A winter weather advisory has been issued for all of eastern Carolina except Carteret, Onslow, and Duplin counties through 4am Friday. Light freezing rain and sleet will be possible.
Two former PETA employees charged with throwing 18 dogs in a dumpster found out the charges won't be dropped.
Defense attorneys for former PETA workers Adria Joy Hinkle and Andrew Cook filed a pre-trial motion saying the district attorney's office is using vindictive prosecution in the case.
Hinkle and Cook are charged with disposing of 18 dogs in a commercial dumpster in Hertford County last fall. The judge in the case rejected the motion.
A trial date has not yet been set.
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