BAYBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina fire chef resigned after a comment he made on a Facebook post referring to people protesting the death of George Floyd at a local city hall.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina appliance manufacturer has announced it is shutting down until further notice after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — An animal protection group that has trapped more than 40 feral cats since the beginning of December is trying to get a handle on the nuisance animal problem.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A 5-year-old North Carolina girl has been shot in the head, and a reward is being offered for information in the case.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A traffic stop in North Carolina has led to the arrest of three men accused of trafficking drugs and having guns.
A Facebook post from the Craven County Sheriff’s...
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff’s office says deputies have arrested a man who they say jumped a fence at an airport and assaulted a worker.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — In a story Oct. 11 about an indictment in a drug overdose death, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Matthew Doxey was arrested. Authorities arrested James...
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — Several charges, including driving while impaired and reckless driving, have been filed against a North Carolina school resource officer who state troopers say was involved...
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in a North Carolina county say a mother and her two adult children are in jail after a car chase led them to their home.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A federal prosecutor says an attorney in North Carolina has been sentenced to three months in prison and has to give up her law license after pleading guilty to harboring an...
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — Police have arrested three teenagers accused of threatening violence against a North Carolina high school.
The New Bern Police Department says in a Friday news release...
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A jury has found a North Carolina woman guilty in the 2017 shooting death of her husband.
News outlets report jurors took 61 minutes on Thursday to return their verdict...
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A conservative legislator says he won't seek another two-year term in the North Carolina House in 2020.
Republican Rep. Michael Speciale of New Bern first joined the...
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say two North Carolina sheriff's deputies had to be treated for narcotic exposure after a traffic stop in which the motorist they pulled over was...
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina labor officials say a worker at a construction site was killed when a piece of heavy equipment tipped over.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina have arrested a suspect in the death of a man reported missing last week.
The Craven County Sheriff's Office says in a news release that...
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina have accused a prisoner of killing a fellow inmate.
The Craven County Sheriff's Office says in a Facebook post that a man was found...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit by the former headmaster of the school founded by novelist Nicholas Sparks (all times local):
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The private Christian school that novelist Nicholas Sparks founded in his North Carolina hometown was gripped by one small crisis after another and demanding too much of his...
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A jury has convicted a North Carolina sports medicine doctor of illegally distributing opioids through a cash-only business.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — An agency that helps people find housing in an eastern North Carolina city now has its own home.
The Sun Journal of New Bern reports the staff of the New Bern Housing...
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff's office is warning residents about a telephone scam which cost one person more than $2,000.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities say people have been throwing kittens off of two state highways, and some into the Neuse River below.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — State investigators say three people from eastern North Carolina have been charged with fraudulent voting during last year's primary elections.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Coastal Land Trust has completed the purchase of one of its "Top 40" priority conservation projects at the North Carolina coast.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina teenager who lost her left leg in a shark attack is getting a prosthetic leg free of charge.
East Carolina Brace & Limb Co. says on its Facebook page...
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A baseball team and restaurant owner in eastern North Carolina says he'd bring ingenuity, energy and grit to North Carolina politics if he's elected lieutenant governor next...
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A lawsuit over the rights to photos and video from the wreckage of the pirate Blackbeard's flagship is still winding its way through North Carolina courts, four years after...
HALIFAX, N.C. (AP) — The state's highest court will hear cases involving murder, robbery and a pirate ship when it holds sessions in eastern North Carolina as part of its bicentennial.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — Almost 2,000 students will receive scholarships to take a field trip to Tryon Palace in New Bern, North Carolina's first permanent state capitol.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Division of Motor Vehicles is adding 14 new driver license examiner graduates to its ranks as it tries to improve customer service.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff says deputies helped seize around 70 dogs from a home in an animal neglect investigation.
The Craven County Sheriff's Office said in a news...
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Highway Patrol has charged a motorist in a crash that killed a passenger in his car.
The patrol tells news sources that multiple charges were filed...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two sitting state legislators and a top state Republican Party leader are among six candidates who have quickly filed to try to succeed the late U.S. Rep. Walter Jones...
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — An unidentified man has been found dead in a mobile home fire, and authorities have opened an investigation.
The Craven County Sheriff's Office tells news outlets that...
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina have charged two men in the death of a man who was reported missing.
