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‘Darth Vader House’ hits the market for $4.3 million

Home values in the area range between $805,000 and $2.7 million -- far, far away from this price tag.

May the Fourth be with you: Star Wars characters stop by WWAY

Today is May 4, but if there's a Star Wars fan in your home you'll likely hear them say "May the Fourth be with you."

Gina Carano fired from ‘Mandalorian’ after social media post

She deleted the post but it was widely shared online and spurred the #FireGinaCarano hashtag to trend.

Disney unveils plans to stream a galaxy of new series, films

Disney chief executive Bob Chapek laid out super-sized ambitions for it direct-to-consumer efforts, leaning heavily on some of the company’s biggest brands.

Darth Vader actor from original Star Wars trilogy, Dave Prowse, dies at 85

Dave Prowse, the British actor who played Darth Vader in the original “Star Wars” trilogy has died at the age of 85, according to his agent.

Star Wars-themed plane turns RDU into galaxy far, far away

RDU International Airport was thrust into a galaxy far, far away when a Star Wars-themed plane made a special stop in the Triangle.

Disney Plus hits 10M subscribers in 1 day

Disney Plus says it hit more than 10 million sign-ups on its first day of launch, far exceeding expectations.

Seal learns to sing “Star Wars” theme song

Scientists have discovered that grey seals can mimic human speech and songs using the same sound production mechanisms as people. Researchers at the University of St Andrews in Scotland monitored three grey seals since birth and played them sounds to honk back — with encouraging results that they say could help humans in the future.  

Peter Mayhew, Chewbacca in the ‘Star Wars’ films, dies at 74

Actor Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in the "Star Wars" films, has died.

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Accident on N. Kerr Avenue near New Centre Drive

Wilmington police officers are currently closing off southbound traffic between those two intersections as crews work at the scene.

Arrest made after video shows dog beaten with object in Conway area

A video shows what appears to be someone tying up a dog and beating it with an object. The dog is hit multiple times and can be seen jumping repeatedly to avoid being hit.

US Catholic bishops OK steps toward possible rebuke of Biden

The 168-55 vote was announced near the end of a three-day meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops that was held virtually.

Judge rules for Florida on CDC order blocking cruise ships

U.S. District Judge Steven Merryday wrote in a 124-page decision Friday that Florida would be harmed if the CDC order effectively blocking most cruises were to continue.