City council will get update on state of housing following Florence

Council is also expected to talk about the future of the former bus station and the expansion of a new hotel.

  Screen time for children under 2 more than doubles since 1997, study finds

Time in front of the TV for kids under 2 jumped from 30 minutes to more than 2.5 hours.
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  Baby, babysitter hospitalized after man accidentally fires gun at WA house party

While the 1-year-old was in her babysitter’s care, deputies say the suspect accidentally fired another man’s gun, hitting the little girl in the leg and her babysitter in the pelvis.

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Drivers could face tougher penalties for violating the move over law

Crime Stoppers offering reward for arrest in New Hanover Co. gas station armed robbery

TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of Market St. reopens after gas leak

Publix signs lease for new Oak Island store

First Alert Forecast: clammy Tuesday, showery Wednesday, warmer Thursday

You can expect lots of day to day changes as a front seesaws across the Cape Fear Region.
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Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court bench in public session

The 85-year-old justice walked unassisted to her seat beside Chief Justice John Roberts when the court began its public session Tuesday. She returned to the bench eight weeks after surgery for lung cancer.

WPD chief discusses changes in how crimes will be reported to FBI

NJ woman sentenced in NC for using children to traffic heroin

Wilmington mother, son plead guilty to drug trafficking

UPDATE: Shallotte PD has identified suspect in Belk larceny

Razor blades found under cart handles at N Carolina Walmart

Brunswick Co. Sheriff’s Office searching for missing man

New Hanover trio accused of receiving out-of-state weed shipments

Three high school stadiums to score new, artificial turf fields

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  Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

The independent senator from Vermont has made a lasting impact on American politics.

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  Three high school stadiums to score new, artificial turf fields

Seahawks Softball Spilt Saturday Double-Header

Freshmen Gabriella Hessenthaler tallied five hits, including a pair of triples, and scored three runs as UNCW split a pair of games at Boseman Field on Saturday afternoon.

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Nature’s Path Foods recalls more than 400,000 boxes of cereal

New Hanover County leaders want to hear your thoughts about Project Grace

NC9 hearing: McCrae Dowless, man at the center of the investigation into election fraud, refuses to testify as state presents evidence

Brunswick County becomes first in North Carolina to offer remote video inspections

  Halyburton Park closed Tuesday for prescribed burn

Halyburton Park in Wilmington will be closed Tuesday for a scheduled prescribed burn, also known as a controlled burn. The plan is to burn 30 acres in the park monitored by fire crews throughout the burn and post-burn. This burn will be conducted by the North Carolina Forest Service.
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  Man arrested for slapping 12-year-old stepdaughter’s bully, police say

Police said the suspect shouted at and slapped his stepdaughter’s 12-year-old classmate for allegedly calling her names and throwing rocks at her.

  Cooper to talk Florence recovery, school bond, Medicaid expansion during Wilmington visit

Eastern NC teacher dies following animal attack

YMCA to launch program aimed at fighting childhood obesity

Unclear communication, needed training, overarching issues uncovered in post-Florence report