Archive - Sep 2011
WPD says WECT misreported story on "robbery spree"
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/27/2011 - 11:18am.

The station originally reported, "Police in Wilmington are on the lookout for a man believed to have committed at least three robberies on Tuesday morning," and that the Taco Bell and Travel Lodge on Market St. were robbed as well as a home. A spokesperson for WPD says none of that is true.

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Students take on climate change
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 09/27/2011 - 11:16am.

video If the students of today are the leaders of tomorrow, then the future looks promising for one group of students. Four teens from Isaac Bear Early College are taking on climate change in the Cape Fear.

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StarNews Editorial: Make Leland Police investigation thorough, timely and public
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/27/2011 - 7:57am.

The Leland Police Department is under suspicion, and whether or not that suspicion is justified, town officials owe it to residents and the officers to complete an ongoing investigation as soon as possible. And when it’s completed, the results – for better or for worse – should be made public.

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NC teen charged in deaths of father, stepmother
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 09/27/2011 - 7:43am.

A 15-year-old has been charged with murder in the shooting deaths of his father and stepmother in Pineville.

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Spider-Man suspect wanted for robbery
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 09/27/2011 - 7:43am.

Sunday morning, a man wearing white gloves and a Spider-Man mask entered a gas station at 604 South College Road. He had a gun and demanded cash and cigarettes.

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Northeastern NC SPCA buys larger building
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 09/27/2011 - 7:41am.

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Northeastern North Carolina is trying to raise $350,000 to move to a new, larger location in Pasquotank County.

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Henderson Co. residents discuss steep-slope issues
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 09/27/2011 - 7:22am.

Residents of Henderson County have discussed steep-slope issues as they reviewed a landslide hazard map.

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Carolina Beach looking at options if pier is a no-go
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 09/26/2011 - 10:46pm.

video It looks like there will not be a third pier added to Pleasure Island anytime soon. The state has not yet taken the necessary steps to build the aquarium pier near the Carolina Beach boat basin. That lack of action caused the town council and Carolina Beach Public Purpose Properties Inc. to meet Monday night to discuss options if that pier is not going to be built.

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