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Wilmington Fire Department trains first junior firefighters

Wilmington Fire Department held its first Jr. Fire Academy this week, aimed at training and teaching high schoolers like firefighters and hopefully inspiring some to don the helmet after graduation.

4th of July fire leaves garage badly damaged

No one was home at the time of the fire, and no injuries have been reported.

Wilmington veterinarian offers pet owners tips on how to handle pets around firework displays

This Independence Day weekend, pet owners are being advised to be aware of a threat to pets in the Cape Fear, fireworks.

How to help your furry friends beat the heat during the dog days of summer

The dog days of summer are approaching, so it's important to make sure not just the humans are beating the heat.

New app for smartphones from Wilmington Fire Department

The fire department will be able to send push notifications to the public via the app in times of emergency and users will be able to communicate with the department when something that does not warrant a 911 call requires attention.

Many people prepare to pull out their grills for Memorial Day weekend

Whether it's charcoal or gas, many people pull out their grills on Memorial Day Weekend.

Fire chiefs warn locals to stay safe and follow burn ban

New Hanover County and City of Wilmington fire chiefs are warning locals to be careful. With extremely dry conditions and Memorial Day weekend approaching, the risk for fire is up.

Part of River Road closed due to gas leak in New Hanover County

A portion of River Road in New Hanover County is closed due to a gas leak. 

Woman’s life saved after jumping off bridge

She was taken to the hospital in stable conditioning with non-life-threatening injuries.

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Billy Graham’s grandson hospitalized in critical condition with COVID-19

The grandson of the late Rev. Billy Graham is in intensive care with COVID-19, according to his mother.

Simone Biles withdraws from women’s team gymnastics at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Simone Biles had to withdraw from the women's team gymnastic final on Tuesday as the Russia Olympic Committee (ROC) took gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Jan. 6 hearing opens as police detail violence, injuries

The new House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection has opened its first hearing. Democrats are starting with a focus on the law enforcement officers who were attacked and beaten as the rioters broke into the building.

‘About time’: Gay athletes unleash rainbow wave on Olympics

The Tokyo Games are shaping up as a watershed for LGBTQ Olympians. A wave of rainbow-colored pride, openness and acceptance is sweeping through Olympic pools, skateparks, halls and fields.