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Onslow County News

ONLY ON 3: Pregnant hearing impaired woman hides from burglar during break-in

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videoA Jacksonville woman has a warning for you after a thief broke in while she was home. The pregnant and hearing impaired woman hid in a closet while the robber rummaged through her things. Full story...
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Alleged child molester flees to Syracuse

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video Sgt. Eric Bailey with the Investigative Unit of the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office received a report in reference to allegations of child sexual assault. Upon further investigation, Arrestee Kirk D. Macleod was linked to several prepubescent girls, ages 8 to 12, whom he sexually assaulted. Full story...
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Local outreach center plans silent auction

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videoJeanette Lopez, better known as "Mama J' to those she helps is behind the outreach program Mama J's Helping Hands and invites you to see her building and learn more about her effort. Full story...
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One dead, three in jail after robbery attempt

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videoThree suspects are in jail and a fourth is dead after investigators say a man they tried to rob fought back. The Onslow County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded around 7:30 p.m. Sunday to a burglary and gunshot victim at 145 Abbotts Branch Lane near Hubert. Full story...
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Onslow County man charged with 58 sex crimes including rape and incest

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videoBruce Edward Green faces dozens of charges including rape, incest, child abuse and indecent liberties with a child. The Onslow County Sheriff's Office said the investigation began when one of the alleged victims came forward. Then, investigators said they discovered there were many more. Full story...
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Records: Man accused of crash that killed four had prior traffic charges

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videoThe man accused of causing a quadruple-fatal crash in Onslow County over the weekend was supposed to be in court Monday on prior charges, including reckless driving and DWI. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marine dies in Afghanistan

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A Camp Lejeune marine stationed in Afghanistan is dead due to injuries suffered from an IED. The Heartland Worship Center in Kentucky posted Saturday morning on Facebook that 36-year-old Aaron Torian, husband and father of three, was critically injured by an IED during patrol. Full story...
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Onslow Co. makes $46,000 selling firearms

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Onslow County made more than $46,000 off selling surplus firearms from the sheriff's department. The county commission voted unanimously in November to sell the surplus weapons to the public for 60 days through a licensed firearm dealer. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marines among units departing for 8-month deployment

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About 2,400 Marines and sailors with the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit are leaving North Carolina for an eight-month deployment in the Mediterranean, Persian Gulf and waters off northeastern Africa. Full story...
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Police: Body found in vehicle that went over a bridge

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One vehicle and an unidentified body was recovered from the waters under Sewell Bridge one quarter mile east of New River Saturday, according to the Jacksonville Department of Public Safety. Full story...
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Jacksonville's airport also loses DC flight

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videoTravelers have lost another option to go from southeastern North Carolina to the nation's capital. Jacksonville's Albert J. Ellis Airport (OAJ) joins Wilmington among the 17 cities losing service to Washington's Reagan National Airport due to the merger of American Airlines and US Airways. Full story...
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Onslow County student charged with having weapons on school property

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videoA Southwest High School Student was arrested this morning for having weapons on school property. Full story...
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Two missing Camp Lejeune Marines killed in wreck on Catfish Lake Road

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videoTwo missing Camp Lejeune Marines were found dead in an overturned car late Tuesday night. The Highway Patrol responded to the scene on Catfish Lake Road in the Croatan National Forest. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marine dies in Afghanistan

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A U.S. Marine based at Camp Lejeune has died during combat operations in Afghanistan. The U.S. Department of Defense announced Thursday that Sgt. Jacob M. Hess of Spokane, Wash., died Wednesday in Helmand Province. Full story...
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Good Samaritan Helps Save Boater Near Camp Lejeune

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videoThe Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued a 39-year-old man Wednesday after his boat capsized at the entrance to Bear Inlet near Camp LeJeune, N.C. Full story...
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