A 27-year-old motorcyclist who died after crashing into a car in Whiteville Saturday has been identified.

Jerome Powell has tantalized the financial world with the prospect that the Federal Reserve he leads may soon cut interest rates for the first time in over a decade.

A South Carolina woman who police say was driving drunk will not be cited with a DUI because her vehicle of choice was a toy truck.

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Whiteville man killed in motorcycle crash identified

A 27-year-old motorcyclist who died after crashing into a car in Whiteville Saturday has been identified.

Third suspect arrested in attack where woman was allegedly lured to home

The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has arrested a third person in an attack where a woman was allegedly lured to a home on Sidbury Road and assaulted.

Eight-year-old reportedly bitten by shark at Bald Head Island

A boy was reportedly bitten by a shark at Bald Head Island Sunday afternoon.

Volunteers look for long lost artifacts at Battle at Forks Road grounds

They've come across artifacts from re-enactments and the original battle, and there's only one way to distinguish which is which.
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Fed likely to leave rates alone but signal readiness to cut

Jerome Powell has tantalized the financial world with the prospect that the Federal Reserve he leads may soon cut interest rates for the first time in over a decade.

Heiress Gloria Vanderbilt has died at 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, the "poor little rich girl" heiress at the center of a scandalous custody battle of the 1930s and the designer jeans queen of the 1970s and '80s, died on Monday at 95, according to her son, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper.

NC officials warn of possible measles case at coffee shop

Health officials warn that people who visited a coffee shop in Durham, North Carolina, last week may have been exposed to measles.
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CFPUA pay-by-phone system temporarily down

Cape Fear Public Utility Authority is currently experiencing technical problems with its pay-by-phone system.

Ordnance found on North Carolina beach, placed in garden

Police in a North Carolina beach town are warning people to be careful after a resident picked up military ordnance from the beach.

Democrat Cal Cunningham enters North Carolina Senate race

Democrat Cal Cunningham had been campaigning for lieutenant governor in North Carolina, but he announced Monday he's switching 2020 races.

Eight-year-old boy bitten by shark at Bald Head Island

An 8-year-old boy was bitten by a shark Sunday afternoon at Bald Head Island, according to Village Manager Chris McCall.

LGBTQ supporters gather at UNCW for pride month and Stonewall Sports 50th anniversary

We're about half way through pride month, and festivities are not slowing down in Wilmington.

Portion of Rocky Point under boil water advisory

Pender County Utilities water customers along Lightwood Knot Road in Rocky Point are advised that due to a leak Sunday morning, water was temporarily turned off to conduct a water main repair.

Whiteville PD: 27-year-old motorcyclist killed in accident

A 27-year-old man is dead after colliding into a car on his motorcycle in Whiteville Saturday.

Texas sheriff’s sergeant dies after found with head injuries

A Texas sheriff's sergeant who died shortly after being found in his car with head injuries apparently suffered a medical emergency and wasn't shot, as deputies initially suspected, authorities said Saturday.

Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

Authorities say a plane blew tires while landing at Newark Liberty International Airport, sending it skidding on the runway before coming to a halt.

Charge filed in fatal assault at North Carolina bar

Police say they've filed a murder charge against a man accused of assaulting a man who died after hitting his head on the pavement outside of a North Carolina bar.

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UNCW hoops coach Karen Barefoot honored by Apprentice School

Karen Barefoot is a Hall of Famer. Again. The energetic UNCW women's basketball coach will be inducted into The Apprentice School (Newport News, Va.) Athletic Hall of Fame in early September.
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UNCW women’s soccer backs their World Cup teammate

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New Hanover baseball duo sign National Letters of Intent

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