Shooter on the run after putting 2 people in the hospital

Whiteville Police are looking for the persons responsible for a late Tuesday night shooting.

Report: Facebook allowed companies to access users’ private messages in special partnerships, among other abilities

A New York Times report highlighted one particularly invasive example in which Netflix, Spotify and the Royal Bank of Canada were given the ability to read, write and delete the private messages of users.
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  Holly, jolly Christmas: Employees to receive $20,000 in bonuses from Michigan company

The bonuses will be based on longevity of service and shared through cash bonuses and special gifts to employees' retirement accounts.

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Lawyer for central figure in NC-09 investigation releases statement, denies client broke law

Woman facing child abuse charges, DWI after school bus crash

After years of litigation, couple’s lawsuit over their property’s flooding nearing end

Cooper to veto bill addressing NC-09 election redo

Final beam to be added to new Public Health & Social Services building

New Hanover County celebrated a milestone Tuesday in the construction of the Public Health and Social Services building with the addition of the final beam.
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In bipartisan act, Senate passes criminal justice reform bill with overwhelming support

The bill, The First Step Act, is also expected to pass the House and be signed into law by President Donald Trump.

Final beam to be added to new Public Health & Social Services building

WPD: ‘Aggressive’ panhandler shot in downtown Wilmington after attacking man

Citizen complaints lead to drug arrests in Columbus County

Boil advisory in place for parts of Lake Waccamaw

New study found almost half of parents re-use antibiotics

More Americans will travel this holiday season than ever before

New Hanover Co. disaster recovery center to close Thursday

Bladen Co. commissioners adopt resolution asking state board to certify political races

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  Report skewers VA for neglecting suicide prevention outreach

The report shows a lack of leadership from the Trump administration is directly impacting the VA’s ability to reach suicidal veterans.

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Area high schools to receive grants from Carolina Panthers, Bank of America

The Carolina Panthers and Bank of America are giving $250,000 in Hurricane Florence disaster relief grants to 17 high schools in North and South Carolina.

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  Wilmington City Council announces $7M settlement for man wrongly convicted of murder: ‘This is not today’s police department’

Commissioner says sheriff’s residency concern will be fine if ‘we leave it alone’

Brunswick Co. approves hiring firms needed to issue bond for reverse osmosis treatment

Cause determined for fire that gutted Wilmington home

James Sprunt signs Guaranteed Admissions Agreement with UNCW

Transfer students from James Sprunt Community College will have a smooth transition to UNCW to obtain a four-year degree.
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  Actor, director Penny Marshall dies at 75

Penny Marshall, who starred in the hit TV show “Laverne & Shirley” before becoming an acclaimed film director, has died at the age of 75.

Police seek missing Wilmington teen

NCGOP calls on elections board to immediately produce evidence or certify results in NC-09 race

Carolina Beach woman pleads guilty in nationwide adoption scam

Four legged actors steal the show