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The sweet smell of BBQ is in the air at Mallard Creek Presbyterian Church 1:04

The sweet smell of BBQ is in the air at Mallard Creek Presbyterian Church

​'We have a mass casualty incident.' First responders on deaths of 2 NC prison workers. 0:42

​'We have a mass casualty incident.' First responders on deaths of 2 NC prison workers.

911 calls reveal moments of panic in prison 'mass casualty incident' 1:42

911 calls reveal moments of panic in prison 'mass casualty incident'

Former correctional officer describes brutal attack inside Raleigh's Central Prison 1:16

Former correctional officer describes brutal attack inside Raleigh's Central Prison

Best Kept Secrets: Rainbow Falls 0:48

Best Kept Secrets: Rainbow Falls

CMPD and Charlotte Fire on scene at west Charlotte pond 0:24

CMPD and Charlotte Fire on scene at west Charlotte pond

FBI beefs up investigation into long-running mystery of missing NC girl
3:11

FBI beefs up investigation into long-running mystery of missing NC girl

NASCAR drivers at Charlotte Motor Speedway for Roval tire test 1:27

NASCAR drivers at Charlotte Motor Speedway for Roval tire test

Body found behind west Charlotte church 1:00

Body found behind west Charlotte church

Dale Earnhadt Jr.'s baby announcment video by JR Motorsports 'Jubilation Nation' 1:23

Dale Earnhadt Jr.'s baby announcment video by JR Motorsports "Jubilation Nation"

Hot air balloons take to the air in Statesville

A hot air balloon pilot talks about his joy for competition at the 2017 Statesville Hot Air Balloon Festival.
mwalsh@charlotteobserver.com
Hot air balloons take to the air in Statesville 1:02

Hot air balloons take to the air in Statesville

Hornets Dwight Howard plays key role in home opener win 1:28

Hornets Dwight Howard plays key role in home opener win

Charlotte Hornets host Atlanta Hawks in home opener 0:34

Charlotte Hornets host Atlanta Hawks in home opener

Charlotte Hornets home opener at Spectrum Center 0:58

Charlotte Hornets home opener at Spectrum Center

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Hot air balloons take to the air in Statesville 1:02

Hot air balloons take to the air in Statesville

The sweet smell of BBQ is in the air at Mallard Creek Presbyterian Church 1:04

The sweet smell of BBQ is in the air at Mallard Creek Presbyterian Church

​'We have a mass casualty incident.' First responders on deaths of 2 NC prison workers. 0:42

​'We have a mass casualty incident.' First responders on deaths of 2 NC prison workers.

911 calls reveal moments of panic in prison 'mass casualty incident' 1:42

911 calls reveal moments of panic in prison 'mass casualty incident'

Former correctional officer describes brutal attack inside Raleigh's Central Prison 1:16

Former correctional officer describes brutal attack inside Raleigh's Central Prison

Best Kept Secrets: Rainbow Falls 0:48

Best Kept Secrets: Rainbow Falls

CMPD and Charlotte Fire on scene at west Charlotte pond 0:24

CMPD and Charlotte Fire on scene at west Charlotte pond

FBI beefs up investigation into long-running mystery of missing NC girl
3:11

FBI beefs up investigation into long-running mystery of missing NC girl

NASCAR drivers at Charlotte Motor Speedway for Roval tire test 1:27

NASCAR drivers at Charlotte Motor Speedway for Roval tire test

Body found behind west Charlotte church 1:00

Body found behind west Charlotte church

  • WWI and WWII off the Coast of North Carolina

    The German U-boats stationed off the coast of the North Carolina during World War II were extremely successful in early 1942. The unique, offshore environment gave them a distinct advantage and they were able to wreak havoc on the merchant ships that travelled along the busy shipping lanes off of the Outer Banks. The area soon became known as Torpedo Junction because of the hundreds of ships that were sunk there.

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