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Coast Guard recovers man from Wrightsville Beach Channel

A Coast Guard boat crew from Station Wrightsville Beach recovered a body today from the Wrightsville Beach Channel.

UPDATE: Police release name of man who drowned in Waterford pond

Leland police have released the name of the man who drowned in a retention pond.

3 men drown at NC beaches; rip currents blamed

Rip tides appear to have caused the drownings of three men in two days in separate incidents at North Carolina beaches.

19-year-old drowns at Carolina Beach

Carolina Beach Police Chief William Younginer says Geoffrey Okinyi and two other men were on an intertube when a wave flipped them over. Younginer says the men did not know how to swim. He says two of the men got help back to the beach where they told a lifeguard about their missing friend.

Body of swimmer found near Leland

Leland Police say crews have found the body of a swimmer who apparently drowned over the weekend.

Man drowns in Wayne county pond

Authorities say a man has drowned in a private pond at in Wayne County. Officials are releasing few details about Saturday's death at Busco Beach near Goldsboro, but Busco Beach owner Jack Bennett said the victim was a camper at his private park.

18-month-old drowns after wandering from NC home

Authorities in Onslow County say an 18-month-old drowned after wandering out of a mobile home and into a ditch filled with water from recent heavy rains.

UPDATED: Surfer drowns at Surf City

videoAll weekend long Hurricane Igor, far off at sea, created some big waves for surfers. But one surfer's life suddenly ended in the surf Sunday. Kurt Murray, 21, drowned while surfing near the Surf City Pier around 2 p.m.

Ohio woman drowns at Wrightsville Beach

An evening swim turned deadly last night at Wrightsville Beach. Police say an Ohio woman drowned while swimming in the ocean near the 700 block of South Lumina Avenue.

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