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United will pay $49 million to settle air mail fraud case

United Airlines will pay more than $49 million to settle criminal and civil accusations of defrauding the post office in the handling of international mail.

Boeing: 777s with engine that blew apart should be grounded

Boeing has recommended that airlines ground all 777s with the type of engine that blew apart after takeoff from Denver this weekend, and most carriers that fly those planes said they would temporarily pull them from service.

Family kicked off United flight after toddler won’t wear mask

What was supposed to be a trip to visit family and friends ended in frustration for a Colorado couple.

Airline offers free rapid tests in attempt at COVID-free flights

For even the most experienced travelers, getting on a plane during a pandemic is bound to give pause. One airline is attempting to ease travelers' minds by testing each passenger for COVID-19 just prior to boarding.

United sending layoff notices to nearly half of US employees

United Airlines is sending layoff warnings to 36,000 employees, nearly half its U.S. staff.

Think things are bad for airlines? It’s about to get worse

The biggest and most profitable U.S. airline just posted its first quarterly loss in more than five years. Now things are going to get really bad.

United Airlines suspends flight from Wilmington to Chicago

As we continue coverage on the coronavirus, United Airlines has suspended a flight from the ILM airport to Chicago.

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.

US airlines expect record crowds over Labor Day weekend

Airlines expect record crowds over the week-long Labor Day period, continuing a rise in travel that has boosted the airlines' profits all year.

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Late inning herorics lifts Hoggard Softball back into the Class 4A State Champioship

The Hoggard softball team is once again on their way to the Class 4A State Championship series. The Vikings scored two runs in the bottom of the 7th inning on Tuesday night to knock off Fuquay-Varina in the East Finals, 3-2. 

Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse advances to state title game with win over SouthLake Christian

The Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse team jumped out to the early 3-0 lead against SouthLake Christian Academy on Tuesday night. The Hurricanes were able to use that momentum to pick up the 8-6 win and advance to the NCISAA DII State Championship game.

Holcomb finishes second as Cape Fear golfers compete in the state championship

Laney High School senior Grace Holcomb was one of the many golfers from across the Cape Fear that competed in the state tournament this week. Holcomb wrapped up her prep career for the Buccaneers on Tuesday by finishing Runner-Up in Class 4A. 

Coach, teammates remember West Brunswick football star killed in boating accident

A Brunswick County high school football star and his older brother are dead after an accident on the water in South Carolina over the weekend.