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Teen killed in drive-by shooting near Charlotte

Police in North Carolina have arrested one man and are searching for other suspects in connection with a drive-by shooting that left a 13-year-old girl dead.

State: Artifact found in 1973 may be more than 3K years old

An item found in North Carolina in 1973 may be thousands of years old, according to the state’s office of archaeology.

Republicans to debate in race for 9th District House seat

Many of the 10 Republicans who want to be North Carolina's newest U.S. House member plan to discuss their differences.

North Carolina middle schooler dies after being hit by train

Police in North Carolina say a middle-school student is dead after he was hit by a train.

North Carolina man dies when lawnmower rolls on top of him

A man has been killed when the riding lawnmower he was operating overturned in North Carolina.

$5,000 reward offered for information on death of 7 dogs

Union County sheriff's deputies found the bodies last Friday on the road near Monroe, southeast of Charlotte. The bodies had been at the scene for some time.

Officials: Norovirus sickened 170 at NC elementary school

Authorities in Union County believe 170 people who were sickened after eating at a Monroe elementary school last week contracted the fast-spreading Norovirus.

Monroe man sentenced to life in 14-year-old case

A Monroe man has been sentenced to life in prison after his conviction in a 14-year-old murder case. The Charlotte Observer reports 57-year-old John Joseph Carvalho II was convicted by a Union County jury after two hours of deliberation. Carvalho had been charged with first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon.

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Wilmington to vote on funding new film industry initiative

Getting some hands-on work in the film industry, funded by the City of Wilmington. That's the goal of a new workforce development initiative city council discussed during an agenda briefing on Monday morning.

CFCC Kicks Off ‘Countdown to College’ Application Nights

In recognition of College Application Week across North Carolina, Cape Fear Community College is launching a series of College Application Nights this week at the College’s Wilmington, Castle Hayne, Burgaw and Surf City locations.

Man arrested, charged in downtown Wilmington multi-car pileup

Wilmington Police have arrested and charged Thaddeus Hakeem Boney, 30, of Wilmington in a multi-car crash that happened in downtown Wilmington on October 8.

EPA unveils strategy to regulate toxic ‘forever chemicals’

The Biden administration is launching a broad strategy to regulate toxic industrial compounds associated with serious health conditions that are used in products ranging from cookware to carpets and firefighting foams.