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NC man sentenced to four years in prison for bank fraud scheme

Federal prosecutors say a man just released from incarceration has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for launching a bank fraud scheme to buy cars from North Carolina dealerships.

Local group files complaint against three former Wilmington police officers

A local organization filed a federal complaint against three former Wilmington Police Officers fired for making racist comments.

New Hanover man receives 12 years in prison

A New Hanover County man is headed to federal prison for more than 12 years. According to a news release from the Department of Justice, Andre Hall, 31, was pulled over for a traffic stop near Nixon Street in Wilmington on December 2, 2018

Leland man accused of lying on background check to buy guns

A grand jury has indicted a Leland man who is accused of trying to buy firearms and then lying on background check forms.

Hotly disputed Russia-probe memo released over FBI protest

House Republicans on Friday released a bitterly disputed memo that they say shows surveillance abuses in the early stages of the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign and Russia.

Ex-judge admits to giving light sentences for nude photos

An Arkansas judge who gave lighter sentences to men guilty of minor crimes in return for nude photographs or sexual favors could get a bit of leniency himself after admitting Thursday.

Leader of heroin trafficking organization sentenced to 30 years

The United States Attorney’s Office announced today that a man from Leland has been sentenced in federal court to 30 years in prison for the distribution heroin.

SCAM: U.S. Attorney warns of surge in tax season scams

400 percent surge in phishing and malware incidents so far this tax season, according to the IRS

Wife of ISIS Figure Charged in American Woman’s Death

The U.S. Department of Justice today charged the wife of a top ISIS leader for her role in a “conspiracy” that led to the death of American aid worker Kayla Mueller, who was reported killed by the terror group in Syria a year ago.

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Oak Island granted second extension for beach renourishment project

The Town of Oak Island has been granted by the state to continue their beach renourishment for one more week.

Delta will require new hires to be vaccinated against virus

If you want to work at Delta Air Lines, you'll need to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The airline says that vaccination will be required for new hires starting on Monday. But the airline isn't imposing the same requirement on current employees.

Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots offer more than $600 million in prizes this weekend

The Mega Millions and Powerball games offer North Carolinians two chances at life-changing prizes this weekend with jackpots totaling more than $600 million.

Kidder Street Shooting: Multiple people fired 20+ shots as partygoers celebrated birthday

The Wilmington Police Department has released more details on a shooting that left three people dead and four others hurt in early April.