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8 hrs ago | WCTI

Dispatch: Man dies after getting pinned under tractor

According to Pitt County Dispatch, the fatal accident happened on the 4600 block of Highway 264, east of Greenville, at about 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

WITN

Recent Cold Looks Like It Will Delay Strawberry Crop In The East

At Strawberries on 903 in Pitt County, farmer Steve McLawhorn covered his crops with cloth tarps that protect the berries from extreme temperatures.

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WITN

Crews On The Scene Of Emergency Incident In Pitt County

Details are few at the moment, but crews from Pitt County are on the scene where it's believed a man has been pinned under a tractor.

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WITN

Two Arrested In Pair Of Gang-Related Shootings In Ayden

Two people were being booked for a pair of shootings police believe are gang-related in the Pitt County town of Ayden Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Ayden, NC, Grifton, NC

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WITN

Sheriff's Office Hopes Public Can Help Locate Wanted Robersonville Teen

The Pitt County Sheriff's Office is looking for 18-year-old Mason Warren of James Road in Robersonville.

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Related Topix: Robersonville, NC, Stokes, NC

Politico

John Edwards practicing law again

Former U.S. senator and Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards has returned to the courtroom to help represent a 4-year-old Virginia boy in a medical malpractice case.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Edwards

WITN

Teacher of the Week: Ann Rinaldi From Pitt County

She graduated from Cornell University and has been at The Oakwood School for 7 years.

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Related Topix: Cornell University

WCTI

Former Greenville officer accused of destroying evidence

According to the Greenville Police Department, they arrested former officer Heriberto Calles, 40, of Winterville, Wednesday morning and charged him with obstruction of justice, altering, destroying or stealing evidence of criminal conduct, and willfully failing to discharge duties.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Pitt County EMS volunteer to make home repairs with $250,000 prize

Kevin Riggs, an EMS volunteer from Pitt County, plans to use the $250,000 he won playing $250,000 Cash Money to make repairs to his home and purchase a new truck.

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News Observer

Saunders: If John Edwards is your lawyer, does it help or hurt?

Former U.S. Senator and Presidential candidate John Edwards is back in the courtroom as a lawyer again.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Edwards, Greenville, NC, Simpson, NC

WITN

The 31st Annual Pitt County Senior Games Start Tuesday

The ingredients for severe weather come together after 1pm on Tuesday ahead of a cold front.

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Related Topix: Weather

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WCTI

Police: Man breaks into home and falls asleep inside

A break-in in Pitt County led to a suspect being served with multiple outstanding warrants.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

WITN

Bethel Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Arrests

Police say Miles Lovett, Jr. and Tracy Beckwith, both of Hamilton, are charged with cocaine and marijuana offenses after the drugs were found in their vehicle.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WITN

J.H. Rose Students Arrested In Connection With D.H. Conley Drive-By Shooting

The Pitt County Sheriff's Office has made two arrests in connection with a drive-by shooting that happened in front of D.H. Conley High School on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

WITN

NC Senate Considering Allowing Schools To Have Epipens

A bill that would allow epinephrine injectors, "or EpiPens", to be available on hand in public schools across our state is being reviewed in the NC Senate.

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Related Topix: Epinephrine (generic), Epipen, Medicine

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WITN

Pitt County Ceremony Honors Victims Of Violence

Police chiefs from eight cities in Pitt County, along with the sheriff, attended a ceremony at the Pitt County Courthouse in Greenville.

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Related Topix: Greenville, NC

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WHAS11

Couple deceived by woman pretending to be pregnant will 'never forgive her'

An Illinois husband and wife deceived by a woman pretending to be pregnant after they posted a Craigslist ad hoping to adopt told ABC News' "20/20" exclusively that they will never forgive her.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY

WITN

Pitt County Deputies Seeking Owner Of Unclaimed Peanut Trailer

Wesley Warren, 22, of Lloyd Corey Road in Stokes, was arrested back in February for stealing several peanut trailers from Pitt, Martin, and Bertie Counties, and claiming them as his own.

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Related Topix: Stokes, NC

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WITN

SHERIFF: Shots Fired In Direction Of Pitt County High School

Deputies say it was an apparent drive-by shooting on Worthington Road and Tull Road, which is in front of the school.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

WCTI

Deputies questioning 2 after shots fired near high school

According to the Pitt County Sheriff's Office, a witness reported seeing a passenger of a gold Chevy Suburban firing shots over the roof of the SUV toward D.H. Conley High School, located on Worthington Road just outside Greenville.

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Related Topix: Greenville, NC

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