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Marine sought in baby’s death kills himself

Authorities are scheduled to discuss the details after a U.S. Marine wanted for questioning in the death of his 11-month-old child was found dead.

2012 military suicides hit record high of 349

The Associated Press has learned that suicides in the US military surged to a record 349 last year. That far exceeds the 295 American combat deaths in Afghanistan in 2012 and compares with 301 military suicides in 2011.

Investigators say Normandy Drive shooting was murder-suicide

New Hanover County Sheriff's Detectives now say the shooting death of two people earlier this week was a murder/suicide.

Victim in murder-suicide posted warning on Facebook

The victim of an apparent murder-suicide in Jacksonville warned his family something might happen to him just hours before his death.

Update: Autopsy confirms single gunshot killed Sunset Beach mom

Brunswick County detectives are still investigating the death of Megan Tysinger, but the autopsy has confirmed that a single shot resulted in her death.

Investigators believe Brunswick Co. inmate committed suicide

Investigators say Steven Allan Myers, 21, of Cary, died Friday of an apparent suicide when he was alone in a cell at the Brunswick County Detention Center.

Midwest, West highest in contemplating suicide

Health officials say more adults in the Midwest and West have suicidal thoughts than people in the rest of the country, but Rhode Island leads in suicide attempts.

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Oak Island Lighthouse to replace beacon for first time in more than 60 years

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Bald Head Island officers fired in 2014 awarded $700k in lawsuit

A federal judge has sided with four former Bald Head Island Public Safety Officers who filed a lawsuit after they were fired six years ago.

NC audit questions monitoring of virus funds for education

State Auditor Beth Wood's office says North Carolina’s education department has failed to monitor sufficiently whether over $140 million in federal coronavirus relief money was used properly or met its intended purposes.

Mayor declares Thursday as ACCESS of Wilmington Day

Mayor Bill Saffo has declared Thursday as ACCESS of Wilmington Day.