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Crime rates have been on a constant rise for the past several years, In fact, two years after there were no recorded homicides in Kinston, the city has mourned the loss of 10 citizens to violent crime so far this year -- a rate nearly 10 times higher than the national average.
Yet somehow nothing seems to be changing in our city. One thing is certain: While the crime rates are going up, the ages of the victims and killers are continuously going down.
Hurricane strength winds and possible flooding could significantly impact Kinston and Lenoir County. And though her stay will be short, Irene’s impact could be felt for some time in the area.
According to CNN.com, the magnitude 5.9 earthquake, centered near Washington D.C., shook residents in states stretching from New York to the Carolinas.