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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Diligence relocating by end of month

A familiar site on the Wilmington Riverfront is about to say 'goodbye.'

Coast Guard establishes temporary safety zone on section of Cape Fear River

The Coast Guard has established a temporary safety zone on a section of the Cape Fear River after a boat became submerged, blocking the channel, Thursday.

Trump touts July 4 military ‘salute;’ critics see politics

Under White House direction, the Pentagon was scrambling to arrange for an Air Force B-2 stealth bomber and other warplanes to conduct flyovers of the celebration on the National Mall. There will be Navy F-35 and F-18 fighter jets , the Navy Blue Angels aerial acrobatics team, Army and Coast Guard helicopters and Marine V-22 Ospreys.

Coast Guard offers expert advice if you’re caught in a rip current

According to the National Weather Service, in 2019 there have been seven rip current-related deaths in North Carolina and 28 nationwide.

U.S. Coast Guard urging watercraft operators to take boating safety class

From boats to other types of watercraft, lots of people will be hitting area waterways this summer and that's why the U.S. Coast Guard is offering boating safety classes to ensure they know what to do to protect themselves and others when out on the water.

US Coast Guard Officer in Charge steps down after over 30 years of service

After over 30 years of service, senior chief officer in charge Lane Marshburn will be stepping down, and Officer Jason Miller will be taking his place.

Coast Guard app offers helpful safety info for boaters

Memorial Day weekend is what the US Coast Guard calls the "kick off to boat season," and they want to make sure you know how to stay safe on the water.

Coast Guard rescues 3 from sinking sailboat off Hatteras Inlet

A Coast Guard aircrew rescued three people from a sinking vessel off the North Carolina coast early Friday morning.

Army Corps to dredge Carolina Beach Inlet more often

The US Army Corps of Engineers says they will start scheduling shorter dredging cycles. This means dredging would be done every 8 weeks.

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American Airlines cancels hundreds of flights amid staffing, maintenance issues

Hundreds of American Airlines flights have been canceled this weekend and Monday because of significant staffing and maintenance issues.

1 killed and 5 wounded in shooting in Oakland; motive sought

A 22-year-old man was killed and five others were wounded in a shooting in Oakland near the city’s Juneteenth celebration, though it wasn't known whether the violence was connected with the event, police said.

8 kids in youth van among the 13 lives lost to Claudette

Eight children in a van from a youth ranch for abused or neglected children were killed in a fiery multi-vehicle crash on a wet interstate over the weekend — the most devastating blow from a tropical depression that claimed a total of 13 lives in Alabama.

Pender County Sheriff’s Office searching for ‘extremely dangerous’ murder suspect

The Pender County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man wanted for allegedly murdering his estranged girlfriend.