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Archive - Jan 7, 2013

New Hanover Co. Commission has plan for funding elementary school deputies

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videoLast month, the New Hanover County School Board asked the county commission for funding to put a deputy in every elementary school. Monday night, the board met and came up with a solution. Full story...
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2 killed, 2 wounded in Greensboro shooting

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Police say two people have been killed and two others seriously injured in a shooting in Greensboro. Police spokeswoman Susan Danielsen says officers were called to a house near the airport shortly before 8 a.m. Monday. Full story...
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Former NC insurance commissioner Ingram dies at 83

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John Ingram, former North Carolina insurance commissioner who made runs for governor and the U.S. Senate, has died. He was 83. Charles Brown said his brother-in-law died at his Myrtle Beach home Sunday after suffering a heart attack. Full story...
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Building History: Winnie's Tavern

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video It's a landmark down by the dock, with trucks, trains and ships there are plenty of hungry people, at lunch time they head to Winnie’s tavern. This isn't Winnie although a lot of people think she is. Jeannie Johnson has run the tavern for a while. Full story...
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UPDATE: Suspect charged with murder in baseball bat beating

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video Boyd Harrelson has been charged with Second Degree Murder in the baseball bat beating of a man in Leland who later died. Full story...
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Wait continues for missing Alma Lawson's family

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video After months of searching for missing 83-year-old Alma Lawson, Wilmington Police uncovered human remains in the Love Grove community Friday. Today, an autopsy was set to be performed as Lawson's family anxiously waits for answers. After months of questions, they are no closer to any answers. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Man's death reveals homeless camp in old restaurant

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videoThe suspicious death of a homeless man found along New Centre Drive may have uncovered a larger problem in the area. While police continue to investigate the death of Judson Lee Poland Jr., the community is working to end one of the factors that may have contributed to his death. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: CFCC law enforcement program seeing higher demand

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videoCape Fear Community College students helped detectives find evidence that led to the discovery of human remains Friday. The students were a part of CFCC's Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program, which professors say is packed with students ready to protect and serve. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: NBHS looking for fans that sparked fight, ejections

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video North Brunswick High School Athletic Director Randy Fennel says the school is interviewing students and reviewing tape of Friday's basketball game to figure out who threw a bottle at a Whiteville player. Full story...
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WPD could contribute four officers to county's school safety plan

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video The Wilmington Police Department is looking to help out with security in schools throughout New Hanover County. Police Chief Ralph Evangelous said today he could provide four police officers to help in the county's effort to increase law enforcement presence at schools. Full story...
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WPD proposes preemptive police force

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videoCrime in Wilmington is down from 2004 to 2012, but police say there is still a need for an increased force focusing on fighting crime before it happens. Wilmington's police chief proposed a new approach to City Council this morning. Full story...
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BHI names new public safety chief

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video Caroline Mitchell, Ph.D. has been named the new Director of Public Safety for the Village of Bald Head Island. She is expected to assume her duties on February 6. Full story...
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Forest is sworn in as new NC lieutenant governor

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videoNorth Carolina's newest lieutenant governor is taking office as the state's No. 2 executive. Dan Forest of Raleigh took the oath of office Monday in the State Capitol Building in a small ceremony including his wife, their four children, Gov. Pat McCrory and Forest's mother, former US Rep. Sue Myrick of Charlotte. Full story...
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Gov. McCrory repeals order on judicial appointments

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videoThe first executive order signed by new North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory repeals an order of his Democratic predecessor creating a state commission to nominate new judges. Full story...
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DOT to add turn lane at Oleander & College

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video It looks like the North Carolina Department of Transportation will pick up the tab for a project that could help ease traffic at one of Wilmington's busiest intersections. Full story...
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