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Onslow County News

Students get off bus before it catches fire

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Onslow County school officials say a charter bus carrying students home from a music competition has caught fire. Full story...
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North Topsail town leaders consider hold on big beach houses

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North Topsail Beach is considering a moratorium on permits for big beach houses while town officials review regulations for high-occupancy homes. Full story...
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Two women arrested for leaving kids unsupervised

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videoFour children are now in custody of the Onslow County Department of Social Services. Full story...
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DA: Sheriff 'unprofessional' in accusations toward challenger

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videoOnslow County Sheriff Ed Brown is under fire after making what the district attorney called "unprofessional accusations" toward his opponent. Full story...
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Onslow Co. deputy put back on training after controversial YouTube video

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An Onslow County deputy will be put back on supervised training after a YouTube video was posted showing her handcuffing a man, even though he was not accused of a crime, Sheriff Ed Brown announced Wednesday. Full story...
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Erin Brockovich Rallies Outside Supreme Court for Camp Lejuene Victims

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Environmental activist Erin Brockovich and dozens of military veterans rallied outside the Supreme Court today as the justices heard arguments that an electronics company was responsible for polluting drinking water at Camp Lejuene that sickened thousands of Marines. Full story...
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Woman charged after car goes into Jacksonville creek with infant in car

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State troopers say a woman distracted while arguing with a passenger drove off a road in Onslow County and into a creek with her 9-month-old baby in the car. Full story...
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Woman accused of killing boyfriend found dead in Onslow County

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A woman charged with killing her boyfriend in Beaufort County has been found dead in Onslow County. The sheriff's office says firefighters responded to a carbon monoxide alarm Tuesday night at a home in Richlands. Full story...
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UPDATE: Camp Lejeune identifies Marine in Main Gate Shooting

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videoA Pentagon spokesman says the fatal shooting of a Marine on guard duty at a North Carolina base appears to have been an accident. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marine dies from gunshot while guarding Main Gate

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videoA Camp Lejeune Marine standing guard at the base's Main Gate is dead after he was shot by a bullet from another Marine's rifle. Full story...
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Man arrested for bomb threats in Onslow County

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A Jacksonville man is in custody accused of making several bomb threats in Onslow County. The Onslow County Sheriff's Office says deputies arrested Gerald Jackson, 18, at his home Monday after serving a search warrant to look for evidence of the offenses. Full story...
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Man pleads guilty in murder of Camp Lejeune Marine

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A man has admitted to shooting and killing a Camp Lejeune Marine in 2012. Full story...
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Federal government checking NC forest wetlands

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Two federal agencies are investigating whether managers at North Carolina State University's massive Hofmann Forest illegally drained wetlands. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune exercise will include shooter scenario

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Camp Lejeune Marines will hold a four-day exercise to test the base's ability to respond to a crisis while working with various groups. Full story...
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Police release name of North Topsail Beach drowning victim

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videoNorth Topsail Beach Mayor Dan Tuman said a man in his early 60s died while surfing alone Wednesday afternoon. Full story...
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