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North Carolina tourist dies during Florida snorkeling trip

Officials say a tourist from North Carolina died following a snorkeling trip off the Florida Keys.

Eta expected to be hurricane and strike Florida Keys

A strengthening Tropical Storm Eta cut across Cuba on Sunday, and forecasters say it's likely to be a hurricane before hitting the Florida Keys Sunday night or Monday.

Pregnant woman pulls husband to safety after shark attack

Officials say a pregnant woman jumped into the water to save her 30-year-old husband when a shark latched onto his shoulder as he was snorkeling in the Florida Keys.

Officials: Man cited for taking federally protected coral

Authorities say a North Carolina man visiting the Florida Keys stole large pieces of federally protected coral.

Officers punished for drinking beer while on duty during Hurricane Irma

An internal affairs report shows some members of the "Landfall Team" in North Bay Village remained at city hall, drinking beer and talking football.

Military jet crashes near Naval Air Station Key West

A Navy jet has crashed near Naval Air Station Key West off the coast the Florida Keys, the US Navy said.

No fish story: Viral video captures nurse shark that just won’t let go

It's no fish story: A nurse shark that bit a Clay County man on his stomach and refused to let go was caught on camera. 

Officials: Returning Keys residents must be self-sustaining

As the devastated Florida Keys began reopening to residents who fled Hurricane Irma, officials warned the returning islanders to bring enough supplies to sustain them for a while, because no one yet knows when water and power will be fully restored.

Irma loses hurricane status but keeps spreading misery

Hurricane Irma weakened to a still-dangerous tropical storm Monday as it pushed inland, triggering record flooding in Florida's northeastern corner, while rescuers in its soggy, wind-battered wake mobilized to reach victims and learn the full extent of the damage.

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New Hanover County inspector provides insight into Miami building collapse

A deadly apartment building collapse in Florida has many asking what caused the tragedy, and a local building inspector is offering some perspective.

Two-vehicle accident impacts traffic near Isabel Holmes Bridge

Wilmington Police and emergency personnel responded to multiple calls of a traffic accident in the area of the Martin Luther King Parkway and the Isabel Holmes Bridge Thursday night.

One victim shot Thursday evening in Wilmington

Police responding to the scene found one man who was shot. He is currently in surgery at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

US to keep about 650 troops in Afghanistan after withdrawal

Officials say that will be a temporary move until a more formal Turkey-led force is in place.