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Kinston's "Riverwalk" project moves forward

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Kinston City Council approves using state Department of Transportation funds for the design phase of the "Riverwalk" project. More>>

Vigil calls for justice in the homicide of 1-month-old Caden Williams Video included

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There are new details in the homicide of a Kinston baby. More>>

Rose Sweeps Past South Central in Volleyball Video included

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JH Rose ran its record to a perfect 5-0, sweeping South Central in three games Tuesday night at home. More>>

USPS changing home delivery methods Video included

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Walking outside your house to get the mail at the curb may soon become a thing of the past. More>>

Move over and save a life Video included

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Move out of the way and help save a life---it's a renewed movement a recent car crash is helping shed light on. More>>

Washington church demolition begins Video included

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Crews started the work Tuesday to tear down the First Christian Church on East 2nd St. The church caught fire in late April. More>>

Lenoir Co School Boards approves iPad initiative

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The Lenoir County School Board unanimously approves a multi-million dollar technology initiative that will eventually put an iPad in the hands of every student. More>>

Front approaches the area on Wednesday Video included

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A weak front may bring a slightly better chance of rain/storms Wednesday.
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Providers aim to assist those living with a mental illness earlier Video included

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The negative stigma that those suffering from mental illness are somehow dangerous or should be avoided has gained traction in the past. More>>

McCrory touts benefits of $5B natural gas pipeline Video included

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Governor McCrory made a couple of stops Tuesday, including one in the east, discussing a potential gas pipeline. More>>

Kinston gang unit named best in state Video included

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Kinston Public Safety is honoring its gang unit Tuesday night after the Gang Investigators Association named its unit the best in the state.
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Revel casino follows Showboat, closes its doors

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Atlantic City's newest casino - and its biggest, costliest flop - went out with barely a whimper. More>>

Local art on display at Ayden art show Video included

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Local artists are showing off their talents at the 6th annual Ayden Art Show. More>>

N.C. Institute of Medicine issues rural health action plan

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The N.C. Institute of Medicine issued its first comprehensive analysis called the, "North Carolina Rural Health Action Plan.""Improving health outcomes in rural North Carolina is more than simply bringing doctors and hospitals to less populated areas," said Dr. Adam Zolotor, interim president and CEO of the institiute.The plan lays out a more proactive approach. More>>

Surveillance photos released in Subway armed robbery

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Greenville police are investigating an armed robbery at the Subway on Moye Boulevard. More>>

Spurrier talks about Pirates to preview upcoming game Video included

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South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier is hoping for better things from his Gamecocks in week two of the college football season. More>>

New Bern takes over top spot in Touchdown Friday Top 9 Video included

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New Bern takes over the top spot in our Touchdown Friday Top 9 poll heading into week three of the high school football season. More>>

Tillis, Hagan gear up for 1st NC Senate debate

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North Carolina's leading U.S. Senate candidates are finally meeting in person to trade accusations and present their case to voters on live television.
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Man surrenders for Mount Olive attempted armed robbery

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Deputies say they've arrested a man for a Mount Olive attempted armed robbery. More>>

Littleton man wanted for breaking and enterings apprehended

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A Littleton man wanted on outstanding breaking and entering warrants has been apprehended. More>>

Man killed in Goldsboro shooting Video included

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Late Monday night Goldsboro Police responded to a shots fired call along the 600 block of Devereaux Street. More>>

The Boys and Girls Club works to curb gang activity from inside out Video included

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Two Kinston Police Officers will be recognized for their service in curbing gang-related activities in Lenoir County at Tuesday night's city council meeting. Sgt. Stephen Reavis and Sgt. Dennis Taylor will receive the "Gang Unit of the Year" award and they're not alone when it comes to fighting off what some believe is an epidemic in some portions of Lenoir County. More>>

Navy: Helicopter assigned to Lejeune unit crashes while trying to land on U.S. ship in Middle East Video included

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The Navy says a Marine Corps helicopter with 25 people aboard crashed in the Gulf of Aden while trying to land on a U.S. ship, but all aboard have been rescued. More>>

32 teen boys escape from Tennessee detention center Video included

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More than a dozen boys remained at large Tuesday after escaping from a detention center on the outskirts of Nashville, Tennessee. More>>

