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Onslow County News

N. Topsail officials meet to discuss 'super sized' sandbag revetment

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video North Topsail town officials held a special meeting to discuss a project that could help with beach erosion on the north end of the town. Full story...
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Appeals court rejects Camp Lejeune contaminated water lawsuit

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A federal appeals court has dealt the victims of contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune a setback, ruling that a state law passed this year cannot retroactively validate their health claims against the US government. Full story...
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Meth investigation leads to arrest, child abuse charge

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A meth arrest also turned into a call to social services in Onslow County. Full story...
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Free flu shots offered at Camp Lejeune, New River

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The Naval Hospital at Camp Lejeune is offering free flu vaccinations for active-duty service members, retirees, veterans and their family members. Full story...
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Jacksonville woman gets 75 days in jail for toddler's drowning death

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videoA Jacksonville woman has been sentenced to more than two months in jail for the drowning death of her toddler daughter. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marine faces child rape charge

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videoA Camp Lejeune Marine has been arrested and accused of raping a pre-teen girl. Lt. Col. Cliff W. Gilmore said in a statement Monday that 20-year-old Lance Cpl. Robert J. Myers of Union City, IN, is being held by civilian authorities in Jacksonville. Full story...
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Lucky puppy up for adoption

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'Clover', the sole survivor of an animal abuse case last month is available for adoption at the Onslow County Animal Services. Full story...
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Surf City doctor's license suspended for drug use, substandard care, conduct

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videoA Surf City doctor's license has been suspended after the NC Medical Board says he violated several standards for being a doctor in North Carolina, including drug abuse, substandard care and conduct issues. Full story...
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UPDATE: Onslow Co. home invasion victims identified

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videoTwo people are dead after what investigators say was a home invasion in Hubert early Tuesday morning. A news release says the home owner, Jeremiah Hilton, was killed by one of the suspects, and another person in the home shot and killed one of the suspects, Willie Ware. Full story...
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Lejeune Marine charged in April gate shooting death

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video Cpl. Brandon Little is facing dereliction of duty, involuntary manslaughter, and negligent homicide charges in the accidental shooting death of LCpl. Mark Boterf back in April. Full story...
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Search continues for man missing since mid-August

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The Onslow County Sheriff's Office is asking for help finding a Sneads Ferry man missing for more than a month. Eric Jason Dunn's wife has not heard from her husband since about 12:05 a.m. on Aug. 11. Full story...
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Man facing murder charge in businessman's death denied bond again

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Authorities in Onslow County have rejected three requests for bond for a man accused in the death of a business owner who was shot in the head as he slept. Full story...
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Suspect charged for shooting marine in bed

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A man is accused of trying to kill a marine sleeping in his bed. Full story...
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Woman accused of killing dogs by locking them in bathroom

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videoAn Onslow County woman is accused of killing two dogs by leaving them locked in a bathroom without food for a month. Full story...
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UPDATE: Teen wanted for shooting caught

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videoAn Onslow County teen wanted in connection to a shooting has been caught. Detectives say Tyler Allen Lanier, 19, shot into a car around 11 p.m. Sunday at the Verona Quick Mart. Full story...
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