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WPD: Man wanted for child sex crimes arrested in Puerto Rico

Wilmington police say a man wanted for first-degree sexual offense and indecent liberties with a minor was arrested in Puerto Rico on Thursday.

Hurricane Isaias slams Bahamas, tracking toward North Carolina

Newly formed Hurricane Isaias is bearing down on the Bahamas and the U.S. East Coast.

Official: Puerto Rico govt loses $2.6M in phishing scam

Puerto Rico's government has lost more than $2.6 million after falling for an email phishing scam, according to a senior official.

NC-based pilot shot and killed in Puerto Rico, family says

A Charlotte-based pilot was shot and killed in Puerto Rico, a family member said Monday.

NC engineers, architects deploy to help with Puerto Rico earthquake recovery

A team of structural engineers, architects and urban search and rescue team members from North Carolina traveled to Puerto Rico Wednesday to begin work assessing damaged homes and buildings after a series of earthquakes and aftershocks that have hit the island territory since late December.

6.4 quake strikes Puerto Rico amid heavy seismic activity

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake has struck Puerto Rico.

Earthquake jolts Puerto Rico, causing damage and ‘state of panic’

A 5.8-magnitude quake hit Puerto Rico before dawn Monday, unleashing small landslides, causing power outages and severely cracking some homes.

Coast Guard Cutter Diligence returns to Wilmington after 60-day patrol

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence is scheduled to return to Wilmington Thursday following a 60-day patrol in the Caribbean.

Student: CVS workers rejected Puerto Rico ID, asked for visa

VS apologized and said it's investigating after a Purdue University engineering student was denied the purchase of over-the-counter cold medicine by employees who questioned his immigration status, refusing to accept his Puerto Rican driver's license and U.S. passport.

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Brunswick Community College completes comeback against rival Cape Fear CC

Cape Fear Community College held a double-digit lead midway through the first quarter on Wednesday night, but it was the Brunswick Community College Dolphins battling back to pickup the win, 79-75. 

NC Rural Coalition Fighting COVID-19 holds weekly webinar on vaccines

The North Carolina Rural Coalition Fighting COVID-19 held a virtual seminar on vaccines.

UNCW Men’s Soccer remains unbeaten after shutting out Campbell

Sophomore midfielder Colton Pleasants and senior forward Jacob Evans each scored a goal as No. 20 UNCW remained unbeaten with a 2-0 victory over Campbell in non-conference men's soccer action at the UNCW Soccer Stadium on Wednesday evening.

Family members remember Mint Greene, killed by alleged drunk driver in Brunswick County

A man who was killed by an alleged drunk driver over the weekend is being remembered by his family.