BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office announced charges Wednesday against a Newport man accused of breaking and entering into multiple vehicles.
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Reporter's note: This article was updated at 1:23 p.m. Sept. 15, 2020, with additional information.
NEWPORT — Newport police have charged a 36-year-old man with attempted murder after he allegedly attacked two women with a machete.
NEWPORT — A traffic collision Friday morning resulted in a N.C. Highway Patrol trooper receiving medical transport.
BEAUFORT — Detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division arrested a Carteret County man Thursday on charges related to the sexual exploitation of minors.
STELLA — Fire and smoke damage destroyed a mobile home Thursday morning after a pan containing grease caught fire on a stove.
CAPE CARTERET — A man was transported Thursday to Carteret Health Care with non-life threatening injuries after his vehicle was struck while parked on the right-of-way.
MOREHEAD CITY — Authorities are investigating a shooting that left one man injured Wednesday.
MOREHEAD CITY — First responders from Morehead City and Beaufort reported to the scene of a wreck involving three vehicles Wednesday afternoon on the Newport River high-rise bridge.
RALEIGH — This Labor Day, the Governor’s Highway Safety Program is joining forces with the North Carolina Trucking Association, the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety, the North Carolina Highway Patrol and members of more than 500 law enforcement agencies around the state to help curb i…
MOREHEAD CITY — A traffic collision Tuesday afternoon near the intersection Highway 24 and Hodges Street in Morehead City resulted in at least two injuries.
Reporter's note: To see the initial report on this incident click here.
CEDAR ISLAND — The fire that started in the Cedar Island National Wildlife Refuge mid-afternoon Wednesday burned itself out Thursday morning after consuming 57 acres of woods and marsh.
BROAD CREEK — Law enforcement officers Friday morning were looking for a motorcyclist who led an N.C. Highway Patrol trooper on a chase in Broad Creek before escaping Thursday night.
MOREHEAD CITY — Thanks to the help of donations and grants to kickstart the effort, the Morehead City Fire Department is getting the equipment and training it needs to form a swift water search and rescue team.
BEAUFORT — A recreational boat overturned Thursday morning in Beaufort Inlet and four people aboard were pulled from the water, one unresponsive.
Editor's note: A new report was developed on this fire at 11:13 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. To see that report, visit this link.
PetSmart employees wait with dogs near Crystal Coast Plaza in Morehead City after the shopping center was evacuated Tuesday afternoon for a reported gas leak. (Cheryl Burke photo)
BROAD CREEK — A man was transported to the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center in Chapel Hill with severe burns after his shrimp boat was destroyed by fire Tuesday.
Reporter's note: This article was updated at 6:38 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, with a full report.
FAYETTEVILLE — The investigation into the murder of a U.S. Army paratrooper at Cape Lookout National Seashore in late May is about to enter its fourth month, and there’s no “releasable” information, according to the Army.
MOREHEAD CITY — Law enforcement officials responded around 2 p.m. Friday to an incident involving a gun on Penny Lane in Morehead City.
Editor's note: This article was updated at 11:29 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, with further information from the Newport Police Department.
BEAUFORT — A Newport resident and a Morehead City resident were arrested Friday after probation searches.
MOREHEAD CITY — Narcotics detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office and the Morehead City Police Department arrested a Carteret County woman during a traffic stop Thursday, ending an investigation of methamphetamine and heroin trafficking in the county.