A winter weather advisory is in effect until 7am on Saturday for Beaufort, Mainland Hyde, Martin, Outer Banks Dare, Tyrrell, Washington and western Dare County. The threats are black ice and slick roadways.
State Attorney General Roy Cooper is holding a news conference this morning to present a package of tougher laws against child predators.
The news conference is scheudled for 10:30 at the General Assembly.
Cooper will presenting lawmakers with a comprehensive package of changes to state law that he says will increase punishment, give law enforcement better ways to track down offenders and require those who discover pedophiles to turn them in.