Amber Joseph, WNCT

Amber Joseph


Greenville, NC, United States

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Past articles by Amber:

Vanceboro Police Dept. issues multiple drug charges, traffic tickets during DWI checkpoint

VANCEBORO, N.C. (WNCT) – Vanceboro Police Department says multiple traffic citations and multiple drug charges were issued during a DWI checkpoint, according to the Vanceboro Police Facebook page. Assisting with the checkpoint was River Bend PD, Bridgeton PD, Havelock PD, NC SHP, Craven County Sheriff’s Office, Vanceboro Fire Department, Craven County Magistrate, DHHS BATmobile. → Read More

Police say they’re ready for rally supporting Jan. 6 rioters

WASHINGTON (AP) – The fence around the Capitol is back up. The D.C. police department is at the ready, and U.S. Capitol Police have requested assistance from nearby law enforcement agencies including the U.S. National Guard. The Capitol police are taking no chances as they prepare for Saturday’s rally at the U.S. Capitol in support […] → Read More

Newly renovated apartment complex to open soon in Kinston, accepting applications

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) – “Honestly I feel its a good thing,” said Malcolm Glenn Glenn lives in the Morningside area of Kinston. He’s thankful Morningside Manor Apartments are being remodeled after years of sitting vacant. “Once they open them I’m going to one,” he said. The owners of the complex are currently renovating all units. […] → Read More

Greenville Fire/Rescue crews work to put out Saturday night house fire

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Greenville Fire/Rescue and the Town of Winterville Fire Department responded to a structure fire Saturday on the 300 block of Bremerton Drive. Crews got to the scene just before 7:00 Saturday night. Upon arrival, heavy smoke and flames were coming from the house. About 30 firefighters responded to the call. It […] → Read More

ECU Police: Suspect in early-morning robbery arrested

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — East Carolina University police have given the all-clear in regards to an armed robbery that happened early Sunday. Officials said in an email Sunday afternoon “The suspect from this morning’s armed robbery has been identified and arrested. There are no ongoing threats to campus.” No further information was released. ===== Previous […] → Read More

City of Greenville to fully reinstate parking enforcement on Monday

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – The City of Greenville will reinstate parking enforcement on Monday (Sept. 6). City officials said this notice is being distributed to allow the public time to get acclimated to resumed enforcement and acquire the appropriate permits. The area of enforcement for this notification will be the Uptown area along with the […] → Read More

Vidant Health officials discuss urgency surrounding rising COVID-19 cases

East Carolina University's Brody School of Medicine and Vidant Health on Monday released a public service announcement sharing their concerns related to COVID-19. → Read More

Greenville city leaders seeing boost in economy after softball World Series

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Greenville city leaders say they are seeing a boost to the economy after the Little League Softball World Series. Visit Greenville NC President Andrew Schmidt said the economic impact of the event was just under $1 million. The tournament brought hundreds of players and family members to the area. Schmidt said […] → Read More

New Bern police investigating Friday night shooting

NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) – New Bern Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened near Liberty Street. Officers responded to the area of Liberty Street in reference to a gunshot victim on Friday at 7:33 p.m. Officers arrived on the scene and located a victim. The victim was transported to Carolina East Medical Center […] → Read More

Local first responder on what 3rd dose means to him, urges people to get their shots

AYDEN, N.C. (WNCT) - Ronnie James is a first responder and comes in contact with dozens of people a day. → Read More

Health experts say serious allergic reaction to COVID-19 vaccine is rare

"You're much more at risk of getting hit by lightning." → Read More

ECU’s Brody School of Medicine working to understand long-term COVID-19 symptoms

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — As health officials push more people to get vaccinated, another factor when it comes to COVID-19 is the after-effects. Health experts say they are seeing more patients experiencing long-term symptoms. It’s called Post-acute COVID syndrome, the long-term effects of coronavirus. “Probably the most consistent feature is fatigue beyond anything they’ve ever […] → Read More

New Bern police investigate drive-by shooting

NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) – New Bern Police Department is investigating a Friday evening drive-by shooting. The shooting happened in the 1200 block of E St around 6:45 p.m. on Friday. Police say no one was injured but there is property damage to a home and vehicles. No arrests have been made in connection to […] → Read More

Robert E. Lee statue removed in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – A Confederate monument that helped spark a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been hoisted off its stone pedestal. Work to remove the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee began early Saturday morning. Crews were also expected to take down a second Confederate monument. The removal of the Lee […] → Read More

Winterville hosting Juneteenth event on Wednesday

WINTERVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — As we approach Juneteenth this Saturday, Winterville is joining other communities in hosting an event that hopes to educate the community about the day and also help local business owners. City of Greenville to host Juneteenth event, showcasing minority and women-owned businesses Creative Dezigns Event Center at 2323 Elaines Way B […] → Read More

Special web series by Vidant Medical helps recognize frontline workers

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Vidant is finding a unique way to honor their nurses with a special social media series. “Nurses of Vidant” shares stories, conversations, and personal moments along with the reasons why these heroes chose their careers. One Vidant nurse said it’s great to be highlighted and recognized especially during the pandemic. “They’ve […] → Read More

Detectives investigating Youngstown mass shooting that left 3 dead, 3 wounded

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) – Police say at least three people were killed and three others were wounded in a shooting Sunday outside a bar in Youngstown, Ohio. Officers were called to the Torch Club Bar & Grille in Youngstown around 2 a.m. Sunday. Authorities said no one was in custody but they were talking to […] → Read More

Police: 2 dead, 8 wounded in downtown Minneapolis shooting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A shooting in downtown Minneapolis killed two people and wounded eight others, police said early Saturday. The 10 people shot included five men and five women, the police department said in a series of tweets. Two of the men died and another man was at a hospital in critical condition, police said. […] → Read More

Sign trail honors African American history

NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) — The African American Heritage Trail is preparing to honor historic people and places in New Bern. It’s part of the committee’s Juneteenth commemoration. City leaders will dedicate several signs that explain and interpret significant historic events of the city’s African American heritage. Those involved are excited for people to learn […] → Read More

Experts warn against gas hoarding and panic buying amid pipeline shutdown

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Greenville gas stations are packed as drivers are looking to fill up their gas tanks. Many drivers are worried about a gas shortage or higher prices after the Colonial Pipeline ransomware cyberattack last week. Governor Roy Cooper signed an executive order Monday to make sure there will be enough fuel throughout […] → Read More