Man died from a presumed drowning on Figure Eight Island. (Photo courtesy: Ronald Gaitros)
Man identified in Figure 8 drowning
Deputies say the man who was pulled from the waters at Figure Eight Island died from a presumed drowning. Tue, 05/26/2015 - 4:40pm
Updated 17 minutes ago
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IRS says thieves stole tax info from 100,000
The IRS says thieves used an online service provided by the agency to gain access to information from more than 100,000 taxpayers. Tue, 05/26/2015 - 4:21pm
Updated 12 minutes ago
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Man pleads guilty to attempted rape of Wilmington woman
Even before the first juror could be seated Tuesday, convicted sex offender Clarence Jacobs pleaded guilty in the attempted rape of a woman he assaulted inside her Racine Drive apartment last summer. Tue, 05/26/2015 - 3:20pm
Updated 16 minutes ago
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Newborn dies after Pender Co. crash that killed toddler
In a news release from a church spokesperson, we've learned the baby born after a deadly crash that killed his two-year-old brother has also died. Tue, 05/26/2015 - 10:52am
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It’s official: ‘WTF’ is now in the dictionary
"WTF", "photo bomb," and "NSFW" are phrases and acronyms you probably thought were just slang. 5 minutes ago
Gator found in Tampa Bay with part of its snout missing.
Alligator photographed with only half a snout
A Florida woman spotted an alligator missing the top half of its snout in Lake Hancock near Tampa, Fla. 55 minutes ago
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Record setting beekeeper stung 2000+ times
Wearing only his underpants, Gao Bingguo set a new Guinness World Record after he covered himself with almost 1.1 million bees, collectively weighing 240 pounds. Tue, 05/26/2015 - 7:55pm
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Board of Elections Chair not seeking new term
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — John Ferrante, the Chairman of the New Hanover County Board of Elections says he will not continue to serve on the board. Ferrante has been on the Board of Elections for 2 years. He saw the board through a sometimes tumultuous election season which included allegations of voter fraud, Read more... Tue, 05/26/2015 - 5:00pm
Updated 11 minutes ago
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Bill raising NC graffiti punishments get Senate’s initial OK
Tougher penalties for people who spray or scribble on public or private property in North Carolina is nearing Gov. Pat McCrory's desk. Tue, 05/26/2015 - 4:13pm
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CastleBranch to hold second evening job event
Wilmington-based CastleBranch will hold another evening job fair tomorrow. Tue, 05/26/2015 - 4:01pm
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Groundbreaking Wednesday for Maritime Museum expansion
Work is ready to begin to expand the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Southport. Tue, 05/26/2015 - 3:00pm
Updated 15 minutes ago