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North Carolina police official to discuss opioids in Washington

A North Carolina deputy police chief is traveling to Washington, D.C., to discuss the opioid crisis with U.S. House lawmakers.

Pompeo says diplomats’ morale good in shutdown

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says American diplomats' morale remains "good" despite the government shutdown that's left many of them working without pay.

Violent road rage incident involving a car jack caught on camera

Police in Washington, D.C.,said Friday that 20-year-old Mariana Silver in connection with a road rage incident that was caught on video.

Was engineer in fatal Amtrak wreck distracted?

Federal investigators in the deadly Amtrak wreck want to know whether the engineer was distracted by a second person in his cab as his train hurtled into a curve at more than twice the speed limit.

Amtrak train hurtles off overpass; at least 6 people killed

An Amtrak train has derailed on an overpass in Washington, authorities said Monday. At this time, all lanes of traffic remain blocked on Interstate 5.

McCain treated for viral infection, returns home to Arizona

McCain expressed appreciation for his care and the outpouring of support and, according to his office, "looks forward to returning to Washington in January."

Fire official: 1 killed, 3 injured in shooting at high school in Washington state

Fire officials in Washington state say one person has been killed and three others have been injured and taken to a hospital after a shooting at a high school.

Should springing of US terrorism convicts alarm Americans?

Dozens of convicts serving time in U.S. prisons for terrorism-related offenses are due to be released in the next several years, raising the question whether that's something Americans should fear.

House GOP passes $788B bill for Pentagon, border wall

The House passed a $788 billion spending bill Thursday that combines a $1.6 billion down payment for President Donald Trump's controversial border wall with Mexico with a whopping budget increase for the Pentagon.

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Local organizations team up to pick up trash surrounding the Riverfront Park in Wilmington

Dozens of volunteers coming out to Riverfront Park in downtown Wilmington to clean up trash, hoping to encourage others to be aware of where they dump their trash after large events at the venue. 

15 years later, family continues to seek justice for Allison Jackson Foy

It's been 15 years since the disappearance of a Wilmington Woman, and her family continues to seek justice after her death. 

Dozens of dogs turn out for the 2nd annual ‘Paws on Parade’

Greenfield Lake Amphitheater is a popular spot for many Cape Fear events, and that includes the Azalea Festival's second annual 'Paws on Parade'. 

Community comes together to celebrate New Hanover Co. young man with autism’s birthday

The community came together, continuing a tradition of wishing a young man with autism happy birthday.