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Park ranger: 17-year-old girl bitten by shark

A teenager suffered a shark bite at a beach location at Fort Macon State Park on Sunday, according to a park ranger.

Swimmers pulled from water at Emerald Isle beach, one in critical condition

Emerald Isle Fire says four swimmers were pulled from the rough waters at an Emerald Isle beach on Sunday

New Bern TV station evacuates as Florence’s surge nears

A North Carolina TV news station has evacuated its building due to rising waters from Hurricane Florence.

29-year-old tourist dies in Bogue Sound

The Emerald Isle Fire Department, Emerald Isle EMS and the U.S Coast Guard responded. When they arrived, they found friends of the tourist performing CPR on him.

Juvenile identified, charged with bomb threat of New Bern middle school

The juvenile has been placed in secure custody and charged with making a false report concerning a destructive device.

Dixon Elementary students take 1st and 2nd place in national contest

Each year there is a nationwide youth poster contest, in hopes that the contest will further youth appreciation of the water and how safe boating is fun boating.

Firefighter loses home to fire

A community is coming together around an Onslow County firefighter who lost his home to a fire Tuesday afternoon.

‘ALL CLEAR’ given at Camp Lejeune following morning evacuation

The "all clear" has been given aboard Camp Lejeune following Thursday morning's bomb threats.

Former inmate turned entrepreneur helping others with non-profit

Corey Purdie of New Bern spent eight and a half years behind bars.

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Sen. Harris, Lara Trump to make campaign visits in NC on Monday

On Monday, Wake County will serve as another stop in the campaign trail for two political figureheads: Democratic vice presidential nominee, Sen. Kamala Harris and the president's daughter-in-law, Lara Trump.

As suicides rise, Army brass reassessing outreach

Within the ranks of the storied 82nd Airborne Division in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 10 soldiers have taken their own lives so far this year.

Man finds 9-carat diamond at state park

Kevin Kinard was visiting Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park when he discovered a 9.07 carat diamond.

Lawyer says officer thought Blake was trying to kidnap child

The lawyer for the Kenosha police officer who shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back says his client told investigators he thought Blake was trying to abduct one of his own children.