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Teen arrested for firing shots into vehicle

Our rash of gun violence continues. A teenager is under arrest after firing shots into an occupied vehicle in Wilmington.

Teen who married teacher loses lawsuit seeking toys from parents

A 16-year-old girl who married her 40-year-old former teacher can't get her toys back from her parents. A judge says Windy Wuchae cannot force her parents to return her Beanie Baby collection, PlayStation and other items.

Transportation Department sues over alleged embezzlement at license office

North Carolina's Transportation Department has sued the Oak Island Mayor and a former employee at his license plate office as it tries to recover funds the employee is charged with embezzling.

Wave Transit reconfigures hoping to boost low ridership

The Wave Transit system is reconfiguring some of its routes adding stops along its Brunswick and Columbus County lines. Managers are hoping the move will boost some woeful ridership numbers.

K9 officer joins New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office

videoA new officer joins the force of the New Hanover County sheriff's office and he could take a bite out of crime. The new canine's job is to sniff out drugs in schools.

Working mom takes care of kids, business at home

videoMore and more people are working from home. One local mom is doing it all. Elizabeth Dibiasi is a mom, a wife, and works for a financial advisory firm – and she can get her work done from her couch.

Leland man upset with pool company

videoA Leland man is upset with a local pool company. Don Ruttan paid Tarheel Pools and Spas thousands of dollars to install his pool last year. Now, he's having problems, and says he can't get the company to do anything about it.

Man’s yard to be tested for pollution

videoNeighbors of a Winnabow man will soon know if the debris in his yard is polluting their water. Brunswick County attorney's sued the man a couple of months ago, claiming his backyard was a landfill. The attorney's biggest concern is neighbors' water wells could be polluted with toxins from debris that's been sitting in Phillip Rivers's yard for years.

Brunswick County deputies testify before federal grand jury

For the third month in a row, deputies from Brunswick County are testifying before a federal grand jury.

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Amazon to open 2 new delivery stations in North Carolina

Amazon says it will open two new delivery stations in the North Carolina cities of Raleigh and Garner.

In rare move, NC Republicans working toward second veto override attempt

The earliest the Senate could try to override the veto again would be Thursday.

EU regulator starts a review of Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine

According to a study published in the journal Lancet, Sputnik V was about 91% effective in preventing people from becoming severely ill with COVID-19.

Buckingham Palace: Prince Philip had a successful heart procedure

It said he is expected to remain in hospital for treatment, rest and recuperation for a number of days.