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AP source: Envelope addressed to White House contained ricin

The official says that a preliminary investigation indicates it tested positive for ricin, a poison found naturally in castor beans.

Man who ran credit card skimming ring sentenced to federal prison

A Venezuelan man who helped run a credit card skimming ring out of Wilmington will spend four years in prison, according to US Attorney’s Office of the Eastern District of North Carolina.

Florida brothers sentenced in international scheme to defraud Belk

Two men behind a scheme involving items bought at Belk department stores using stolen bank account information and then sold on the black market were sentenced in federal court Tuesday.

WPD officers awarded for busting multi-state counterfeit ring

The United States Secret Service presented four Wilmington Police Department officers with certificates of appreciation Tuesday afternoon for their role in busting a multi-state counterfeit ring.

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Deputy in hospital after being struck by SUV on Carolina Beach Road

The vehicle is described as a dark in color 2004 Chevy SUV with a missing front headlight and side mirror.

UNCW calls fall semester a success, will test students for COVID-19 more frequently in spring

Students at UNCW are getting ready to head home for the holidays as the school watches rising numbers of COVID-19 cases around the country.

New Hanover & Topsail changing classes in latest NCHSAA realignment plan

Two Cape Fear area high schools are set to move up a classification after the North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced its first draft for realignment in the next four year cycle. 

Despite challenges Seaside Chapel Living Nativity open in Carolina Beach

It's been a tough week for Seaside Chapel in Carolina Beach. Last Sunday part of their Living Nativity set came toppling to the ground because of a storm, but with help from the community they were ready for opening night on Friday.