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1 person dead, 4 still missing in German chemical explosion

An explosion at an industrial park for chemical companies in Germany has killed at least one person, with 16 injured and four still missing.

Consumer confidence up slightly in July

U.S. consumer confidence was relatively unchanged from June to July, but remains at its highest level since February 2020, just before the coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S.

Expert at murder trial: Uber rider stabbed up to 120 times

A pathologist says there were more than 100 stab wounds on a South Carolina university student killed by a man who attacked her after she mistakenly thought his car was her Uber ride.

China calls US policy ‘misguided’ in high-level talks

China has blamed the U.S. for what it called a “stalemate” in bilateral relations as high-level face-to-face talks begin in the Chinese city of Tianjin.

Teen killed in drive-by shooting near Charlotte

Police in North Carolina have arrested one man and are searching for other suspects in connection with a drive-by shooting that left a 13-year-old girl dead.

1960s civil rights activist Robert Moses has died

Robert Parris Moses, a civil rights activist who endured beatings and jail while leading Black voter registration drives in the American South during the 1960s and later helped improve minority education in math, has died.

NC commercial fishermen landed less seafood in 2020

Commercial fishermen sold nearly 20% less fish and shellfish to North Carolina seafood dealers in 2020, a decline from the previous year that's being blamed on the state's stay-at-home order brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fauci says US headed in `wrong direction’ on coronavirus

Fauci also suggests booster shots may be suggested for people with suppressed immune systems who have been vaccinated.

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Dozens of dogs turn out for the 2nd annual ‘Paws on Parade’

Greenfield Lake Amphitheater is a popular spot for many Cape Fear events, and that includes the Azalea Festival's second annual 'Paws on Parade'. 

Community comes together to celebrate New Hanover Co. young man with autism’s birthday

The community came together, continuing a tradition of wishing a young man with autism happy birthday.

Pelican Watch condominiums in Carolina Beach temporarily closed after building inspection

Pelican Watch condominiums temporarily closing, leaving some renters without a place to stay this weekend, and upcoming week.

SCAM: Callers Impersonating U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Officers, Agents

Brunswick County Sheriff's Office wants people to be aware of scammers claiming to be U.S. Border Patrol agents and U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers.