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Man, child die after being caught in rip current at Atlantic Beach

A juvenile and a man in his 20s both drowned at Atlantic Beach on Tuesday.

School: Date of student who died in Emerald Isle surf not allowed at prom

Most kids can't wait for their senior prom, but Ian Lewis' family will never get to see that day. The teen drowned in Emerald Isle last week.

NC teen rescued from rip current is brain dead, organ donation set

Paige Merical, a Wake Forest High School student who got caught in a rip current while swimming in Emerald Isle while on spring break, may soon be taken off life support.

Body of missing NC swimmer recovered at Emerald Isle beach

Emerald Isle police recovered the body of the 18-year-old swimmer from Wake Forest who went missing on Friday. 

HOW TO STAY SAFE: Coast Guard talks rip current safety

As temperatures get warmer, we'll see more people hitting the beach, and while having fun is important, safety is the number one priority.

VIDEO: Women rescued from rip current at Fort Fisher

It's spring break and many people were out on the area beaches Wednesday to enjoy the beautiful weather, but one trip to the coast almost turned deadly.

Seven family members rescued from rip currents in Emerald Isle

Officials in a North Carolina beach town say seven members of a Virginia family were pulled from the surf on the first day warnings had been lifted for swimmers.

VIDEO: Surfers rescue woman caught in rip current along NC beach

With the threat of rip currents still present along most of the North Carolina coast - Emerald Isle leaders are issuing a warning to those who ignore the posted red flags. 

Six rescued from rip current in North Topsail Beach

According to the Town of North Topsail Beach, fire crews responded to a water rescue at Topsail Dunes around 5:15 p.m. Sunday.

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