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What stories did you, the reader, view the most at NewsArgus.com in 2011?

By From staff reports
Published in News on January 1, 2012 1:50 AM

1. The bombs -- one click from Armageddon -- Jan. 23

A look back at when an Air Force B-52 bomber carrying fuel and a Mark 39 hydrogen bomb crashed in a swamp near the farming community of Faro on Jan. 24, 1961. (5,382 page views)

2. Teen dies in vehicle crash -- Oct. 13

Rene Nuncio, 14, died in a vehicle crash when the Jeep Cherokee driven by his 17-year-old brother Juan Nuncio, who was injured, crashed into a flat-bed trailer as it backed across Indian Springs Road into a yard. (5,216)

3. A new battle: 4th Fighter Wing Staff Sgt. Ben Seekell fights to face a new life -- June 19

Staff Sgt. Ben Seekell, a father of three, works to recover while at Walter Reed Army Medical Center after losing part of his left leg when he and his Military Working Dog stepped on an Improvized Explosive Device outside Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. (4,365)

4. Fatal crash at intersection where traffic lights out -- Aug. 28

A 15-year-old girl was killed in Goldsboro in a traffic accident police blamed on intersection lights being out during a power outage caused by Hurricane Irene. (4,152)

5. Olive Garden coming to Goldsboro -- June 7

After years of waiting, Goldsboro City Council approves the site and landscape plans for an Olive Garden restaurant at the site of the now former Sears Tire Center on Berkeley Boulevard. (3,832)

6. Part of Berkeley Mall roof caves in at Belk atrium during storm -- Aug. 28

An apparent straight-line wind generated during Hurricane Irene is blamed for the collapse of part of a parapet wall over Belk at Berkeley Mall, causing it to cave in the mall roof in front of the atrium. (3,569)

7. Man dies in crash early Saturday morning -- March 20

Stephen Anton Garrett, 26, was declared dead at the scene of a crash, the Country Hearth Inn & Suites parking lot after the vehicle he was riding in overturned. Driver Raheem Jamar Langley was charged with DUI and reckless driving. (3,215)

8. Driver, 21, critical after crash -- Jan 18

Brooks Thomas Best, 21, of Lakeshore Drive was in critical condition at Pitt Memorial Hospital following a wreck on Dollard Town Road. Police said alcohol and speed contributed. Best was driving. (3,213)

9. Body of missing woman found, two suspects in custody -- Aug. 4

The body of Jean Hubbard, 66, was found. Two suspects were taken into custody following a chase by Goldsboro police and Wayne County Sheriff's deputies. The two were later identified as her brother, Gary Metzger, and sister-in-law, Ann Metzger, and charged with an open count of murder. (3,146)

10. Victim found dead in street -- Dec. 22

The body of Marquell Hocutt, 34, was found shot to death near the intersection of East Walnut Street and North Audubon Avenue. (3,081)