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Father and son receive awards from the North Carolina Coast Guard after saving a life

A father-son duo who rescued a man off the Cape Fear coast, rewarded today by the Coast Guard for saving a life.

‘I was going to die’: Man goes overboard 40 miles off Topsail Beach, saved by father and son

One man is crediting a father and son duo for saving his life after falling overboard 37 miles off the coast of Topsail Island.

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.

VIDEO: An officer saved a man in a wheelchair stuck on train tracks

It's the kind of thing you see in the movies. For one California police officer, it was just a day on the job.

2 people on paddle boards rescued during storm in Surf City

Two people on paddle boards were rescued over the weekend on Topsail Island after they reportedly got pushed out to sea during a storm Sunday. 

House fire in Wilmington puts resident and family dog in danger

A resident with smoke-inhalation and a family dog were rescued from a house fire in Wilmington this morning.

Police: Carpenter saved 6-year-old from drowning in lake

Police in North Carolina are praising carpenters who worked to rescue a child from downing in a nearby lake.

More than 35 water rescues reported on Wrightsville Beach

NWS was informed this afternoon by Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue that more than 35 water rescues happened due to rip current conditions.

Heroic efforts by Raleigh father and son save drowning 74-year-old on the NC coast

The early July rescue has led to families now being friends and planning out trips to the Brunswick Co. beach annually.

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Strike dodged with deal between film and TV crews, studios

An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk off their jobs and would have frozen productions in Hollywood and across the U.S.

Hundreds of people gather at the New Hanover County Arboretum for Pumpkin Palooza

Today, hundreds of people gathered at the New Hanover County Arboretum for the 4-H Pumpkin Palooza yesterday evening.

One national retail chain held a hiring event at all of its Wilmington locations to prepare for the holiday rush

Today one national retail chain held at all of its locations in the local area, ahead of the holiday season rush.

Veg-Out Festival held in Wilmington’s Riverfront Park showcased vegan and vegetarian vendors

Today, a festival held in downtown at the Riverfront Park gave attendees a chance to learn about vegan and vegetarian lifestyles.