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Elderly man critically injured in NC home explosion

A man is in critical condition following a fiery explosion in Duplin County, according to officials.

Former North Carolina town officials accused of embezzlement

The N.C. State Bureau of Investigation says three former town officials have been arrested on a number of embezzlement charges following their indictment this week.

Shallotte assisted living facility shut down, workers arrested

A Brunswick County assisted living facility has been shut down, and the director and several employees are facing criminal charges.

Chadbourn shooting suspect also charged in 2016 murder

Kenneth Wooten, 20, is accused of killing a man on May 10, 2016.

NC man imprisoned for 43 years sues over wrongful conviction

An 82-year-old North Carolina man is suing authorities over a wrongful murder conviction that kept him behind bars for 43 years.

‘Like a volcano erupted’: Witnesses describe fire ripping through waterfront homes

It was a very scary scene in Surf City Sunday when a major fire tore through at least seven homes.

Family speaks out 5 years after Lennon Lacy’s death

Today marks five years since a Bladen County High School student was found hanging on a swing set in Bladenboro. 

Bomb squad agent still critical, other recuperating at home

One North Carolina bomb squad agent is home but another remains in critical condition more than a week after bomb-making materials blew up at the home of a man stopped with homemade explosives in his car.

DA, sheriff ask state to investigate New Hanover Co. Schools’ handling of Kelly allegations

New Hanover County's district attorney and sheriff have asked the State Bureau of Investigation to look into how the school district handled the case of a former teacher who pleaded guilty last week to dozens of sex crimes involving students.

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Too little, too late? Bar owners react to Gov. Cooper’s Phase 3

Governor Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that North Carolina will move into Phase 3 of COVID-19 reopening on Friday, allowing some businesses to reopen for the first time since March.

COVID-19 assistance for farmers market operators and local food hubs

Beginning Oct. 1, farmers markets operators and local food hubs can apply for assistance through the COVID-19 Emergency Aid for Farmers Market Operators and Local Food Hubs program.

Person falls off Oak Island Pier, clings to piling until rescued

A man was rescued from the ocean Wednesday morning after they fell off the end of the Oak Island Pier, according to Oak Island Water Rescue. 

‘Negative, uncivil’: Voters react to chaotic first 2020 presidential debate

People around the nation and right here in the Cape Fear are still digesting the fiery debate Tuesday night between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.