Family of man who died inside Wayne Co. jail files federal civil rights lawsuit

Family of man who died inside Wayne Co. jail files federal civil rights lawsuit

The family of an inmate who died after a struggle with officers in the Wayne County jail has filed a civil rights and wrongful death lawsuit in federal court.

ECU Baseball drops opening game to Wichita State, 6-2

ECU Baseball drops opening game to Wichita State, 6-2

Five Falcons sign NLIs at South Central High School

Five South Central seniors signed National Letters of Intent Tuesday inside the high school media center.

Player of the Week: Niejel Wilkins

Kinston triple jump state champion and future ECU student-athlete Niejel Wilkins is our newest WITN Pepsi Player of the Week!

New and expanded Maritime Museum proposed for Beaufort

Carteret County leaders are evaluating the proposal of a new tourist attraction that could have major economic benefits throughout its communities.

Craven County law enforcement remember those killed in line of duty

First responders are honoring their brothers and sisters who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

 

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Composting of human bodies now legal in Washington state

Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday making Washington the first state to approve composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human remains.

Handwritten wills, if real, shed light on Aretha Franklin

One of the wills, none of which have been authenticated, names a surprise father for one of the late singer's sons.

Abortion rights activists protest restrictive new laws

Dozens of rallies and demonstrations were scheduled from coast to coast Tuesday afternoon.

Two dead after float plane crashes in Alaska

The pilot and passenger were the only people on board, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough said.

Great white shark tracked in Long Island Sound for first time

When a great white shark named Cabot appeared to show up in the Long Island Sound, so many people tried to use Ocearch’s location tracker that the website crashed. But when the shark appeared on the other side of the island, some questioned whether it might have been a GPS mishap.