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Ida’s remnants lash states with rain, pose tornado threats

The remnants of Hurricane Ida are blowing into New England, a band of severe weather that's flooding low-lying communities and forcing evacuations in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania.

Gov. Cooper seeking disaster declaration for Fred’s flooding

Gov. Roy Cooper has asked President Joe Biden to issue a federal disaster declaration for North Carolina after last week’s major flooding and landslides in the mountains from the remnants of Tropical Storm Fred.

4 victims of Haywood County flooding identified, 3 still missing, officials say

Haywood County officials have released more information regarding hose killed during the historic flooding that swept across the region.

Wobble in moon’s orbit to bring surge in flooding to most US coastlines in 2030s: NASA study

Coastal communities in the United States, be forewarned. A "dramatic" surge in high-tide floods is just over a decade away in the US, according to NASA.

World’s first ocean drones to track real-time data in middle of hurricanes

With the help of game-changing new drones, they'll be able to venture into depths they've never gone before, right into the eye of the hurricanes.

House bill to shore up flood-prone NC areas gets panel’s OK

A House committee has approved legislation that would spend $220 million in part to shore up highways, rivers and coastal areas prone to flooding so that North Carolina can better withstand the next big storm.

Record-cold temperatures Memorial Day weekend

Periods of heavy rain and well below-average temperatures continue to grip parts of the Northeast this Memorial Day weekend.

Biden doubling spending to prepare for hurricanes, storms

President Joe Biden says he's doubling U.S. emergency spending to help communities prepare for hurricanes and other extreme weather events.

Rainy February continues, with nearly four inches of rain over the past week

Wilmington hasn't seen any snow so far this winter. But the Port City has seen more than its fair share of rain. 

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Comedian Ron White returning to the Wilson Center in January

The Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College says Ron White returns to Wilmington on January 8, 2022, at 7:30 p.m.

Michael Jordan’s 1984 sneakers sell for nearly $1.5 million

A pair of sneakers worn by NBA superstar Michael Jordan early in his career sold for nearly $1.5 million on Sunday, setting a record price at auction for game-worn footwear, Sotheby's said.

9-foot gator taken away on ‘leash’ after stroll through Sunset Beach neighborhood

Police along the North Carolina coast had to “walk” a large alligator to the pond after the reptile was spotted roaming a neighborhood.

Sheriff: US soldier killed grandfather; great-grandmother

A U.S. Army soldier has been brought back to South Carolina from Germany to face charges he killed his grandfather and great-grandmother 16 months ago.