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Drowning

White Lake drowning victim identified

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Investigators have identified the victim of Friday's drowning in White Lake. Police say the victim was Randy Locklear, 20, from Lumberton. Full story...
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Drowning at White Lake

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video Police say a man drowned in White Lake. Investigators say a 20-year-old from Lumberton was on vacation, when he went into the lake Friday afternoon and did not return to shore. Full story...
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UPDATE: Crews end search in reported drowning

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Crews have stopped their search in Wrightsville Beach because police cannot confirm the reports of a man drowning, and there have been no reports of anyone missing. Full story...
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Hurricane Irene leads to at least 26 deaths

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Hurricane Irene led to the deaths of at least 26 people in eight states, including six in North Carolina. Full story...
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Crews find body of man who went into river during Irene

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Search crews have found the body of a man who wound up in the Northeast Cape Fear River early Saturday during Hurricane Irene. The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says crews found the body of Melton Robinson, Jr., in the river just before 4 p.m. Sunday. Full story...
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UPDATE: Body Recovered in Cape Fear River

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video Hurricane Irene may have claimed a life in North Carolina. Crews have continued their search for 27-year-old Melton Robinson in the Northeast Cape Fear River near Castle Hayne. Earlier Saturday morning the search had to be postponed because of the poor conditions caused by Hurricane Irene. Full story...
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Coast Guard recovers man from Wrightsville Beach Channel

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A Coast Guard boat crew from Station Wrightsville Beach recovered a body today from the Wrightsville Beach Channel. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police release name of man who drowned in Waterford pond

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Leland police have released the name of the man who drowned in a retention pond. Full story...
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3 men drown at NC beaches; rip currents blamed

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Rip tides appear to have caused the drownings of three men in two days in separate incidents at North Carolina beaches. Full story...
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19-year-old drowns at Carolina Beach

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Carolina Beach Police Chief William Younginer says Geoffrey Okinyi and two other men were on an intertube when a wave flipped them over. Younginer says the men did not know how to swim. He says two of the men got help back to the beach where they told a lifeguard about their missing friend. Full story...
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Body of swimmer found near Leland

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Leland Police say crews have found the body of a swimmer who apparently drowned over the weekend. Full story...
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Man drowns in Wayne county pond

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Authorities say a man has drowned in a private pond at in Wayne County. Officials are releasing few details about Saturday's death at Busco Beach near Goldsboro, but Busco Beach owner Jack Bennett said the victim was a camper at his private park. Full story...
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18-month-old drowns after wandering from NC home

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Authorities in Onslow County say an 18-month-old drowned after wandering out of a mobile home and into a ditch filled with water from recent heavy rains. Full story...
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UPDATED: Surfer drowns at Surf City

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videoAll weekend long Hurricane Igor, far off at sea, created some big waves for surfers. But one surfer's life suddenly ended in the surf Sunday. Kurt Murray, 21, drowned while surfing near the Surf City Pier around 2 p.m. Full story...
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Ohio woman drowns at Wrightsville Beach

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An evening swim turned deadly last night at Wrightsville Beach. Police say an Ohio woman drowned while swimming in the ocean near the 700 block of South Lumina Avenue. Full story...
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