Judge strikes down NC voter ID law OK’d by voters

The judge sided Friday with the state NAACP, which argued last year’s edition of the General Assembly that voted to put amendments to the North Carolina Constitution on the ballot was illegally constituted due to racially gerrymandered districts.

  Singer R. Kelly indicted on sex crime charges

Kelly, whose legal name is Robert Kelly, is charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
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  Huge Florida sex trafficking sting results in nearly 50 arrests and 200 warrants, with more still coming

Investigators said the sex trafficking ring operated out of at least three spas in Central Florida, with at least two more suspected of being involved.


  Police identify 18-year-old killed in overnight shooting in Wilmington

Police seek driver in hit-and-run crash that left two injured

TRAFFIC ALERT: Cape Fear Memorial Bridge to close this weekend

Hurricane Florence impact on upcoming sea turtle nesting season

  Leland police looking for suspect who allegedly exposed himself at Walmart

According to the post, the incident happened at approximately 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 19.
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  Police: Patriots owner Robert Kraft to be charged with soliciting prostitute in Florida

Officials are swearing a warrant out for the arrest of Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, for soliciting a prostitute.

  Defeat the dementia stigma by becoming a Dementia Friend

First Alert Forecast: chilly and showery Friday to precede warmer weekend swing

CFPUA plans work along Shipyard Boulevard, boil water advisory to follow

Missing Brunswick Co. 15-year-old located

  NC9 hearing day 4: State board unanimously votes to hold new election

Leland teen missing since early Thursday morning located

Leland Town Council unanimously approves town home development

Four hurt in Brunswick County crash involving tractor-trailer

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  Jussie Smollett to be removed from ‘Empire’ season’s final episodes

Smollett reported being beaten up by two men who shouted racist and anti-gay slurs and threw bleach on him. But his story fell apart when actors Smollett knew from the "Empire" set and the gym told police that Smollett paid them $3,500 to stage the attack.


  Cape Fear CC women down rivals Brunswick CC

Duke star Williamson sprains knee after Nike shoe blows out

Freshman sensation Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game with a knee sprain after his Nike shoe blew out during the top-ranked Blue Devils' opening possession Wednesday night.


  County leaders hear public input on Project Grace

North Carolina health officials report 13 new flu deaths

Whiteville man ‘acting suspicious’ toward young girls charged with sex crimes, police say

N.C. Senate gives unanimous OK to “move-over” changes

  Fair Bluff awarded $2.5 million in loan, grant money for hurricane recovery

The Town of Fair Bluff was award $2.5 million in grant and loan money to help with Hurricane Florence recovery, Gov. Roy Cooper announced Thursday.
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  In cold-case break, 78-year-old man charged with 1979 murder of his wife

Dona Mae Bayerl, disappeared from her Wisconsin home in 1979. Her body was never found.

Crews finish sidewalk work on S. 12th Street

Leader of Bloods gang subset in Wilmington sentenced to 20 years in prison

Tabor City man who led law enforcement on chase in 2017 sentenced to prison

Tax refunds may be delayed due to IRS backlog