Leonard Cleon Pocknett Jr. (Photo: New Hanover Co. Jail)
1 hour ago
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Father, teen son charged with murder after assault victim dies

A father and his teen son are now charged with murder after the man police say they assaulted on May 10 died.
17 hours ago
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Recreational fishermen hooking fewer fish than usual

They say a bad day fishing is still better than a good day at the office, but for some across the Cape Fear there may be too many bad days lately.
Brittany Fullwood (Photo: Facebook)
19 hours ago
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Search warrants confirm relationship between murder victim and accused killer

The woman killed in her home on Woods Edge Drive last month was once involved with the accused killer.
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Some NC county pools aren’t checked before opening

Mecklenburg County allows public pools to open for the summer without an inspection.
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Woman says co-worker stole her nude photos off her cellphone

A man who police say stole naked photos of a co-worker from her cellphone has been charged under North Carolina's revenge porn law.
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Man drowns trying to free friend’s boat from spillway

A man has died trying to help a friend whose boat got stuck on a spillway at a North Carolina lake.
32 mins ago
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Thousands pack downtown Wilmington for Orange Street Artfest

It was no rain and all sunshine over downtown Wilmington for the 22nd annual Orange Street Artfest.
54 mins ago
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Professionals hope to strike top prize at local bowling alley

Some of the best bowlers in the country are in Wilmington this weekend for the PBA Xtra Frame Wilmington Open.
Boat accident
12 hours ago
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Boat towers ready for boating issues this weekend

Locals and tourists go out on their boats to enjoy the warm sunshine, but they can get carried away.
13 hours ago
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Three area teams are going to the state championships

Three teams from our area have successfully swept the Eastern Regionals and are headed to the state championships.
13 hours ago
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Diamond Hawks fall to Delaware, 14-8

Nick Patten homered and drove in four runs as Delaware raced past UNCW, 14-8, in game seven of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament on Friday at Brooks Field.
16 hours ago
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New surf city bridge work is ‘on schedule’

If you're been to Surf City over the past several months you have seen the work being done on the Topsail Island Bridge replacement.