North Carolina lawmakers are focusing on legislation they say makes the state the nation's first to address decades of toxic water pollution from residue left behind by coal-burning electricity plants. More>>
Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has formally pleaded not guilty to criminal charges of leveraging his power to try to oust a Democratic district attorney convicted of drunken driving, according to court documents obtained... More>>
About two dozen heavily armed law enforcement officers stormed a home in Chicago's southern suburbs Wednesday to free four remaining hostages and capture two suspects, ending a 20-hour standoff that police say began as... More>>
The World Health Organization says the death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is now at least 1,350 people. More>>
Hundreds of people are attending a public meeting in Raleigh on proposed rules for the oil and gas drilling method known as fracking. Nearly 400 people filled an auditorium at North Carolina State University on Wednesday, with dozens addressing public officials. More>>
Very hot weather mid-week but storms by the end of the week.
Very hot weather mid-week but storms by the end of the week.
Greenville Fire and Rescue is unveiling its newest addition to its fleet. More>>
A car accident knocked out power to residents and a school in Engelhard.
Vidant Health filed a motion to move a complaint filed last week to federal court. More>>
Organizers of regular protests at the North Carolina Legislature are being joined by NAACP leaders in a half-dozen other states to launch a week of demonstrations. More>>
The public is invited to a meeting with North Carolina officials to comment on proposed rules for the oil and gas drilling method known as fracking.
District Attorney Ernie Lee is asking the State Bureau of Investigation to look into allegations concerning gas receipts and use of county credit cards by the Onslow County Sheriff's Office. More>>
The New Bern Board of Alderman approve using bonds to fund the renovation of Craven Terrace Apartments. More>>
Students are getting ready to head back to class but school supplies aren't the only thing that is needed in the classroom. Uniforms are necessary in Pitt County and the school district says there has been a positive impact in schools since the rule was put in place in 2008. More>>
Governor Pat McCrory has selected George Wainwright Jr. of Carteret County as the chairman of the State Ethics Commission. More>>
Elizabeth Jackson's fifth graders are using I Pads to teach their fellow second graders lessons that take time and patience. It's a method called “teaching across grade levels.” According to Jackson having technology in the classroom makes it easy to learn from each other. “For them to go to the second graders and explain to them the newton's 3 laws of motion and have the second graders come back to me and explain them and understand them, then relate it math as week, that's mastery right the... More>>
Lenoir Memorial Hospital now offers patients direct access to some of their medical records online. More>>
Students at Carteret Community College are headed back to class surrounded by construction. More>>
The allegation that Vidant health had the intention of closing Vidant Pungo hospital in Belhaven has been said by Mayor Adam O'Neal the past several months. More>>
The cost of damages from a recent severe thunderstorm continues to rise in Havelock. More>>
A family is now asking for the public's help after their 9-year-old almost drowned at the Lions Adventure Waterpark in Kinston. More>>
The New Bern Board of Aldermen is considering using tax dollars to fund a controversial project. More>>
A disabled man and his great-grandson are dead after a house fire. More>>
Military officials have scheduled an Article 32 hearing this week for a Marine accused of faking his own kidnapping in Iraq as well as failing to return to his base after visiting relatives in Utah. More>>
Top Republicans at the North Carolina Legislature are signaling they are close to a last-minute deal reviving a measure that aims to force Duke Energy to curb pollution from its 33 coal ash dumps scattered across the state. More>>
A cadre of Republicans in the North Carolina House broke ranks with their leadership to vote down a sweeping economic incentives and tax bill they said violated core conservative principles. More>>
Mitt Romney is appearing at a fundraiser in Charlotte for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis. More>>
US 158 in Camden County is now open for traffic following a natural gas leak Tuesday morning.
Havelock opens the year as the number one team in the WNCT-TV 9 Touchdown Friday Top 9. More>>
A former Kinston fire captain and Greene County reserve deputy has been sentenced in a child pornography case. More>>
Police arrested a man's ex-girlfriend following an investigation into an early August stabbing. More>>
A Newport woman is recovering after she was run over twice Monday night. More>>
Thousands of small intense earthquakes are rocking Iceland amid concerns that one of the country's volcanoes may be close to erupting.
