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NC girl reflects on tough year after traumatic shark attack

In June 2019, Paige Winter was just 17 years old when she lost her left leg and two of her fingers in a shark attack off the North Carolina coast.

California surfer killed in shark attack

A 26-year-old man killed in a shark attack off a Northern California beach was an avid surfer who customized surfboards for a living.

Diver attacked by shark rescued by fishing boat full of nurses in Florida

A spearfisherman who was attacked by a shark over the weekend in Florida was saved by a group of medical professionals who just happened to be in a boat nearby. The 40-year-old diver was bitten by a shark while diving near Key Biscayne on Saturday morning.

Teenager who lost leg in shark attack to get free prosthetic

The North Carolina teenager who lost her left leg in a shark attack is getting a prosthetic leg free of charge.

Teenager’s leg amputated after weekend shark attack

A 17-year-old who was attacked by a shark on the North Carolina coast last weekend says she had a leg amputated.

Shark attacks teen at beach in California

A teenage boy has been bitten by a shark at a Southern California beach. The attack occurred around 7 a.m. Saturday at Beacon's Beach in Encinitas, north of San Diego, KSWB-TV reports.

Shark attack victim says he punched shark in gills to escape

The man bitten by a shark off Cape Cod this month said on Tuesday that he escaped by punching the powerful predator in the gills after it clamped down on his leg.

Beach where man bit by shark closed to swimming indefinitely

The Cape Cod beach where a New York man was bitten by a shark has been indefinitely closed to swimming after more sharks were spotted in its waters. The town of Truro said in a brief statement Friday night that Long Nook Beach will be closed until further notice.

Swimmer suffers puncture wounds in shark attack on Cape Cod

A man swimming off Cape Cod was attacked by a shark on Wednesday and was airlifted to a hospital.

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New Hanover County School Board votes unanimously to rename Laney High Stadium

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NCDHHS discusses the North Carolina impacts from the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services held a press conference today to discuss the recent reports of rare blood clots related to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 

Local reaction to Johnson and Johnson vaccine hold

The CDC and FDA recommended a pause on the Johnson and Johnson vaccine Tuesday morning. According to both, the vaccine has been connected to six cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis.

Lewis Strawberry Nursery & Farm begins strawberry picking season

After months of anticipation, the Lewis Strawberry Nursery now has thousands of ripe red strawberries ready for you to pick and enjoy.