Lauren Arnott, NewsChannel 12

Lauren Arnott

NewsChannel 12

New Bern, NC, United States

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Past articles by Lauren:

New Bern woman killed in Carteret County crash

A New Bern woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Carteret County. Highway Patrol TrooperRobert Melby says a passerby reported a wrecked vehicle on NC 101 west of Old Winberry Road in Newport Monday morning. When emergency crews arrived, Melby says 31-year-old Lindsey Johnson was already dead. Officials believe the crash happened several hours prior. He said Johnson was heading toward… → Read More

Debate leaves benefits of Kratom up in the air

Tylenol, Advil, Aleve and Kratom. Each are used for the same reason, to relieve pain. All are currently legal to buy in our state. However, the FDA is comparing Kratom to LSD, marijuana and heroin. Is it an addictive substance or herbal remedy? Click the above video to learn more from NewsChannel 12's Lauren Arnott. → Read More

Down East Holiday Show kicks off holiday season Nov. 1-4

It's one of the first signs in Eastern North Carolina that Christmas is coming. The Down East Holiday Show runs Nov. 1-4 at the Greenville Convention Center. Since 2002, the event has helped kick off the Christmas season by featuring exhibitors selling all kinds of holiday decorations, gifts, foods and other items. This year's event is expected to draw more than 12,000 shoppers during the four… → Read More

Officials: New Bern making progress in recovery efforts

The city of New Bern held a press conference Friday at 9:30 a. m. to update the community on ongoing Hurricane Florence recovery efforts. Officials are working to get the recovery process underway for businesses and homeowners as quickly as possible. Over 500 permits were processed related to storm damage. "90% of those permits that we have received have been closed down in less than 24 hours. → Read More

What to do if your FEMA application was denied

NewsChannel 12 has been hearing a lot of residents have received claim denial letters from FEMA. NewsChannel 12's Lauren Arnott investigated the issue. She shows you why you shouldn’t be discouraged if you receive one of those letters and how the trick to getting approved might just be to try, try again. → Read More

Local garden shop offering a way to get rid of mosquitoes

Mosquito repellent is only a short-term solution for the pesky pests. A local farm and garden store is itching to give away a product they said is proven to get rid of them. NewsChannel 12's Lauren Arnott has the details on how you can get your hands on the item. Watch the video to learn more. → Read More

Masonic lodge gets special supply delivery after Florence

A masonic lodge in our area got a special delivery from Texas. A tractor trailer filled with supplies arrived on Thursday. You can grab toiletries, cleaning products or food. NewsChannel 12's Lauren Arnott shows you where to go. → Read More

Monette's falls victims to looters on Saturday

Monette's, a grocery store in Craven County, fell victim to looters Saturday night, according to store owner Jimmy Monette. The intruders broke his front door and robbed his store sometime after 10 p. m. , said Monette, who is the brother of Craven County Sheriff Jerry Monette. “There were cigarettes and a lighter is taken. I found a hammer down by the counter. "Monette said about $300 in… → Read More

Harlowe volunteer fireman wears many hats

James Williams stays busy.He is a part of the Harlowe Volunteer Fire Department, which has three stations to maintain. Williams is also an EMT in Havelock and a single father of two beautiful girls.Each week we're honoring a first responder who has gone ab → Read More

JC Penney recalling shorts due to potential choking hazard

Toddler shorts sold at J.C. Penney are being recalled due to a potential choking hazard.Okie Dokie Denim Patch Shortie Shorts, sold in toddler sizes 2T through 5T have rainbow and watermelon patches on them that can detach. These shorts are sold only at J. → Read More

Vietnam vet from Greene County, Duplin County man hit it big with lottery

A Vietnam vet from Snow Hill and a man from Duplin County hit it big recently in the North Carolina lottery.Snow Hill resident Sylvester Lane Jr. bought a scratch-off ticket that led to a $1 million prize at the Four Way Mart in Hookerton. Lane said after → Read More

Sheriff's Office investigating shooting near Marine Federal Credit Union

The father of the victim in the Marine Federal Credit Union shooting in Craven County yesterday tells NewsChannel 12 that his son is now awake, but paralyzed.The Craven County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the shooting, which left a married father → Read More

Protecting personal information accessible through Facebook

Your personal information is always at risk in today's technology age.Facebook has access to your information when you sign into certain apps where you agree to allow Facebook to exchange information. That includes things like your name, email address and → Read More

Military truck overturns on Hwy. 70 near New Bern

An Army truck from Fort Campbell, Kentucky overturned Thursday on Hwy. 70 near Thurman Road in New Bern.NewsChannel 12's Lauren Arnott reported in a Facebook Live the truck was one of several in a convoy. The accident, which happened around 2 p.m., result → Read More

Former police officer taks about being sexually harassed by training officer

In North Carolina, every year new law enforcement officers take the solemn oath. → Read More

Residential crime doesn't have to happen to you

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, every 4.8 seconds a home is victimized by theft in the U.S. → Read More

Flights canceled out of Eastern NC due to Irma

Flights were cancelled on Monday because of gusty winds from Hurricane Irma. → Read More

Flights cancelled out of Eastern North Carolina due to Irma

Flights are cancelled on Monday, September 11, because of gusty winds from Hurricane Irma. According to the Coastal Carolina Regional Airport website, flights to and from airports in Eastern North Carolina have been canceled today. → Read More

Tractor-trailer wreck causing traffic delays on US 70 near New Bern

A disabled tractor-trailer is causing major backups on northbound US 70 just south of New Bern. → Read More

VIDEO: Bagelman, other Greenville businesses boosting Little League squad

Posted: Aug 23, 2017 12:51 PM EDT Updated: Aug 23, 2017 12:51 PM EDT → Read More