The Carteret County Sheriff's Office says an inmate work crew cleaning a roadside discovered a body in a ditch.
Officials said the juveniles, ages 10, 14 and 17 told investigators the ordeal was supposed to be a prank.
Navy health officials are looking into possible health hazards at Marine Corps bases at Parris Island and Beaufort in South Carolina following complaints from families of possible cancer cases.
Beaufort firefighters removed a 3-foot-long alligator from a YMCA swimming pool.
Six people were pulled from the water when a small pier collapsed at a popular Beaufort waterfront restaurant.
The nonprofit group that raised money to help preserve the wreckage of Blackbeard's flagship off the North Carolina coast has disbanded amid lawsuits alleging copyright infringement by the state.
A Beaufort man is going to prison for making a false distress call to the US Coast Guard.
Archaeologists are beginning a month-long dig at the site of a fort on the South Carolina coast built almost three centuries ago.
Two weapons last touched by pirates almost 300 years ago surfaced from the depths of the Atlantic Ocean Friday.