The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office tells news outlets it's charged 23-year-old Norris Dwayne Rochelle Jr. with murder in the death of his 40-year-old roommate, Nicholas Williams. Investigators found evidence suggesting Rochelle was responsible for Williams' disappearance.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman who helped her immigrant boyfriend register and vote is going to prison for helping the non-citizen vote.
U.S. District Judge Louise Wood Flanagan this week sentenced 66-year-old Denslo Allen Paige to two months in prison and a $250 fine. Paige advised Guadalupe Espinosa-Pena to register and vote in the November 2016 elections though he was ineligible as a Mexican citizen.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A teenager has been charged with murder and arson in the death of his grandmother in North Carolina.
The Craven County Sheriff's Office tells news outlets the 17-year-old is also charged with arson and felony animal abuse in connection with the death of 68-year-old Marjorie Thompson, whose body was found in her home after a fire on Monday.
Authorities have charged 19-year-old John Gizzi with felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Republican congressman who has represented North Carolina for over two decades has entered hospice care.
A news release issued Saturday on the official government page for U.S. Rep. Walter Jones Jr. says that his health has declined since he recently broke his hip and that he's in hospice care.
He had been battling ailments in recent months. He was granted a leave of absence from Congress in late 2018 after missing a number of votes.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Roy Cooper and his administration's top lieutenants are visiting eastern North Carolina to talk about Hurricane Florence recovery, the economy and other topics.
Cooper, members of his Cabinet and staff scheduled a public meeting Tuesday at Tryon Palace Education Center in New Bern to discuss issues of importance to the region. New Bern was among the hardest-hit communities from last September's flooding and high winds.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A federal jury has awarded $7 million in damages to a North Carolina trooper and his wife for when a passenger bus plowed into the trooper's sport-utility vehicle as he responded to an Interstate 40 accident.
Court documents show jurors decided Friday in New Bern that Trooper Chris Justice is entitled to $6 million from Greyhound Lines and bus driver J.L. Robinson. Their verdict also included $1 million for Lisa Justice.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — Much of a North Carolina city lost power after a transmission line was cut, leaving streets clogged with traffic because stoplights were out and forcing restaurants to close.
News outlets report the city of New Bern was left without power when a vegetation management crew was clearing an area around a transmission line Wednesday when they hit the line and damaged it. At one point, reports indicated more than 21,000 customers were without power.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A man serving time after his conviction on sex trafficking charges has been ordered to pay nearly a half-million dollars in restitution to his 15-year-old victim.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A Fort Bragg soldier charged with kidnapping a 12-year-old girl from her North Carolina home is being held on $750,000 bail.
Craven County Sheriff's Office senior investigator Brian Peluso tells The Fayetteville Observer that bail was set for Pvt. 2nd Class James Peele at an appearance Tuesday.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — Investigators worked quickly to track down a Fort Bragg soldier and a 12-year-old girl he had been communicating with online after she disappeared from her grandmother's home overnight, a North Carolina sheriff said.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — The next step has been taken in righting a 100-plus-year-old wrong as archaeologists searched for remains in old graves at Greenwood Cemetery.
Prior to Jim Crow days, both blacks and whites were buried at the city cemetery at Cedar Grove. Greenwood Cemetery was set up around the time of the Civil War as a separate cemetery for the black community, after which few, if any blacks found their final resting place at Cedar Grove.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Police say a North Carolina college student was shot and killed by a security officer who said the shooting was in self-defense.
Durham police said in a news release Monday its officers were sent to the apartment complex on Sept. 18 in response to a report of a gunshot wound. When officers arrived, they found a man with an apparent gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital, where he died.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Insurance camps will be held this week in two flood-battered communities in North Carolina to help storm victims recover from Hurricane Florence.
State Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey said representatives from approximately 20 insurance companies and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will set up Tuesday in a village-like setting at a Lowe's store parking lot in New Bern. Agents will answer questions and help file insurance claims.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — Eager to show heart in a moment of crisis, President Donald Trump handed out hot dogs, hugs and comforting words in the Carolinas on Wednesday as he surveyed the wreckage left by Hurricane Florence.
With residents still recovering from torrential rains that left widespread destruction and injury, Trump sought to strike a balance between comforter and cheerleader, mindful that he has been criticized in the past for not showing sufficient empathy in the face of tragedy.