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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.

Brunswick Co. man optimistic after testifying in DC on opioid epidemic

A Brunswick County man testified in Washington, DC today in front of the US House Committee on Oversight and Reform to advocate for the fight against the opioid crisis.

Amtrak says Cascades train had 267 passengers

Amtrak has identified the locomotive that derailed near a town in Washington state's Pierce County as the Amtrak Cascades train, which runs between Vancouver, Canada, and Eugene-Springfield, Oregon, KOMO TV reports.

Wounded congressman sends Father’s Day message

The congressman grievously wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Republican baseball practice is delivering a Father's Day message through his Twitter account.

2 escaped inmates captured in Washington state

Authorities say two inmates who escaped from a minimum-security prison in Washington state have been captured without incident.

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New Hanover County School Board votes unanimously to rename Laney High Stadium

The New Hanover County School Board voted unanimously to remove Dr. Rick Holliday's name from the E.A. Laney High School's football stadium.

NCDHHS discusses the North Carolina impacts from the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services held a press conference today to discuss the recent reports of rare blood clots related to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 

Local reaction to Johnson and Johnson vaccine hold

The CDC and FDA recommended a pause on the Johnson and Johnson vaccine Tuesday morning. According to both, the vaccine has been connected to six cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis.

Lewis Strawberry Nursery & Farm begins strawberry picking season

After months of anticipation, the Lewis Strawberry Nursery now has thousands of ripe red strawberries ready for you to pick and enjoy.