A winter storm warning is in effect today for Beaufort, Dare, mainland Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell and Washington counties. A winter storm advisory is in effect today for the rest of Eastern Carolina. The threats are snow, sleet and freezing rain.
Juan Rodriguez Ortiz of New Bern has been charged with hit and run. Police say an argument led Ortiz to hit Wilson Novillo with his van at Beech Grove Mobile Home Park after police say Ortiz had already hit Novillo several times with a golf club. Novillo suffered head and back injuries. The suspect, Ortiz, turned himself into New Bern police Tuesday.