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Stolen, submerged construction equipment under investigation

Officers spent more than 12 hours pulling stolen construction equipment out of the Cape Fear River Wednesday.

Bladen County bridge construction requires traffic pattern change

The U.S. 701 bridge spanning the Cape Fear River will temporarily operate in a one-lane pattern this month, so workers can safely put down more pavement needed for the construction of the new bridge.

Body of missing boater found in North Carolina river

Searchers have found the body of a man who disappeared beneath the surface of a North Carolina river while he was in a small boat which authorities say was pulled into an undercurrent.

Law enforcement warns of wildlife possibly lurking in floodwaters

The Horry County Police Department came across a slithery creature while recently patrolling flooded neighborhoods.

CFPUA: Chemours failing to meet obligations to reduce PFAS loading in Cape Fear River

CFPUA has expressed concerns to state regulators “about the apparent ineffectiveness of measures Chemours has taken so far to reduce the mass loading of its PFAS into the Cape Fear River.”

WATCH: Pod of dolphins swims next to boat while father, son cruise on Cape Fear River

A normal boat ride for a local father and son turned exciting with the help of some special marine animals.

Army Corps of Engineers could soon dredge near Wilmington port year-round

Harbors at North Carolina's Ports, including Wilmington, may now be maintained year-round under a new agreement between the state and the US Army Corps of Engineers. 

DuPont, Chemours, Corteva reach $4B settlement on ‘forever chemicals’ lawsuits

DuPont, Chemours and Corteva announced on Friday an agreement worth $4 billion to settle lawsuits involving the use of per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

Hundreds of Wilmington, Brunswick County residents wanted to take part in GenX exposure study

North Carolina State University is looking for participants from Wilmington and Brunswick County for a GenX Exposure Study.

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Town of Shallotte could pay more to buy water

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Western states prepare for possible 1st water shortage declaration

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After child death, US says to stop using Peloton treadmill

New York-based Peloton said in a news release the warning was “inaccurate and misleading." It says there’s no reason to stop using the treadmill as long as children and pets are kept away from it.

3 protesters arrested after Asheville disbands homeless camp

Asheville is shutting down numerous homeless camps in the city where it has received reports of fighting and drug use. The city said it is working to provide alternate shelter.