As Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations took place around eastern Carolina, in New Bern, one organization is helping grow his vision of educational equality by providing scholarship opportunities to high school graduates that might otherwise not have a chance to go to college.
First Flight vs. Greene Central - MLK Invite
A few hundred ECU volunteers spent the morning and part of the afternoon, on their holiday off, doing acts of service in the Greenville community
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy was remembered in many Eastern Carolina communities today. Jacksonville held a march, and local high school students carried out the true meaning of unity, through National Day of Service activities.
Farmville Central vs. Riverside - MLK Invite
Several groups followed in the footsteps of Martin Luther King Jr. Monday morning, marching to the Pitt County Courthouse to rally for social and economic justice.
"The coyote attacked a young child, and the child's dad went into protection mode and suffocated the coyote until it succumbed," police said.
About 22,000 people attended the rally, 6,000 on Capitol Square and 16,000 outside the security gates, authorities said.
A U.S. Interior Department team found Selena's body Monday morning during a grid search southwest of an I-90 rest area.
The man was taken into custody on a sexual battery warrant out of Miami-Dade County.
A 19-year-old man facing capital murder charges recited his Instagram account to reporters during his arrest, calling himself an "an upcoming artist."