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Attorney: Cruz to plead guilty to Parkland school massacre

The gunman who killed 14 students and three staff members at a Parkland, Florida, high school will plead guilty to their murders, his attorneys said Friday.

Gun violence estimated to cost NC hospital systems millions of dollars annually

As gun violence continues to plague communities across the nation and the state, the emotional and financial toll is adding up.

Eight years later, Brandon Smith’s family and friends gather for a vigil to remember him

Eight years ago, Brandon Smith was shot 27 times in Wilmington by the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office.

Killed on Zoom: Dad held after toddler finds gun, shoots mom

Police in central Florida have arrested the father of a toddler who found a loaded handgun in his “Paw Patrol” backpack and fatally shot his mother while she was on a Zoom call for work.

‘He will shoot at officers’: 911 call reveals moments before deadly shooting

A man was shot and killed by deputies at a home Sunday evening in Leland, according to the sheriff's office. A 911 call by a woman claiming to be his wife reveals more details on what led up to the shooting.

Student taken into custody hours after Texas school shooting

An 18-year-old student who opened fire during a fight at his Dallas-area high school and injured four people on Wednesday has been taken into custody, authorities said.

Man charged in eastern NC deputy’s shooting during check

A North Carolina man has been charged after a deputy was shot and wounded as he and two others went to serve him an involuntary commitment order, a sheriff’s office said.

Police: Ex-driver killed in dispute involving estranged wife

Former NASCAR driver John Wes Townley was shot to death over the weekend during a dispute that involved a hatchet after showing up at a house occupied by his estranged wife and another man, police said Monday.

Boy hurt during Tennessee school shooting; juvenile detained

A teenage boy was shot and critically wounded Thursday at a school in Memphis, Tennessee, and police detained a second boy believed to be the shooter.

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South Columbus volleyball stays perfect against Whiteville

The Stallions are 17 and 0, and conference champions after defeating Whiteville on Senior Night.

Hornets create scholarships for journalism students in honor of late team beat writer

The Hornets open their season tomorrow, but the team did something today that seems better than an opening night win.

Wilmington City Council approves purchase of 3-D crime scene scanner, ‘aquatic mower’

Wilmington City Council approving the purchase of new tools to assist with various things in the city at its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday night.

8 potential jurors advance in Ahmaud Arbery slaying trial

A judge found eight potential jurors qualified to advance Tuesday following intense questioning aimed at finding an impartial jury for the trial of three white men charged with chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery, whose slaying last year sparked a national outcry.