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Autistic visitors can proceed with lawsuits against Disney

A federal appeals court is giving a green light for visitors with autism to proceed with lawsuits against Disney theme parks that claimed not enough was being done to accommodate them.

Talia Parrous named CAA Rookie of the Week

Freshman defender Talia Parrous of UNCW has been awarded the Colonial Athletic Association's first women's soccer Rookie-of-the-Week award for the 2018 season.

Science panel: health goal for GenX in water is right

A North Carolina science panel says state health officials were right to set a much lower health target for a little-studied industrial chemical found in drinking water than the goal the manufacturer proposed.
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Move over ‘Thriller’: The Eagles have No.1 album of all-time

The Eagles' greatest hits album has moonwalked past Michael Jackson's "Thriller" to become history's best-selling album of all-time.
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Pender County touts commercial park as major asset to lure new industries

From tourism to agriculture, Pender County has a diverse economy and leaders there are proud to tout a relatively new industrial park as a major advantage for industries looking for a new place to relocate or expand.
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WPD to host mother/daughter self-defense classes

The Wilmington Police Department says there are still spots available for its six-week mother/daughter self-defense training the department is sponsoring with Maides Park.
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First lady talks positivity online at cyberbullying summit

Melania Trump talked up the importance of teaching children positive cyber habits Monday on the same morning that her husband sent tweets deriding current and former U.S. officials, including one message referring to a former CIA director as a "political hack."
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Video shows Florida Congressman joking about Trump drowning

Florida Congressman Alcee Hastings kicked off a Democratic rally with a joke about President Donald Trump drowning.
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No. 1 Alabama tops preseason Top 25; Clemson, Georgia next

Alabama will begin its quest for a second consecutive national championship with a rare three-peat.

Alligator attacks, kills woman on Hilton Head Island

An alligator attacked and killed a woman who was walking her dog at a resort on Hilton Head Island on Monday morning.
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Surfers Healing hosting camp, CD release party

Surfers Healing is the original surf camp for children with autism.  Pro surfers and amateurs have been taking kids to learn the joy of surfing since 1966.  Their motto is to ride waves and change the world!

Friend of woman allegedly killed by husband not ‘shocked’ by his arrest

A close friend of Shanann Watts, the woman who was found dead along with her two young daughters last week, said she wasn't surprised when she found out that her friend’s husband was arrested in connection to her murder.

Pope on sex abuse: ‘We showed no care for the little ones’

Pope Francis issued a letter to Catholics around the world Monday condemning the "crime" of priestly sexual abuse and its cover-up and demanding accountability, in response to new revelations in the United States of decades of misconduct by the Catholic Church.
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Wife speaks out after ICE detains husband just before baby’s birth

The wife and lawyer of the man whose arrest by immigration agents last week made headlines around the country say the whole ordeal might have been caused by a case of mistaken identity.
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Woman survives 10 hours in sea after falling from cruise ship

A British woman was rescued Sunday after falling from a cruise ship and spending 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea at night, Croatia's coast guard said.

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