Vinnie Lysander Taylor (Source: Prince George’s Co. Sheriff’s Department/WJLA)
Wilmington man charged in fatal butt injection indicted on federal charges
A North Carolina man charged in Maryland with murder in the death of a woman after she received injections into her buttocks has been indicted on federal offenses. 36 minutes ago
USCG Cutter Diligence at port in Wilmington on the 225th birthday
Happy 225th to the United States Coast Guard!
Happy Birthday to the United States Coast Guard! Today marks the 225th year of service to the nation. Tue, 08/04/2015 - 1:40pm
The Wilmington 10 are pictured at a 1976 news conference. Front row: The Rev. Benjamin Chavis (from left), William "Joe" Wright II, Connie Tindall and Jerry Jacobs. Back row: Wayne Moore (from left), Anne Turner, James McKoy, Willie Vereen, Marvin Patrick and Reginald Epps. (Source: StarNews)
NC Appeals Court denies payments to dead Wilmington 10 members’ families
The North Carolina Court of Appeals has ruled families of dead members of the Wilmington 10 are not eligible for payments from the state since the group's members received a pardon of innocence. Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:36am
Jenna Colthurp was presented a check for $5,000 in scholarship from Riverfest Tuesday morning.
Riverfest donates scholarship money to CFCC
Riverfest organizers are giving back to the community and encouraging students to further their education. Tue, 08/04/2015 - 10:43am
James Ashley Holleman (Source: New Hanover County Sheriff's Office)
Teen charged in Northchase vehicle break-ins
Deputies with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office said a 16-year-old is facing charges in connection with thefts from unlocked vehicles. 31 minutes ago
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Senate plan to shift oversight of charter schools is blocked
North Carolina House lawmakers have blocked a plan that would give the legislature more clout over the state's charter school authority. Tue, 08/04/2015 - 3:27pm
Gov. Pat McCrory
McCrory’s amended bond package clears NC House panel
A new proposal to borrow almost $3 billion for North Carolina infrastructure and road projects is making its way through the House after questions from lawmakers about the projects and a recommended November statewide referendum. Tue, 08/04/2015 - 3:21pm
Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy in happier times. (Source: Facebook/MuppetsKermit)
Kermit, Miss Piggy latest Hollywood couple to call it quits
It's been a rough week for celebrity couples, with several announcing break-ups. The latest is one of the longest lasting power couples in Hollywood. Tue, 08/04/2015 - 2:11pm
3 types of blood desperately needed
Blood donations drastically down
The summer months can be the toughest for the American Red Cross as blood donations typically drop dramatically during this time of year. Tue, 08/04/2015 - 1:11pm
Two veterans were reunited after two years apart. (Source: KTRK)
Retired military K9 reunites with soldier
Two veterans were reunited Monday at Hobby Airport after two years apart. One, an Army sergeant, the other a golden retriever who saved a lot of lives in Afghanistan by detecting explosives. Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:51am