North Carolina Officials Declare State of Emergency in Cape Hatteras

Officials declared a state of emergency Saturday evening because of a massive power outage that has forced tens of thousands to leave their homes and summer vacation spots and put a strain on local businesses.

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North Carolina Officials Declare State of Emergency in Cape Hatteras

Problem occurred at altitude in deadly US Marine crash

The US Marine Corps transport plane that crashed, killing all 16 troops aboard, plummeted to the ground after “something went wrong” while at cruising altitude, a general said Wednesday. The Marine Reserves KC-130T plane was heading from Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina on Monday on a mission to transport personnel and equipment to Naval Air Field El Centro, California. It crashed in rural Mississippi after losing contact …