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NC sterilization agency reports 780 claims filed

Nearly 800 people thought to be victims of North Carolina's sterilization program have submitted forms to claim compensation from the state. More>>

Pitt County parks host photo contest Video included

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Join Pitt County Community Schools and Recreation (PCCSR) in collaboration with the North Carolina Recreation and Park Association (NCRPA) and National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) in celebration of Parks and Recreation Month. More>>

Missing teens, how they make the news Video included

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Sometimes cases are classic runaways and sometimes teens truly find themselves in dangerous situations. This is when police or family members solicit the media’s help; but with great power comes great responsibility in how and when we report the cases. More>>

Strong Storms Heading Our Way Video included

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Stronger storms likely on Thursday as a cool front heads our way.
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Restaurants celebrate national hot dog day Video included

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July 23rd marks national hot dog day. More>>

The changing dangers of cyber security Video included

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Laptops and cell phones are something many can't go a day without using. More>>

Greenville park home to Little Free Library Video included

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One park in Greenville is home to a global library effort called the Little Free Library.   More>>

Taking precautions against new mosquito virus Video included

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The types of mosquito that can potentially carry the Chikungunya virus are common in eastern North Carolina.   More>>

First time miliary parents enrolling in baby boot camp Video included

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In Onslow County, statistics show there's a high number of infant deaths; at least 3 babies died there in the last 3 months alone. More>>

Shemar Moore to return to 'Young and Restless'

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Shemar Moore is returning to his daytime roots with a two-day guest appearance on "The Young and the Restless." More>>

Former Kinston representative Stephen LaRoque gets another trial delay

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Former Representative Stephen Laroque gets another trial delay. This time his retrial has been pushed from October to February 2, 2015.  More>>

Wayne Co. inmate dies after altercation with fellow inmate

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Inmate Terry Houser died Wednesday morning at 10:30 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Hospital.
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New Bern Safety Fair

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Thanks to everyone who came out to the 9 On Your Side Safety Fair in New Bern! More>>

Longer session tests Tillis, US Senate race

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U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis had hoped this year's North Carolina legislative session would be over by now. But the budget is over three weeks late and hopes of a July 4 end date are a distant memory.The lingering session means Tillis has had to split his time between negotiating in Raleigh as House speaker while running for the Senate. More>>

Tropical depression in Atlantic weakens to tropical wave

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A tropical depression in the Atlantic has weakened to a tropical wave.  More>>

Seven Marines, Sailor awarded Purple Heart Video included

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Members of the military were awarded for their service Wednesday.


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Onslow County teacher honored for STEM Teacher of the Month Video included

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Marshall Smith is a fifteen year educator, coach and now he’s 9 On Your Side’s STEM Teacher of the month. More>>

Officers seize 3 pounds of pot from Lenoir County home

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Multiple law enforcment agencies arrested a man and a woman on Tuesday after finding more than three pounds of marijuana in side their home in Kinston. More>>

Missing teen located in Bayboro

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The Craven County Sheriff’s Office says they've found a missing juvenile.  More>>

Warrant out for suspect in armed robbery of Jacksonville internet café

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Deputies say a warrant has now been issued for 21-year-old Deontre Randall. More>>

Pitt County deputies make narcotics arrest

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Deputies in Pitt County have charged a man with Obtaining a Controlled Substance by Misrepresentation. More>>

Mother and son held at gun point, robbed in home Video included

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A mother and son were held at gun point in their home when it was robbed late Tuesday night.
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Teen mom charged after baby found buried at Louisburg home

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Ashley Reed, 16, of Louisburg is charged with concealing a death after her infant was found buried beside her house.
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Is minimum wage enough? Video included

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The push for a higher minimum wage gets a boost from a nationwide campaign. It is called, “Live the Wage.” In the span of a week, elected officials and community leaders vow to live off $77. More>>

Greenville "Superblock" to bring $200 million to city tax base Video included

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As the first of several new businesses open in Greenville's "Superblock," local business owners are expecting the project to bring jobs and millions to the city's tax base. More>>

Special honor for troubled state crime lab

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North Carolina’s crime lab is now the only system in the country to obtain dual international accreditation.   More>>

McCrory signs bills on Common Core, health care

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Gov. Pat McCrory signed several bills Tuesday, including one abolishing Common Core in North Carolina and another that was sponsored by the late Dr. Jim Fulghum of Wake County. More>>

New group forms in fight to get Vidant Pungo Hospital re-opened Video included

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It's now been 3 weeks since Vidant Pungo Hospital shut its doors. More>>

Health officials confirm chikungunya in Cabarrus Video included

Cabarrus County health officials have confirmed the county's first case of chikungunya, saying the patient was infected while traveling in a Caribbean country. More>>

Belhaven mayor meets with Va. gov as walk to D.C. continues Video included

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Belhaven mayor Adam O'Neal made a stop at the Virginia governor's mansion in Richmond on Tuesday, as his walk to Washington D.C. continues. More>>

