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2 NC men arrested in 1987 rape, kidnapping

Two Carteret County men have been charged in the 1987 rape and kidnapping case of a then 13-year-old.

North Carolina halts gill-net fishing after turtles caught

North Carolina has stopped gill-net fishing in several sounds in the northeastern part of the state after five sea turtles were caught in the nets.

Charleston man gets 40 years for killing over a thrown beer

A 57-year-old North Charleston man was sentenced to 40 years in prison for fatally shooting a man after an argument over a thrown beer.

Country music singer killed in gunfight with bounty hunter

Authorities say a country music singer has been killed in a gunfight with a bounty hunter trying to detain him.

Woman reports drug deal rip-off, ends up charged

Authorities say a South Florida woman who called 911 to report that she was getting stiffed in a drug deal ended up reporting on herself: She now faces charges including drug possession.

Judge rules there’s evidence to charge Cleveland officers

A judge has ruled that evidence exists to charge two Cleveland police officers in the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy who was holding a pellet gun outside a recreation center.

Former professional wrestler Dusty Rhodes dead at 69

WWE says Virgil Runnels, a former professional wrestler known by his fans as Dusty Rhodes, has died. He was 69.

Union: Hackers have personnel data on every federal employee

A federal employee union says hackers stole personnel data and Social Security numbers for every federal employee, charging that the cyberattack on federal employee data is far worse than the Obama administration has acknowledged.

NC high court: Immediate cleanup of coal ash not required

North Carolina's highest court says Duke Energy has years to clean up leaking coal ash dumps as outlined by a new state law and doesn't have to act immediately.

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Dog who completed bucket list in New Hanover County dies of canine lymphoma

In August, we reported the story of Petey, a three-year-old dog suffering from canine lymphoma.

Wilmington film industry booming, but lacking in extras

The film industry is breaking records in 2021, both in North Carolina as a whole and in Wilmington specifically. However, the industry is currently struggling in one area.

Laney stays unbeaten against Ashley

Laney moves to 5-0 and 1-0 in MEC play. Ashley is now 1-2 after winning last game before having a week off for COVID protocols.

Canada networks project Trudeau’s party to win most seats

Trudeau gambled on an early election in a bid to win a majority of seats in Parliament, but it’s not yet clear if he will do so.