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Local black leadership caucus sounds off on alleged statement by the President

Group leaders say the alleged statements made by President Trump were upsetting and make them question how far this country has come to erase racism.

Simone Biles, Olympic gymnast, says she was abused by ex-USA Gymnastics doc

Olympic gymnast Simone Biles has come forward to accuse formerĀ Dr. Larry NassarĀ of molesting her while he worked as a physician for USA Gymnastics.

CVS to stop using altered images in ads by 2020

In an effort to combat the "propagation of unrealistic body images," CVS Pharmacy has committed to stop using altered images for their marketing materials.

Cool Runnings II? Jamaica sending its first women’s bobsled team to Olympics

Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian, who drove for the U.S. at the 2014 Sochi Games, will pilot the Jamaican sled in the Pyeongchang Olympics next month.

Police: Parents arrested after 13 siblings found captive, some in chains

Police in California say they rescued 13 siblings, aged 2 to 29, from a home where they were found chained to beds and malnourished, police say.

Family, landlord at odds after sprinkler failure destroys apartment

Tracy Jacobs and her son's lives were flipped upside down when cold temperatures caused a sprinkler system to go off inside their apartment in Burgaw.

ECU star Trevon Brown honored to be the grand marshal of the MLK, Jr....

At the MLK, Jr. parade, former New Hanover star receiver and current ECU Pirate Trevon Brown was the parade's grand marshal.

New Hanover football team takes a champion walk in MLK, Jr. Day Parade

As an athlete, you always dream of being part of a parade as a champion and that's exactly what the hometown team got during the MLK, Jr. Parade.

Flight 22 MLK Jam is a slam dunk

The first Flight 22 MLK Jam featured four of our area basketball teams and plenty of great hoops action.

MISSING: Wilmington teen last seen Saturday

Wilmington Police are searching for a teenager last seen at his home on Saturday.

Community still rallying to raise money for fire victims

It has been one week since the deadly fire at Inland Harbor condominiums in Carolina Beach. It is a tragedy the community is continuing to rally behind.

Hundreds attend parade celebrating legacy of MLK

People across the country are honoring the legacy Martin Luther King, Jr. left behind. In the Port City, crowds gathered in Downtown Wilmington to pay their respects.
Martin Luther King III speaks at an event in Washington, DC, on Jan. 15, 2018. (Photo: AP)

Trump marks King day out of view, buffeted by race claims

President Donald Trump marked his first Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday Monday largely out of sight, buffeted by accusations that he used a racially tinged word to describe African countries and scoffed at the suggestion of admitting more Haitians to the U.S.
Researchers found a 300-year-old piece of a book page (left) in the wreckage of Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge. (Photo: NC Department of Cultural Resources)video

Booty and books: New evidence of pirates’ interest in both

ead men tell no tales, but there's new evidence that somebody aboard the pirate Blackbeard's flagship harbored books among the booty.
Danica Patrick stands in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 7, 2015. (Photo: Alex Trautwig / NASCAR)video

Danica Patrick finds love away from track with Aaron Rodgers

Patrick and Rodgers have been linked romantically since the start of the new year, right before Patrick began promoting her new fitness book.

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