Pitt County deputies charge men in sweepstakes bust

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Deputies say they've charged three men in a Pitt County sweepstakes bust. More>>

Suspect wanted in Dover vehicle theft

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Deputies want your help to identify the suspect in a motor vehicle theft. More>>

Health agency says it's OK to use Dan River Video included

North Carolina's public health agency is recommending lifting a recreational water advisory for a river that was polluted by a massive coal ash spill in February. More>>

New Bern police looking for runaway

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Police in New Bern need the public’s help to find a runaway juvenile. More>>

Columbia men charged in Monday robbery

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Deputies say they’ve arrested two men for robbing a man at a Columbia intersection. More>>

East Carolina Athletics, WNCT-TV Announce Television Partnership Video included

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The East Carolina University Department of Athletics, in conjunction with its multimedia rights partner IMG College, have agreed to terms with WNCT-TV on a three-year contract which will re-establish a broadcast relationship dating back to 1989 and enable the region's CBS affiliate to regain its standing as the "Official Station of the Pirates." More>>

SW Forsyth beats Greenville North State for 11-12 Little League State Title Video included

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Connor Monroe hit a home run and picked up the win on the mound as SW Forsyth beat Greenville North State 4-1 to win the 11-12 North Carolina State Little League title at Elm Street Park. More>>

Red Cross in urgent need of blood donors Video included

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The American Red Cross reports blood donations are down approximately 8% over the last 11 weeks. More>>

Greenville attorney found guilty of 35 misconduct violations

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David Sutton went before the North Carolina State Bar's Disciplinary Hearing Commission.  More>>

Two people arrested multiple drug offenses in Beaufort County

Richard Brown and Brandi McMillen were arrested in Beaufort County for multiple drug offenses. Richard Brown and Brandi McMillen were arrested in Beaufort County for multiple drug offenses.
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Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit arrested a man and a woman on Friday for multiple drug crimes. The sheriff's office said Brandi McMillen, 39, and Richard Brown, 40, were arrested after selling investigators Oxycodone following an investigation. More>>

Beaufort County man arrested for selling cocaine to undercover deputies

Wilbert O'Neal, Jr., 31, of Pantego was arrested for selling cocaine. Wilbert O'Neal, Jr., 31, of Pantego was arrested for selling cocaine.
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Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit arrested a man on Monday for attempting to sell cocaine. The sheriff's office said Wilbert O'Neal, Jr., 31, of Pantego, sold cocaine to investigators. More>>

Political group running another anti-Tillis NC ad

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An independent political group plans to spend more than $1 million over the next two weeks for a television ad critical of North Carolina Republican Senate nominee Thom Tillis by trying to link him to conservative financiers. More>>

Beaufort County man arrested for trafficking opiates

Christopher George Furman of Blounts Creek is arrested by the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office for trafficking opiates. Christopher George Furman of Blounts Creek is arrested by the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office for trafficking opiates.
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Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit arrested a man for trafficking opiates on Friday. The sheriff's office arrested Christopher Furman, 42, of Blounts Creek after serving him with warrants following a traffic stop. More>>

Audit: Ex-Tarboro manager siphoned off town funds Video included

A state audit has determined that the former manager in Tarboro siphoned off more than $450,000 in taxpayer funds to provide himself with unapproved benefits and to buy personal items unrelated to his job. More>>

Carteret couple charged after stabbing each other during fight

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A Carteret County couple is facing charges after deputies say the two stabbed each other during a fight. More>>

Dare County Sheriff's office warns of phone scam

Dare County Sheriff's office warns of phone scam Video included

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The Dare County Sheriff's office is warning the public about a new scamming strategy using caller ID spoofing technology More>>

Deputies: Duplin County man charged with attempted murder after setting fire

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A Magnolia man is facing attempted first degree murder charges after deputies say he set a home on fire with a resident still inside. More>>

Pitt Commissioners approve merit bonuses for employees

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County Manager Scott Elliott recommended the county use $171,450 in state reimbursements to offer county employees the $150 bonus. More>>

Craven County sees economic stimulus with Minges expansion Video included

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Craven County is getting a major economic stimulus as Minges Bottling Group will build a new, expanded New Bern facility at Craven County Industrial Park. More>>

Tips for rental car insurance

Tips for rental car insurance

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Rental car insurance may be extra confusing this summer travel season. More>>

NC police chiefs in Wilmington for conference

NC police chiefs in Wilmington for conference Video included

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North Carolina police chiefs are down in Wilmington for a conference. More>>

Graduate students hold book drive for Belvoir Elementary School Video included

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East Carolina University graduate students are helping a local elementary school promote literacy.
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NC pension changes near final legislative approval

The General Assembly is one vote away from finalizing changes to North Carolina's government retirement system in part to prevent the system from having to pay for some large pension spikes for high-income workers. More>>

NC sales tax limit for counties reviewed by Senate Video included

A Superior Court judge has struck down parts of new rules. A Superior Court judge has struck down parts of new rules.

