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With moratorium over, North Carolina towns OK LGBT protections

The first North Carolina municipalities are acting to expand LGBT rights a month since a moratorium expired on anti-bias ordinances created during the effort to remove the state’s “bathroom bill.”

NC towns considering more LGBT protections after moratorium

Three North Carolina municipalities plan this week to discuss ordinances to expand more anti-discrimination protections to LGBT citizens.

52 children in NC get inflammatory syndrome after COVID-19 infection

Even though children aren't at a high risk for mortality from COVID-19, a lingering effect of the virus is affecting dozens of North Carolina's kids.

North Carolina girl recovering after attack by multiple dogs

Authorities in North Carolina say a 10-year-old girl is recovering in the hospital after she was attacked by as many as five dogs in her neighborhood last week.

Wilmington man among 21 federally charged in drug ring involving UNC frats

Nearly two dozen people, including one from Wilmington, are facing federal charges following an investigation into the sale of drugs on or near multiple college campuses in North Carolina, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday.

Small, but mighty: 4-year-old Wilmington girl fights back against liver cancer

A little girl from the Cape Fear has spent the past several months fighting cancer.

Deputies shot at man armed with machete after hit-and-run

Authorities say law-enforcement officers in North Carolina shot at a man who attacked sheriff’s deputies with a machete and drove his car at a police officer in separate encounters.

Charlotte, No. 12 UNC game canceled due to 49ers quarantine

This weekend's game between No. 12 North Carolina and Charlotte has been canceled after the 49ers announced contact tracing had depleted the offensive line with several players placed into quarantine amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Since reopening, 3K North Carolina college students got coronavirus

At least 3,000 college students across North Carolina have tested positive for the coronavirus since schools reopened in early August.

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Jury convicts Brunswick County man of 2017 murder

A Brunswick County man has been found guilty of a 2017 murder. 

Law enforcement increases patrols at Wilmington park following shooting

People are returning to a popular Wilmington park and law enforcement is stepping up patrols where shots rang out Wednesday evening on a basketball court. 

NCDHHS says 50% of NC adults vaccinated against COVID-19

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services says more than 50% of adults 18 and older in the state have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

Part of River Road closed due to gas leak in New Hanover County

A portion of River Road in New Hanover County is closed due to a gas leak.