The Coast Guard temporarily discontinued buoys 27 through 33 Monday after heavy shoaling in the area made the waterway inaccessible to many vessels.
The U.S. Coast Guard says it has suspended the search for a French sailor who issued a distress call after he left North Carolina for New York City one week ago.
A Florida expert says fewer than 10 percent of the more than 1,000 rodents confiscated from a South Carolina aquarium will be suitable as pets.
Officials at the Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received a report just before 2 p.m. that a man had cut his foot on an oyster bed on Carrot Island.
The Carteret County Sheriff's Office says an inmate work crew cleaning a roadside discovered a body in a ditch.
Officials said the juveniles, ages 10, 14 and 17 told investigators the ordeal was supposed to be a prank.
Navy health officials are looking into possible health hazards at Marine Corps bases at Parris Island and Beaufort in South Carolina following complaints from families of possible cancer cases.
Beaufort firefighters removed a 3-foot-long alligator from a YMCA swimming pool.
Six people were pulled from the water when a small pier collapsed at a popular Beaufort waterfront restaurant.
The nonprofit group that raised money to help preserve the wreckage of Blackbeard's flagship off the North Carolina coast has disbanded amid lawsuits alleging copyright infringement by the state.