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Increased wildlife sightings in residential and commercial areas in Wilmington

As the weather gets warmer, state wildlife officials reminding you to be careful when outdoors.

Snake sightings common in North Carolina as the weather warms

The warm weather means more snakes will start to show up along trails, in the woods, crossing roads and in our yards.

Mobile reptile unit on display in Wilmington

A mobile reptile unit slithered its way into the parking lot of Waterline Brewery in Wilmington Saturday afternoon. 

Law enforcement warns of wildlife possibly lurking in floodwaters

The Horry County Police Department came across a slithery creature while recently patrolling flooded neighborhoods.

Researchers unravel mystery behind ‘flying’ snake that leaps between trees

Scientists have taken a big step forward in figuring out how some snakes are able to leap from tree to tree without ever touching the ground.

Baby copperhead snakes will emerge soon in NC

Experts said August is hatching time for the venomous snakes, and this year's hotter-than-normal temperatures means the babies will be emerging even earlier. Copperheads are ovoviviparous--meaning their babies hatch from eggs that incubate inside the mother's body. The babies are then born live.

Camp Lejeune issues warning about pets after 2 snakes found

Officials at a Marine base in North Carolina are issuing a warning after a pair of snakes was found on the base.

Texas homeowner finds more than 40 rattlesnakes under house

A homeowner in Texas had a slithering problem underneath his house. Live rattlesnakes, 45 of them, in fact.

Florence’s rains flushed snakes out of their homes

In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, more snakes have been reported in flooded areas and more veterinarians are seeing pets that have been bitten by venomous snakes. 

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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.

Two-vehicle accident impacts traffic near Isabel Holmes Bridge

Wilmington Police and emergency personnel responded to multiple calls of a traffic accident in the area of the Martin Luther King Parkway and the Isabel Holmes Bridge Thursday night.

One victim shot Thursday evening in Wilmington

Police responding to the scene found one man who was shot. He is currently in surgery at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

US to keep about 650 troops in Afghanistan after withdrawal

Officials say that will be a temporary move until a more formal Turkey-led force is in place.