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Deputies recover safe from Currituck BBQ break-in

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Deputies say they’ve found the safe stolen from Currituck BBQ in Barco. More>>

Update: Cab driver found in Dare County dies from injuries Video included

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 According to our affiliate, WTKR in Virginia, 53-year-old Atlantic Cab Company driver Mark Harvey died from his injuries on Sunday, according to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. More>>

Clogged Oregon Inlet keeps charter boats docked

Boat owners are concerned that the start of charter fishing season may leave them high and dry because the Oregon Inlet is clogged with sand. More>>

Bodie, Cape Hatteras lighthouses to open

Two of North Carolina's best-known lighthouses are opening to the public for the summer season. More>>

Fire rips through "Wings" store in Duck Video included

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An Outer Banks souvenir store went up in flames Thursday morning. More>>

Groups aim to combat child abuse Video included

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Child abuse affects hundreds of children in Eastern Carolina every year. More>>

Corps: Part of Oregon Inlet too shallow to dredge

The Army Corps of Engineers says part of the Oregon Inlet is too shallow to dredge. More>>

Century old tombstones found damaged, disposed of in Dare County dumpster Video included

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Deputies have charged a suspect after tombstones more than a century old were found damaged and tossed into a Dare County dumpster. More>>

Mugs: Currituck deputies round up 2 dozen in "Operation Upper Level"

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About two dozen drug dealers are off the streets as a result of an investigation dubbed “Operate Upper Level”. More>>

Albemarle Sound drowning victim identified Video included

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Authorities have identified the man who drowned in the Albemarle Sound Wednesday night. More>>

NWS: EF2 tornado struck eastern Carolina on Monday Video included

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An EF2 tornado tracked across several counties in the east Monday afternoon, destroying homes and damaging others. More>>

How does the Affordable Care Act affect you? Video included

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The Affordable Care Act is changing the way health care works in the country. It's also affecting individuals and providers. More>>

Off-road driving banned at Cape Point

The Cape Point area of Cape Hatteras National Seashore is being closed to off-road driving to protect breeding activities of piping plover shorebirds. More>>

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  • Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

    Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:25:57 GMT
    A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip.
    A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip.
  • Extra crispy: French fry truck burns in Maine

    Extra crispy: French fry truck burns in Maine

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:05:13 GMT
    Bring on the ketchup: A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville.
    Bring on the ketchup: A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville.
  • Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

    Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:54 AM EDT2014-04-23 06:54:57 GMT
    The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
    The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
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