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County works to take control of feral cat problem

Dec. 17, 2019 8:17 AM EST

NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — An animal protection group that has trapped more than 40 feral cats since the beginning of December is trying to get a handle on the nuisance animal problem. Animal Protective Services in Craven County gets at least five to seven calls per day requesting traps, WNCT-TV reported. It...

5-year-old shot in head; authorities offer a reward in case

Dec. 4, 2019 12:56 PM EST

NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A 5-year-old North Carolina girl has been shot in the head, and a reward is being offered for information in the case. The Craven County Sheriff's Office says on its Facebook page that its deputies responded to a residence after a call of shots being fired on Tuesday night. The...

Police: man arrested after shooting at deputies

Nov. 30, 2019 12:47 PM EST

HAVELOCK, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say they’ve arrested a man after he shot at law enforcement officials. Craven County Sheriff’s Office said 27-year-old Andrew Lewis Foster barricaded himself inside a residence in Havelock on Friday and then shot at sheriff’s deputies....

Guns, drugs discovered during traffic stop; 3 arrested

Nov. 27, 2019 8:07 AM EST

NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A traffic stop in North Carolina has led to the arrest of three men accused of trafficking drugs and having guns. A Facebook post from the Craven County Sheriff’s Office says the state’s 2019 Thanksgiving “Click It or Ticket” campaign led to the traffic...

Deputies arrest man they say jumped fence at airport

Nov. 22, 2019 4:43 PM EST

NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff’s office says deputies have arrested a man who they say jumped a fence at an airport and assaulted a worker. The Craven County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release that the man jumped the fence at Coastal Carolina Regional Airport early Friday...