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Onslow County News

Camp Lejeune teacher arrested on heroin charges

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A sixth-grade teacher at Camp Lejeune has been arrested on heroin charges. Onslow County deputies have charged Thersea Catherine Fedor, 53, of Hubert, with one count of possession with the intent to manufacture, sell and deliver heroin, one charge for allegedly keeping the drug in her home, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Full story...
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Troopers: Driver falls asleep, crashes into school bus with students

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videoA driver fell asleep and crashed his SUV head-on into a school bus Tuesday morning, sending the driver and six students to hospitals, according to the Highway Patrol. Full story...
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UPDATE: Deputies arrest murder suspect in nightclub shooting

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videoDeputies say they have arrested a murder suspect in connection with a shooting at a nightclub that left one dead in Onslow County last week. Full story...
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UPDATED: Warrant out for arrest in deadly Jacksonville nightclub shooting

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Authorities say a nightclub shooting in Jacksonville has left one man dead. Investigators of the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office have identified a person of special interest, Sherodnie Smith, B/M, 27 yoa of Jacksonville, NC. Sherodnie Smith has an outstanding warrant at present for a Parole Violation. Full story...
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Residents near New River warned of loud explosions

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Officials at Camp Lejeune are warning nearby residents that they might hear periodic explosions as unexploded ordnance is destroyed. A spokesman says Marines are blowing up mostly old rifle and rocket grenades or mortar rounds used on the training ranges. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marines train, prepare for amphibious emergency

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Members of the Marine Corps Combat Logistics Battalion 24 are training to support civilian authorities in the event of a state or national emergency. Full story...
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Hampstead man sentenced for DWI wreck that killed 19-year-old

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videoA man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for a drunk-driving wreck that killed a 19-year-old woman in Onslow County. Jacob Beitz, 31, of Hampstead, also pleaded guilty to DWI and two assault charges Monday morning. Full story...
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Flap continues over Lejeune health assessment

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videoA bipartisan group of lawmakers is urging the Centers for Disease Control to complete a new, comprehensive report on the health effects of toxic tap water at the Camp Lejeune Marine base. Full story...
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Marine who shot urination video pleads guilty

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videoA Marine who shot a video of Marines urinating on Taliban fighters two years ago has pleaded guilty and been demoted. Full story...
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Alligator killed by officers after it ate 80-pound dog to go on display

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The 12-foot alligator killed by Jacksonville public safety officers after it ate an 80-pound Husky is being prepared for exhibit. Full story...
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