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.
A 44-year-old painter from North Carolina is accused of stealing a diamond ring in New Hampshire, then swallowing it to sneak it away.
Kenny Narron of Richlands is charged with theft and falsifying evidence. Doctors had to get the one-point-two carat ring out.
Police say the ring had been hidden under a mattress in a home in Merrimack that Narron had been hired to paint last month.
Narron also is charged with stealing some medicine from the home.