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UPDATE: Crews end search in reported drowning

Crews have stopped their search in Wrightsville Beach because police cannot confirm the reports of a man drowning, and there have been no reports of anyone missing.

Hurricane Irene leads to at least 26 deaths

Hurricane Irene led to the deaths of at least 26 people in eight states, including six in North Carolina.

Crews find body of man who went into river during Irene

Search crews have found the body of a man who wound up in the Northeast Cape Fear River early Saturday during Hurricane Irene. The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says crews found the body of Melton Robinson, Jr., in the river just before 4 p.m. Sunday.

UPDATE: Body Recovered in Cape Fear River

video Hurricane Irene may have claimed a life in North Carolina. Crews have continued their search for 27-year-old Melton Robinson in the Northeast Cape Fear River near Castle Hayne. Earlier Saturday morning the search had to be postponed because of the poor conditions caused by Hurricane Irene.

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.

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