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Student burned after fire set on North Carolina school bus

A North Carolina high school student was burned after another student started a fire on a school bus, police said.

2 charged with concealing newborn’s death in North Carolina

Two people have been accused of concealing the death of an infant boy, burying the child at one of their homes, according to police.

Justice for Fred Cox, protestors gather in High Point for man killed at funeral by detective

Organizers of the demonstration said the memorial march is in demand of justice for Fred Cox Jr., who was killed by detective Michael Shane Hill while attending a funeral.

Miss Wilmington’s Outstanding Teen McKinley Lanier heading to state competition

Miss Wilmington's Outstanding Teen McKinley Lanier is leaving for High Point to compete in the Miss NC Outstanding Teen pageant Saturday.  She is prepared with a platform of helping find missing children and a genuine desire to help empower young women.

VIDEO: In North Carolina, a fish falls onto a trucker’s windshield

A truck was rolling down a highway in North Carolina when its windshield was struck by a fish.

Woman killed, 3 police wounded in hourslong standoff

Authorities say three North Carolina police officers were shot and wounded by a man who barricaded himself in a home with a woman and two children in an hourslong standoff.

Search for suspects continues after shooting outside NC church

Police in North Carolina are still looking for suspects after a man was killed outside a church during what authorities said was a “violent and brazen” drive-by shooting.

Police: Man fatally shot outside North Carolina church

Authorities say a man was fatally shot and a few other people suffered minor injuries during a shooting outside a church in North Carolina.

Environmental watchdog group alleges EPA allows company to violate environmental law

The watchdog group says Hongda Group, headquartered in High Point, failed to inform the EPA about the import of more than 100,000 pounds of the hazardous chemical anthraquinone.

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Hundreds gather in downtown Wilmington to watch Ironman 70.3 triathletes cross the finish line

The 2021 Ironman 70.3 Triathlon brought hundreds of spectators to Downtown Wilmington today,  to watch more than 2,500 athletes cross the finish line.

Premiere screening held for local independent film “A. Phoenix” at Thalian Hall

Today the world premiere screening of local feature film "A. Phoenix" was held at Thalian Hall. Local screenwriter Don Fried, independent Filmmaker Branham Dyer, along with Cape Fear Film & Video presented the premiere screening.

Wilmington tree giveaway adds 1,000 trees to the area

Continuing its efforts to keep Wilmington's tree canopy thriving after loss due to storms and age, the Alliance for Cape Fear trees held another tree giveaway today. 

‘Art-oberfest 2021’ showcases the works of nearly 40 local artists

Hundreds of people turned out Saturday to participate in the third annual neighborhood art crawl along Wrightsville Avenue and Pender Avenue in Wilmington.