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FDA concludes silicone breast implants mostly safe

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Federal health officials say the latest data on silicone breast implants show they are relatively safe, despite frequent complications that lead about one in five women to have the implants removed within 10 years. Full story...
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Big city got you down? Stress study may show why

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It may be no surprise that living in a big city can be bad for your mental health. Now a brain-scanning study may help scientists understand why. Full story...
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Ex-Craven County deputy charged in fatal crash

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Prosecutors say a Craven County deputy has been arrested after he lied about a fatal crash earlier this month. Full story...
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Federal agency begins survey about Lejeune water

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A federal agency is beginning a survey of diseases that may be related to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune, where officials believe as many as 1 million people might have been exposed to toxins. Full story...
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NC sterilization victims seek payments from state

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Victims of a state-sponsored sterilization program and their family members are urging a governor-appointed task force to recommend financial compensation for the suffering they endured under North Carolina's discontinued eugenics program. Full story...
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Judge opens hearing on budget cuts, NC schools

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A North Carolina judge is reviewing educational data to try to determine if the state's nearly $20 billion budget and other recent legislation allow every child to get the chance for a sound basic education. Full story...
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Pender wildfire grows to 10,000 acres; State of Emergency likely

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A wildfire burning in Pender County since the weekend has now grown to about 10,000 acres and is about five miles wide, according to an e-mail from County Manager Rick Benton forwarded to WWAY. Benton also says the so-called Juniper Road Fire is moving toward NC 53 and NC 50 in the Maple Hill area, but no homes are in danger at this time. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Smoke from Pender Co. wildfire drifting all the way to Roanoke Rapids

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Roanoke Rapids Fire Chief Gary Corbet said brush fires to the south and east of Halifax County, which originated Friday, have pushed smoke so high it has managed to drift all the way to Roanoke Rapids and other parts of the Roanoke Valley. Full story...
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Belmont police rounding up 26 on drug charges

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Police in Belmont have arrested 14 people on drug charges and are looking for 12 additional suspects after a three-month investigation into drug trafficking. Full story...
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Prosecutor in Zahra Baker case charged with DWI in Brunswick Co.

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A chief assistant district attorney - and a lead prosecutor in the Zahra Baker case - was arrested early Tuesday in Sunset Beach and charged with driving while impaired. Full story...
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