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.
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.
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.
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.
A nursing home for North Carolina military veterans mostly built with money from the federal economic stimulus program is opening in Kinston.
An off-duty Lenoir County sheriff's deputy working as a security guard at a restaurant in Kinston has shot and killed a man.
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.