NC offered $100M for Toyota HQ, twice Texas bid Video included

North Carolina business recruiters offered Toyota more than $100 million for the world's largest carmaker to move its North American headquarters to Charlotte rather than a Dallas suburb but still lost out to a Texas... More>>

2 men in prison for 30 years seek new trial in NC

Half brothers who have spent 30 years in prison for the killing and rape of an 11-year-old girl in North Carolina are asking to be released. More>>

College students see brighter job market Video included

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East Carolina University students are starting the new school year with greater optimism about their job prospects. More>>

Highway Patrol identifies man killed in tractor trailer accident Video included

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A North Carolina man is dead after an accident involving a small car and an 18-wheeler. More>>

A perfect Labor Day for the beach Video included

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The heat hit hard for Labor Day and thousands hit the Carolina Coast. More>>

Loggerhead Turtle saved in Oregon inlet Video included

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Members from the U.S. Coast Guard and National Park Service rescued a loggerhead sea turtle Sunday in Oregon Inlet. More>>

Stolen campaign signs lead to Lenoir County arrest Video included

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Authorities say a man has been charged with stealing the campaign signs of a man running for Lenoir County sheriff.
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US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week

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Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus. More>>

New approach to unemployment is helping NC get back to work Video included

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As many people celebrate the Labor Day holiday, some people are still looking to get back to work. According to the North Carolina Department of Commerce, unemployment numbers have improved from this time last year from 8.1% to 6.5%. More>>

DMV increasing mobile unit trips to Beaufort, Dare Video included

The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is increasing the number of trips by its mobile unit to Beaufort and Dare counties. More>>

Union, NAACP plan 3 Labor Day rallies across NC Video included

Union and civil rights leaders are joining together for a series of rallies and news conferences across North Carolina on Labor Day. More>>

2nd suspect arrested in death of Weldon teen Video included

Dalonte Bradley, 19, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Keyuon Garner Dalonte Bradley, 19, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Keyuon Garner
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Authorities say they have arrested a second suspect in the killing of a Weldon teen that led to the retaliation slaying of a 2-year-old girl.
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What's happening to Common Core in NC? Video included

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The General Assembly passed a law this summer opponents of Common Core hope will derail its use in North Carolina's public schools. More>>

One person shot outside a Rocky Mount grocery store Video included

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An early morning shooting leaves one man behind bars and the other in the hospital. More>>

3 people shot outside a Bertie County nightclub Video included

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The Bertie County Sheriff's Office is investigating an early morning shooting. shooting is still under investigation. Deputies have not released the names or the conditions of the victims. 9 On Your Si... More>>

Local stars continue to shine on Saturday's Video included

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I would argue we live in one of the best places to cover football. At the high school level our teams always win state championships, then you get to see many of those players excel in college.
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Greenville to recognize National Childhood Cancer Awareness month Video included

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A local non-profit supporting children and families affected by cancer is getting ready for a big month. More>>

Man arrested, charged with Pitt Co. armed robbery Video included

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The Pitt County Sheriff's Office arrested a man accused of armed robbery and misdemeanor larceny. More>>

Hardy helps lead East Carolina past N.C. Central in season opener Video included

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On a night when star senior receiver Justin Hardy snared a pair of touchdown passes and became East Carolina's all-time leader in receptions, it was a pass he threw that will be remembered as the highlight of the 2014 season-opener Saturday night at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. More>>

Tailgate time at ECU's season opener Video included

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Purple and gold swept through eastern North Carolina on Saturday. More>>

2 killed after train hits car in Wake County Video included

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Authorities say two people have died after their car was struck by a freight train in Wake County. More>>

2 charged with Rocky Mount strip club killing Video included

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Investigators say they have charged two men in a shooting death outside of a strip club in Rocky Mount. More>>

ECU hosts N.C. Central in 2014 season opener Video included

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East Carolina, which has made bowl appearances in seven of the last eight seasons, will open the new campaign under the direction of fifth-year head coach Ruffin McNeill when the Pirates battle North Carolina Central in a non-conference matchup at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. More>>

Touchdown Friday Week Two Scores Video included

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Game of the Week: New Bern 19, Havelock 14 - 3rd QuarterWest Carteret 14, East Carteret 0 - HalftimeDH Conley 42, Ayden Grifton 0 - Final Northside Jacksonville 14, White Oak 0 - 3rd QuarterSouth Creek 8, North Pitt 7 - 3rd Quarter More>>

