Onslow County News
Residents near New River warned of loud explosions
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 6:32am.

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.

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Camp Lejeune Marines train, prepare for amphibious emergency
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 08/21/2013 - 7:12am.

Members of the Marine Corps Combat Logistics Battalion 24 are training to support civilian authorities in the event of a state or national emergency.

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Hampstead man sentenced for DWI wreck that killed 19-year-old
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 11:59am.

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.

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Flap continues over Lejeune health assessment
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/16/2013 - 1:24pm.

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.

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Marine who shot urination video pleads guilty
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/08/2013 - 8:10am.

videoA Marine who shot a video of Marines urinating on Taliban fighters two years ago has pleaded guilty and been demoted.

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Alligator killed by officers after it ate 80-pound dog to go on display
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 08/02/2013 - 6:38am.

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

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Medical examiner says North Topsail Beach victims killed each other
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 7:26am.

The official causes of death for the two men killed at North Topsail Beach have been released.

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Police identify men killed at North Topsail Beach, keep other details quiet
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/29/2013 - 10:09pm.

video Police in North Topsail Beach are still not saying much about what led to the deaths of two men on the beach Thursday night, but we do finally know who the men were and about their troubles with the law in the past.

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2 men found dead on North Topsail Beach
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 07/26/2013 - 10:50pm.

videoPolice say around 10:40 p.m. officers responded to the beach strand area between Ocean Drive and the Village of Stump Sound, located off of NC Hwy 210, for a possible stabbing. When they got there, officers found two men dead on the sand. The names of the victims have not been released.

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Combat Logistics Battalion 8 returning to NC base
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/25/2013 - 8:11am.

The 2nd Marine Logistics Group is hosting a homecoming for about 100 Marines and sailors. The event is scheduled for Thursday for the members of Combat Logistics Battalion 8.

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