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Sgt. Kate McHugh flying high as first female SABLE pilot

After years of hard work, a member of the New Hanover County Sheriff's office is making history. Sgt. Kate McHugh is the first female helicopter pilot for SABLE. 

Flight to New York returns to ILM due to possible mechanical issue

A flight from Wilmington to New York had to turn around mid-flight Friday evening due a possible mechanical issue, according to American Airlines.

American Airlines not reimbursing customer after landing snafu

An unexpected trip to Horry County. That's what happened for hundreds of passenger on a late night flight meant for Wilmington last week.

Woman cited at Charlotte airport for breaking window

Police in North Carolina say they cited a woman who broke a window after becoming upset over a flight being canceled.

American Airlines diverts flight after hail damage

Hail damage forced a Phoenix-bound American Airlines flight to divert to El Paso, Texas, Sunday night.

Man praised for stepping in to help body-shamed woman on flight

A woman took to social media to thank a fellow airline passenger for stepping in after she was body shamed.

Southwest sends letter, $5K check, $1K voucher to passengers

Passengers who were on board Southwest Flight 1380 are receiving letters of apology from the airline along with a $5,000 check and $1,000 travel voucher.

Pilot on windy landing at VA airport: ‘Pretty much everyone on the plane threw up’

The turbulence was the result of a powerful Nor'easter that has brought damaging wind gusts throughout the DC area Friday morning.

Man tried to beat excess luggage fee by wearing all his clothes

A man claims British Airways refused to let him board a flight after he tried getting on wearing several layers of clothing to avoid paying a baggage fee.

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Too little, too late? Bar owners react to Gov. Cooper’s Phase 3

Governor Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that North Carolina will move into Phase 3 of COVID-19 reopening on Friday, allowing some businesses to reopen for the first time since March.

COVID-19 assistance for farmers market operators and local food hubs

Beginning Oct. 1, farmers markets operators and local food hubs can apply for assistance through the COVID-19 Emergency Aid for Farmers Market Operators and Local Food Hubs program.

Person falls off Oak Island Pier, clings to piling until rescued

A man was rescued from the ocean Wednesday morning after they fell off the end of the Oak Island Pier, according to Oak Island Water Rescue. 

‘Negative, uncivil’: Voters react to chaotic first 2020 presidential debate

People around the nation and right here in the Cape Fear are still digesting the fiery debate Tuesday night between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.