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  1. Body of North Carolina man found after boat sank in riverRead the original story

    Friday Jun 23 | WBTV

    TV in Greenville reports North Carolina Wildlife officers say 63-year-old Joseph Baker of Grifton and his son were shrimping in the river early Friday when their 19-foot boat sank near Oriental, about 150 miles southeast of Raleigh. Authorities say they found Joseph Baker's body around 11:30 a.m., around 10 hours after he disappeared.

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  2. 1 struggles to survive as more caught in NC rip currentsRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 18 | WBTV

    Two young men are struggling to recover after nearly drowning in an ocean rip current off the North Carolina coast. Multiple media organizations reported the 19- and 21-year-olds from Greenville were rescued from the ocean in Atlantic Beach on Sunday morning.

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  3. Rip currents keeping lifeguards busy with swimmer rescues at NC beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | WBTV

    Emerald Isle lifeguards reported 13 rescues on Thursday alone, WITN in Greenville, N.C., reported. That brought the total for the week to 25, including one swimmer who drowned and another hospitalized in critical condition.

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  4. An alligator is hit near a Union County lake. Then a 14-foot snake skin appears.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | WBTV

    Looks like the six-foot alligator that was hit by a car in Union County last month wasn't the biggest creature to call Lake Stegall home. Resident Doug Smith, who leases the lake near Marshville for fishing, says he found a snake skin near his dock Wednesday night that measured 13 feet 8 inches.

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  5. $500K in jewelry stolen from artisan at Illinois arts showRead the original story

    Friday Jun 2 | WBTV

    A search is on for $500,000 in jewelry stolen from a traveling artisan attending a suburban Chicago arts show. The Daily Herald cites police in St. Charles as saying the stolen jewelry included gold and silver, as well as rubies and emeralds.

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  6. 2-year-old rescued from hot car; North Carolina mom chargedRead the original story

    May 19, 2017 | WBTV

    A North Carolina police officer rescued a 2-year-old boy left inside a hot car, and authorities say the child's mother is facing charges. Police in Greenville told local media outlets that after bystanders were unable to help, an officer responding to a call slid his hand inside a partially open window, unlocked the door and got the child out.

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  7. North Carolina police say woman hit boyfriend with carRead the original story

    May 18, 2017 | WBTV

    Authorities in North Carolina say a woman ran over her boyfriend with her car, then called police to say he was the victim of a hit-and-run. Local media outlets report Greenville police were called to an intersection around 2:30 a.m. Thursday for a reported hit and run.

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  8. Man critical after farm equipment crashes through windshieldRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | WBTV

    Authorities in North Carolina say a piece of farm equipment broke off and flew through the windshield of a pickup truck following a collision on a local highway, leaving the driver hospitalized in critical condition and facing charges. WITN in Greenville reports the N.C. Highway Patrol said 60-year-old Thomas Wilson was headed south in his truck on N.C. Highway 11 behind a crop sprayer when he struck the equipment.

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  9. Prosecutor reviewing murder case of man in prison 22 yearsRead the original story

    May 6, 2017 | WBTV

    A district attorney says it is conducting another investigation into whether a North Carolina man who has spent 22 years in prison on a murder charge really committed the crime. The NAACP has fought to have Dontae Sharpe's conviction overturned for years.

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  10. Police arrest man after he struck parole officer with carRead the original story

    May 5, 2017 | WBTV

    Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina have arrested a man who they say struck a parole officer with his car and then led authorities on a chase. WITN in Greenville reports the Pitt County Sheriff's Office says 22-year-old Brandon Brock of Edenton is facing several charges, including assault with a deadly weapon on a government official.

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  11. 1 tornado confirmed as storms cross North CarolinaRead the original story

    May 5, 2017 | WBTV

    East Carolina University in Greenville canceled the outdoor commencement scheduled Friday. Individual college and school recognition ceremonies scheduled inside building across campus were being held as scheduled.

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  12. The Latest: Governor attends funeral for slain guardRead the original story

    May 4, 2017 | WBTV

    North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper was among those attending the funeral of a prison guard who died after she was attacked by an inmate. The funeral mass for 29-year-old Sgt.

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  13. Flooding continues to threaten eastern North CarolinaRead the original story

    May 2, 2017 | WBTV

    Flooding continues to create problems in eastern North Carolina, more than a week after heavy rains fell across much of the state. Some homes and businesses are evacuating in Kinston as the flooding is expected to be as bad as during Hurricane Fran in 1996.

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  14. North Carolina governor warns people to check river levelsRead the original story

    May 1, 2017 | WBTV

    Gov. Roy Cooper is warning residents in eastern North Carolina to keep an eye on river levels that may rise this week. In a statement issued Monday, Cooper said while some people were seeing improved conditions, residents of Goldsboro and Kinston need to "remain especially vigilant."

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  15. The Latest: North Carolina governor warns of flooding risksRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | WBTV

    North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper is telling residents not to drop their guard over flooding despite the first sunny skies in several days. Cooper issued a statement on Wednesday saying forecasters are still predicting some rivers could crest as late as Monday and that people need to remain alert for more flooding.

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  16. 2 charged for indecent liberties with North Carolina teenRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2017 | WBTV

    Authorities in North Carolina say two people are facing charges after a man was accused of inappropriate contact with a teenage girl. The Pitt County Sheriff's Office told local media outlets that deputies went to a home outside of Greenville on Saturday in response to a call about a dispute.

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  17. The Latest: Ex-detective says NC man innocent of murderRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2017 | WBTV

    A former police detective who changed her mind about the guilt of a North Carolina man in 1994 murder says she continues to believe he is innocent and should be released. Carolyn Melvin said in an interview Wednesday with The Associated Press that she would testify in support of Dontae Sharpe if he gets another court hearing.

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  18. Efforts continue to free NC man imprisoned for 1994 murderRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2017 | WBTV

    Advocates for a North Carolina man imprisoned for almost 22 years for a murder he says he didn't commit are continuing efforts to free him even as chances dwindle for a legal remedy. The state chapter of the NAACP is holding events Thursday for Dontae Sharpe, who was 19 when he was imprisoned for the murder of 33-year-old George Radcliffe in Greenville.

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  19. Former NC police chief detained at JFK for 90 minutesRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2017 | WBTV

    A former North Carolina police chief who now works as a law enforcement consultant says he's disappointed with his country of 42 years after he was detained at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Former Greenville police Chief Hassan Aden of Alexandria, Virginia, says he was detained March 13 on his return trip from Paris.

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  20. Waterlogged black box gives no clues to bay bridge deathRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2017 | WBTV

    Investigators could not retrieve any data from a waterlogged black box pulled from the water weeks after a tractor-trailer plunged over the side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. The Virginian-Pilot reported Saturday that water damage to the black box made it impossible to recover any information.

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