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JetBlue announces seven new destinations coming to RDU

JetBlue has announced seven new destinations from RDU next year in addition to the five routes the airline launched in November and December.

Innocent Florida inmate to be released after 37 years

A Florida man who has spent the last 37 years in prison on a rape and murder charge has been ordered released after officials discovered new evidence that proved his innocence.

Tom Brady ejected from Tampa park closed because of pandemic

Six Super Bowl rings may get you special treatment in a lot of places but former Patriots quarterback Tom Brady learned Monday that it won’t get you anything when you’re caught working out in a park that is closed to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Florida sheriff wants new leads following Netflix series

A Florida sheriff is asking for new leads in the disappearance of the former husband of a big cat sanctuary owner who was featured in the new Netflix series “Tiger King.”

Reports of an active shooter at MacDill Air Force Base; lockdown lifted

A lockdown has been lifted at MacDill Air Force Base after reports of an active shooter, CBS News has confirmed.

School bus leaves 6-year-old girl 20 miles from home

A Florida girl got on a school bus and was mistakenly dropped off 20 miles from her home.

Authorities: Man escorted off flight after missing airplane toilet

Flight attendants say Dante Bencivenga left a mess and urine all over the floor of the bathroom on a Spirit Airlines flight before takeoff Thursday night.

Man arrested, to be charged in string of Tampa murders

Tampa police said Tuesday night they had arrested a 24-year-old man and that he would be charged with murder in four shooting deaths in the Seminole Heights neighborhood.

Now a tropical storm, Irma hits Florida with wind, flooding

As the sun rose in Orlando, many tried to survey the damage, but authorities warned that conditions remain dangerous and asked people not to venture outside because of a curfew.

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New Hanover County Commissioners approve new $53 million government center

New Hanover County will be getting a new government center after a vote by county commissioners Tuesday evening.

Wilmington City Council approves WWII Heritage signs, Rail Trail master plan

The city famous for hosting the annual Azalea Festival received the distinction in 2020 of becoming America's first World War II Heritage City. Leaders voted Tuesday night to ensure anyone driving into the city is aware of that.

West Brunswick girls basketball falls to Ashley in season opener

The Ashley Screamin' Eagles used a 21 point halftime lead on Tuesday night to approve to 4-1 on the year beating West Brunswick, 68-44.

UNCW comeback falls short in back to back with Towson

Visiting UNCW stormed back from a 15-point deficit with five minutes left to pull within one possession, but came up short in a 78-74 loss as Towson swept an early-week Colonial Athletic Association series on Tuesday at SECU Arena.