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Tuesday, May 11, 2021
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WPD to release findings next week after car drives into river, killing 2

The Wilmington Police Department will release their findings next week after a car drove into the Cape Fear River, killing two men inside.

Witnesses describe moment car drives into the river near downtown

More disturbing details have been released about what witnesses saw when that car drove into the Cape Fear River late last week.

Man charged with murder, accused of dumping body in Cape Fear River

A North Carolina man has been charged with first degree murder. He reportedly dumped a body into the Cape Fear River following a fight last week in Bladen County.

EPA offers $50K for new ways to destroy PFAS in firefighting foam

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Tuesday announced an initiative that targets new ways to safely destroy per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) such as GenX.

Deputies ID man whose body was found in Cape Fear River

The Bladen County Sheriff's Office has released the identity of the man whose body was found in the Cape Fear River over the weekend.

Body recovered in Cape Fear River, foul play suspected

The unidentified body was recovered by Bladen County and Columbus County authorities around 9:30 A.M. on Saturday morning

Deputies: Search underway for possible body dumped in river

The Bladen County and Columbus County sheriff’s offices along with dive and water rescue teams are searching an area of the Cape Fear River off Hwy. 11 in Columbus County for a possible body.

CFPUA calls Chemours’ draft wastewater discharge permit a ‘partial measure’

On Monday, CFPUA submitted comments on a draft permit that would allow Chemours to discharge as much as 1.58 million gallons of wastewater a day into the Cape Fear River from a treatment system Chemours says will reduce per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in surface water.

County: Water samples tested below PFAS state heath level after Chemours spill

On Friday, Brunswick County shared information about the test results for two additional water samples staff collected in July following notification about a suspected sediment spill due to construction at the Chemours Fayetteville Works Plant.

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NC bill demands family access to bodycam footage in 5 days

North Carolina senators are interested in altering parts of the state's 2016 police body camera law in light of what's happened recently following the fatal police shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. in Elizabeth City.

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.