Suspect in fatal shooting of NC state trooper identified

A state trooper was shot and killed early Wednesday morning near Whiteville

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  Pender County residents cast their early votes
Early voting started Wednesday at 7 a.m. and the Board of Elections office in Burgaw was one of many places residents could cast their ballots.
Wilmington gang members sentenced to prison on heroin charges
Two Wilmington gang members were sentenced to federal prison for selling heroin, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina.
NC attorney general announces new price gouging lawsuits against tree removal services
Attorney General Josh Stein spoke in Wilmington on Wednesday afternoon about two new price gouging lawsuits involving four out-of-state companies. He also offered advice for how people can avoid getting victimized.

Boil advisory issued for parts of Boiling Spring Lakes

A boil advisory has been issued for some Brunswick County Public Utilities water customers in Boiling Spring Lakes.

‘Nuisance’ hotels allowed to rent rooms to locals displaced by Florence

Four Market Street hotels previously deemed problem properties due to repeated reports of drugs, prostitution, and violence can now rent rooms to locals displaced by Hurricane Florence.
  Residents take Wilmington City Council to task over post-Florence housing shortage
Wilmington City Council approves additional $8.5 million for Florence recovery
  Country music stars produce song to benefit Hurricane Florence relief efforts

NATIONAL HEADLINES

  With evidence of Russian buildup in European foothold, US military is at the ready

With concern that Russia is upgrading its capabilities at NATO’s doorstep, the U.S. is increasingly on guard.

Florida man gets 40 years for plotting to bomb Target stores

Investigators searched his home, phone and computer and discovered pictures of grocery items he had turned into bombs and articles about stock options.

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