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News in Johnston County, North Carolina
Boy, 12, dies after being hit by car outside group home
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:33:51 -0700
A 12-year-old boy died Monday night after a car hit him as he was walking along a Johnston County road outside the group home where he lived.
Authorities: Child killed in Johnston County crash
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 20:23:01 -0700
The State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident on Ranch Road in Johnston County.
Multiple crashes reported on I-95 in Johnston County near I-40
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 13:32:59 -0800
A series of crashes turned Interstate 95 in Johnston County into a parking lot Friday afternoon.
Man, 24, killed in wreck north of Benson
Sun, 02 Mar 2014 14:39:38 -0800
A 24-year-old Johnston County man died early Saturday after his car hit a tree on Old Fairgrounds Road, north of Benson, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol said.
'We need this now:' NC parents seek marijuana oil for children with seizures
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:36:21 -0800
Zora Carlin had her first seizure when she was 6 months old. Her parents cried and prayed, but the horrifying sight soon became a regular occurrence as the girl began suffering up to 40 seizures a day. Five years later, Zora's parents say they are hoping a marijuana plant oil can help their daughter - a medication that is illegal in North Carolina.
Wintry weather to reach southern NC Tuesday; school systems react
Mon, 10 Feb 2014 20:05:00 -0800
Several school systems in the southern half of central North Carolina announced closings early Tuesday ahead of a winter storm that is expected to impact the entire state during the next 48 hours.
Trial starts for man charged in the death of 4-year-old Teghan Skiba
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 05:25:55 -0800
Four-year-old Johnston County girl was allegedly tortured by her mother's boyfriend in 2010
Investigation of nude student photos widens
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 18:53:46 -0800
CHARLOTTE — Six more counties are now involved in an investigation into nude photos of North Carolina high school students showing up on social media, and the state’s attorney general says the problem could get worse.
SBI now investigating Instagram photos of nude students in nine counties
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 08:51:14 -0800
An investigation that began in Wake County of nude photos of high school students on Instagram has expanded to six more North Carolina counties, bringing the total to nine, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Justice said Wednesday.
Triton's Ennis hired at North Johnston
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 06:48:41 -0800
Triton High School football coach Ashley Ennis has been named the next head football coach at North Johnston High School.