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Coast Guard: Search for missing helicopter suspended

The US Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing helicopter and the two men inside after a three-day search near Albemarle Sound.

NC man sentenced for soliciting explicit photographs from teen boys

Federal authorities say a North Carolina man who used social media to solicit minors in Virginia to send him sexually explicit photographs and videos in exchange for gifts has been sentenced to more than 17 years in prison.

Virginia man dies while swimming at Bald Head Island

A Virginia man died while swimming in Brunswick County. 

Northam endorses McAuliffe for Va. governor

McAuliffe was Virginia governor from 2014 to 2018 and is widely seen as the front-runner in the five-way Democratic primary.

Positive COVID-19 tests derail Kansas, Virginia tourney runs

Major conferences have had to call off tournament games with cancellations involving No. 11 Kansas and No. 16 Virginia.

Virginia lawmakers down to the wire on key marijuana bill

Talks between Democrats in the House and Senate have been tense in recent days as the two chambers tried to work out significant differences between their versions of the legislation.

12-year-old girl abducted in Virginia believed to be in extreme danger

Allie Michele Broadaway was last seen at 2373 Reed Creek Drive in Bassett, which is in Henry County. The child is believed to have been abducted by Kaleb Christopher Merritt, 21.

Virginia lawmakers pass marijuana legalization bills

There are substantial differences between the two bills that must be worked out before they can be sent to Gov. Ralph Northam.

George Floyd’s family gathers in Virginia to unveil hologram

The family of George Floyd witnessed the unveiling of a hologram in Virginia Tuesday night, transposed over the Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee statue.

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Mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations recommended for New Hanover County employees

The New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board is recommending COVID-19 vaccinations be mandatory for eligible New Hanover County employees.

Leland man charged with vandalizing Local’s Tavern

A man has been charged with vandalizing a Leland business over the weekend. 

City Council votes to permanently remove Confederate statues from downtown Wilmington

More than a year after the City of Wilmington removed two Confederate statues from downtown Wilmington, a decision has been made to not return them.

Multi-million dollar contract extended to preserve Wrightsville Beach Bridge

A preservation contract has been awarded to cover expenses to preserve the life of the South Banks Channel Bridge at Wrightsville Beach.