Hurricane Maria's sustained winds have held at 75 mph, maintaining its category 1 designation. Winds will slowly weaken as it passes by our coast tonight and tomorrow.
Emergency Services Director Stephen Rae says the flooding is expected to get worse during high tide.
There is already standing water on Highway 12 and some beach erosion at the ferry dock on the east end of Ocracoke Island.
Clayton and Brittany Cook were posing for wedding photos when the groom jumped into water to save a drowning boy.
The U.S. is "totally prepared" for "devastating" military action against North Korea, Trump declared, further ratcheting up white-hot tensions.
Four assistant coaches from NCAA basketball teams were arrested in connection with a fraud and corruption scheme, federal prosecutors announced.
Satellite images show Puerto Rico devoid of light after Hurricane Maria left the island without power.
Activist Aleta Clark posted a photo showing her kneeling between two officers, as one rests his hand on her shoulder and all three hold their fists in the air.