The Confederate flag flies over a monument in front of the SC Statehouse in Columbia (Photo: eyeliam/MGN)
SC Senate gives final OK to Confederate flag removal
The South Carolina Senate has given final approval to a bill to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the Capitol. 28 minutes ago
Visitors, surf instructors react to eighth shark attack
"For us in general it's not too bad, but I am hearing stories from other boys that have surf camps here on the island that they are having cancellations," Howard said. "The parents, they are concerned." Mon, 07/06/2015 - 7:22pm
Andrew Washick talks to his lawyer in court.
Hit and run suspect appears in court
The man charged in the hit and run death of a Wilmington woman made his first appearance today. Andrew Washick went before a judge. Originally out on an unsecured bond the judge put Washick back in jail on a $5,000 secured bond. Mon, 07/06/2015 - 5:29pm
The Confederate flag flies over a monument in front of the SC Statehouse in Columbia (Photo: eyeliam/MGN)
South Carolina Senate votes to remove Confederate flag
The South Carolina Senate has voted to remove the Confederate flag from a pole on Statehouse grounds. Mon, 07/06/2015 - 4:29pm
Marine injured after Surf City shark bite
A Camp Lejeune spokesman said a Marine was treated and released from the Naval Hospital following an incident with a shark. Mon, 07/06/2015 - 1:18pm
Andrew Thomas Browne (Photo courtesy: WPD)
WPD looking for missing Raleigh man
The Wilmington Police Department is assisting with authorities in Wake County to find a missing Raleigh man. Tue, 07/07/2015 - 10:47am
"Black lives matter" spray-painted on side of the Durham Co. Courthouse Confederate monument; Photo: WTVD, July 6, 2015
Confederate monument near Durham courthouse vandalized
Someone has spray-painted graffiti on the Confederate monument at the old Durham County Courthouse. Tue, 07/07/2015 - 10:28am
Subway spokesman Jared Fogle (Photo courtesy: WTVD)
FBI raiding home of Subway’s Jared
FBI agents and Indiana State Police are at the home of Subway restaurant spokesman Jared Fogle and have removed electronics from the property. Tue, 07/07/2015 - 10:21am
USCG medevacs woman from Carnival cruise ship 200 miles east of Wilmington; July 6, 2015
USCG Crews medevac woman from cruise ship off NC coast
Coast Guard crews say a woman who was suffering stroke symptoms aboard a Carnival cruise ship about 200 miles east of Wilmington Monday afternoon is in stable condition. Tue, 07/07/2015 - 10:13am
Comedian Bill Cosby shown in a Nov. 7, 2011, photo. (Photo: World Affairs Council of Philadelphia/MGN)
Lawyers: Cosby’s drugs-sex admission could help women’s suit
Lawyers for women suing Bill Cosby for defamation say his admission that he obtained quaaludes to give young women he pursued for sex could bolster their claims. Tue, 07/07/2015 - 9:23am
Carnival could launch Miami to Cuba cruises in May
The world's largest cruise company could be heading to Havana. Tue, 07/07/2015 - 8:50am
New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies say they found this heroin in a hidden compartment in a minivan in August 2010.
Guilty pleas close 2010 hidden heroin case
The last defendants in a 2010 New Hanover County drug bust pleaded guilty and are headed to prison. Tue, 07/07/2015 - 8:41am
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Calls for boating training after 3 die near Charlotte
Boating groups say the state should require safety education after three people died in boat crashes near Charlotte during the July 4 holiday weekend. Tue, 07/07/2015 - 8:12am
Burgaw home fire
Fireworks related blaze leaves 8 families homeless
Eight families are homeless after an apartment complex fire Saturday night after 11 p.m. in Burgaw. Mon, 07/06/2015 - 10:47pm