The missing swimmer at Wrightsville Beach has been identified as Chuch Kuebler, a man active in the Cape Fear community.
She said she fought the dog off with a plastic gardening shovel but her cat Lupe was already dead.
North Topsail Beach leaders are pursuing a terminal groin after ongoing concerns with beach erosion.
A Pender County deputy is now out of a job after a complaint turned into criminal charges.
Prosecutors have dropped the remaining charges against Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, bringing an end to the case without a conviction.
A judge says the man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live full-time in Virginia.
The Cape Fear region's three counties are among the state's leaders in attracting investments, according to a report from SmartAsset, a financial planning company.
The estimated Powerball jackpot has soared to $422 million thanks to nearly three months without a winner of the big prize.
The ALS Association is crediting money raised through the Ice Bucket Challenge for the discovery of a gene they say is among the most common that contribute to the progressive disease.
Hillary Clinton tells Democrats they've "just put the biggest crack in that glass ceiling" by nominating her for president.
A Wilmington man was sentenced to a minimum of almost six years in prison this week after pleading guilty to heroin trafficking.
A Hampstead man was sentenced this week to a a minimum of almost five years in prison after pleading guilty to multiple burglary charges.
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