Officials urge caution if heading to the beach this weekend

With the high heat index values many people are headed to the beach to try and cool off by the coast, but with that, emergency crews are reminding people to stay hydrated even if you are in the water.

Just minutes after two new Automatic License Plate Readers were installed in New Bern, officers say they were able to find a stolen vehicle and make an arrest.

Today was the last to file for the 2017 local elections in North Carolina. In New Bern, there was a last minute addition to the mayor's race as a familiar name was added to the ballot.

Heather King is stepping away from her daily anchor duties on WITN News at Sunrise, but we're pleased to report she will continue to be a part of the WITN team and share your stories.

Matt's Forecast: Intense heat locking in through Monday

Onslow Community Outreach offering the homeless a place too escape the heat

Laptop of mom's dying messages to daughter stolen

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Pictures from NASA shows Shelly Island being formed

Kinston will have another candidate Kristal Suggs mother of Kinston advocate

Pitt County's Operation Summer Heat results in 17 drug arrests

Jacksonville's One City campaign promotes unity, tolerance

Moms discuss miscarriage

Lawsuit says 'bathroom bill' effects still felt

Mother of Kinston advocate Chris Suggs files for city council election

Woman battling Lyme disease: 'I didn't think it'd make me this sick'

UPDATE: Minneapolis police chief resigns over shooting of Australian woman

Russian ambassador says he and Sessions discussed campaign

North Carolina unemployment rate reaches 11-year low in June

UPDATE: Arrest made in teen's murdered in Rocky Mount

Pictures from NASA shows Shelly Island being formed

NEW INFO: Corolla drowning victim identified as Pennsylvania football coach

OPIOID CRISIS: Seven ODs, including one fatality for Greenville in last 24 hours

Arson dog brought in to help investigate afternoon house fire

Sean Spicer out, Sarah Huckabee Sanders new White House press secretary

Stolen? Go-cart with diamond plated fenders found in Craven County

Heat Advisory on Friday

Former Jacksonville city councilman passes away

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