Two men shot, injured at Farmville Labor Day party Video included

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Two men were shot and injured at a house party in Farmville early Saturday morning.
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Kinston firefighters Fill the Boot this Labor Day weekend

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Members of the Kinston Fire Department are hitting the streets this Labor Day weekend to collect money for muscular dystrophy. More>>

New Atlantic Beach Police Chief takes oath

Jeffery Harvey takes his oath of office as new Atlantic Beach Chief of Police (Aug. 29th). Jeffery Harvey takes his oath of office as new Atlantic Beach Chief of Police (Aug. 29th).
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Jeffery W. Harvey took his oath of office as the new police chief at Friday's farewell luncheon in Atlantic Beach. More>>

Police: Havelock football star faces theft charges Video included

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Havelock High School star wide receiver, Michael Bowman, faces multiple charges for theft. More>>

Radio and paging issues still a problem for Pitt County Fire and EMS Video included

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Several Pitt County Fire and EMS crews will have to wait a little longer to get there radio and pager systems fixed. More>>

Pitt County early college awaits General Assembly approval Video included

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Another high school option for Pitt County students is just a step away from becoming a reality. More>>

ECU home football games a win for the economy Video included

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The countdown is on for ECU's home opening game at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. More>>

Helping kids with cancer through free photographer program

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A new program in Greenville will help kids with cancer look past the pain, through the lens of a camera. More>>

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  • The alligator weighed 756 pounds and was 13 feet 1 3/4 inches long. It's belly girth and tail girth was 67 1/4 inches and 45 1/2 inches, respectively, according to a press release.

    Heavy Gator Tips Scales to Break MS Weight Record

    Heavy Gator Tips Scales to Break MS Weight Record

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:53 AM EDT2014-09-02 04:53:33 GMT
    If you'd like to teach this reporter a thing or two about gator hunting or you just want to give a comment, call 601-664-8839.Tipping the scales at 756 pounds, a Mississippi gator sets a new state record.On Saturday at 12:40 pm, MDWFP officials certified a new record weight for a male alligator taken by a hunter.The alligator was taken by permit holder, Robert Mahaffey of Brandon and his two assistants, according to a press release.It was harvested from an area of the Mississippi River in the...
    If you'd like to teach this reporter a thing or two about gator hunting or you just want to give a comment, call 601-664-8839.Tipping the scales at 756 pounds, a Mississippi gator sets a new state record.On Saturday at 12:40 pm, MDWFP officials certified a new record weight for a male alligator taken by a hunter.The alligator was taken by permit holder, Robert Mahaffey of Brandon and his two assistants, according to a press release.It was harvested from an area of the Mississippi River in the...
  • Man swept away by Madison floodwater, rescued hours later

    Man swept away by Madison floodwater, rescued hours later

    Sep 02, 2014 11:20 PM2014-09-03 03:27:20 GMT
    A man was saved by rescue crews Saturday night after he was swept away by waters following a flash flood.
    A man was saved by rescue crews Saturday night after he was swept away by waters following a flash flood.
  • Sheriff: man used "Street Chat" app to threaten to kill a child in Unicoi County school

    Sheriff: man used "Street Chat" app to threaten to kill a child in Unicoi County school

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:43:57 GMT
    A man is under arrest in Unicoi County accused of threatening to kill a child in school Tuesday.    Sheriff Mike Hensley said the "adult Hispanic male" used the new app "Street Chat."A man is under arrest in Unicoi County accused of threatening to kill a child in school Tuesday. Sheriff Mike Hensley said the "adult Hispanic male" used the new app "Street Chat."
    A man is under arrest in Unicoi County accused of threatening to kill a child in school Tuesday. Sheriff Mike Hensley said the man used the new app "Street Chat."Sheriff Mike Hensley said his department made the arrest with the help of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation after a day-long investigation.
    A man is under arrest in Unicoi County accused of threatening to kill a child in school Tuesday. Sheriff Mike Hensley said the man used the new app "Street Chat."Sheriff Mike Hensley said his department made the arrest with the help of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation after a day-long investigation.
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