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3 arrested in heroin, pot bust

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Pitt County deputies wrapped up a 2 month marijuana and heroin investigation with 3 arrests. More>>

Deputies: 2 Vanceboro men busted on drug charges

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Deputies say they've arrested two men on drug charges. More>>

NC judge: Private school vouchers unconstitutional Video included

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A North Carolina judge is ordering a stop to the use of taxpayer money to pay for tuition at private or religious schools. More>>

Trent Woods man gets nearly 40 years in prison for break-ins, thefts

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A Trent Woods man is facing up to 39 ½ years in prison for dozens of home break-ins and thefts.
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Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson Video included

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Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly... More>>

Father of 4-week old infant charged with felony child abuse

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Deputies say they've arrested a man accused of abusing a 4-week-old infant. More>>

Hot temperatures along with a high heat index this afternoon Video included

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Unsettled weather will move through eastern North Carolina for the next few days. More>>

Bank of America agrees to nearly $17B settlement

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The government has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, the Justice Department announced Thursday. More>>

Marine who vanished in Iraq has court hearing

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A Marine hearing officer has postponed a decision on a Marine accused of deserting his unit in Iraq 10 years ago. More>>

Beaufort Co. commissioners to sign letter of notice to kill jail project Video included

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Thursday morning, officials in in Beaufort County held a press conference surrounding the proposed new jail. More>>

Son of Beaufort Co. woman found dead in court on murder charge Video included

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A Washington man charged with murdering his own mother made his first court appearance Thursday morning. More>>

ECU students move into dorms Video included

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New ECU students are moving into dorms all across campus. More>>

Doctor: No health risk from 2 US Ebola patients Video included

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A doctor at the hospital that treated two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa says their discharge poses no public health risk. More>>

Applications for US unemployment aid fall to 298K

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Fewer people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, another sign the job market is improving. More>>

Fracking supporters and opponents sound off Video included

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Both sides spoke at a public hearing held on NC State's campus Wednesday. More>>

90% of hospitals and clinics lose their patients' data

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No industry has been hit harder by hacking and data breaches than health care. More>>

Faster Netflix streaming coming to Time Warner Cable

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Netflix is opening up its wallet once again to improve streaming speeds on one of the country's largest Internet providers. More>>

School bus safety essential for students, parents and drivers Video included

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The first day of school is quickly approaching and that means some changes for everyone on the roadways. More than 13,000 school buses are set to hit the road next week statewide and we want to make sure that everyone stays safe getting to where they need to be. More>>

Snow Hill to dedicate baseball field

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Thursday the Town of Snow Hill and the Greene County Chamber of Commerce will host a dedication and ribbon cutting at the newly renovated Rosenwald Memorial Field. More>>

Holder says he understands mistrust of police Video included

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Attorney General Eric Holder sought Wednesday to reassure the people of Ferguson about the investigation into Michael Brown's death and said he understands why many black Americans do not trust police, recalling how he... More>>

Touchdown Friday Preview Part One (Pitt County)

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We're less than 48 hours away from High School Football and you can almost hear those sweet words....Touchdown Friday! More>>

North Carolina parents to pay hundreds for driving school Video included

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North Carolina's latest budget will eliminate driver education funding which will force parents to pay hundreds for their kids' driving lessons. More>>

Last 4 hostages freed in suburban Chicago standoff

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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>>

Traffic deaths high among NC rural counties

Traffic deaths high among NC rural counties

Tractor Accident Tractor Accident
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Three people on average die every day in North Carolina in a traffic crash. More>>

Pirates complete final two-a-day Video included

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Head Coach Ruffin McNeill and his staff guided East Carolina through a pair of workouts Wednesday to complete its fall two-a-day schedule at Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex. More>>

Carden named to Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List

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East Carolina senior quarterback Shane Carden is one of 43 players named to the initial 2014 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List according to a release by the organization Wednesday. More>>

Raleigh police arrest Jacksonville man for human trafficking Video included

Eric Javon Thompson is in the Wake County Detention Center. Eric Javon Thompson is in the Wake County Detention Center.
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Raleigh police have arrested a man accused of holding four women hostage. More>>

NC taxpayers to spend $12M for plant to meet code

North Carolina homeowners with mortgages from SunTrust are getting $21 million following a settlement. North Carolina homeowners with mortgages from SunTrust are getting $21 million following a settlement.

Taxpayers will help one of the largest industrial employers and worst polluters in western North Carolina get cleaner to stay in production. More>>

NC adjournment approved, 2-year session ends Video included

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

That's all for now for state lawmakers they wrap up work for a two-year session. More>>

Long list of supplies needed for students going back to school Video included

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With the start of a new school year comes a long list of things that all students will need throughout the year. More>>

9 On Your Side talks rural healthcare with DHHS in Raleigh Video included

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Rural healthcare and Medicaid are two of the biggest challenges facing the state right now, but there are a lot of different ideas of how to meet the need. 9 On Your Side's Josh Birch spent Wednesday in Raleigh with state health officials. More>>

New STEM lab at Ayden Middle School Video included

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Science, technology, engineering, and math is getting another boost for students in Pitt County.
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NC justices uphold ruling leading to utility rates Video included

The state Supreme Court has upheld a decision by North Carolina electric power regulators that allowed a Duke Energy subsidiary to raise rates on residential customers of the former Progress Energy by 7.5 percent over two... More>>

Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea

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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>>

Pitt County cashing in on more tourism Video included

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Pitt County is cashing in on more tourism.
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Godwin speaks at Greater Greenville Sports Club Video included

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New East Carolina baseball coach Cliff Godwin was the guest speaker at the Greater Greenville Sports Club on Wednesday. More>>

NC legislators push bid to regulate toxic coal ash Video included

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>>

Craven County Rivals Face Tough Openers Friday Night Video included

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Craven County rivals Havelock and New Bern are the top two ranked teams in our Touchdown Friday Top 9. More>>

Greenville DMV stopping road tests during ECU home games

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The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles will not conduct road tests in Greenville when East Carolina University has home Saturday football games this fall. The DMV is also limiting the hours of road tests during two Thursday home games. More>>

Deputies looking for runaway Greenville teen

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Deputies need your help to locate a runaway teen. More>>

Mugshots: Wilson police round up 11 in "shots fired" investigations

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Wilson police have rounded up 11 suspects as they investigate several “shots fired” calls. More>>

GPD closes case after victim admits it never happened

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Police say they've closed an armed robbery case because the victim confessed it never happened. More>>

WHO: West Africa Ebola death toll rises to 1,350

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The World Health Organization says the death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is now at least 1,350 people. More>>

Hundreds attend fracking hearing in Raleigh Video included

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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>>

Greenville Fire & Rescue unveils dual purpose truck Video included

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Greenville Fire and Rescue is unveiling its newest addition to its fleet. More>>

Power restored to Englehard residents, school

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A car accident knocked out power to residents and a school in Engelhard.
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Vidant Health files motion to move complaint to federal court Video included

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Vidant Health filed a motion to move a complaint filed last week to federal court. More>>

Activists in 6 states plan to spread NC protests

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>>

DA: SBI asked to investigate Onslow County Sheriff's gas records Video included

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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>>

New Bern moves forward in funding controversial Craven Terrace renovation Video included

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The New Bern Board of Alderman approve using bonds to fund the renovation of Craven Terrace Apartments. More>>

Uniforms make a difference for Pitt Co. students Video included

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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>>

Carteret County man named chairman of State Ethics Commission

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Governor Pat McCrory has selected George Wainwright Jr. of Carteret County as the chairman of the State Ethics Commission. More>>

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