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UNCW to launch new cyber security major

From the Colonial Pipeline hack to recent talks between President Biden and Vladimir Putin, cyber security is becoming more and more important.

Acting Homeland Security chief Wolf is resigning

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf is stepping down from his post, days after criticizing President Donald Trump over the riot at the U.S. Capitol.

Columbus County man charged after 8-year-old receives nude photos

A Riegelwood man is accused of sending nude photos to an 8-year-old girl.

US election security chief visiting North Carolina city

North Carolina is getting visited by the nation's homeland security chief to talk about election security this year, days before the state's primary.

Homeland Security, ICE leaders focus on detainer refusals

The Trump administration’s leaders on immigration enforcement are traveling to North Carolina, where state Republican leaders and Democrats are at odds over inmate-holding policies by sheriffs.

Watchdog: FEMA wrongly released personal data of victims

The Federal Emergency Management Agency wrongly released to a contractor the personal information of 2.3 million survivors of devastating 2017 hurricanes and wildfires.

33 arrested on sex trafficking charges ahead of Super Bowl

Authorities say 33 people have been arrested in Atlanta on sex trafficking charges ahead of the Super Bowl.

Mexico to up security at border after migrants try to cross

Mexico looked set to shore up security near its border with the United States on Monday, as police lined up outside a shelter in the city of Tijuana and told Central American migrants they couldn't walk toward the border area.

Florence floods parts of Columbus Co. left alone by Matthew

Columbus County officials say the major flooding that has inundated the area since Hurricane Florence has affected areas that did not flood after Hurricane Matthew two years ago

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Mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations recommended for New Hanover County employees

The New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board is recommending COVID-19 vaccinations be mandatory for eligible New Hanover County employees.

Leland man charged with vandalizing Local’s Tavern

A man has been charged with vandalizing a Leland business over the weekend. 

City Council votes to permanently remove Confederate statues from downtown Wilmington

More than a year after the City of Wilmington removed two Confederate statues from downtown Wilmington, a decision has been made to not return them.

Multi-million dollar contract extended to preserve Wrightsville Beach Bridge

A preservation contract has been awarded to cover expenses to preserve the life of the South Banks Channel Bridge at Wrightsville Beach.