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‘I just used lethal force on an intruder’: 911 caller after Marine shot

We are getting a listen to 911 calls made that night a Marine was killed in downtown Wilmington over the weekend. One of the callers could have been the person responsible for the killing.

Marine drill instructor gets 10 years for abusing recruits

A Marine Corps drill instructor has been sentenced to 10 years behind bars after being convicted of tormenting and abusing young recruits, especially Muslim-Americans, including one who later killed himself.

Abusive Marine Corps drill instructor sentenced to 10 years

A Marine Corps drill instructor has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for abusing young recruits, especially Muslims, one of whom killed himself.

Prosecutor says Marine Corps drill instructor was a ‘bully’

A Marine Corps drill instructor was a "bully" who punched, choked and kicked recruits, focusing his abuse on three Muslim volunteers he derided as "terrorists," a military prosecutor said at a court-martial Wednesday.

Marine sergeant’s trial over Muslim recruit’s death to start

A court-martial is due to start this week for a Marine Corps drill instructor charged with abusing two Muslim recruits, one of whom leaped to his death last year after a reported altercation.

NC Marine Corps veteran wins $10M in scratch-off game

Marine Corps veteran Monte Hukill and his wife Gage are now millionaires thanks to the Extreme Millions scratch-off game.

Trump: Puerto Rico put budget ‘out of whack’ but lives saved

President Donald Trump came face to face with hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico on Tuesday after denouncing critics of the federal relief effort as "politically motivated ingrates" who need to step up their own response to the crisis.

Marine Corps to have 1st female infantry officer

For the first time in its nearly 250-year history, the United States Marine Corps will have a female infantry officer, after she graduates from an infantry officer course on Monday, a U.S. official confirmed.

Coast Guard rescues man after boat capsizes near Camp Lejeune

The Coast Guard rescued a man after his boat capsized near Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Saturday.

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FUN: Children’s Museum of Wilmington Mud Day

The event will be June 25 and 26 from 9a.m. to 12p.m. 

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.