Mother, Boyfriend Facing Felony Child Abuse Charges

Two Beaufort residents, Christopher Faison and Alexis Turner, are facing felony child abuse charges after Turner's 2-year-old child was rushed to Vidant...

Three Charged in Kidnapping Investigation

Three county men, two of them from Beaufort, were arrested and charged in connection with a kidnapping and assault that took place...

Kistler Sworn in as Assistant District Attorney

The newest member to join the Carteret County District Attorney’s Office, Walter Evans Kistler, IV, was sworn in as an assistant district...

Godwin Sentenced to Death for Murder of Wendy Tamagne

The history-making capital murder case trial for David Isaiah Godwin of Morehead City ended early Tuesday afternoon when a Carteret County jury,...

Godwin Gets Death Penalty For Murder of Wendy Tamagne

Update: A Carteret County jury sentenced David Godwin to death for the 2016 murder of Wendy Tamagne. This...

Man Shot in Domestic Dispute, No Charges Filed Against Shooter

A man is in serious condition after his mother shot him twice during a domestic altercation last night at their home in...

Godwin Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder, Sentencing Tuesday

After spending less than two hours in deliberation on Friday afternoon, a Carteret County jury has found David Godwin, 28, guilty of...

Juror Released, Fined for Speaking to Witness in Godwin Trial

A juror in the capital murder trial of David Godwin in the Carteret County Superior Court was dismissed by Judge Joshua Willey...

Defense Rests Case in Godwin Murder Trial

Update April 12, 2019: The state and defense rested their cases Wednesday in the David Godwin capital murder trial...

State Presents Evidence, Testimony in Godwin Murder Trial

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