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Jonathan Drake

Hurricane Dorian swept swimming cows 2 miles to North Carolina beach

Nov 14 2019

CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE, N.C. Three cows have been spotted beachcombing on a remote barrier island on North Carolina's Outer Banks, swept to an unlikely grazing spot when Hurricane Dorian whipped waves powerful enough to carry them two miles (3.22 km) from their home.

A picture and its story: Dogs in the disaster zone

Sep 19 2018

LELAND, N.C. Three days after Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina, I was documenting the damage to Wilmington and communities to the south when I was tipped that volunteer rescuers were headed to a Leland church where people were isolated by rising floodwaters.

Police seek protesters who toppled Confederate statue in North Carolina

Aug 21 2018

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. University of North Carolina police on Tuesday were reviewing video to find the protesters who toppled a statue of Confederate soldier on campus, part of a recent movement to dismantle U.S. Civil War symbols that critics say glorify the South's legacy of slavery. | Video

Historic town swamped, 22 dead in North Carolina flooding

Oct 13 2016

TARBORO, N.C. Floodwaters inundated the historic black town of Princeville, North Carolina, on Thursday, leaving homes submerged to their roof lines as the state's death toll in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew climbed to 22.

Hundreds stranded in North Carolina floods after Hurricane Matthew

Oct 11 2016

LUMBERTON, N.C. Hundreds of people were rescued by boat and helicopter as floodwaters inundated North Carolina towns on Monday in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, and officials warned that life-threatening flooding from swollen rivers would continue for days.

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