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FAA clears Boeing 737 Max to fly again

After nearly two years and a pair of deadly crashes, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is clearing Boeing’s 737 Max for flight.

Man injured in afternoon plane crash

NC Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a plane crash in Pender County Friday afternoon.

UPS gets government approval to become a drone airline

UPS says it has won government approval to run a drone airline, a first for a U.S. company, and it plans to expand deliveries on hospital campuses and eventually other industries.

Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

Authorities say a plane blew tires while landing at Newark Liberty International Airport, sending it skidding on the runway before coming to a halt.

Helicopter crashes on roof of NYC skyscraper; pilot killed

A helicopter crash-landed on the roof of a rain-shrouded midtown Manhattan skyscraper Monday, killing the pilot and briefly triggering memories of 9/11, even though it appeared to be an accident unrelated to terrorism.

United Airlines extends cancellation of Boeing Max flights

United Airlines is canceling another month's worth of flights with Boeing 737 Max planes that were grounded after two deadly accidents.

Officials say 6 people died in Texas small plane crash

All six people aboard a small plane died Monday when it crashed while preparing to land in central Texas, authorities said.

Hospital using drones to fly blood samples between buildings

A pioneering use of drones to fly blood samples across a North Carolina hospital campus launched Tuesday in the latest move to expand their roles in business and health care.

Check your compass: The magnetic north pole is on the move

Earth's north magnetic pole has been drifting so fast in the last few decades that scientists that past estimates are no longer accurate enough for precise navigation.

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Full Court Press: January 22, 2021

The high school basketball season is heating up across the Cape Fear. Friday night featured big time plays, close games, and so much more on the Full Court Press.

Finding their tune: Local artists navigate through the pandemic

Whether playing softly in the background as you manuever through your day or full volume while you're singing in the shower, music is a part of so many lives every single day.

Former local standout & MLB star Trot Nixon remembers the life & career of Hank Aaron

Hank Aaron's death has lead to an outpouring of reactions from many active and former Major League Baseball players, including one right here in the Cape Fear. 

WPD: Rape victim found by officers following welfare check

Police say a man has been arrested after officers conducted a welfare check at a Wilmington home, finding a person who had been tied up, beaten, and raped.