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House passes bill to bar Cooper from mandating COVID shot

North Carolina House members on Monday approved a plan to curb the governor’s ability to mandate COVID-19 vaccines through executive action.

Family to see more recordings of North Carolina deputy shooting

The family of a man who was fatally shot by sheriff’s deputies in North Carolina is expected to view more than 18 minutes of body camera video of the incident.

Carowinds delays opening water park due to worker shortage

The Carowinds amusement park in Charlotte says it's delaying opening its water park by two weeks due to labor shortages.

Amazon announces new distribution center for North Carolina

Johnston County officials say Amazon is planning a $100 million distribution and fulfillment center.

Pfizer COVID-19 shot expanded to US children as young as 12

Shots could begin soon once a federal vaccine panel issues recommendations for using the vaccine in 12- to 15-year-olds.

Westbrook breaks Robertson’s NBA triple-double record

Westbrook has recorded a triple-double in each of Washington's last five games and has 36 this season.

Attorneys: DA should step aside from North Carolina deputy shooting probe

Attorneys for the family of a man who was fatally shot by sheriff’s deputies in North Carolina have asked the local prosecutor to recuse himself from the investigation.

North Carolina man accused of sex crimes facing new charges

A North Carolina man charged by authorities earlier this year with taking indecent liberties with a child is facing additional charges after victims from years ago came forward.

Delta flight returns to Atlanta after birds hit windshield

Delta Air Lines says a flight from Atlanta to Washington, D.C., made an unscheduled landing after being struck by birds over the weekend.

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Texas man seen with tiger arrested after high-speed chase

After a high-speed chase, Texas law enforcement arrested the man seen taking in a tiger spotted roaming loose in a Houston neighborhood Sunday. However, the tiger is still missing.

Get jazzed about live music returning to the Bellamy Mansion

After being cancelled last year, the annual Jazz at the Mansion returns to the Bellamy Mansion and Museum in Wilmington starting Thursday May 13 and running every second Thursday through September.

West Brunswick High football player, his brother identified as victims in fatal boating incident

A coroner has identified the two boaters found in the Intracoastal Waterway on Monday after they went missing Sunday night.

Police: Man beats, threatens to kill 91-year-old woman at Wilmington apartment

A man is accused of beating an elderly woman and threatening to kill her at a Wilmington apartment.