved over four months in a project the City of New Bern is set to begin on Wednesday.

chocowinity house fire

Home burns to the ground in morning fire

Firefighters said a home is a complete loss following a morning house fire in Chocowinity.

Craven Community College receives donation for yearly scholarship

Craven Community College recently received a donation of $1,650 from the Veteran Enforcers Motorcycle Association New Bern chapter to assist CCC’s Basic Law…

Man rows from Africa to New York for HIV/AIDS awareness

A man from New York is on a mission to spread AIDS and HIV awareness. He is traveling from Africa to New York in his row boat.

Maysville officials seek solutions following sewage spill

The town of Maysville will hold a special meeting Tuesday night to discuss possible waste water solutions in the aftermath of the White Oak River sewage spill.

Oriental man pleads not guilty in accident in Massachusetts

An Oriental man pleaded not guilty to vehicular homicide for an accident in Massachusetts.

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Mom: Boys get second degree sunburn at day care

Day care burns

Two Oklahoma boys are in the hospital recuperating from burns after their mother said their day care took them to a splash park and let them play with no sunscreen. As of Tuesday, the day care was permanently closed, and the state health department w...


Some U.S. senators want to start oil war with Iran

Sen. Lisa Murkowski

As Secretary of State John Kerry tried to sell the Iran nuclear deal to Congress Tuesday, some U.S. senators were ready to start an oil war with Iran.

Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski is sponsoring a bill to lift the ban on exporting American crude o...


Huckabee gets Fox facetime before debate rankings

Huckabee factory

Mike Huckabee parted with Fox News earlier this year to pursue another White House bid. But after an incendiary remark about the Iran nuclear deal, it's as though the former Arkansas governor never left.

On Tuesday, Huckabee appeared on "Outnumbered,...


Equal pay advocates: 'Clock out' for black women

Milwaukee Fast food strike

An Atlanta-based advocacy group has dubbed Tuesday "Black Women's Equal Pay Day" and the idea has quickly gained traction on Twitter and Facebook.

Atlanta Women for Equality wanted workers across the nation to virtually "clock out" at 2:07 p.m.

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911 dispatcher hangs up on caller

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The June 26 call to 911 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, was heartbreaking as the female caller tried to keep 17-year-old shooting victim Jaydon Chavez-Silver alive.

"I'm keeping him alive," said Chavez-Silver’s friend, 17-year-old Esperanza Quintero.