Washington Co. plans to reopen hospital & pay former/current employees back pay

Washington Co. plans to reopen hospital & pay former/current employees back pay

Washington County has plan to pay current and former Washington County Hospital (WCH) employees all back pay owed and to reopen hospital within 2-3 weeks, according to County Manager Curtis Potter.

Wilson police investigating overnight homicide

An Eastern Carolina man was found dead outside his home following a shooting early this morning.

No charges against officer who shot & killed armed fleeing man in the back

A district attorney says there will be no charges filed against an Eastern Carolina police officer who shot and killed an armed man who was running from him.

Five inmates escape from Nash County jail

Five inmates have escaped from the Nash County jail this afternoon.

ROPER: Hopes to hire ECU interim chancellor within a month

In just a month, East Carolina University could be seeing a new interim chancellor to replace Cecil Staton.

Police investigating Greenville apartment invasion shooting

Police are investigating after they say two people were shot during a home invasion.

FIRST ON WITN: Robber shot & killed by Washington sweepstakes/vape shop employee

A man who police said was trying to rob an Eastern Carolina sweepstakes and vape business was shot and killed by an employee.

 

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