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Subway employee accused of stealing money from register; faces 24 counts of larceny

A now former Subway employee is accused of stealing money from the cash register on numerous occasions.

Rittenhouse murder case thrown into jeopardy by mistrial bid

The murder case against Kyle Rittenhouse was thrown into jeopardy Wednesday when his lawyers asked for a mistrial over what appeared to be out-of-bounds questions asked of Rittenhouse by the chief prosecutor.

Brunswick County reports first human case of West Nile Virus infection in 2021

Brunswick County Health Services has identified the first case of human West Nile Virus (WNV) infection this years as confirmed through the NCDHHS Communicable Disease branch.

New Hanover County man accused of raping 5-year-old girl

A New Hanover County man has been arrested for raping a 5-year-old girl, according to the sheriff's office.

US consumer prices soared 6.2% in past year, most since 1990

Prices for U.S. consumers jumped 6.2% in October compared with a year earlier as surging costs for food, gas and housing left Americans grappling with the highest inflation rate since 1990.

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NC man charged in TikTok rescue has charge upped to kidnapping

The charge against a 61-year-old man accused of holding a 16-year-old girl captive until a driver on a Kentucky interstate noticed her using a distress signal made popular on TikTok has been increased to kidnapping.

Brunswick County reports first human case of West Nile Virus infection in 2021

Brunswick County Health Services has identified the first case of human West Nile Virus (WNV) infection this years as confirmed through the NCDHHS Communicable Disease branch.

Rodgers stands by remarks, admits being misleading on status

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said Tuesday he stands behind the comments he made last week about why he didn’t get vaccinated for COVID-19, but acknowledges misleading some people about his status before testing positive.

Federal judge refuses Trump request to block Jan. 6 records

A federal judge rejected former President Donald Trump’s request to block the release of documents to the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

New Hanover County man accused of raping 5-year-old girl

A New Hanover County man has been arrested for raping a 5-year-old girl, according to the sheriff's office.

New Hanover County to host two virtual public forums on community violence, school safety

In an effort to expand the ongoing conversation about violence in our community and safety within New Hanover County schools, a pair of digital “Let’s Talk” public forums will be held this month.

Mobile home insurance rates for North Carolinians will increase in 2022

The N.C. Department of Insurance has settled its legal dispute with the N.C. Rate Bureau over mobile homeowners’ insurance rates, saving policyholders millions of dollars in premiums compared to what had been proposed by the insurance industry.

Astroworld emergency operational plan lacked surge protocol

Emergency plans for the Astroworld music festival did not include protocols for dangerous crowd surges like the one that unfolded during a rush to see headliner Travis Scott.

Alabama boy named world’s most premature infant to survive

An Alabama boy who weighed less than a pound at birth after his mother went into labor at only 21 weeks and one day of gestation has been certified as the world’s most premature baby to survive.

People magazine names Paul Rudd as 2021’s Sexiest Man Alive

Paul Rudd has been crowned as 2021’s Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine.