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Onslow County News

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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Medical examiner says North Topsail Beach victims killed each other

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The official causes of death for the two men killed at North Topsail Beach have been released. Full story...
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Police identify men killed at North Topsail Beach, keep other details quiet

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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. Full story...
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2 men found dead on North Topsail Beach

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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. Full story...
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Combat Logistics Battalion 8 returning to NC base

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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. Full story...
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Jacksonville police arrest 2 at motel for human trafficking

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Jacksonville police have arrested two people on charges of human trafficking. They say they responded to a motel where they found a woman who told them she had been taken from Cumberland County to Jacksonville and forced into prostitution. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marines, sailors to deploy to Afghanistan

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Some 1,000 Marines and sailors are leaving Camp Lejeune for a six-month deployment in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Lejeune announces furlough-related closures and changes

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Camp Lejeune will soon start seeing the effects of impending furloughs of Department of Defense civilians. The changes impact everything from the Visitors Center to schools on base. Full story...
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Police searching for driver in hit and run

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Police are searching for the driver who struck a pedestrian and fled the scene. Full story...
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Sneads Ferry teen charged with molesting children in neighborhood

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videoA Sneads Ferry teen is in jail charged with molesting two boys in his neighborhood. Full story...
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Lawyer appears in court for mom charged in drowning of toddler

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videoA lawyer appeared in court Thursday morning on behalf of a Jacksonville mother, charged for the May drowning death of her toddler daughter. The suspect was already sentenced for the drowning of another child almost three years ago. Full story...
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