Television and radio announcer Don Pardo, whose booming baritone was known to fans of "Saturday Night Live," ''The Price is Right" and other programs, has died. More>>
Watching cancer cells scurrying across the surface of a microchip is mesmerizing. More>>
One man was arrested early Tuesday morning after what police say appears to be an accidental shooting. More>>
Police along the Crystal Coast say they've located a 15-year-old girl reported missing. More>>
Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point is conducting special training and residents can expect to see increased air, ground and sea-based activity during August. More>>
The Sneads Ferry Community Plan team will host a Community Workshop on Tuesday More>>
The viral campaign has been taking over Facebook feeds for the last week. Now, with over $13 million raised for ALS, a Lenoir County woman says the Ice Bucket Challenge is giving her hope for the future. More>>
An old law fuels a new push to reopen Vidant Pungo Hospital in Belhaven. More>>
East Carolina University's College of Education is seeing a drop in graduates, which could lead to a future teacher shortage. More>>
Pitt County expands one of its railways to increase commerce and boost the economy. A ribbon cutting ceremony held Monday kicked off a 2nd line.
The summer time is the slowest donation time for food in North Carolina. More>>
A week before students arrive, the State Attorney General visits Beaufort County to talk keeping them safe. More>>
A non-profit coalition in Pitt County is targeting teen drivers, hoping to better educate them about safe driving. More>>
Monday marked the first day of orientation for new teachers at East Carolina University. Close to 150 arrived on campus, trying to familiarize themselves and to get ready for the start of school on Tuesday.
WNCT staff and on-air talent collected school supplies all day Friday as part of the 9 On Your Side School Supplies Drive. More>>
A new report suggests the decision by Gov. Pat McCrory and Republican lawmakers not to expand Medicaid coverage through the Affordable Care Act will cost North Carolina $51 billion in lost federal payments over the next... More>>
A massive data breach affecting hospital patient records hits 4 hospitals in North Carolina, including one in the east. More>>
Police arrested one man after a shotgun was fired Monday afternoon during a dispute between neighbors. More>>
Deputies say they've made four arrests in a Greene County home invasion. More>>
Kinston police are investigating a shots fired call that left a teen injured. More>>
Police continue to investigate a weekend shooting outside a party in Ayden. More>>
Police say they need the public's help to identify a person of interest in a Greenville stabbing. More>>
One suspect was arrested after shots were fired in uptown Greenville early Saturday morning. More>>
Police are investigating an off campus armed robbery at Papa Johns on East 10th Street. More>>
A Charlotte man is in police custody after a young girl and two officers responding to a report of a domestic shooting were wounded. More>>
The Marine Corps is looking for approval at Cherry Point to continue training in the Pamlico Sound while considering the safety of the neighboring sea life, specifically dolphins. More>>
North Carolina's unemployment rate has inched higher for July as the number of people with jobs dipped from the previous month. More>>
Four Boys and Girls Clubs in the East will receive checks from The Goodwill Community Foundation Monday. Pitt, Lenoir, Beaufort and Greene Counties clubs will all receive funds which are matching funds totaling $260,000. More>>
The Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina is receiving a grant to help it feed children on weekends and during school breaks. More>>
Sunday marks one year since Ciera Clark was gunned down while driving home in Greenville. More>>
Police are searching for two men after an armed robbery in Greenville on Sunday night. More>>
Hundreds of children came out to a Greenville park to get ready for the upcoming school year. More>>
An unattended cooking fire sent one person to the hospital on Saturday morning. More>>
Crews responded to a house small house fire Saturday night. More>>
This year's General Assembly session is almost done. More>>
And early morning fire leaves one woman dead.
A Purple Heart recipient from Camp Lejeune and his soon-to-be wife won a wedding at the Tryon Palace. More>>
Pitt County honored World's Breastfeeding Celebration week on Saturday.
People in Lenoir County are coming together to fight violence in the community.