New elementary schools open ahead of schedule

Two elementary schools in New Hanover County are opening months ahead of time to accommodate students.

Warren unveils $640 billion college debt forgiveness plan

Among Warren's other proposals is elimination of tuition and fees for two- and four-year public college degree programs, as well as a $100 billion investment in Pell Grants, a federal aid program that requires no payback.
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Woman carrying gun, infant tackled by parishioners after threatening to blow up San Diego church

Police say the gun the suspect was carrying was not loaded, and no explosives were found on site.

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Man wanted for homicide in D.C. could be in the Carolinas

Jailhouse interview: Inmate admits he shot man accused of beating pregnant woman on Easter

Judge rules against H2GO agreement with Town of Belville

  School canceled at Topsail Elementary due to sewer issues

WPD looking for missing pregnant woman

According to a tweet from the WPD, Brandie Elizabeth Dicello was last seen on Martin Street.
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  'Hiding in plain sight’: Investigators release new sketch, video in case of 2 Indiana girls killed in 2017

Indiana State Police on Monday released a new suspect sketch, new video and new audio related to the slaying of 14-year-old Liberty German and 13-year-old Abigail Williams, who were killed during a hiking trip.

First Alert Forecast: dry and warmer

CFCC hosting construction career day this week

  Crews to conduct 26-acre controlled burn at Orton Plantation

Parents can trade in unwanted car seats at Target’s annual event

  Pender County Sheriff’s Office searching for man wanted in double homicide

  Police investigating third shooting in Wilmington in two days

  Skydiver dies in ‘freak accident’ at Cape Fear Regional Airport

  Paddle boarding tournament makes a splash in Wrightsville Beach

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  New York outbreaks drive US measles count up to 626

That is already the most since 2014, when 667 were reported for the whole year. The most before that was 963 cases in 1994.

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  UNCW men’s golf team repeats as CAA champs

UNCW baseball drops 3rd straight conference game

UNCW scored twice late to narrow its deficit to 6-4, but Hofstra was able to clinch the series with a win on Saturday at Hofstra.

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  Underwater Easter egg hunt pays for pet adoption fees

Murder suspect, kidnapped ex-girlfriend found dead in Columbus County home, police say

First Alert Forecast: sunscreen and sunglasses needed for the next several days

  Funeral held for Pender County brother and sister who died in crash

  Town holds fundraiser for Carolina Beach family after fatal crash

Neighbors in one town are coming together to support a family after a fatal crash.
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  Trump, business organization sue Democratic House chairman to block subpoena of financial records

Rep. Elijah Cummings issued the subpoena earlier this month to Mazars USA, an accountant for the president and Trump Organization.

Police investigating two shootings in Wilmington Saturday

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Yard sales April 20

  Wrightsville Beach restaurant damaged in Florence opens for charity event this weekend