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Homecoming for deployed soldiers altered by quarantine

In January, thousands of paratroopers assigned to Fort Bragg’s 82nd Airborne Division's Immediate Response Force were sent to the Middle East with little notice amid rising tensions with Iran.

Military homecoming: Dad surprises kids as the catcher at baseball game

Master Sergeant David Elliott has been deployed in Kuwait since October. This is is his first deployment since having kids, which made it so much harder. But the homecoming his fiance planned with the Peninsula Pilots made it all worth it.

Sailor surprises triplets at Wilmington school

Triplets at Anderson Elementary School got a big surprise this morning. Their father, Andreas Heppner, came home early from serving overseas in the US Navy.

Retired Army K9 reunited with handler

video What would you do if you found out that your family pet actually belonged to someone else? A Whiteville woman adopted a retired Army K9 just three weeks ago, and now she’s giving him up to the man she says is his rightful owner.

Family signs line roads to welcome Marines home

Families of deployed Marines are busy painting their hearts out to make welcome signs as their fighters come back from Afghanistan and Iraq.

Soldiers Home in time for Christmas

videoHoliday wishes came true a few days early for some local families. Sunday, men and women serving in Iraq arrived at ILM.

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Wilmington police officers are currently closing off southbound traffic between those two intersections as crews work at the scene.

Arrest made after video shows dog beaten with object in Conway area

A video shows what appears to be someone tying up a dog and beating it with an object. The dog is hit multiple times and can be seen jumping repeatedly to avoid being hit.

US Catholic bishops OK steps toward possible rebuke of Biden

The 168-55 vote was announced near the end of a three-day meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops that was held virtually.

Judge rules for Florida on CDC order blocking cruise ships

U.S. District Judge Steven Merryday wrote in a 124-page decision Friday that Florida would be harmed if the CDC order effectively blocking most cruises were to continue.