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Winnabow neighorhood residents concerned over neglected retention ponds

"If you dig a hole and it fills with water, in ten years you'll have a swamp."

House bill to shore up flood-prone NC areas gets panel’s OK

A House committee has approved legislation that would spend $220 million in part to shore up highways, rivers and coastal areas prone to flooding so that North Carolina can better withstand the next big storm.

Biden doubling spending to prepare for hurricanes, storms

President Joe Biden says he's doubling U.S. emergency spending to help communities prepare for hurricanes and other extreme weather events.

Experts predict busy Atlantic storm season but not like 2020

Forecasters expect yet another busy Atlantic hurricane season this year, but they say it won't be as crazy as 2020.

Assumptions about hurricane season face winds of change

With warmer waters and earlier storms, the Atlantic hurricane season seems to be changing and so are some assumptions about it.

Hurricanes complete the two game sweep of the Florida Panthers

Martin Necas scored 1:59 into overtime and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Monday night. Brett Pesce and Vincent Trochek also scored for the Hurricanes, who won their second straight at Florida.

Tropical cyclones are nearing land more, except in Atlantic

A new study finds that tropical cyclones around the globe are getting closer to land than previously, except for Atlantic hurricanes.

Charleston weighs wall as seas rise and storms strengthen

Charleston, South Carolina has remained relatively unscathed this hurricane season.

Hurricanes stay stronger longer after landfall than in past

A new study finds that hurricanes are staying stronger longer after striking land than they did decades ago, and that means more destruction inland.

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Consumer confidence up slightly in July

U.S. consumer confidence was relatively unchanged from June to July, but remains at its highest level since February 2020, just before the coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S.

911 call reveals new details about double homicide in New Hanover County

New Hanover County 911 has released a phone call made early Saturday morning after two people were fatally shot and another person severely wounded at a home in Wilmington.

Jan. 6 hearing opens as police detail violence, injuries

The new House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection has opened its first hearing. Democrats are starting with a focus on the law enforcement officers who were attacked and beaten as the rioters broke into the building.

Georgia man pleading guilty to 4 of 8 Asian spa killings

A Georgia man is pleading guilty to several of the Atlanta-area spa killings last year.