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Archive - Sep 29, 2011

FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: DA Jon David responds to issues within Leland Police Department

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video After confirming with multiple sources that Chief Tim Jayne took his station vehicle to Myrtle Beach last year for a bachelor party, struck an officer in the gut while at the party, has ordered officers to work on his home and on neighbors' homes, along with reporting about a Leland cop shooting fellow officer Sherry Lewis between the legs at least 12 times with simulation ammunition during a training exercise, we reached out to David to see how his office was handling the allegations. Full story...
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Public hearings over air permit for Titan continue

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video The North Carolina Division of Air Quality took the stage at Kenan Auditorium Thursday night to hear from the public about the draft air permit they issued to Titan. Full story...
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5th QUARTER: Week 7 High School Football preview

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video Week number seven of the high school football season kicks off on Friday night. Conference play begins in the Three Rivers Conference and the Mideastern Conference. Jesse Jones has a preview of Friday's action. Full story...
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Local sheriff's deputies train with underwater robot

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video The New Hanover county sheriff's office is hoping some new technology will help them with underwater searches. Thursday, sheriff's deputies were learning how to operate the department's new remotely operated vehicle. In situations not conducive for divers, the machine will help deputies with search below the water's surface. The department acquired the remotely operated vehicle through a port security grant. It's equipped with all the latest technology from sonar to a GPS. Full story...
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5-0 vs. 5-0 on Friday...Laney @ Hoggard

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video Laney and Hoggard are the only two high school football teams in our neck of the woods with undefeated records. Both teams are 5-0, but only one will be 6-0. The Bucs and Vikings will square off on Friday night at Hoggard High School. Full story...
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Sharks agree to new lease terms with the city, team gets new skipper

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video The Wilmington Sharks will have a home at Buck Hardee Field through the 2016 baseball season. There's an option for five more years after that. The Sharks also have a new head coach. In fact he's a native of Columbus County. Full story...
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Autopsy: Murder victim shot twice

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Investigators say a man killed yesterday in Hampstead died of two gunshot wounds. Full story...
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Pender School Board to interview 10 for superintendent slot

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The Pender County School Board is moving forward on its search for a new superintendent. The board says it received 28 applications to replace Allison Sholar, who is moving to Currituck County. Full story...
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Wilmington man finishes 162-game baseball odyssey

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video Last night was a wild one in Major League Baseball. Two different leagues, two different Wild Card races and two historic collapses. One Wilmington super fan had a front row seat. Steve Melia completed his 162-game journey last night. Full story...
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City of Wilmington dictates to downtown business owners what they can't put in their own windows

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video The City of Wilmington's decision to enforce a sign ordinance that limits how much of a building's window is used for advertising, is not only affecting businesses downtown. Full story...
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Bank robbery suspect arrested after nearly 5-hour standoff

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Police say the man suspected of an armed bank robbery earlier Wednesday barricaded himself inside a duplex on Greenville Avenue. The suspect, 38-year-old Clay McArthur, was arrested after a nearly five-hour standoff. Full story...
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