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Driver facing DWI charges after child struck by vehicle in Leland

An 11-year-old boy has been taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center after being hit by a vehicle in Leland.
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Update: Coast Guard calls off search for missing diver off Brunswick County coast

The Coast Guard has called off the search for a diver who went missing off the coast of Brunswick County.
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Columbus County deputies searching for wanted teen

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office needs your help finding a wanted teen.
A pick-up truck wound up pinned under a log truck after a crash on Makota Road in Ash on Aug. 26, 2016. (Photo: NC Highway Patrol)
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UPDATE: One man injured in Brunswick Co. crash involving log truck, pick-up

At least one person was taken to the hospital after a crash this morning involving a log truck and pick-up truck.
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Hammerheads host Rhinos on Saturday

The Wilmington Hammerheads will host the Rochester Rhinos on Saturday at Legion Stadium. Can our local pro soccer team pick up their first win since early July?
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‘Making a Murderer’ attorney seeks more evidence testing

The attorney for a Wisconsin inmate who was the subject of the hit Netflix documentary series "Making a Murderer" says she plans to seek further evidence testing that she believes will show he's innocent.
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WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Court

THE ISSUE: No one likes an even number on a court that makes decisions by majority vote. Yet that's just what the Supreme Court has been left with, eight justices, since the death of Antonin Scalia in February.
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Lawyers plan civil suit in ’44 execution of black youth

Attorneys hope to bring a civil-rights lawsuit in the case of a black teenager electrocuted more than 70 years ago for the killings of two white girls in a segregated South Carolina mill town.
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FDA Advises Zika Screening for All US Blood Centers

The Food and Drug Administration wants all U.S. blood banks to start screening for Zika virus.
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US wants to force lower speeds on truck and bus drivers

The U.S. is seeking to forcibly limit how fast trucks, buses and other large vehicles can travel on the nation's highways.
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CFPUA planning sewer work in Castle Hayne

People who live in one Castle Hayne neighborhood may need to take a detour.