Shooting
2 months ago
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2 arrested, 2 more sought in Kinston teen’s shooting death

Police in Kinston have arrested two teenagers and are looking for two more suspects in the shooting death of an 18-year-old.
Anthony Earl Briggs (Photo courtesy: WCTI)
1 year ago
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Sex offender arrested while lurking in kids section of library

A sex offender was arrested for being in the children's section of the Kinston/Lenoir County Library, according to the Kinston Department of Public Safety.
Man sentenced in special deputy US marshal’s death
2 years ago
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Man sentenced in special deputy US marshal’s death

Authorities say a Kinston man was sentenced to life in prison for first-degree murder in the death of a special deputy U.S. marshal. Lamont Byrd was sentenced Monday in the death of Warren Lewis III, who also was an investigator with the Nash County Sheriff's Office and was assigned to a federal regional fugitive force.
Kinston police say death of 1-month-old a homicide
2 years ago
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Kinston police say death of 1-month-old a homicide

Police in Kinston say the February death of a 1-month-old boy was homicide. Area media outlets reports the Kinston Department of Public Safety says in a statement that police responded to a residence on Feb. 18 regarding the death of Caden Williams.
NC Boys and Girls Club worker facing sex charges
2 years ago
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NC Boys and Girls Club worker facing sex charges

A worker at the Lenoir County Boys and Girls Club is facing several sex-related charges involving a teenage boy. Police in Kinston say 39-year-old Telas Ray Staten is charged with felony counts of statutory sexual offense, indecent liberties with a child and crimes against nature. The police report identified the alleged victim as a male between the ages of 13 and 15.
Nursing home for NC veterans opens with Perdue
4 years ago
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Nursing home for NC veterans opens with Perdue

A nursing home for North Carolina military veterans mostly built with money from the federal economic stimulus program is opening in Kinston.
Man killed by security guard at NC restaurant
4 years ago
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Man killed by security guard at NC restaurant

An off-duty Lenoir County sheriff's deputy working as a security guard at a restaurant in Kinston has shot and killed a man.
Marines sorry for helicopter worries at NC town
4 years ago
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Marines sorry for helicopter worries at NC town

A commander at the Cherry Point Marine Air Corps Station is apologizing for training exercises involving low-flying helicopters that left many Kinston residents concerned about escaped inmates.