Senate Republicans have retooled a proposal limiting local sales taxes in North Carolina but could still stop two large counties from putting referenda on the ballot this fall. More>>

McCrory judicial choice once reprimanded by NC Bar

A new District Court judge appointed by Gov. Pat McCrory was previously reprimanded for professional misconduct by the North Carolina State Bar. More>>

Prosecutor: hearing in UNC agents case on hold Video included

This week's scheduled hearing for five people charged with violating North Carolina's sports agent law by providing benefits to former Tar Heels football players has been postponed. More>>

Teachers get creative to fund classroom needs Video included

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A Havelock teacher is taking action when it comes to getting money for her classroom.
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The sky is the limit for private UAV users Video included

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With unmanned aerial vehicles becoming more affordable, more people are taking to the skies but what do you need to know before taking flight? More>>

Wildlife officials warn of black bears in the east Video included

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After several recent sightings, NC Wildlife officials are asking people to be on alert for black bears. Sunday a mother bear and her cubs climbed a tree in Winterville. More>>

Push to grow Community Watch in Washington Video included

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The Washington Police Department is going back to the basics. In the last seven months they've jump started five community watch programs.  More>>

North State stays alive in State Little League Tournament Video included

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North State beat South Durham 10-5 on Monday to stay alive in the North Carolina State Little League tournament at Elm Street Park. More>>

Sharks in the sound: researchers study aims to ease fears Video included

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Millions of people enjoy North Carolina waters every year. But few of those people stop to think what they may be swimming in. More>>

Camp Lejeune Marines, sailors to conduct pre-deployment exercises in Virginia

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Residents in Southside and central Virginia could see military aircraft and ground vehicles through July 30th as Marines and sailors prepare for a deployment later this year. More>>

Duplin County deputies searching for missing teens from Rose Hill area

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According to the Duplin County Sheriff's Office Facebook page, The Duplin County Sheriff's Office is looking for two female undisciplined juvenile runaways from the Rose Hill area. More>>

NC Rep. Fulghum dies after cancer diagnosis

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State Rep. Jim Fulghum has died, weeks after announcing he was being treated for cancer. Molly Fulghum Heintz says her father died at his Raleigh home on Saturday evening. More>>

Craven County investigator awarded Badge of Courage Video included

Craven County investigator, Mike Sawyer, is awarded with the Badge of courage. Craven County investigator, Mike Sawyer, is awarded with the Badge of courage.
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An investigator with the Craven County Sheriff's Office was awarded with a Badge of Courage on Monday for saving a child left unattended in a vehicle from potential heatstroke. More>>

Senator Hagan and Speaker Tillis agree on dates for two debates

Two dates have been set for debates between Sen. Kay Hagan and NC House Speaker Thom Tillis. Two dates have been set for debates between Sen. Kay Hagan and NC House Speaker Thom Tillis.
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Senator Kay Hagan and NC House Speaker Thom Tillis have agreed on three debates and have now set the dates for two of them.Democratic incumbent, Kay Hagan, will defend her seat against Republican Thom Tillis during the upcoming mid-term elections in November. More>>

Car hits bear in Craven County

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Highway Patrol troopers responded to an accident involving a bear Sunday night. More>>

Martin County man wanted after community complaints lead to drug bust

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Deputies with the Martin County Sheriff’s Office tell 9 On Your Side that tips from concerned citizens led them to a drug bust. Now they need your help finding a man. More>>

"Swinging for Shwachman" raises money, awareness for SDS Video included

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East Carolina linebacker coach Duane Price and his wife Becca hosted the first ever "Swinging for Shwachman" event to raise money and awareness for a syndrome that their 11 year old son, Chilton suffers from. More>>

Deputies arrest suspect in fatal La Grange shooting Video included

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Lenoir County deputies have arrested one man and are looking for another in connection with a murder last week in La Grange. More>>

Greenville man facing statutory rape charges due in court Monday Video included

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A Greenville man is under arrest after the Pitt County Sheriff's Office said he sexually assaulted an underage girl. More>>

Jones County: Marine charged after Saturday night road rage incident

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Deputies say a marine is facing several charges after repeatedly ramming his vehicle into another vehicle Saturday night in Jones County. More>>

Pitt County social clubs hold rally to end violence Video included

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Pitt County community groups and social clubs held a rally Sunday evening at C.M. Eppes Recreational Center demanding an end to violence. More>>

Coast Guard medevacs woman near Atlantic Beach

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The Coast Guard medevaced a 57-year-old woman Sunday about 14 miles southwest of Atlantic Beach. More>>

2-year-old boy hit by car in Pender County, dies

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Authorities are investigating after a 2-year-old boy was hit by a car and killed in Pender County. More>>

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