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Man with guns in car on UNC-Chapel Hill campus arrested

Police at a North Carolina university arrested a man who a security officer found on campus sleeping inside a car with multiple firearms.

Police urge Outer Banks vacationers not to leave guns behind

KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC -- Police are urging vacationers to keep track of their guns after a cleaning service found a loaded pistol in...

North Carolina woman shot to death when gunmen fired into home

The Winston-Salem Journal reports police say multiple people arrived in one car in front of the house and used at least four different guns to fire into the home.

House OKs doing away with purchase permits to buy handgun

North Carolina’s long practice of county sheriffs granting permits to local residents before they can buy a handgun would end under legislation approved by the state House.

Firearms sales continue to rise in North Carolina

The number of gun purchases in North Carolina is rising based on an analysis of federal background checks.

Wilmington police respond to two gun-related incidents on Monday

The Wilmington Police Department has released details on two gun-related incidents that happened Monday.

Former Marine gets prison time for smuggling guns to Haiti

A former U.S. Marine found guilty of conspiracy to illegally export and smuggle firearms and controlled equipment from the U.S. to Haiti has been sentenced to more than five years in prison.

NC Senate OK’s allowing concealed handguns at more churches

Legislation that would give churches that meet on private school campuses in North Carolina the option to allow members or visitors to carry concealed handguns has cleared one General Assembly chamber.

NC gun provisions in 2020 vetoed bill clear committees

Two more portions of a 2020 concealed weapons bill that North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed successfully last year have resurfaced this year in separate measures.

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BB&T Jambaree cancelled for third year in a row

It's the second year in a row it is cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions

Brunswick County Health Services to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic at WWAY Event Center

Brunswick County Health Services will be hosting several pop-up vaccination clinics this week including one at the WWAY Event Center in Leland. Appointments are not required for these special clinics. 

New Hanover County Commissioner controversy comes to a head

Tuesday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting opened with a controversial resolution removed from the agenda.

Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 amid growing concern about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead.