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  1. Driver rear-ends school bus in Elizabeth CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A driver rear-ended a school bus at the intersection of Halstead Boulevard and Ehringhaus Street in Elizabeth City Wednesday afternoon. Officers with the Elizabeth City Police Department responded to the area at 3:15 p.m. Authorities say Samuel Gibbs was driving a green 2003 Ford Explorer when he failed to observe the stopped school bus, running into the back of it.


  2. Suspect wanted in connection with Elizabeth City woman's homicide arrested in New JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Officials with the Elizabeth City Police Department announced that the suspect wanted in connection with the homicide of an Elizabeth City woman on August 23 was found in New Jersey. On Tuesday, the suspect was identified and arrested in Newark, New Jersey, for Larceny of a Motor Vehicle and First Degree Murder.


  3. Coast Guard coordinates joint-agency rescue of 5 people from seaplaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 26 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of five persons from a seaplane, which had to make an emergency landing, approximately 460 miles east southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, Saturday. The seaplane left Elizabeth City, North Carolina, early Saturday morning and was forced to make an emergency landing after striking an object during take-off, which damaged the aircraft's front node.


  4. Elizabeth City Police investigating homicideRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 25 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    At approximately 7:35 p.m., officers responded to 817 North Road Street in reference to an open door. While on scene, officers located a deceased female, identified as 30-year-old Ashley Dozier-Tyler, inside the residence.


  5. Elizabeth City woman now one of two facing charges in husband's deathRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 21 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The Pasquotank County Sheriff's Office and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations arrested two people Tuesday in connection with the homicide of an Elizabeth City man during a home invasion and armed robbery on August 2. 38-year-old Isaac Dustin Melcher and 45-year-old Angel Marie Sawyer have both been arrested for first degree murder. They are being held without bond.


  6. Coast Guard searching for missing couple in Pamlico RiverRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Coast Guard crews, along with the Beaufort County Emergency Management Agency, are searching by air, sea and land for a missing man and woman who were last seen departing Potters Marine early Friday afternoon. Coast Guard Station Hobucken received a call from a nearby resident at about 6:40 p.m., reporting an unmanned and adrift 20-foot vessel in the vicinity of Pamlico River.


  7. Coast Guard conducts double medevac from cruise ship off coast of N.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A Coast Guard helicopter crew from Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, medevaced two passengers off of a cruise ship approximately 160 miles southeast of Wilmington Friday morning. Coast Guard watchstanders at the 5th District headquarters in Portsmouth were contacted by the crew of the cruise ship Anthem of the Seas late Thursday morning.


  8. Coast Guard medevacs man with head injury more than 200 miles off Virginia BeachRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a man with a deep gash on his forehead and a fractured foot aboard a cargo ship about 225 miles east of Virginia Beach Friday afternoon. The captain of the Saga Navigator called the Coast Guard at 12:34 p.m. and reported that a crew member had a deep gash with significant blood loss and had fractured his foot.


  9. 13 arrests part of 'Operation Nor'easter' in Elizabeth CityRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Nor'easter is a heroin and opioid centered Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force headed up by the FBI. Narcotic distribution and gun charges were included in the indictment of the 13 defendants in this coordinated warrant enforcement operation.


  10. Elizabeth City Police searching for armed robbery suspectsRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Elizabeth City Police are searching for three persons of interest in an armed robbery that occurred last night at a Kay Jewelers. Officers arrived on scene at the Kay Jewelers at 3850 Conlon Way at 8:39 p.m. and found two store employees unharmed inside the business.


  11. Coast Guard rescues 2 survivors clinging to debris in Pamlico SoundRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Two men were rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter crew Wednesday morning after their fishing boat capsized Tuesday near Hog Island. One man's wife called for help Tuesday night, reporting the generator on the men's boat was not working properly and the men were trying to find safety near shore in the deteriorating weather.


  12. Elizabeth City Police investigate vehicle theftRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The Elizabeth City Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the person or persons responsible for a vehicle theft. On Wednesday, July 11 at 3:57 p.m., a white 2014 Toyota Corolla was stolen from the 600 block of Cedar Street.


  13. Elizabeth City Police investigate fatal motor vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    One woman died after her vehicle collided with a truck in the area of North Hughes Boulevard and Richardson Street. Officers were dispatched to the area at 11:27 a.m., where 57-year-old Eloise Ida Hastings' Nissan had collided with a Ford truck.


  14. Elizabeth City Police investigate after two men wounded by gunshotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    On July 6 at approximately 11:59 a.m., officers responded to the 500 block of Edge Street in reference to a shots fired call. A second call was received at approximately 12:02 p.m. reporting that a gunshot victim arrived by personal vehicle to Sentara Albemarle Hospital.


  15. Elizabeth City Police searching for shooting suspectRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The Elizabeth City Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a suspect wanted in connection with a shooting that happened last month. Detectives have obtained warrants for 30-year-old Stephon Trevor Ellis for Attempted First Degree Murder, Assault with Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury, Discharge a Weapon into an Occupied Property causing Serious Bodily Injury and Felony Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.


  16. Man arrested in connection to Elizabeth City homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The Pasquotank County Sheriff's Office got a call on June 30 around 6:45 p.m., about a person being shot on Esclip Road. When deputies got there they found a black male in the roadway with multiple gunshot wounds and said the person was pronounced dead at the scene.


  17. Coast Guard medevacs diver suffering from decompression sicknessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A man who was showing signs of decompression sickness approximately 10 miles east of Cape Lookout, N.C., was medevaced by the Coast Guard Sunday. Around 10 a.m., a crewmember aboard a diving vessel contacted the Sector North Carolina command center via radio and notified them a diver may have surfaced too quickly and was experiencing shortness of breath.


  18. Coast Guard rescues capsized boaters in the Albemarle SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The Coast Guard rescued two people Friday after their boat overturned one mile off Reed Point in the Albemarle Sound. At approximately 3:40 p.m., watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a distress call for a 16-foot bass boat that capsized.


  19. Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off coast of Cape HatterasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A 33-year-old woman that was suffering from appendicitis-like symptoms was medevaced by the U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday. According to officials, watchstanders in Portsmouth received a notification from the Carnival Horizon's crew about the woman and sent a MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, to help her.


  20. Elizabeth City man sentenced after sexually assaulting teen clerk at hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A 22-year-old Elizabeth City man has been sentenced to years in prison after he sexually assaulted a teen motel clerk back in January 2016. Aeron Nicholas Etheridge was sentenced Monday to 2nd degree forcible sexual offense: 73-148 months, 1st degree Kidnapping: 73-100 months, Attempted 2nd degree rape: 64-134 months, Felony Malicious conduct by prisoner: 16-32 months, according to officials.


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